Phospho-Ser499 FMRP (Fragile X Mental Retardation Protein) Antibody
Affinity purified rabbit polyclonal antibody
|Predicted||Bovine, Chicken, Human, Mouse, Monkey, Xenopus, Zebrafish|
|Calculated MW||71 KDa|
|Other Names||Fragile X mental retardation protein 1 homolog, FMRP, Protein FMR-1, Fmr1|
|Target/Specificity||Synthetic phospho-peptide corresponding to amino acid residues surrounding Ser499 conjugated to KLH.|
|Format||Prepared from rabbit serum by affinity purification via sequential chromatography on phospho- and dephosphopeptide affinity columns.|
|Antibody Specificity||Specific for ~71k FMRP protein phosphorylated at Ser499. Immunolabeling of the FMRP protein is completely eliminated bylambda-phosphatase.|
|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-Ser499 FMRP (Fragile X Mental Retardation Protein) Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
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Fragile X Mental Retardation Protein (FMRP) is an RNA-binding protein that plays an essential role in cognitive brain function. Mutations in the FMR1 gene, which codes for FMRP, can result in fragile X syndrome, autism, as well as other cognitive deficits (Brown et al.,1998, Goodlin-Jones et al., 2004). Phosphorylation of the highly conserved Ser499 has been shown to trigger hierarchical phosphorylation of nearby serines and may play a role in suppressing target mRNA translation (Ceman et al., 2003, Narayanan et al. 2008).
Bernard PB, Castano AM, O'Leary H, Simpson K, Browning MD, Benke TA. (2013) Phosphorylation of FMRP and alterations of FMRP complex underlie enhanced mLTD in adult rats triggered by early life seizures. Neurobiol Dis. Nov; 59:1-17.
Brown V, Small K, Lakkis L, Feng Y, Gunter C, Wilkinson KD, Warren ST (1998) Purified recombinant Fmrp exhibits selective RNA binding as an intrinsic property of the fragile X mental retardation protein. J Biol Chem 273:15521–15527
Ceman S, O'Donnell WT, Reed M, Patton S, Pohl J, Warren ST. (2003) Phosphorylation influences the translation state of FMRP-associated polyribosomes. Hum Mol Genet. Dec 15;12(24):3295-305
Goodlin-Jones BL, Tassone F, Gane LW, Hagerman RJ. (2004) Autistic spectrum disorder and the fragile X premutation. J Dev Behav Pediatr. Dec;25(6):392-8
Narayanan U, Nalavadi V, Nakamoto M, Thomas G, Ceman S, Bassell GJ, Warren ST. (2008) S6K1 phosphorylates and regulates fragile X mental retardation protein (FMRP) with the neuronal protein synthesis-dependent mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) signaling cascade. J Biol Chem 283:18478–18482
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