|Application ||WB, IHC-P, IF, E|
|Other Accession||NP_004549, 4902|
|Calculated MW||14 kDa|
|Application Notes||Neurturin antibody can be used for detection of neurturin by Western blot. An approximate 14 kDa band of the full length recombinant NTN was detected. Antibody can also be used for immunohistochemistry starting at 5 μg/mL. For immunofluorescence start at 5 μg/mL.|
|Other Names||Neurturin Antibody: NTN, Neurturin, neurturin|
|Target/Specificity||Neurturin antibody was raised against a 16 amino acid peptide near the carboxy terminus of human Neurturin.|
The immunogen is located within the last 50 amino acids of Neurturin.
|Reconstitution & Storage||Neurturin antibody can be stored at 4℃ for three months and -20℃, stable for up to one year. As with all antibodies care should be taken to avoid repeated freeze thaw cycles. Antibodies should not be exposed to prolonged high temperatures.|
|Precautions||Neurturin Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Supports the survival of sympathetic neurons in culture. May regulate the development and maintenance of the CNS. Might control the size of non-neuronal cell population such as haemopoietic cells.|
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Provided below are standard protocols that you may find useful for product applications.
Neurturin Antibody: Glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF) plays key roles in the control of vertebrate neuron survival and differentiation. A novel neurotrophic factor was recently cloned from human and mouse and designated neurturin. Physiological responses to neurturin (NTN) require the presence of receptor tyrosine kinase RET and a novel glycosylphosphatidylinositol linked receptor NTNRalpha. The cDNAs encoding NTNRalpha from human, rat, chicken, and mouse have been cloned recently and termed GDNFRβ, Ret ligand 2 (RETL2) or TGF-beta-related neurotrophic factor receptor 2 (TrnR2) and nominated as GFRα-2 recently. NTN binds to and forms a complex with GFRα-2 and the Ret PTK and activates the RET receptor tyrosine kinase pathway. Both NTN and GDNF can activate the MAP kinase and phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase pathways and play a critical role in the development of many neuronal populations. Neurturin and GDNF define a new family of neurotrophic factors.
Kotzbauer PT, Lampe PA, Heuckeroth RO, et al. Neurturin, a relative glial-cell-line-derived neurotrophic factor. Nature 1996;384:467-470
Heuckeroth RO, Kotzbauer P, Copeland NG, et al. Neurturin, a novel neurotrophic factor, is localized to mouse chromosome 17 and human chromosome 19p13.3. Genomics 1997;44(1):137-40
Klein RD, Sherman D, Ho WH, et al. GPI-linked protein that interacts with Ret to form a candidate neurturin receptor. Nature 1997;387:717-721
Buj-Bello A, Adu J, Pinon LG, et al. Neurturin responsiveness requires a GPI-linked receptor and the Ret receptor tyrosine kinase. Nature 1997;387:721-724
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