ATW0100 - Citrulline Aptamer

ATW0100-25
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Target:   Citrulline

Target Species:   N/A

Target Type:   Amino Acid

Affinity Constant (Kd):   4961nM

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*Please note that aptamers have much lower molecular weights than antibodies. Thus, there are typically five to fifteen times as many moles or molecules of aptamers present in a solution containing an equal mass. For example, 100 micrograms of an aptamer is equivalent to 0.5 to 1.5 mg of antibody, depending on the particular aptamer.

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Citrulline (CIT) is an amino acid involved in arginine (ARG) metabolism. It is named after the watermelon, Citrullis Vulgaris, from which it was first discovered. Citrulline binds the hydroxyl radical, protecting DNA and metabolic enzymes from oxidation. It is involved in nitrogen balance and muscle homeostasis. Citrulline can stimulate muscle protein synthesis and has become a popular nutritional supplement. Circulating citrulline is elevated in renal failure and decreased in intestinal failure (1).

This aptamer was selected by scientists at Base Pair Biotechnologies using proprietary methods and L-Citrulline [Sigma, Cat# C7629] as a target.

View Citrulline Aptamer Data Sheet

1. Christophe Moinard and Luc Cynobar. Citrulline: A new player in the control of nitrogen homeostasis. J. Nutr. 2007. 137:1621S-1625S.

ATW0100 Citrulline Aptamer Data Sheet [Download]