Anti-FAR1 antibody produced in rabbit

Prestige Antibodies® Powered by Atlas Antibodies, affinity isolated antibody, buffered aqueous glycerol solution

Anti-Male sterility domain-containing protein 2, Anti-Fatty acyl-CoA reductase 1, Anti-MLSTD2 antibody produced in rabbit
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antibody form

affinity isolated antibody

antibody product type

primary antibodies



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Prestige Antibodies® Powered by Atlas Antibodies


buffered aqueous glycerol solution

species reactivity



antibody small pack of 25 μL


immunoblotting: 0.04-0.4 μg/mL
immunofluorescence: 0.25-2 μg/mL
immunohistochemistry: 1:20-1:50

immunogen sequence




UniProt accession no.

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storage temp.


Gene Information

human ... FAR1(84188)

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General description

FAR1 (Fatty acyl CoA reductase 1) is abundantly expressed in the preputial gland and at lower levels in many other organs and cells.


Fatty acyl-CoA reductase 1 recombinant protein epitope signature tag (PrEST)


All Prestige Antibodies Powered by Atlas Antibodies are developed and validated by the Human Protein Atlas (HPA) project (www.proteinatlas.org)and as a result, are supported by the most extensive characterization in the industry.

The Human Protein Atlas project can be subdivided into three efforts: Human Tissue Atlas, Cancer Atlas, and Human Cell Atlas. The antibodies that have been generated in support of the Tissue and Cancer Atlas projects have been tested by immunohistochemistry against hundreds of normal and disease tissues and through the recent efforts of the Human Cell Atlas project, many have been characterized by immunofluorescence to map the human proteome not only at the tissue level but now at the subcellular level. These images and the collection of this vast data set can be viewed on the Human Protein Atlas (HPA) site by clicking on the Image Gallery link. To view these protocols and other useful information about Prestige Antibodies and the HPA, visit sigma.com/prestige.

Biochem/physiol Actions

FAR1 (fatty acyl CoA reductase 1) plays an important role in the synthesis of fatty alcohols for ether lipid biosynthesis. It facilitates the reduction reaction of saturated fatty acyl-CoA (with chain length C16 or C18) to fatty alcohols. Deficiency of FAR1 causes a peroxisomal fatty acyl-CoA reductase 1 disorder, associated with intellectual disability, cataracts, epilepsy, and growth retardation.

Features and Benefits

Prestige Antibodies® are highly characterized and extensively validated antibodies with the added benefit of all available characterization data for each target being accessible via the Human Protein Atlas portal linked just below the product name at the top of this page. The uniqueness and low cross-reactivity of the Prestige Antibodies® to other proteins are due to a thorough selection of antigen regions, affinity purification, and stringent selection. Prestige antigen controls are available for every corresponding Prestige Antibody and can be found in the linkage section.

Every Prestige Antibody is tested in the following ways:
  • 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.


Corresponding Antigen APREST72422.

Physical form

Solution in phosphate-buffered saline, pH 7.2, containing 40% glycerol and 0.02% sodium azide

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Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.

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Certificate of Analysis
Certificate of Origin
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Rebecca Buchert et al.
American journal of human genetics, 95(5), 602-610 (2014-12-03)
Rhizomelic chondrodysplasia punctata (RCDP) is a group of disorders with overlapping clinical features including rhizomelia, chondrodysplasia punctata, coronal clefts, cervical dysplasia, congenital cataracts, profound postnatal growth retardation, severe intellectual disability, and seizures. Mutations in PEX7, GNPAT, and AGPS, all involved...
Ying Huang et al.
Oncotarget, 8(40), 68329-68337 (2017-10-06)
Raf1 is a member of the Raf kinase family and regulates many fundamental cell processes, including proliferation, differentiation, apoptosis, motility, and metabolism. However, the functions of Raf1 have not been completely elucidated. To better understand Raf1 function, we investigated the...
Jeffrey B Cheng et al.
The Journal of biological chemistry, 279(36), 37789-37797 (2004-06-29)
The conversion of fatty acids to fatty alcohols is required for the synthesis of wax monoesters and ether lipids. The mammalian enzymes that synthesize fatty alcohols have not been identified. Here, an in silico approach was used to discern two...

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