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|Product Name||AKR7A2, 1-359aa, Human|
|Amino Acid Sequence||MRGSHHHHHH GMASMTGGQQ MGRDLYDDDD KDRWGSELEM LSAASRVVSR AAVHCALRSP PPEARALAMS RPPPPRVASV LGTMEMGRRM DAPASAAAVR AFLERGHTEL DTAFMYSDGQ SETILGGLGL GLGGGDCRVK IATKANPWDG KSLKPDSVRS QLETSLKRLQ CPQVDLFYLH APDHGTPVEE TLHACQRLHQ EGKFVELGLS NYASWEVAEI CTLCKSNGWI LPTVYQGMYN ATTRQVETEL FPCLRHFGLR FYAYNPLAGG LLTGKYKYED KDGKQPVGRF FGNSWAETYR NRFWKEHHFE AIALVEKALQ AAYGASAPSV TSAALRWMYH HSQLQGAHGD AVILGMSSLE QLEQNLAATE EGPLEPAVVD AFNQAWHLVA HECPNYFR|
|Background||Aldo-keto reductases, such as AKR7A2, are involved in the detoxification of aldehydes and ketones. This protein can reduce the dialdehyde protein-binding form of aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) to the nonbinding AFB1 dialcohol. It may be involved in protection of liver against the toxic and carcinogenic effects of AFB1, a potent hepatocarcinogen. Also, it has been proposed previously to catalyze the NADPH-dependent reduction of succinic semialdehyde (SSA) to gamma-Hydroxybutyrate in human brain. Recombinant AKR7A2 protein was expressed in E.coli and purified by using conventional chromatography techniques.|
|Concentration||0.5 mg/ml (determined by Bradford assay)|
|Form||Liquid, in 20mM Tris buffer (pH 8.0) containing 10% glycerol 1mM DTT.|
|Intended Use||For Research Use Only|
|Molecular Weight||14.5 kDa (132aa), confirmed by MALDI-TOF.|
|NCBI Accession #||NP_003680|
|Purity||> 90% by SDS-PAGE|
|References||Bodreddigari S., et al. (2008) Chem Res Toxicol. 21(5):1134-42.
Malaspina P., et al. (2009) Hum Genomics. 3(2):106-20.
|Storage||Can be stored at +4C short term (1-2 weeks). For long term storage, aliquot and store at -20C or -70C. Avoid repeated freezing and thawing cycles.|
|Synonyms||Aflatoxin B1 aldehyde reductase member 2, AFAR, AFAR1, AFB1-AR1, AKR7, aldo-keto reductase family 7, member A2 AFB1 AR1, AFB1AR1, aflatoxin aldehyde reductase, aflatoxin beta1 aldehyde reductase, Aiar, aldo keto reductase family 7, aldo keto reductase family 7, member A2, aldoketoreductase 7.|
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