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AV43930 Sigma-Aldrich

Anti-SLC7A8 antibody produced in rabbit

IgG fraction of antiserum

Synonym: Anti-LAT2, Anti-LPI-PC1, Anti-Solute carrier family 7 (cationic amino acid transporter, y+ system), member 8



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conjugate   unconjugated
clone   polyclonal
biological source   rabbit
application(s)   western blot: suitable
species reactivity   mouse, human, bovine, rabbit, guinea pig, horse, rat
mol wt   37 kDa
form   buffered aqueous solution
shipped in   wet ice
storage temp.   −20°C
antibody form   IgG fraction of antiserum
antibody product type   primary antibodies
concentration   0.5 mg - 1 mg/mL
NCBI accession no.   NP_036376
UniProt accession no.   Q9UHI5-2
Gene Information   human ... SLC7A8(23428)



Synthetic peptide directed towards the middle region of human SLC7A8


Anti-SLC7A8 antibody produced in rabbit is suitable for western blotting at a concentration of 1.25μg/ml.

Physical form

Purified antibody supplied in 1x PBS buffer with 0.09% (w/v) sodium azide and 2% sucrose.


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.

Biochem/physiol Actions

SLC7A8 also referred to as LAT2 is an L-type neutral amino acid transporter present in the epithelium of kidney proximal tubules and the digestive tract. LAT2 preferentially selects branched-chain amino acids as substrates and transports them across membranes. It has been reported that LAT2 activates the pathway mediated by mammalian target of rapamycin complex 1 (mTORC1) in the glomerular epithelial cells and has a role in the pathogenesis of crescentic glomerulonephritis.


Synthetic peptide located within the following region: PRAIFISIPLVTFVYVFANVAYVTAMSPQELLASNAVAVTFGEKLLGVMA

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Safety Information

NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 


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