- A17065A (See other available formats)
- Other Names
- Apolipoprotein E, APO-E, Alzheimer Disease 2, LDLCQ5, APOE, LPG, AD2,
- Mouse IgG2b, κ
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Apolipoprotein E (Apo E) belongs to a class of apolipoproteins that mediate the binding, internalization, and catabolism of lipoprotein particles. Apo E is produced by the liver and macrophages in peripheral tissues where it regulates cholesterol metabolism. In the central nervous system, Apo E is primarily produced by astrocytes and plays an important role in transporting cholesterol to neurons via Apo E receptors. Apo E has three alleles (Apo E2, Apo E3 and Apo E4) that differ from each other by only one or two amino acids at positions 112 and 158. Apo E4 is one of the largest known genetic risk factors for late-onset Alzheimer's disease. Furthermore, Apo E is associated with cardiovascular disease, Lipoprotein Glomerulopathy and Sea-Blue Histiocyte Disease.Product Details
- Antibody Type
- Host Species
- KLH conjugated Apo E peptide encompassing amino acids 154-162.
- This antibody is provided in 50% glycerol in aqueous buffered solutions with preservatives.
- The antibody was purified by affinity chromatography and conjugated with HRP under optimal conditions.
- 0.5 mg/ml
- Storage & Handling
- Upon receipt, the antibody solution should be stored undiluted at -20°C.
WB - Quality tested
- Recommended Usage
Each lot of this antibody is quality control tested by Western blotting. For Western blotting, the suggested use of this reagent is 1.0 - 5.0 µg per ml. It is recommended that the reagent be titrated for optimal performance for each application.
- Application Notes
This antibody cross-reacts with Apo E2, Apo E3, and Apo E4.
AB_2783423 (BioLegend Cat. No. 852803)
AB_2783424 (BioLegend Cat. No. 852804)
- Human Apo E is a 299 amino acid protein with a molecular mass of 32 kD, and exists as 3 major alleles, Apo E2, Apo E3, and Apo E4.
Tissue sources: Ubiquitously expressed. Highest levels in liver, brain, spleen, adrenal gland, and kidney.
Cellular distribution: Plasma membrane, nucleus, endoplasmic reticulum, golgi apparatus, endosome, and extracellular.
- Apo E is involved in lipoprotein metabolism as well as the transport of fat-soluble vitamins, and cholesterol. Apo E also forms complexes with amyloid beta peptides leading to its uptake and degradation by microglia.
- Tau, amyloid beta
- Ligand Receptor
- LDL receptor, SORL1.
- Biology Area
- Cell Biology, Neurodegeneration, Neuroscience, Protein Misfolding and Aggregation
- Molecular Family
- Antigen References
- Gene ID
- 348 View all products for this Gene ID
- View information about Apo E, 154-162 on UniProt.org
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