|Application ||WB, IHC-P, IF, E|
|Calculated MW||101480 Da|
|Antigen Region||781-808 aa|
|Other Names||Protocadherin gamma-A8, PCDH-gamma-A8, PCDHGA8, KIAA0327|
|Target/Specificity||This PCDHGA8 antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 781-808 amino acids from the C-terminal region of human PCDHGA8.|
|Format||Purified polyclonal antibody supplied in PBS with 0.09% (W/V) sodium azide. This antibody is purified through a protein A column, followed by peptide affinity purification.|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 2 weeks. For long term storage store at -20°C in small aliquots to prevent freeze-thaw cycles.|
|Precautions||PCDHGA8 Antibody (C-term) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Potential calcium-dependent cell-adhesion protein. May be involved in the establishment and maintenance of specific neuronal connections in the brain.|
|Cellular Location||Cell membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein|
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This gene is a member of the protocadherin gamma gene cluster, one of three related clusters tandemly linked on chromosome five. These gene clusters have an immunoglobulin-like organization, suggesting that a novel mechanism may be involved in their regulation and expression. The gamma gene cluster includes 22 genes divided into 3 subfamilies. Subfamily A contains 12 genes, subfamily B contains 7 genes and 2 pseudogenes, and the more distantly related subfamily C contains 3 genes. The tandem array of 22 large, variable region exons are followed by a constant region, containing 3 exons shared by all genes in the cluster. Each variable region exon encodes the extracellular region, which includes 6 cadherin ectodomains and a transmembrane region. The constant region exons encode the common cytoplasmic region. These neural cadherin-like cell adhesion proteins most likely play a critical role in the establishment and function of specific cell-cell connections in the brain. Alternative splicing has been described for the gamma cluster genes.
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Nollet, F., et al. J. Mol. Biol. 299(3):551-572(2000)
Yagi, T., et al. Genes Dev. 14(10):1169-1180(2000)
Wu, Q., et al. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 97(7):3124-3129(2000)
Wu, Q., et al. Cell 97(6):779-790(1999)
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