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THOP1 Antibody, Rabbit PAb, Antigen Affinity Purified

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THOP1Antibody Product Information
Antigen:Recombinant Mouse THOP1 protein (Catalog#50828-M07B)
Clone ID:
Ig Type:Rabbit IgG
Concentration:
Formulation:0.2 μm filtered solution in PBS with 5% trehalose
Preparation:Produced in rabbits immunized with purified, recombinant Mouse THOP1 (rM THOP1; Catalog#50828-M07B; NP_073144.3; Lys 2-Cys687). THOP1 specific IgG was purified by Mouse THOP1 affinity chromatography.
THOP1Antibody Usage Guide
Specificity:Mouse THOP1
Application:WB, ELISA

WB: 5-10 μg/mL

This antibody can be used at 5-10 μg/mL with the appropriate secondary reagents to detect Mouse THOP1 in WB.

ELISA: 0.1-0.2 μg/mL

This antibody can be used at 0.1-0.2 μg/mL with the appropriate secondary reagents to detect Mouse THOP1. The detection limit for Mouse THOP1 is approximately 0.00975 ng/well.

Storage:This antibody can be stored at 2℃-8℃ for one month without detectable loss of activity. Antibody products are stable for twelve months from date of receipt when stored at -20℃ to -70℃. Preservative-Free.
Sodium azide is recommended to avoid contamination (final concentration 0.05%-0.1%). It is toxic to cells and should be disposed of properly. Avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
Background

THOP1, also known as Thimet oligopeptidase 1, Thimet oligopeptidase, EC 3.4.24.15, or EP24.15, is a zinc(II) endopeptidase implicated in the processing of numerous physiological peptides. As an intracellular enzyme, highly expressed in the brain, kidneys and neuroendocrine tissue, THOP1 has been proposed to metabolize peptides within cells, thereby affecting antigen presentation and G protein-coupled receptor signal transduction. Its substrates is gonadotrophin-releasing hormone (GnRH), an important hypothalamic hormone that regulates the synthesis and release of oestradiol and facilitates female sexual behaviour. THOP1 against toxic effects of Abeta in the early stages of Alzheimer disease (AD) pathology, and suggest that the observed increase in THOP1 expression might be part of a compensatory defense mechanism of the brain against an increased Abeta load.

References
  • Cyr NE, et al. (2010) Nuclear Thimet oligopeptidase is coexpressed with oestrogen receptor alpha in hypothalamic cells and regulated by oestradiol in female mice. J Neuroendocrinol. 22(8): 936-43.
  • Berti DA, et al. (2009) Analysis of intracellular substrates and products of thimet oligopeptidase in human embryonic kidney 293 cells. J Biol Chem. 284(21): 14105-16.
  • Russo LC, et al. (2009) Interaction with calmodulin is important for the secretion of thimet oligopeptidase following stimulation. FEBS J. 276(16): 4358-71.
  • Pollio G, et al. (2008) Increased expression of the oligopeptidase THOP1 is a neuroprotective response to Abeta toxicity. Neurobiol Dis. 31(1): 145-58.
  • Bruce LA, et al. (2008) Hydrogen bond residue positioning in the 599-611 loop of thimet oligopeptidase is required for substrate selection. FEBS J. 275(22): 5607-17.
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