|Application ||WB, IHC-P, E|
|Calculated MW||38541 Da|
|Antigen Region||144-172 aa|
|Other Names||Cysteinyl leukotriene receptor 1, CysLTR1, Cysteinyl leukotriene D4 receptor, LTD4 receptor, G-protein coupled receptor HG55, HMTMF81, CYSLTR1, CYSLT1|
|Target/Specificity||This CYSLTR1 antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 144-172 amino acids from the Central region of human CYSLTR1.|
|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||CYSLTR1 Antibody (Center) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Receptor for cysteinyl leukotrienes mediating bronchoconstriction of individuals with and without asthma. Stimulation by LTD4 results in the contraction and proliferation of smooth muscle, edema, eosinophil migration and damage to the mucus layer in the lung. This response is mediated via a G-protein that activates a phosphatidylinositol-calcium second messenger system. The rank order of affinities for the leukotrienes is LTD4 >> LTE4 = LTC4 >> LTB4.|
|Cellular Location||Cell membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein.|
|Tissue Location||Widely expressed, with highest levels in spleen and peripheral blood leukocytes. Lower expression in several tissues, such as lung (mostly in smooth muscle bundles and alveolar macrophages), placenta, small intestine, pancreas, colon and heart|
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The cysteinyl leukotrienes LTC4, LTD4, and LTE4 are important mediators of human bronchial asthma. Pharmacologic studies have determined that cysteinyl leukotrienes activate at least 2 receptors, the protein encoded by this gene and CYSLTR2. This encoded receptor is a member of the superfamily of G protein-coupled receptors. Activation of this receptor by LTD4 results in contraction and proliferation of smooth muscle, oedema, eosinophil migration and damage to the mucus layer in the lung.
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Hasegawa, S., et al. Platelets 21(4):253-259(2010)
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