Anti-PCSK1 monoclonal antibody (DMABT-H12730)
Mouse anti-Human PCSK1 monoclonal antibody for WB, IHC, IF, sELISA, ELISA
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PCSK1 (NP_000430, 652 a.a. ~ 753 a.a) partial recombinant protein with GST tag. MW of the GST tag alone is 26 KDa.
PCSK1; proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 1; NEC1; neuroendocrine convertase 1; PC1; PC3
PCSK1 (Proprotein Convertase Subtilisin/Kexin Type 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with PCSK1 include obesity with impaired prohormone processing and obesity bmiq12. Among its related pathways are Transport to the Golgi and subsequent modification and Peptide hormone metabolism. GO annotations related to this gene include serine-type endopeptidase activity and endopeptidase activity. An important paralog of this gene is PCSK6. This gene encodes a member of the subtilisin-like proprotein convertase family, which includes proteases that process protein and peptide precursors trafficking through regulated or constitutive branches of the secretory pathway. The encoded protein undergoes an initial autocatalytic processing event in the ER to generate a heterodimer which exits the ER and sorts to subcellular compartments where a second autocatalytic even takes place and the catalytic activity is acquired. The protease is packaged into and activated in dense core secretory granules and expressed in the neuroendocrine system and brain. This gene encodes one of the seven basic amino acid-specific members which cleave their substrates at single or paired basic residues. It functions in the proteolytic activation of polypeptide hormones and neuropeptides precursors. Mutations in this gene have been associated with susceptibility to obesity and proprotein convertase 1/3 deficiency.
PC1/3 is an enzyme that performs the proteolytic cleavage of prohormones to their intermediate (or sometimes completely cleaved) forms. It is present only in neuroendocrine cells such as brain, pituitary and adrenal, and most often cleaves after a pair of basic residues within prohormones but can occasionally cleave after a single arginine. It binds to a protein known as proSAAS, which also represents its endogenous inhibitor. PC1 is synthesized as a 99 kDa proform quickly converted to an 87 kDa major active form, which itself is nearly completely cleaved to a 66 kDa active form within neuroendocrine cells.
Diabetes pathways, organism-specific biosystem; Disease, organism-specific biosystem; Incretin Synthesis, Secretion, and Inactivation, organism-specific biosystem; Insulin Synthesis and Processing, organism-specific biosystem; Integration of energy metabolism, organism-specific biosystem; Metabolism, organism-specific biosystem; Metabolism of amino acids and derivatives, organism-specific biosystem.
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Zhang, YN; Eigenbrot, C; et al. Identification of a Small Peptide That Inhibits PCSK9 Protein Binding to the Low Density Lipoprotein Receptor. JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY 289:942-955(2014).
Stein, EA; Swergold, GD; et al. Potential of Proprotein Convertase Subtilisin/Kexin Type 9 Based Therapeutics. CURRENT ATHEROSCLEROSIS REPORTS 15:-(2013).
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