Overview

  • Product name

  • Description

    Rabbit polyclonal to SLC7A5/LAT1
  • Host species

    Rabbit
  • Tested applications

    Suitable for: IHC-Pmore details
  • Species reactivity

    Reacts with: Human
    Predicted to work with: Rabbit, Horse, Cow, Dog, Monkey, Common marmoset, Bat, Elephant
  • Immunogen

    Synthetic peptide corresponding to Human SLC7A5/LAT1 (internal sequence).

  • Positive control

    • Human placenta, terminal villi, tissue.

Properties

  • Form

    Liquid
  • Storage instructions

    Shipped at 4°C.
  • Storage buffer

    Preservative: 0.1% Sodium azide
    Constituent: 99% PBS
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  • Purity

    Immunogen affinity purified
  • Clonality

    Polyclonal
  • Isotype

    IgG
  • Research areas

Applications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab140844 in the following tested applications.

The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.

Application Abreviews Notes
IHC-P Use a concentration of 7 µg/ml. Perform heat mediated antigen retrieval with citrate buffer pH 6 before commencing with IHC staining protocol.

Target

  • Function

    Sodium-independent, high-affinity transport of large neutral amino acids such as phenylalanine, tyrosine, leucine, arginine and tryptophan, when associated with SLC3A2/4F2hc. Involved in cellular amino acid uptake. Acts as an amino acid exchanger. Involved in the transport of L-DOPA across the blood-brain barrier, and that of thyroid hormones triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4) across the cell membrane in tissues such as placenta. Plays a role in neuronal cell proliferation (neurogenesis) in brain. Involved in the uptake of methylmercury (MeHg) when administered as the L-cysteine or D,L-homocysteine complexes, and hence plays a role in metal ion homeostasis and toxicity. Involved in the cellular activity of small molecular weight nitrosothiols, via the stereoselective transport of L-nitrosocysteine (L-CNSO) across the transmembrane. May play an important role in high-grade gliomas. Mediates blood-to-retina L-leucine transport across the inner blood-retinal barrier which in turn may play a key role in maintaining large neutral amino acids as well as neurotransmitters in the neural retina. Acts as the major transporter of tyrosine in fibroblasts.
  • Tissue specificity

    Expressed abundantly in adult lung, liver, brain, skeletal muscle, placenta, bone marrow, testis, resting lymphocytes and monocytes, and in fetal liver. Weaker expression in thymus, cornea, retina, peripheral leukocytes, spleen, kidney, colon and lymph node. During gestation, expression in the placenta was significantly stronger at full-term than at the mid-trimester stage. Also expressed in all human tumor cell lines tested and in the astrocytic process of primary astrocytic gliomas. Expressed in retinal endothelial cells and in the intestinal epithelial cell line Caco-2.
  • Sequence similarities

    Belongs to the amino acid-polyamine-organocation (APC) superfamily. L-type amino acid transporter (LAT) (TC 2.A.3.8) family.
  • Cellular localization

    Cytoplasm > cytosol. Apical cell membrane. Located to the plasma membrane by SLC3A2/4F2hc. Localized to the apical membrane of placental syncytiophoblastic cells. Expressed in both luminal and abluminal membranes of brain capillary endothelial cells.
  • Information by UniProt
  • Database links

  • Alternative names

    • 4F2 LC antibody
    • 4F2 light chain antibody
    • 4F2LC antibody
    • CD98 antibody
    • CD98 light chain antibody
    • CD98LC antibody
    • D16S469E antibody
    • DC49 antibody
    • E16 antibody
    • hLAT1 antibody
    • Integral membrane protein E16 antibody
    • L type amino acid transporter antibody
    • L type amino acid transporter 1 antibody
    • L-type amino acid transporter 1 antibody
    • Large neutral amino acids transporter 1 antibody
    • Large neutral amino acids transporter antibody
    • Large neutral amino acids transporter small subunit 1 antibody
    • LAT1 antibody
    • LAT1_HUMAN antibody
    • Membrane protein E16 antibody
    • MPE16 antibody
    • Slc7a5 antibody
    • Sodium independent neutral amino acid transporter antibody
    • Sodium independent neutral amino acid transporter LAT1 antibody
    • Solute carrier family 7 (cationic amino acid transporter y+ system) member 5 antibody
    • Solute carrier family 7 member 5 antibody
    • TA1 antibody
    • Tumor associated protein 1 antibody
    • y+ system cationic amino acid transporter antibody
    see all

Images

  • Immunohistochemical analysis of paraffin-embedded Human placenta, terminal villi tissue, labeling SLC7A5/LAT1 using ab140844 at a 7 µg/ml concentration.

References

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