|Application ||WB, E|
|Other Accession||NP_942006, 5733|
|Calculated MW||43310 Da|
|Other Names||Prostaglandin E2 receptor EP3 subtype, PGE receptor EP3 subtype, PGE2 receptor EP3 subtype, PGE2-R, Prostanoid EP3 receptor, PTGER3|
|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-PTGER3 / EP3 Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Receptor for prostaglandin E2 (PGE2); the EP3 receptor may be involved in inhibition of gastric acid secretion, modulation of neurotransmitter release in central and peripheral neurons, inhibition of sodium and water reabsorption in kidney tubulus and contraction in uterine smooth muscle. The activity of this receptor can couple to both the inhibition of adenylate cyclase mediated by G-I proteins, and to an elevation of intracellular calcium. The various isoforms have identical ligand binding properties but can interact with different second messenger systems (By similarity).|
|Cellular Location||Cell membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein.|
|Tissue Location||Expressed in small intestine, heart, pancreas, gastric fundic mucosa, mammary artery and pulmonary vessels|
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The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the G-protein coupled receptor family. This protein is one of four receptors identified for prostaglandin E2 (PGE2). This receptor may have many biological functions, which involve digestion, nervous system, kidney reabsorption, and uterine contraction activities. Studies of the mouse counterpart suggest that this receptor may also mediate adrenocorticotropic hormone response as well as fever generation in response to exogenous and endogenous stimuli. Multiple transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene.
A genetic association study of maternal and fetal candidate genes that predispose to preterm prelabor rupture of membranes (PROM). Romero R, et al. Am J Obstet Gynecol, 2010 Jul 29. PMID 20673868.
Variation at the NFATC2 Locus Increases the Risk of Thiazolinedinedione-Induced Edema in the Diabetes REduction Assessment with ramipril and rosiglitazone Medication (DREAM) Study. Bailey SD, et al. Diabetes Care, 2010 Jul 13. PMID 20628086.
Association of PTGER gene family polymorphisms with aspirin intolerant asthma in Korean asthmatics. Park BL, et al. BMB Rep, 2010 Jun. PMID 20587336.
Differential regulation of the aggressive phenotype of inflammatory breast cancer cells by prostanoid receptors EP3 and EP4. Robertson FM, et al. Cancer, 2010 Jun 1. PMID 20503412.
Identification of fetal and maternal single nucleotide polymorphisms in candidate genes that predispose to spontaneous preterm labor with intact membranes. Romero R, et al. Am J Obstet Gynecol, 2010 May. PMID 20452482.
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