Succinyl-CoA:3-ketoacid-coenzyme A transferase 1, mitochondrial Precursor recombinant protein epitope signature tag (PrEST)
Applications in which this antibody has been used successfully, and the associated peer-reviewed papers, are given below.
Immunohistochemistry (1 paper)
Anti-OXCT1 antibody produced in rabbit, a Prestige Antibody, is developed and validated by the Human Protein Atlas (HPA) project (www.proteinatlas.org). Each antibody is tested by immunohistochemistry against hundreds of normal and disease tissues. These images can be viewed on the Human Protein Atlas (HPA) site by clicking on the Image Gallery link. The antibodies are also tested using immunofluorescence and western blotting. To view these protocols and other useful information about Prestige Antibodies and the HPA, visit sigma.com/prestige.
OXCT1 (3-oxoacid CoA transferase 1) is a mitochondrial ketolytic enzyme involved in the ketone metabolism. It facilitates the conversion of coenzyme A from succinyl-coenzyme A to acetoacetate for the generation of acetoacetyl-CoA. It has been reported that the transfer reaction may utilize glucose for the energy requirement. Missense mutations in OXCT1 cause succinyl CoA:3-oxoacid CoA transferase deficiency.
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- IHC tissue array of 44 normal human tissues and 20 of the most common cancer type tissues.
- Protein array of 364 human recombinant protein fragments.
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