|Application ||WB, IHC-P|
|Predicted||Human, Mouse, Rat|
|Calculated MW||54298 Da|
|Dilution||IHC-P (5 µg/ml), WB (1:500 - 1:2000)|
|Other Names||HTR2B, 5-HT 2B receptor, 5HT2B Receptor, 5-HT(2B), 5-HT-2B, 5-HT2b receptor, 5-HT2B, Serotonin 2b receptor, Serotonin 5-HT-2b receptor, Serotonin receptor 2B|
|Target/Specificity||Human HTR1B / 5-HT2B Receptor|
|Reconstitution & Storage||Immunoaffinity purified|
|Precautions||Anti-HTR2B / 5-HT2B Receptor Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||G-protein coupled receptor for 5-hydroxytryptamine (serotonin). Also functions as a receptor for various ergot alkaloid derivatives and psychoactive substances. Ligand binding causes a conformation change that triggers signaling via guanine nucleotide-binding proteins (G proteins) and modulates the activity of down-stream effectors. Beta-arrestin family members inhibit signaling via G proteins and mediate activation of alternative signaling pathways. Signaling activates a phosphatidylinositol-calcium second messenger system that modulates the activity of phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase and down- stream signaling cascades and promotes the release of Ca(2+) ions from intracellular stores. Plays a role in the regulation of dopamine and 5-hydroxytryptamine release, 5-hydroxytryptamine uptake and in the regulation of extracellular dopamine and 5- hydroxytryptamine levels, and thereby affects neural activity. May play a role in the perception of pain. Plays a role in the regulation of behavior, including impulsive behavior. Required for normal proliferation of embryonic cardiac myocytes and normal heart development. Protects cardiomyocytes against apoptosis. Plays a role in the adaptation of pulmonary arteries to chronic hypoxia. Plays a role in vasoconstriction. Required for normal osteoblast function and proliferation, and for maintaining normal bone density. Required for normal proliferation of the interstitial cells of Cajal in the intestine.|
|Cellular Location||Cell membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein. Cell junction, synapse, synaptosome|
|Tissue Location||Ubiquitous. Detected in liver, kidney, heart, pulmonary artery, and intestine. Detected at lower levels in blood, placenta and brain, especially in cerebellum, occipital cortex and frontal cortex.|
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