|Application ||WB, IF, FC, E|
|Calculated MW||59352 Da|
|Antigen Region||465-494 aa|
|Other Names||Calcitonin receptor, CT-R, CALCR|
|Target/Specificity||This CALCR antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 465-494 amino acids of human CALCR.|
|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||CALCR Antibody (C-term) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||This is a receptor for calcitonin. The activity of this receptor is mediated by G proteins which activate adenylyl cyclase. The calcitonin receptor is thought to couple to the heterotrimeric guanosine triphosphate-binding protein that is sensitive to cholera toxin.|
|Cellular Location||Cell membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein.|
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CALCR is a high affinity receptor for the peptide hormone calcitonin and belongs to a subfamily of seven transmembrane-spanning G protein-coupled receptors. The encoded protein is involved in maintaining calcium homeostasis and in regulating osteoclast-mediated bone resorption. Polymorphisms in this gene have been associated with variations in bone mineral density and onset of osteoporosis.
Nussenzveig, D.R., et al. Endocrinology 136(5):2047-2051(1995) Nakamura, M., et al. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 209(2):744-751(1995) Egerton, M., et al. J. Mol. Endocrinol. 14(2):179-189(1995) Gorn, A.H., et al. J. Clin. Invest. 90(5):1726-1735(1992)
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