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APG8a (MAP1LC3A) (Thr93,Tyr99) Peptide
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|Characteristics||Blocking peptide for APG8a (MAP1LC3A) (T93/Y99) antibody ABIN388470|
|Specificity||The synthetic peptide sequence used to generate the antibody AP1801g was selected from the MAP1LC3A region of human APG8a (MAP1LC3A). A 10 to 100 fold molar excess to antibody is recommended. Precise conditions should be optimized for a particular assay.|
Background: Macroautophagy is the major inducible pathway for the general turnover of cytoplasmic constituents in eukaryotic cells, it is also responsible for the degradation of active cytoplasmic enzymes and organelles during nutrient starvation. Macroautophagy involves the formation of double-membrane bound autophagosomes which enclose the cytoplasmic constituent targeted for degradation in a membrane bound structure, which then fuse with the lysosome (or vacuole) releasing a single-membrane bound autophagic bodies which are then degraded within the lysosome (or vacuole). MAP1A and MAP1B are microtubule-associated proteins which mediate the physical interactions between microtubules and components of the cytoskeleton. These proteins are involved in formation of autophagosomal vacuoles (autophagosomes). MAP1A and MAP1B each consist of a heavy chain subunit and multiple light chain subunits. MAP1LC3a is one of the light chain subunits and can associate with either MAP1A or MAP1B. The precursor molecule is cleaved by APG4B/ATG4B to form the cytosolic form, LC3-I. This is activated by APG7L/ATG7, transferred to ATG3 and conjugated to phospholipid to form the membrane-bound form, LC3-II.
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C in small aliquots to prevent freeze-thaw cycles|
|Restrictions||For Research Use only|
He, Dang, Dai et al.: "Post-translational modifications of three members of the human MAP1LC3 family and detection of a novel type of modification for MAP1LC3B." in: The Journal of biological chemistry, Vol. 278, Issue 31, pp. 29278-87, 2003 (PubMed).
Tanida, Sou, Ezaki et al.: "HsAtg4B/HsApg4B/autophagin-1 cleaves the carboxyl termini of three human Atg8 homologues and delipidates microtubule-associated protein light chain 3- and GABAA receptor-associated protein-phospholipid conjugates." in: The Journal of biological chemistry, Vol. 279, Issue 35, pp. 36268-76, 2004 (PubMed).