|Application ||WB, E|
|Other Accession||NP_001003680.1, NP_001003679.1|
|Calculated MW||132494 Da|
|Antigen Region||957-986 aa|
|Other Names||Leptin receptor, LEP-R, HuB219, OB receptor, OB-R, CD295, LEPR, DB, OBR|
|Target/Specificity||This LEPR antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 957-986 amino acids from the C-terminal region of human LEPR.|
|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||LEPR Antibody (C-term) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Receptor for obesity factor (leptin). On ligand binding, mediates signaling through JAK2/STAT3. Involved in the regulation of fat metabolism and, in a hematopoietic pathway, required for normal lymphopoiesis. May play a role in reproduction. Can also mediate the ERK/FOS signaling pathway (By similarity).|
|Cellular Location||Cell membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein|
|Tissue Location||Isoform A is expressed in fetal liver and in hematopoietic tissues and choroid plexus. In adults highest expression in heart, liver, small intestine, prostate and ovary Low level in lung and kidney. Isoform B is highly expressed in hypothalamus|
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The protein encoded by this gene belongs to the gp130 family of cytokine receptors that are known to stimulate gene transcription via activation of cytosolic STAT proteins. This protein is a receptor for leptin (an adipocyte-specific hormone that regulates body weight), and is involved in the regulation of fat metabolism, as well as in a novel hematopoietic pathway that is required for normal lymphopoiesis. Mutations in this gene have been associated with obesity and pituitary dysfunction. Alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been described for this gene. It is noteworthy that this gene and LEPROT gene (GeneID:54741) share the same promoter and the first 2 exons, however, encode distinct proteins (PMID:9207021).
Hu, M., et al. Pharmacogenet. Genomics 20(10):634-637(2010)
Bailey, S.D., et al. Diabetes Care 33(10):2250-2253(2010)
de Luis, D.A., et al. Ann. Nutr. Metab. 57(2):89-94(2010)
Louis, G.W., et al. J. Neurosci. 30(34):11278-11287(2010)
Sarzynski, M.A., et al. Int J Obes (Lond) (2010) In press :
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