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Glucose Transporter 4 Antibody

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  • Rabbit anti Glucose Transporter 4
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  • Product Type
    Polyclonal Antibody
  • Isotype
    Polyclonal IgG
1 Formats Available
    Product CodeApplicationsDatasheetMSDSPack SizeList PriceQuantity
    4670-1704C, Pdatasheet pdfdatasheet pdf0.1 ml
    Secondary Antibodies
    Negative Isotype Controls
    Useful Reagents
    Positive Controls
    Histology Controls
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    • Rabbit anti Glucose Transporter 4 antibody recognizes human Solute carrier family 2, facilitated glucose transporter member 4, also known as glucose transporter 4 or GLUT4. GLUT4 is a 509 amino acid ~50 kDa multi-pass transmembrane protein located primarily in the perinuclear region and is translocated to the plasma membrane where it is rapidly reinternalized. Rabbit anti Glucose Transporter 4 antibody does not react with HEP G2 type glucose transporter in human erythrocytes, rat brain or other tissues that do not exhibit sensitivity to insulin.

      GLUT4 is the insulin-regulated glucose transporter found in adipose tissue and striated muscle, responsible for glucose disposal. The stimulation of glucose uptake by insulin requires translocation of the GLUT4 glucose transporter from intracellular storage sites to the cell surface. Activation of phosphatidylinositol-3-OH kinase (PI3K) is required for this trafficking event, but it is not sufficient to produce GLUT4 translocation. Human insulin resistance involves a defect in GLUT4 traffic and targeting leading to accumulation in a dense membrane compartment from which insulin is unable to recruit GLUT4 to the cell surface.
    • Intended Use
    • Target Species
    • Species Cross-Reactivity
      Target SpeciesCross Reactivity
      N.B. Antibody reactivity and working conditions may vary between species.
    • Product Form
      Purified IgG - liquid
    • Reconstitution
    • Preparation
      Purified IgG prepared by affinity chromatography
    • Preservative Stabilisers
      0.09%Sodium Azide (NaN3)
    • Immunogen
      A 12 amino acid peptide corresponding to the carboxyl terminus of the insulin regulatable glucose transporter conjugated to keyhole limpet hemocyanin.
    • Purity
    • Approx. Protein Concentrations
      5.0 mg/ml
    • Reagents In The Kit
    • Preparing The Antibody
    • Test Principle
    • Buffer Solution
      Phosphate buffered saline
    • Storage
      Store at +4oC or at -20oC if preferred.
      Storage in frost-free freezers is not recommended.
      This product should be stored undiluted. Avoid repeated freezing and thawing as this may denature the antibody. Should this product contain a precipitate we recommend microcentrifugation before use.
    • Shelf Life
      18 months from date of despatch.
    • GO Terms
      protein binding
      external side of plasma membrane
      D-glucose transmembrane transporter activity
      integral to plasma membrane
      carbohydrate metabolic process
      perinuclear region of cytoplasm
      glucose import
      glucose homeostasis
      vesicle membrane
    • UniProt
    • Entrez Gene
    • Acknowledgements
    • Regulatory
      For research purposes only
    • This product has been reported to work in the following applications. This information is derived from testing within our laboratories, peer-reviewed publications or personal communications from the originators. Please refer to references indicated for further information. For general protocol recommendations, please visit the antibody protocols page.

    • Application NameYesNoMin DilutionMax Dilution
      Immunohistology - Frozen
      Immunohistology - Paraffin1020 ug/ml

    • Where this product has not been tested for use in a particular technique this does not necessarily exclude its use in such procedures. Suggested working dilutions are given as a guide only. It is recommended that the user titrates the product for use in their own system using the appropriate negative/positive controls.
    • Technical Advice
    • Recommended Protocol
    • ELISA
    • Immunohistology
    • Histology Positive Control Tissue
    • Immunofluorescence
    • Western Blotting
    • Instructions For Use

    Additional Glucose Transporter 4 Antibody Formats

    Formats Applications Sizes available
    Glucose Transporter 4 Antibody : Purified C, P 0.1 ml
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    Recommended Secondary Antibody

      DescriptionProduct CodePack SizeApplicationsList PriceQuantity
      Goat anti Rabbit IgG (Fc):BiotinSTAR121B1 mgE, WB
      Sheep anti Rabbit IgG:Biotin2AB02B1 mlC, E, P, WB
      Sheep anti Rabbit IgG:DyLight®488STAR36D488GA0.1 mgF, IF, WB
      Sheep anti Rabbit IgG:DyLight®549STAR36D549GA0.1 mgF, IF
      Sheep anti Rabbit IgG:DyLight®649STAR36D649GA0.1 mgF, IF
      Sheep anti Rabbit IgG:DyLight®680STAR36D680GA0.1 mgF, IF, WB
      Sheep anti Rabbit IgG:Dylight®800STAR36D800GA0.1 mgF, IF, WB
      Goat anti Rabbit IgG (Fc):FITCSTAR121F1 mgF
      Sheep anti Rabbit IgG:FITCSTAR34B1 mgC, F
      Goat anti Rabbit IgG (Fc):HRPSTAR121P1 mgE, WB
      Goat anti Rabbit IgG (H/L):HRPSTAR124P1 mgC, E, WB
      Sheep anti Rabbit IgG:HRP (Multi Adsorbed)STAR541 mgC, E, WB
      Sheep anti Rabbit IgG:RPESTAR35A1 mlF

      Recommended Negative Isotype Control

        Useful Reagents

          DescriptionProduct CodePack SizeApplicationsList PriceQuantity
          Antigen Retrieval Buffer, pH8.0BUF025C50 mlP
          TidyBlot™ Western Blot Detection Reagent:HRPSTAR209P0.5 mlWB*
          Antigen Retrieval Buffer, pH8.0BUF025A500 mlP

          Recommended Positive Controls

            Histology Controls

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