|Application ||WB, E|
|Other Accession||NP_570138, 64407|
|Calculated MW||27582 Da|
|Other Names||Regulator of G-protein signaling 18, RGS18, RGS18, RGS13|
|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-RGS18 Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Inhibits signal transduction by increasing the GTPase activity of G protein alpha subunits thereby driving them into their inactive GDP-bound form. Binds to G(i) alpha-1, G(i) alpha- 2, G(i) alpha-3 and G(q) alpha.|
|Tissue Location||Expressed in peripheral leukocytes, bone marrow, platelet, spleen and fetal liver|
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This gene encodes a member of the regulator of G-protein signaling family. This protein is contains a conserved, 120 amino acid motif called the RGS domain. The protein attenuates the signaling activity of G-proteins by binding to activated, GTP-bound G alpha subunits and acting as a GTPase activating protein (GAP), increasing the rate of conversion of the GTP to GDP. This hydrolysis allows the G alpha subunits to bind G beta/gamma subunit heterodimers, forming inactive G-protein heterotrimers, thereby terminating the signal. Alternate transcriptional splice variants of this gene have been observed but have not been thoroughly characterized.
Genetic Variations in Regulator of G-Protein Signaling Genes as Susceptibility Loci for Second Primary Tumor/Recurrence in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Wang J, et al. Carcinogenesis, 2010 Jul 12. PMID 20627871.
Association study of 182 candidate genes in anorexia nervosa. Pinheiro AP, et al. Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet, 2010 Jul. PMID 20468064.
Personalized smoking cessation: interactions between nicotine dose, dependence and quit-success genotype score. Rose JE, et al. Mol Med, 2010 Jul-Aug. PMID 20379614.
Sequence variants in the autophagy gene IRGM and multiple other replicating loci contribute to Crohn's disease susceptibility. Parkes M, et al. Nat Genet, 2007 Jul. PMID 17554261.
The DNA sequence and biological annotation of human chromosome 1. Gregory SG, et al. Nature, 2006 May 18. PMID 16710414.
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