|Application ||WB, E|
|Other Accession||NP_996770, 1826, 13508 (mouse), 171119 (rat)|
|Predicted||Mouse, Rat, Dog|
|Calculated MW||222260 Da|
|Other Names||Down syndrome cell adhesion molecule, CHD2, DSCAM|
|Format||0.5 mg IgG/ml in Tris saline (20mM Tris pH7.3, 150mM NaCl), 0.02% sodium azide, with 0.5% bovine serum albumin|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C in small aliquots to prevent freeze-thaw cycles.|
|Precautions||Goat Anti-DSCAM Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Cell adhesion molecule that plays a role in neuronal self-avoidance. Promotes repulsion between specific neuronal processes of either the same cell or the same subtype of cells. Mediates within retinal amacrine and ganglion cell subtypes both isoneuronal self-avoidance for creating an orderly dendritic arborization and heteroneuronal self-avoidance to maintain the mosaic spacing between amacrine and ganglion cell bodies (PubMed:10925149). Receptor for netrin required for axon guidance independently of and in collaboration with the receptor DCC. In spinal chord development plays a role in guiding commissural axons projection and pathfinding across the ventral midline to reach the floor plate upon ligand binding (PubMed:18585357, PubMed:19196994). Enhances netrin-induced phosphorylation of PAK1 and FYN (PubMed:15169762). Mediates intracellular signaling by stimulating the activation of MAPK8 and MAP kinase p38 (PubMed:18585357, PubMed:19196994). Adhesion molecule that promotes lamina-specific synaptic connections in the retina: expressed in specific subsets of interneurons and retinal ganglion cells (RGCs) and promotes synaptic connectivity via homophilic interactions (By similarity).|
|Cellular Location||Isoform Short: Secreted.|
|Tissue Location||Primarily expressed in brain.|
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Personalized smoking cessation: interactions between nicotine dose, dependence and quit-success genotype score. Rose JE, et al. Mol Med, 2010 Jul-Aug. PMID 20379614.
DSCAM and DSCAML1 function in self-avoidance in multiple cell types in the developing mouse retina. Fuerst PG, et al. Neuron, 2009 Nov 25. PMID 19945391.
Coeliac disease-associated risk variants in TNFAIP3 and REL implicate altered NF-kappaB signalling. Trynka G, et al. Gut, 2009 Aug. PMID 19240061.
Endodomain diversity in the Drosophila Dscam and its roles in neuronal morphogenesis. Yu HH, et al. J Neurosci, 2009 Feb 11. PMID 19211897.
DSCAM functions as a netrin receptor in commissural axon pathfinding. Liu G, et al. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 2009 Feb 24. PMID 19196994.
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