U6382

Sigma-Aldrich

Anti-UCP-1 antibody produced in rabbit

affinity isolated antibody, buffered aqueous solution

Synonym(s):
Ucp1 Antibody - Anti-UCP-1 antibody produced in rabbit, Ucp1 Antibody, Anti-Uncoupling Protein 1
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Quality Level

biological source

rabbit

antibody form

affinity isolated antibody

antibody product type

primary antibodies

clone

polyclonal

form

buffered aqueous solution

mol wt

antigen ~32 kDa

species reactivity

mouse, human, rat

packaging

antibody small pack of 25 μL

application(s)

immunohistochemistry (formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded sections): 1:500 using protease-digested sections of mouse brown adipose tissue.
western blot: 1:1,000 using mitochondrial extract of rat brown adipose tissue

conjugate

unconjugated

UniProt accession no.

shipped in

dry ice

storage temp.

−20°C

Gene Information

human ... UCP1(7350)
mouse ... Ucp1(22227)
rat ... Ucp1(24860)

General description

Uncoupling protein (UCP1) is a 32 kDa, mitochondrial inner membrane protein. It is active as a proton channel forming dimer. It can bind purine nucleotides and is capable of being stimulated by fatty acids.

Specificity

Anti-UCP-1 specifically recognizes human, mouse and rat UCP-1. Staining of the UCP-1 band is specifically inhibited with the immunizing peptide. The epitopes recognized are compatible with routine formalin-fixation and paraffin-embedding.

Immunogen

synthetic peptide corresponding to human UCP1 sequence (amino acids 145-159) with N-terminal cysteine added, conjugated to KLH. The corresponding sequence is identical in rat and mouse UCP1.

Application

Anti-UCP-1 antibody produced in rabbit has been used in western blotting and immunohistochemistry.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Uncoupling proteins (UCPs) are transporters functioning as enzymatic uncouplers of oxidative phosphorylation. They can return protons pumped by the respiratory chain to the mitochondrial matrix. UCP-1 is exclusively expressed in brown adipose tissue (BAT) in rodents and in neonates where it is regulated by norepinephrine and thyroid hormones. UCP-1 has been shown to depend on CoQ (ubiquinone) as an obligatory co-factor.

Physical form

Solution in 0.01 M phosphate buffered saline, pH 7.4, containing 1% bovine serum albumin and 15 mM sodium azide.

Disclaimer

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.

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Certificate of Analysis
Certificate of Origin
The molecular features of uncoupling protein 1 support a conventional mitochondrial carrier-like mechanism
Crichton PG, et al.
Biochimie, 134(12), 35-35 (2017)
Cold exposure partially corrects disturbances in lipid metabolism in a male mouse model of glucocorticoid excess
van den Beukel JC, et al.
Endocrinology, 156(11), 4115-4128 (2015)
Maria Chondronikola et al.
Diabetes, 63(12), 4089-4099 (2014-07-25)
Brown adipose tissue (BAT) has attracted scientific interest as an antidiabetic tissue owing to its ability to dissipate energy as heat. Despite a plethora of data concerning the role of BAT in glucose metabolism in rodents, the role of BAT...
Towards a molecular understanding of adaptive thermogenesis
Lowell BB, et al.
Nature, 404(6778), 652-660 (2000)
Bert Avau et al.
PloS one, 10(12), e0145538-e0145538 (2015-12-23)
Intestinal chemosensory signaling pathways involving the gustatory G-protein, gustducin, and bitter taste receptors (TAS2R) have been implicated in gut hormone release. Alterations in gut hormone profiles may contribute to the success of bariatric surgery. This study investigated the involvement of...

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