|Reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat|
|Calculated MW||111848 Da|
|Homology||Mouse, human - identical.|
|Other Names||Short transient receptor potential channel 4, Trp4, TrpC4, Capacitative calcium entry channel 1, CCE1, Trpc4|
|Related products for control experiments||Control peptide antigen (supplied with the antibody free of charge).|
|Target/Specificity||Peptide (C)KYSALNPRESWD, corresponding to amino acid residues 458-469 of rat TRPC4 (Accession O35119). 2nd extracellular loop.|
|Peptide Confirmation||Confirmed by mass-spectrography and amino acid analysis.|
|Format||Affinity purified antibody, lyophilized powder|
|Reconstitution||50 µl or 0.2 ml deionized water, depending on the sample size.|
|Antibody Concentration After Reconstitution||0.85 mg/ml.|
|Storage Before Reconstitution||Lyophilized powder can be stored intact at room temperature for several weeks. For longer periods, it should be stored at -20°C.|
|Storage After Reconstitution||The reconstituted solution can be stored at 4ºC for up to 2 weeks. For longer periods, small aliquots should be stored at -20ºC or below. Avoid multiple freezing and thawing. The further dilutions should be made using a carrier protein such as BSA (1%). Centrifuge all antibody preparations before use (10000 × g 5 min).|
|Control Antigen Storage Before Reconstitution||Lyophilized powder can be stored intact at room temperature for several weeks. For longer periods, it should be stored at -20°C.|
|Control Antigen Reconstitution||100 µl DDW.|
|Control Antigen Storage After Reconstitution||-20ºC.|
|Preadsorption Control||1 µg peptide per 1 µg antibody.|
|Formulation||Lyophilized powder. Reconstituted antibody contains phosphate buffered saline (PBS), pH 7.4, 1% BSA, 0.05% NaN3.|
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The Transient Receptor Potential (TRP) superfamily is one of the largest ion channel families and consists of diverse groups of proteins. In mammals about 28 genes encode the TRP ion channel subunits. The mammalian TRP superfamily comprises six subfamilies known as the TRPC (canonical), TRPV (vanilloid), TRPM (melastatin), TRPML (mucolipins), TRPP (polycystin) and the TRPA (ANKTM1) ion channels1-4. The TRPC subfamily consists of seven proteins named TRPC1 to 7 which can be further divided into four subgroups based on their sequence homology and functional similarities: 1. the TRPC1 2. TRPC4 and TRPC5 3. TRPC3, TRPC6, TRPC7 4. TRPC2.2,5 They are highly expressed in the central nervous system and to a lesser extent in peripheral tissues. TRPC4 can form heterotetramers with TRPC1. TRPC4, TRPC1 and TRPC5 can be activated either by Ca2+ store depletion or by GPCR stimulation pathways and are also assumed to form components of store operated channels in some cell types such as salivary gland cells, endothelial cells and vascular smooth muscle cells6.
References 1. Moran, M.M. et al. (2004) Current Opin. Neurobiol. 14, 362. 2. Clapham, D.E. et al. (2003) Pharmacol. Rev. 55, 591. 3. Clapham, D.E. (2003) Nature 426, 517. 4. Padinjat, R. and Andrews, S. (2004) J. Cell. Sci. 117, 5707. 5. Huang, C.L. (2004) J. Am. Soc. Nephrol. 15, 1690. 6. Liu, X. et al. (2003) J. Biol.Chem. 278, 11337.
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