Hexokinase-1, EC 188.8.131.52, Hexokinase type I, HK I, Brain form hexokinase, HK1-ta, HK1-tb, HXK1, HK1.
Hexokinases phosphorylate glucose to produce glucose-6-phosphate, thus committing glucose to the glycolytic pathway. Hexokinase1 encodes a ubiquitous form of hexokinase which localizes to the outer membrane of mitochondria. Mutations in this gene have been associated with hemolytic anemia due to hexokinase deficiency. Alternative splicing of HXK1 results in five transcript variants which encode different isoforms, some of which are tissue-specific. Each isoform has a distinct N-terminus; the remainder of the protein is identical among all the isoforms. A sixth transcript variant has been described, but due to the presence of several stop codons, it is not thought to encode a protein.
HK1 Human Recombinant produced in E.Coli is a single, non-glycosylated, polypeptide chain fused to a 20 amino acids His tag at the N-terminal encoding the sequence of 937 amino acids and having a molecular mass of 104.6 kDa.
HXK1 is purified by proprietary chromatographic techniques.
Sterile filtered colorless solution.
The protein (1mg/ml) contains 20mM Tris-HCl (pH 8.0) and 10% glycerol.
Store at 4°C if entire vial will be used within 2-4 weeks.
Store, frozen at -20°C for longer periods of time.
For long term storage it is recommended to add a carrier protein (0.1% HSA or BSA).
Please avoid freeze-thaw cycles.
Greater than 90.0% as determined by SDS-PAGE.
Specific activity is >2 units/ml obtained by measuring the increase of NADPH in absorbance at 340 nm resulting from the reduction of NADP. In the coupled mode, one unit will produce 1.0 umole of NADPH per minute as glucose is phosphorylated by ATP at pH 7.4 at 25C.
Amino acid sequence
MGSSHHHHHH SSGLVPRGSH MIAAQLLAYY FTELKDDQVK KIDKYLYAMR LSDETLIDIM TRFRKEMKNG LSRDFNPTAT VKMLPTFVRS IPDGSEKGDF IALDLGGSSF RILRVQVNHE KNQNVHMESE VYDTPENIVH GSGSQLFDHV AECLGDFMEK RKIKDKKLPV GFTFSFPCQQ SKIDEAILIT WTKRFKASGV EGADVVKLLN KAIKKRGDYD ANIVAVVNDT VGTMMTCGYD DQHCEVGLII GTGTNACYME ELRHIDLVEG DEGRMCINTE WGAFGDDGSL EDIRTEFDRE IDRGSLNPGK QLFEKMVSGM YLGELVRLIL VKMAKEGLLF EGRITPELLT RGKFNTSDVS AIEKNKEGLH NAKEILTRLG VEPSDDDCVS VQHVCTIVSF RSANLVAATL GAILNRLRDN KGTPRLRTTV GVDGSLYKTH PQYSRRFHKT LRRLVPDSDV RFLLSESGSG KGAAMVTAVA YRLAEQHRQI EETLAHFHLT KDMLLEVKKR MRAEMELGLR KQTHNNAVVK MLPSFVRRTP DGTENGDFLA LDLGGTNFRV LLVKIRSGKK RTVEMHNKIY AIPIEIMQGT GEELFDHIVS CISDFLDYMG IKGPRMPLGF TFSFPCQQTS LDAGILITWT KGFKATDCVG HDVVTLLRDA IKRREEFDLD VVAVVNDTVG TMMTCAYEEP TCEVGLIVGT GSNACYMEEM KNVEMVEGDQ GQMCINMEWG AFGDNGCLDD IRTHYDRLVD EYSLNAGKQR YEKMISGMYL GEIVRNILID FTKKGFLFRG QISETLKTRG IFETKFLSQI ESDRLALLQV RAILQQLGLN STCDDSILVK TVCGVVSRRA AQLCGAGMAA VVDKIRENRG LDRLNVTVGV DGTLYKLHPH FSRIMHQTVK ELSPKCNVSF LLSEDGSGKG AALITAVGVR LRTEASS.
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