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Metabotropic Glutamate Receptor 1a Antibody

Affinity purified rabbit polyclonal antibody

  • WB - Metabotropic Glutamate Receptor 1a Antibody AN1047
    Western blot of 10 ug of HEK 293 cells expressing mGluR1a and mGluR5 showing the specific immunolabeling of the ~125k monomer and the ~250k dimer of mGluR1a. The mGluR1a antibody shows no reactivity toward mGluR5.
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  • Applications Legend:
  • WB=Western Blot
  • IHC=Immunohistochemistry
  • IHC-P=Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin-embedded Sections)
  • IHC-F=Immunohistochemistry (Frozen Sections)
  • IF=Immunofluorescence
  • FC=Flow Cytopmetry
  • IC=Immunochemistry
  • ICC=Immunocytochemistry
  • IP=Immunoprecipitation
  • DB=Dot Blot
  • CHIP=Chromatin Immunoprecipitation
  • FA=Fluorescence Assay
  • IEM=Immunoelectronmicroscopy
  • EIA=Enzyme Immunoassay
Primary Accession P23385
Reactivity Mouse, Rat
Host Rabbit
Clonality polyclonal
Calculated MW 125/250 KDa
Additional Information
Gene ID 24414
Gene Name GRM1
Other Names Metabotropic glutamate receptor 1, mGluR1, Grm1, Gprc1a, Mglur1
Target/Specificity Synthetic peptide corresponding to amino acid residues from the C-terminal region conjugated to KLH.
Dilution WB~~ 1:1000
Format Prepared from rabbit serum by affinity purification using a column to which the peptide immunogen was coupled.
Antibody Specificity Specific for the ~125k monomer and the ~250k mGluR1a dimer. Immunolabeling blocked by preadsorption of antibody with the peptide used to generate theantibody.
StorageMaintain 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.
PrecautionsMetabotropic Glutamate Receptor 1a Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
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The metabotropic glutamate receptors (mGluRs) are key receptors in the modulation of excitatory synaptic transmission in the central nervous system. They are implicated in many forms of neural plasticity as well as learning and memory and drug abuse (Bhattacharya et al., 2004; Francesconi et al., 2004; Wilson and Nicoll, 2001). Group I metabotropic glutamate receptors (consisting of mGluR1 and mGluR5) are G-protein-coupled neurotransmitter receptors that are localized in the perisynaptic region of the postsynaptic membrane. When activated, Group I mGluRs lead to stimulation of phospholipase and activation of Protein Kinase C. In contrast, activation of Group II metabotropic receptors (mGluR2 and mGluR3) leads to inhibition of adenylate cyclase. The mGluR1 receptor may also be critically involved in limiting the deleterious effects of excitotoxicity (Blaabjerg et al., 2003).


Bhattacharya M, Babwah AV, Godin C, Anborgh PH, Dale LB, Poulter MO, Ferguson SSG (2004) Ral and phospholipase D2-dependent pathway for constitutive metabotropic glutamate receptor endocytosis. J Neurosci 24:8752-8761.
Blaabjerg M, Fang LW, Zimmer J, Baskys A (2003) Neuroprotection against NMDA excitotoxicity by group I metabotropic glutamate receptors is associated with reduction of NMDA stimulated currents. Exp Neurol 183:573-580.
Francesconi W, Cammalleri M, Sanna PP (2004) The metabotropic glutamate receptor 5 is necessary for late-phase long-term potentiation in the hippocampal CA1 region. Brain Res 1022:12-18.
Wilson RI, Nicoll RA (2001) Endogenous cannabinoids mediate retrograde signalling at hippocampal synapses. Nature (London) 410:588-592.

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$ 335.00
Cat# AN1047
(40 western blots)
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