Human Recombinant AKR1C1, BioVision

Supplier: BioVision

10008-364EA 379.7 USD
Human Recombinant AKR1C1, BioVision
Proteins and Peptides
>90% Pure Recombinant Active Human AKR1C1

Specific activity is approximately 0.15 – 0.2 units/mg.

Aldo-keto reductase family 1 member C1 in humans is encoded by the AKR1C1 gene. AKR1C1 transfers progesterone to its inactive state or in other words catalyzes the reaction of 20-alpha-hydroxy progesterone (20-alpha-OHP) in the liver and intestine. AKR1C1 transfers bile and monitors the intrahepatic bile acid concentration though it has a low bile-binding ability. AKR1C1 participates in myelin formation. AKR1C1 is part of the aldo/keto reductase superfamily, which has over 40 known enzymes which catalyze the conversion of aldehydes and ketones to their corresponding alcohols by utilizing NADH and/or NADPH as cofactors thus display overlapping but distinct substrate specificity.
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