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FLAP

Catalogue number: X2351B

Product Type Blocking Peptide
Units50 µg
HostRabbit
Species reactivity Human
Application Western Blot

Background
Seems to be required for the activation of 5-LO (5-lipoxygenase). Could play an essential role in the transfer of arachidonic acid to 5-LO. Binds to MK-886, a compound that blocks the biosynthesis of leukotrienes. Genetic variations in FLAP may be a cause of susceptibility to ischemic stroke [MIM:601367]; also known as cerebrovascular accident or cerebral infarction. A stroke is an acute neurologic event leading to death of neural tissue of the brain and resulting in loss of motor, sensory and/or cognitive function. Ischemic strokes, resulting from vascular occlusion, is considered to be a highly complex disease consisting of a group of heterogeneous disorders with multiple genetic and environmental risk factors.

Synonyms: FLAP; Arachidonate 5-lipoxygenase-activating protein; MK 886 binding protein

Source

Immunogen: Synthetic peptide derived from human FLAP protein.

Product

Product Form: Unconjugated

Formulation: Provided as solution in phosphate buffered saline

Concentration: See vial for concentration

Applications
For use with FLAP polyclonal antibodies (Cat. No. X2318P & X2350P).

Functional Analysis: Western Blotting

Storage
Product should be stored at -20ºC. Aliquot to avoid freeze/thaw cycles

Product Stability: Products are stable for one year from purchase when stored properly

Shipping Conditions: Ship at ambient temperature, freeze upon arrival

Caution
This product is intended FOR RESEARCH USE ONLY, and FOR TESTS IN VITRO, not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures involving humans or animals.

References
1. Dixon, R.A.F., et al. 'Requirement of a 5-lipoxygenase-activating protein for leukotriene synthesis.; Nature 343:282-284(1990). 2. Helgadottir, A., et al. 'The gene encoding 5-lipoxygenase activating protein confers risk of myocardial infarction and stroke.; Nat. Genet. 36:233-239(2004).

Protein Reference(s)

Database Name: UniProt

Accession number: P20292 (Human)

Species Accession: Human


FLAP

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