Human CROT Baculovirus-Insect cells Overexpression Lysate: Product Information
This Human CROT overexpression lysate was created in Baculovirus-Insect cells and intented for use as a Western blot (WB) positive control. Purification of CROT protein (Cat: 11015-H08B) from the overexpression lysate was verified.
A DNA sequence encoding the human CROT (Q9UKG9) (Met 1-Leu 612, 474 Leu/Val) was fused with a polyhistidine tag at the C-terminus.
The recombinant human CROT consists of 623 amino acids and predicts a molecular mass of 71.5 kDa. The apparent molecular mass of rhCROT is approximately 65 kDa in SDS-PAGE under reducing conditions.
Human CROT Baculovirus-Insect cells Overexpression Lysate: Usage Guide
Cell lysate was prepared by homogenization of the over-expressed cells in ice-cold modified RIPA Lysis Buffer with cocktail of protease inhibitors (Sigma). Cell debris was removed by centrifugation. Protein concentration was determined by Bradford assay (Bio-Rad protein assay, Microplate Standard assay). The cell lysate was boiled for 5 min in 1 x SDS loading buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 6.8, 12.5% glycerol, 1% sodium dodecylsulfate, 0.01% bromophenol blue) containing 5% b-mercaptoethanol, and lyophilized.
1. Centrifuge the tube for a few seconds and ensure the pellet at the bottom of the tube.
2. Re-dissolve the pellet using 200μL pure water and boil for 2-5 min.
1 X Sample Buffer (1 X modified RIPA buffer+1 X SDS loading buffer).
Stability & Storage
Store at 4℃ for up to twelve months from date of receipt. After re-dissolution, aliquot and store at -80℃ for up to twelve months. Avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
Western Blot (WB) Optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
Human CROT Baculovirus-Insect cells Overexpression Lysate: Alternative Names
Human COT Overexpression Lysate
CROT Background Information
Carnitine octanoyltransferase (CROT or COT), also known as octanoyl-CoA: L-carnitine O-octanoyltransferase, medium-chain/long-chain carnitine acyltransferase, and carnitine medium-chain acyltransferase, is a carnitine acyltransferase belonging to the family of transferases, specifically those acyltransferases transferring groups other than aminoacyl groups that catalyzes the reversible transfer of fatty acyl groups between CoA and carnitine. Carnitine octanoyltransferase (CROT or COT) facilitate the transport of medium- and long-chain fatty acids through the peroxisomal and mitochondrial membranes. It is physiologically inhibited by malonyl-CoA. COT also has functions in efficiently converting one of the end products of the peroxisomal beta-oxidation of pristanic acid, 4, 8-dimethylnonanoyl-CoA, to its corresponding carnitine ester.
Ferdinandusse S, et al. (1999) Molecular cloning and expression of human carnitine octanoyltransferase: evidence for its role in the peroxisomal beta-oxidation of branched-chain fatty acids. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 263 (1): 213-8.
Feike R, et al. (2000) Genomics of the Human Carnitine Acyltransferase Genes. Molecular Genetics and Metabolism. 71 (1-2): 139-53.
Montserrat Morillas, et al. (2002) Structural Model of a Malonyl-CoA-binding Site of Carnitine Octanoyltransferase and Carnitine Palmitoyltransferase I. The Journal of Biological Chemistry, 277: 11473-80.
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