|Application ||FC, IHC-P, WB, E|
|Other Accession||P11240, P12787, P00426|
|Predicted||Bovine, Mouse, Rat|
|Calculated MW||16762 Da|
|Antigen Region||46-73 aa|
|Other Names||Cytochrome c oxidase subunit 5A, mitochondrial, Cytochrome c oxidase polypeptide Va, COX5A|
|Target/Specificity||This COX5A antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 46-73 amino acids from the Central region of human COX5A.|
|Format||Purified polyclonal antibody supplied in PBS with 0.09% (W/V) sodium azide. This antibody is purified through a protein A column, followed by peptide affinity purification.|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 2 weeks. For long term storage store at -20°C in small aliquots to prevent freeze-thaw cycles.|
|Precautions||COX5A Antibody (Center) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Component of the cytochrome c oxidase, the last enzyme in the mitochondrial electron transport chain which drives oxidative phosphorylation. The respiratory chain contains 3 multisubunit complexes succinate dehydrogenase (complex II, CII), ubiquinol- cytochrome c oxidoreductase (cytochrome b-c1 complex, complex III, CIII) and cytochrome c oxidase (complex IV, CIV), that cooperate to transfer electrons derived from NADH and succinate to molecular oxygen, creating an electrochemical gradient over the inner membrane that drives transmembrane transport and the ATP synthase. Cytochrome c oxidase is the component of the respiratory chain that catalyzes the reduction of oxygen to water. Electrons originating from reduced cytochrome c in the intermembrane space (IMS) are transferred via the dinuclear copper A center (CU(A)) of subunit 2 and heme A of subunit 1 to the active site in subunit 1, a binuclear center (BNC) formed by heme A3 and copper B (CU(B)). The BNC reduces molecular oxygen to 2 water molecules using 4 electrons from cytochrome c in the IMS and 4 protons from the mitochondrial matrix.|
|Cellular Location||Mitochondrion inner membrane; Peripheral membrane protein; Matrix side|
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This is the heme A-containing chain of cytochrome c oxidase, the terminal oxidase in mitochondrial electron transport.
Colinge J., et.al., Submitted (OCT-2008) to UniProtKB.
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