|Application ||WB, IHC-P, IF, E|
|Other Accession||Q96D31, 84876|
|Calculated MW||Predicted: 33 kDa |
Observed: 50 kDa
|Application Notes||ORAI1 antibody can be used for detection of ORAI1 by Western blot at 1 μg/mL. Antibody can also be used for immunohistochemistry starting at 10 μg/mL. For immunofluorescence start at 20 μg/mL.|
|Other Names||ORAI1 Antibody: IMD9, ORAT1, CRACM1, TMEM142A, Calcium release-activated calcium channel protein 1, Protein orai-1, ORAI calcium release-activated calcium modulator 1|
|Target/Specificity||ORAI1 antibody was raised against an 18 amino acid synthetic peptide from near the amino terminus of human ORAI1.|
The immunogen is located within the first 50 amino acids of ORAI1.
|Reconstitution & Storage||ORAI1 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||ORAI1 Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Ca(2+) release-activated Ca(2+) (CRAC) channel subunit which mediates Ca(2+) influx following depletion of intracellular Ca(2+) stores and channel activation by the Ca(2+) sensor, STIM1 (PubMed:16582901, PubMed:16645049, PubMed:16733527, PubMed:16766533, PubMed:16807233, PubMed:19249086, PubMed:23307288, PubMed:24351972, PubMed:24591628). CRAC channels are the main pathway for Ca(2+) influx in T-cells and promote the immune response to pathogens by activating the transcription factor NFAT (PubMed:16582901).|
|Cellular Location||Cell membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein. Cytoplasmic vesicle, autophagosome. Note=Isoform beta is more mobile in the plasma membrane. Colocalizes with UBQLN1 in the autophagosome|
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Provided below are standard protocols that you may find useful for product applications.
ORAI1 Antibody: Antigen stimulation of immune cells triggers Ca++ entry through Ca++ release-activated Ca++ (CRAC) channels. ORAI1 is a recently identified four-transmembrane spanning protein that is an essential component of CRAC. A missense mutation in this protein in humans is the cause of one form of hereditary severe combined immune deficiency (SCID) which results in ablated T-cell Ca++ entry. It has been suggested that ORAI1 functions as a highly selective Ca++ plasma membrane channel that is gated through interactions with STIM1, the store-activated endoplasmic reticulum Ca++ sensor.
Lewis RS. Calcium signaling mechanisms in T lymphocytes. Annu. Rev. Immunol. 2001; 19:497-521.
Feske S, Gwack Y, Prakriya M, et al. A mutation in Orai1 causes immune deficiency by abrogating CRAC channel function. Nature 2006; 441:179-85.
Soboloff J, Spassova MA, Dziadek MA, et al. Calcium signals mediated by STIM and Orai proteins - a new paradigm in inter-organelle communication. Biochim. Biophys. Acta. 2006; 1763:1161-8.
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