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|Product Name||QPRT, 1-297aa, Human|
|Background||Quinolinate phosphoribosyltransferase, also known as QPRT, is a major enzyme in the catabolism of quinolinate. It is an intermediate in the tryptophannicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD) pathway, leading to the production of nicotinic acid, carbon dioxide and pyrophosphate. Elevation of QPRT levels in the brain has been linked to the pathogenesis of neurodegenerative disorders such as epilepsy, Alzheimer's disease, and Huntington's disease. Recombinant human QPRT protein, fused to His-tag at N-terminus, was expressed in E.coli and purified by using conventional chromatography techniques.|
|Synonyms||Nicotinate nucleotide pyrophosphorylase carboxylating, Quinolinate phosphoribosyltransferase, QPRTase, QAPRTase|
|Amino Acid Sequence||MGSSHHHHHH SSGLVPRGSH MDAEGLALLL PPVTLAALVD SWLREDCPGL NYAALVSGAG PSQAALWAKS PGVLAGQPFF DAIFTQLNCQ VSWFLPEGSK LVPVARVAEV RGPAHCLLLG ERVALNTLAR CSGIASAAAA AVEAARGAGW TGHVAGTRKT TPGFRLVEKY GLLVGGAASH RYDLGGLVMV KDNHVVAAGG VEKAVRAARQ AADFALKVEV ECSSLQEAVQ AAEAGADLVL LDNFKPEELH PTATVLKAQF PSVAVEASGG ITLDNLPQFC GPHIDVISMG MLTQAAPALD FSLKLFAKEV APVPKIH|
|Molecular Weight||34.8 kDa (309aa), confirmed by MALDI-TOF|
|Concentration||1 mg/ml (determined by Bradford assay)|
|Form||Liquid, in 20mM Tris-HCl buffer (pH 8.0) containing 1mM DTT, 20% glycerol, 50mM NaCl|
|Purity||> 95% by SDS-PAGE|
|NCBI Accession #||NP_055113|
|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.|
|Intended Use||For Research Use Only|
|References||Delaney J., et al. (2005) Arch Toxicol. 79(2):208-223.
Eads J C., et al. (1997) Structure. 5:47-58.
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