SIRT4 Protein(S38-30EG)

SIRT4 Protein(S38-30EG)

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Description :Full-length recombinant human SIRT4 was expressed in E. coli cells using an N-terminal GST tag.

Species :Human

Tag :GST tag

Expression System:E.coli

Sequence :Full Length

Genbank Number :NM_012240

Purity :Sample Purity Data. For specific information on a given lot, see related technical data sheet.

Storage, Stability and Shipping :Store product at –70oC. For optimal storage, aliquot target into smaller quantities after centrifugation and store at recommended temperature. For most favorable performance, avoid repeated handling and multiple freeze/thaw cycles.

Applications :Western Blot

Molecular Weight :~62 kDa

Gene Aliases :SIR2L4, MGC57437, MGC130046, MGC130047, sirtuin 4

Scientific Background :SIRT4 is a member of the sirtuin family of proteins which are homologs to the yeast Sir2 protein. Sirtuin family contain a sirtuin core domain and are grouped into four classes with SIRT4 being a member of class IV. SIRT4 lacks deacetylase activity but has ADP-ribosyltransferase activity (1). Immunoprecipitation analysis shows that SIRT4 interacts with the mitochondrial enzyme glutamate dehydrogenase (GDH), and functional analysis show that SIRT4 ADP-ribosylates and inhibits GDH (2). Downregulation of SIRT4 by RNA interference activates GDH, thereby upregulating insulin secretion in response to glucose and amino acids.

References :
1. Frye, R. A. Characterization of five human cDNAs with homology to the yeast SIR2 gene: Sir2-like proteins (sirtuins) metabolize NAD and may have protein ADP-ribosyltransferase activity. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 260: 273-279, 1999.

2. Haigis, M. C. et al: SIRT4 inhibits glutamate dehydrogenase and opposes the effects of calorie restriction in pancreatic beta cells. Cell 126: 941-954, 2006.

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Research Areas :Cancer, Cell Cycle, Inflammation, Cancer, Inflammation, Cell Cycle