Cytosolic Sulfotransferase 2B1/SULT2B1 in Human Prostate. Cytosolic Sulfotransferase 2B1/SULT2B1 was detected in immersion fixed paraffin-embedded sections of human prostate using Mouse Anti-Human Cytosolic Sulfotransferase 2B1/SULT2B1 Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB6174) at 15 µg/mL overnight at 4 °C. Before incubation with the primary antibody, tissue was subjected to heat-induced epitope retrieval using Antigen Retrieval Reagent-Basic (Catalog # CTS013). Tissue was stained using the Anti-Mouse HRP-DAB Cell & Tissue Staining Kit (brown; Catalog # CTS002) and counterstained with hematoxylin (blue). Specific staining was localized to epithelial cells. View our protocol for Chromogenic IHC Staining of Paraffin-embedded Tissue Sections.
Preparation and Storage
Sterile PBS to a final concentration of 0.5 mg/mL.
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Stability & Storage
Use a manual defrost freezer and avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
12 months from date of receipt, -20 to -70 °C as supplied.
1 month, 2 to 8 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
6 months, -20 to -70 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
SULT2B1 (Sulfotransferase 2B1; also ST2B1 and alcohol sulfotransferase) is a 45-48 kDa member of the sulfotransferase 1 family of enzymes. SULT2B1 is widely expressed, being found in platelets, stratum granulosum keratinocytes, breast and prostatic epithelium, and syncytiotrophoblast cells. SULT2B1 catalyzes the sulfonation of DHEA, a precursor for sex steroids, and cholesterol, which supports stratification of the epidermis. Human SULT2B1 is 365 amino acids (aa) in length. There are PAPS binding sites between aa 70-75 and 147-155, a myristoylation motif between aa 255-259, and a Pro-rich region between aa 305-364 that may extend enzyme half-life. There is one 43 kDa splice form (ST2B1a) that shows an eight aa substitution for aa 1-23. It is expressed in fetal brain and generates pregnenolone sulfate, a steroid that modulates neurotransmitters. Full-length human SULT2B1 shares 71% aa identity with mouse SULT2B1.
Entrez Gene IDs:
6820 (Human); 54200 (Mouse); 292915 (Rat)
Alcohol sulfotransferase; Cytosolic Sulfotransferase 2B1; EC 2.8.2; EC 126.96.36.199; HSST2; HSST2sulfotransferase family cytosolic 2B member 1; Hydroxysteroid sulfotransferase 2; ST2B1; Sulfotransferase 2B1; sulfotransferase family, cytosolic, 2B, member 1; SULT2B1
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