|Other Names||Arachidonate 15-lipoxygenase B, 15-LOX-B, 15-lipoxygenase 2, 15-LOX-2, Arachidonate 15-lipoxygenase type II, Linoleate 13-lipoxygenase 15-LOb, 11311-, ALOX15B|
|Target/Specificity||The synthetic peptide sequence used to generate the antibody AP9200b was selected from the C-term region of human ALOX15B. A 10 to 100 fold molar excess to antibody is recommended. Precise conditions should be optimized for a particular assay.|
|Format||Synthetic peptide was lyophilized with 100% acetonitrile and is supplied as a powder. Reconstitute with 0.1 ml DI water for a final concentration of 1 mg/ml.|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C.|
|Precautions||This product is for research use only. Not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||[Isoform A]: Non-heme iron-containing dioxygenase that catalyzes the stereo-specific peroxidation of free and esterified polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) generating a spectrum of bioactive lipid mediators (PubMed:9177185, PubMed:10625675, PubMed:12704195, PubMed:17493578, PubMed:18311922, PubMed:24282679, PubMed:10542053, PubMed:24497644) (Probable). Converts arachidonic acid to 15S- hydroperoxyeicosatetraenoic acid/(15S)-HPETE (PubMed:17493578, PubMed:12704195, PubMed:24282679, PubMed:9177185, PubMed:11956198, PubMed:10625675, PubMed:24497644) (Probable). Also acts on linoleic acid to produce 13-hydroxyoctadecadienoic acid/13-HPODE (Probable) (PubMed:10542053, PubMed:27435673). Oxygenates arachidonyl derivatives such as 2-arachidonoylglycerol (2-AG) leading to the production and extracellular release of 15-hydroxyeicosatetraenoic acid glyceryl ester (15-HETE-G) that acts as a peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor alpha agonist (PubMed:18311922, PubMed:17493578, PubMed:11956198). Has the ability to efficiently class-switch ALOX5 pro-inflammatory mediators into anti-inflammatory intermediates (PubMed:27145229). In addition to metabolize free PUFAs hydrolyzed from phospholipids, directly oxidizes PUFAs esterified to membrane-bound phospholipids (PubMed:27435673). Has no detectable 8S-lipoxygenase activity on arachidonate but reacts with (8S)-HPETE to produce (8S,15S)-diHPETE (Probable). May regulate progression through the cell cycle and cell proliferation (PubMed:12704195, PubMed:11839751). May also regulate cytokine secretion by macrophages and therefore play a role in the immune response (PubMed:18067895). May also regulate macrophage differentiation into proatherogenic foam cells (PubMed:22912809).|
|Cellular Location||[Isoform A]: Nucleus. Note=Other isoforms are excluded from the nucleus.|
|Tissue Location||Expressed in hair, prostate, lung, ovary, lymph node, spinal cord and cornea.|
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ALOX15B encodes a member of the lipoxygenase family of structurally related nonheme iron dioxygenases involved in the production of fatty acid hydroperoxides. The encoded protein converts arachidonic acid exclusively to 15S-hydroperoxyeicosatetraenoic acid, while metabolizing linoleic acid less effectively. This gene is located in a cluster of related genes and a pseudogene that spans approximately 100 kilobases on the short arm of chromosome 17.
Wecksler,A.T., et.al., Biochemistry 48 (36), 8721-8730 (2009)Kawakami,Y., et.al, Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 73 (8), 1811-1817 (2009)
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