|Application ||IHC, WB|
|Predicted||Bovine, Chicken, Human, Mouse, Monkey, Zebrafish|
|Calculated MW||180 KDa|
|Other Names||Glutamate receptor ionotropic, NMDA 2B, GluN2B, Glutamate [NMDA] receptor subunit epsilon-2, N-methyl D-aspartate receptor subtype 2B, NMDAR2B, NR2B, Grin2b|
|Target/Specificity||Synthetic phospho-peptide corresponding to amino acid residues surrounding Tyr1252 conjugated to KLH.|
|Dilution||WB~~ 1:1000 |
|Format||Prepared from rabbit serum by affinity purification via sequential chromatography on phospho- and dephosphopeptide affinity columns.|
|Antibody Specificity||Specific for ~180k NMDAR NR2B subunit protein phosphorylated at Tyr1252. Immunolabeling of the NMDA NR2B subunit band is blocked by the phosphopeptide used as the antigen but not by the corresponding dephosphopeptide. Immunolabeling is also blocked by λ-phosphatase treatment. The antibody may also show some slight reactivity with Tyr1246 of NR2A.|
|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||Phospho-Tyr1252 NMDA Receptor NR2B Subunit Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
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The NMDA receptor (NMDAR) plays an essential role in memory, neuronal development and it has also been implicated in several disorders of the central nervous system including Alzheimer’s, epilepsy and ischemic neuronal cell death (Grosshans et al., 2002; Wenthold et al., 2003; Carroll and Zukin, 2002). The rat NMDAR1 (NR1) was the first subunit of the NMDAR to be cloned. The NR1 protein can form NMDA activated channels when expressed in Xenopus oocytes but the currents in such channels are much smaller than those seen in situ. Channels with more physiological characteristics are produced when the NR1 subunit is combined with one or more of the NMDAR2 (NR2 A-D) subunits (Ishii et al., 1993). Phosphorylation of Tyr1252 is thought to potentiate NMDA receptor-dependent influx of calcium (Takasu et al., 2002).
Carroll RC, Zukin RS (2002) NMDA-receptor trafficking and targeting: implications for synaptic transmission and plasticity. Trends Neurosci 25:571-577.
Grosshans DR, Clayton DA, Coultrap SJ, Browning MD (2002) LTP leads to rapid surface expression of NMDA but not AMPA receptors in adult rat CA1. Nat Neurosci 5:27-33.
Ishii T, Moriyoshi K, Sugihara H, Sakurada K, Kadotani H, Yokoi M, Akazawa C, Shigemoto R, Mizuno N, Masu M, Nakanishi S (1993) Molecular characterization of the family of the N-methyl- D-aspartate receptor subunits. J Biol Chem 268:2836-2843.
Takasu, MA, Dalva, MB, Zigmond, RE, Greenberg, ME (2002) Modulation of NMDA Receptor -Dependent Calcium Influx and Gene Expression Through EphB Receptors. Science 295:491-495.
Wenthold RJ, Prybylowski K, Standley S, Sans N, Petralia RS (2003) Trafficking of NMDA receptors. Annu Rev Pharmacol Toxicol 43:335-358.
Tianna R. Hicklin, Peter H. Wu, Richard A. Radcliffe, Ronald K. Freund, Susan M. Goebel-Goody, Paulo R. Correa, William R. Proctor, Paul J. Lombroso, and Michael D. Browning (2011) Alcohol inhibition of the NMDA receptor function, long-term potentiation, and fear learning requires striatal-enriched protein tyrosine phosphatase PNAS, Apr 2011; 108: 6650 - 6655.
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