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Anti-UGDH Antibody, clone 1F18 ZooMAb® Rabbit Monoclonal

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recombinant, expressed in HEK 293 cells

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UDP-glucose 6-dehydrogenase;EC:;UDP-Glc dehydrogenase;UDP-GlcDH;UDPGDH

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expressed in HEK 293 cells



antibody form

purified antibody

antibody product type

primary antibodies


1F18, recombinant monoclonal


1F18 Clone

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mol wt

calculated mol wt 55.02 kDa
observed mol wt ~55 kDa

purified by

using Protein A

species reactivity

human, monkey


antibody small pack of 25 μL

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recombinant expression
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affinity binding assay: suitable
immunocytochemistry: suitable
immunohistochemistry: suitable
western blot: suitable



epitope sequence


Protein ID accession no.

UniProt accession no.

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target post-translational modification


Gene Information

human ... UDGH(7358)

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General description

We are committed to bringing you greener alternative products, which adhere to one or more of The 12 Principles of Green Chemistry.This antibody is Preservative-free, produced without the harm or sacrifice of animals and exceptionally stable to allow for ambient shipping and storage if needed and thus aligns with "Waste Prevention", "Designing Safer Chemicals" and "Design for Energy Efficiency". Click here for more information.
ZooMAb® antibodies represent an entirely new generation of recombinant monoclonal antibodies.Each ZooMAb® antibody is manufactured using our proprietary recombinant expression system, purified to homogeneity, and precisely dispensed to produce robust and highly reproducible lot-to-lot consistency. Only top-performing clones are released for use by researchers. Each antibody is validated for high specificity and affinity across multiple applications, including its most commonly used application. ZooMAb® antibodies are reliably available and ready to ship when you need them.


Clone 1F18 is a ZooMAb® Rabbit recombinant monoclonal antibody that specifically detects UDP-glucose 6-dehydrogenase (UDGH). It targets an epitope within the C-terminal region.


His-tagged recombinant fragment corresponding to 191 amino acids from the C-terminal region of human UDP-glucose 6-dehydrogenase (UDGH).


Quality Control Testing

Evaluated by Western Blotting in A549 cell lysate.

Western Blotting Analysis: A 1:1,000 dilution of this antibody detected UGDH in A549 cell lysate.

Tested Applications

Western Blotting Analysis: A 1:1,000 dilution from a representative lot detected UGDH in HeLa, HepG2, and COS-7 cell lysates.

Immunocytochemistry Analysis: A 1:100 dilution from a representative lot detected UGDH in A549 cells.

Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin) Analysis: A 1:100 dilution from a representative lot detected UGDH in human prostate tissue sections.

Affinity Binding Assay: A representative lot of this antibody bound recombinant Human UGDH protein fragment with a KD of 1.5 x 10-7 in an affinity binding assay.

Note: Actual optimal working dilutions must be determined by end user as specimens, and experimental conditions may vary with the end user

Target description

UDP-glucose 6-dehydrogenase (UniProt: O60701; also known as EC:, UDP-Glc dehydrogenase, UDP-GlcDH, UDPGDH) is encoded by the UGDH gene (Gene ID: 7358) in human. UGDH is a key enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of UDP-glucose to UDO-glucuronic acid (UDP-GlcA) through the concomitant reduction of NAD+ to NADH. Its expression is observed in heart, placenta, liver, pancreas, spleen, thymus, prostate, ovary, small intestine, and colon. It is required for the biosynthesis of chondroitin sulfate and heparan sulfate and is essential for embryonic development via its role in the biosynthesis of glycosaminoglycans. UGDH goes through several conformation states. In the initial state it is in an inactive conformation (E*) and substrate binding triggers a change to the active conformation (E). Its activity is inhibited by UDP-alpha-D-xylose that acts as a feedback inhibitor. It binds at the same site as the substrate, but functions as allosteric inhibitor by triggering a conformation change that disrupts the active hexameric ring structure and gives rise to an inactive, horseshoe-shaped hexamer. Mutations in UGDH gene are known to cause developmental and epileptic encephalopathy 84 (DEE84) that causes severe early-onset epilepsies characterized by refractory seizures, neurodevelopmental impairment, and poor prognosis. Three isoforms of UGDH have been described that are produced by alternative splicing. This ZooMAb® recombinant monoclonal antibody, generated by our propriety technology, offers significantly enhanced specificity, affinity, reproducibility, and stability over conventional monoclonals. (Ref.: Hengel, H., et al. (2020). Nat. Commun. 11; Article number 595; Vigetti, D., et al. (2006). J. Biol. Chem. 281(12); 8254-8263).

Physical form

Purified recombinant rabbit monoclonal antibody IgG, lyophilized in PBS with 5% Trehalose, normal appearance a coarse or translucent resin. The PBS/trehalose components in the ZooMAb formulation can have the appearance of a semi-solid (bead like gel) after lyophilization. This is a normal phenomenon. Please follow the recommended reconstitution procedure in the data sheet to dissolve the semi-solid, bead-like, gel-appearing material. The resulting antibody solution is completely stable and functional as proven by full functional testing. Contains no biocide or preservatives, such as azide, or any animal by-products. Larger pack sizes provided as multiples of 25 μL.


300 μg/mL after reconstitution at 25 μL per vial. Please refer to guidance on suggested starting dilutions and/or titers per application and sample type.

Storage and Stability

Recommend storage of lyophilized product at 2-8°C; Before reconstitution, micro-centrifuge vials briefly to spin down material to bottom of the vial; Reconstitute each vial by adding 25 μL of filtered lab grade water or PBS; Reconstituted antibodies can be stored at 2-8°C, or -20°C for long term storage. Avoid repeated freeze-thaws.

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Storage Class

11 - Combustible Solids




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