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|Product Name||HSD17B8, 1-261aa, Human|
|Amino Acid Sequence||MGSSHHHHHH SSGLVPRGSH MASQLQNRLR SALALVTGAG SGIGRAVSVR LAGEGATVAA CDLDRAAAQE TVRLLGGPGS KEGPPRGNHA AFQADVSEAR AARCLLEQVQ ACFSRPPSVV VSCAGITQDE FLLHMSEDDW DKVIAVNLKG TFLVTQAAAQ ALVSNGCRGS IINISSIVGK VGNVGQTNYA ASKAGVIGLT QTAARELGRH GIRCNSVLPG FIATPMTQKV PQKVVDKITE MIPMGHLGDP EDVADVVAFL ASEDSGYITG TSVEVTGGLF M|
|Background||HSD17B8, also known as estradiol 17-beta-dehydrogenase 8, belongs to the short-chain dehydrogenases/reductases (SDR) family. In mice, the Ke6 protein is a 17-beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase that can regulate the concentration of biologically active estrogens and androgens. It is preferentially an oxidative enzyme and inactivates estradiol, testosterone, and dihydrotestosterone. However, the enzyme has some reductive activity and can synthesize estradiol from estrone. It may play a role in biosynthesis of fatty acids in mitochondria. Recombinant human HSD17B8 protein, fused to His-tag at N-terminus, was expressed in E.coli and purified by using conventional chromatography.|
|Concentration||1 mg/ml (determined by Bradford assay)|
|Form||Liquid, in 20mM Tris-HCl buffer (pH8.0) containing 10% glycerol, 1mM DTT|
|Intended Use||For Research Use Only|
|Molecular Weight||36.8 kDa (313aa) confirmed by MALDI-TOF (Molecular weight on SDS-PAGE will appear higher)|
|NCBI Accession #||NP_055049|
|Purity||> 95% by SDS-PAGE|
|References||Ando A., et al. (1996) Genomics. 35:600-602
Rotinen M., et al. (2009) Endocrinol 200:85-92
|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||Estradiol 17-beta-dehydrogenase 8, FABGL, HKE6, RING2|
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