|Predicted||Bovine, Chicken, Human, Mouse, Monkey, Xenopus|
|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 Ser1480 conjugated to KLH.|
|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 atSer1480. Immunolabeling of the NMDA NR2B subunit band is blocked by the phosphopeptideused as the antigen but not by the corresponding dephosphopeptide. Immunolabeling is alsoblocked by λ-phosphatase treatment.|
|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-Ser1480 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). It has been shown that phosphorylation of Ser1480 disrupts the interaction of NR2B with the PDZ domains of PSD-95 and SAP102 and decreases surface NR2B expression in neurons (Chung et al., 2004).
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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
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.
Chung HJ, Huang YH, Lau LF, Huganir RL (2004) Regulation of the NMDA receptor complex and trafficking by
activity-dependent phosphorylation of the NR2B subunit PDZ ligand. J. Neurosci. 24(45): 10248-10259.
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