|Calculated MW||54526 Da|
|Homology||Mouse, human - identical.|
|Other Names||Neuronal acetylcholine receptor subunit alpha-9, Nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunit alpha-9, NACHR alpha-9, Chrna9, Acra9|
|Related products for control experiments||Control peptide antigen (supplied with the antibody free of charge).|
|Format||Lyophilized powder. Reconstituted antibody contains phosphate buffered saline (PBS), pH 7.4, 1% BSA, 0.05% NaN3.|
|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 Storage After Reconstitution||-20ºC.|
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Ionotropic receptor with a probable role in the modulation of auditory stimuli. Agonist binding induces a conformation change that leads to the opening of an ion-conducting channel across the plasma membrane. The channel is permeable to a range of divalent cations including calcium, the influx of which may activate a potassium current which hyperpolarizes the cell membrane. In the ear, this leads to a reduction in basilar membrane motion, altering the activity of auditory nerve fibers and reducing the range of dynamic hearing. This may protect against acoustic trauma. May also regulate keratinocyte adhesion.
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Groot-Kormelink P.J.,et al.Submitted (MAR-2004) to the EMBL/GenBank/DDBJ databases.
Katz E.,et al.Hear. Res. 141:117-128(2000).
Verbitsky M.,et al.Neuropharmacology 39:2515-2524(2000).
Elgoyhen A.B.,et al.Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 98:3501-3506(2001).
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