|Application ||WB, IHC-P|
|Reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat|
|Description||Rabbit IgG polyclonal antibody for Gap junction alpha-5 protein(GJA5) detection. Tested with WB, IHC-P in Human;Mouse;Rat.|
|Reconstitution||Add 0.2ml of distilled water will yield a concentration of 500ug/ml.|
|Other Names||Gap junction alpha-5 protein, Connexin-40, Cx40, GJA5|
|Calculated MW||40380 MW KDa|
|Application Details||Immunohistochemistry(Paraffin-embedded Section), 0.5-1 µg/ml, Human, Rat, Mouse, By Heat|
Western blot, 0.1-0.5 µg/ml, Mouse, Human, Rat
|Subcellular Localization||Cell membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein. Cell junction, gap junction.|
|Protein Name||Gap junction alpha-5 protein|
|Contents||Each vial contains 5mg BSA, 0.9mg NaCl, 0.2mg Na2HPO4, 0.05mg Thimerosal, 0.05mg NaN3.|
|Immunogen||A synthetic peptide corresponding to a sequence at the C-terminus of human Connexin 40/GJA5(341-358aa KRRLSKASSKARSDDLSV), identical to the related mouse and rat sequences.|
|Purification||Immunogen affinity purified.|
|Cross Reactivity||No cross reactivity with other proteins|
|Storage||At -20˚C for one year. After r˚Constitution, at 4˚C for one month. It˚Can also be aliquotted and stored frozen at -20˚C for a longer time.Avoid repeated freezing and thawing.|
|Function||One gap junction consists of a cluster of closely packed pairs of transmembrane channels, the connexons, through which materials of low MW diffuse from one cell to a neighboring cell.|
|Cellular Location||Cell membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein. Cell junction, gap junction|
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Connexin proteins oligomerize to form intercellular channels, called gap junctions, through which ions and small molecules move between adjacent cells. Connexin 40(Gap junction alpha-5 protein) is a protein that in humans is encoded by the GJA5 gene.This gene is a member of the connexin gene family. The encoded protein is a component of gap junctions, which are composed of arrays of intercellular channels that provide a route for the diffusion of low molecular weight materials from cell to cell. Mutations in this gene may be associated with atrial fibrillation. Alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding the same isoform have been described.
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