Formalin-fixed and paraffin-embedded human hepatocellular carcinoma tissue reacted with RBKS polyclonal antibody (Cat # PAB2742) , which was peroxidase-conjugated to the secondary antibody, followed by AEC staining. This data demonstrates the use of this antibody for immunohistochemistry ; clinical relevance has not been evaluated. HC = hepatocarcinoma.
The ribokinase encoded by this gene belongs to the pfkB family of carbohydrate kinases. It phosphorylates ribose to form ribose-5-phosphate in the presence of ATP and magnesium as a first step in ribose metabolism. [provided by RefSeq