|Other Accession||NM_033540, NP_284941|
|Reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat, Rabbit, Pig, Horse, Bovine, Dog|
|Predicted||Human, Mouse, Rat, Rabbit, Chicken, Horse, Bovine, Dog|
|Calculated MW||84 KDa|
|Alias Symbol||DKFZp762F247, FLJ20693, MGC41806, hfzo1, hfzo2|
|Other Names||Mitofusin-1, 3.6.5.-, Mitochondrial transmembrane GTPase FZO1B, Transmembrane GTPase MFN1, Mfn1, Fzo1b|
|Format||Liquid. Purified antibody supplied in 1x PBS buffer with 0.09% (w/v) sodium azide and 2% sucrose.|
|Reconstitution & Storage||Add 50 ul of distilled water. Final anti-MFN1 antibody concentration is 1 mg/ml in PBS buffer with 2% sucrose. For longer periods of storage, store at 20°C. Avoid repeat freeze-thaw cycles.|
|Precautions||MFN1 antibody - middle region is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Mitochondrial outer membrane GTPase that mediates mitochondrial clustering and fusion (PubMed:14561718, PubMed:12589796). Membrane clustering requires GTPase activity. It may involve a major rearrangement of the coiled coil domains (By similarity). Mitochondria are highly dynamic organelles, and their morphology is determined by the equilibrium between mitochondrial fusion and fission events (PubMed:14561718). Overexpression induces the formation of mitochondrial networks (in vitro) (PubMed:14561718). Has low GTPase activity (By similarity).|
|Cellular Location||Mitochondrion outer membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein|
|Tissue Location||Ubiquitous. In brain, it is expressed at weaker level than MFN2, while it is expressed at a higher level than MFN2 in heart and testis. Expressed at high level in elongating spermatids of seminiferous tubules.|
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