|Application ||WB, E|
|Calculated MW||57883 Da|
|Antigen Region||22-50 aa|
|Other Names||Acetylcholine receptor subunit gamma, CHRNG, ACHRG|
|Target/Specificity||This CHRNG antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 22-50 amino acids from the N-terminal region of human CHRNG.|
|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||CHRNG Antibody (N-term) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||After binding acetylcholine, the AChR responds by an extensive change in conformation that affects all subunits and leads to opening of an ion-conducting channel across the plasma membrane.|
|Cellular Location||Cell junction, synapse, postsynaptic cell membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein. Cell membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein|
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The mammalian muscle-type acetylcholine receptor is a transmembrane pentameric glycoprotein with two alpha subunits, one beta, one delta, and one epsilon (in adult skeletal muscle) or gamma (in fetal and denervated muscle) subunit. This gene, which encodes the gamma subunit, is expressed prior to the thirty-third week of gestation in humans. The gamma subunit of the acetylcholine receptor plays a role in neuromuscular organogenesis and ligand binding and disruption of gamma subunit expression prevents the correct localization of the receptor in cell membranes. Mutations in this gene cause Escobar syndrome and a lethal form of multiple pterygium syndrome. Muscle-type acetylcholine receptor is the major antigen in the autoimmune disease myasthenia gravis.
Saccone, N.L., et al. Genes Brain Behav. (2010) In press :
Gratacos, M., et al. Am. J. Med. Genet. B Neuropsychiatr. Genet. 150B (6), 808-816 (2009) :
Saccone, N.L., et al. Am. J. Med. Genet. B Neuropsychiatr. Genet. 150B (4), 453-466 (2009) :
Zouridakis, M., et al. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1794(2):355-366(2009)
Chang, B., et al. Int. J. Surg. Pathol. 17(1):6-15(2009)
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