|Application ||WB, IHC-P, IF, E|
|Other Accession||AAI43747, 9772|
|Calculated MW||151151 Da|
|Application Notes||FRMPD4 antibody can be used for detection of FRMPD4 by Western blot at 1 - 2 μg/mL. Antibody can also be used for immunohistochemistry starting at 5 μg/mL. For immunofluorescence start at 20 μg/mL.|
|Target/Specificity||FRMPD4 antibody was raised against an 18 amino acid synthetic peptide from near the center of human FRMPD4.|
The immunogen is located within amino acids 620 - 670 of FRMPD4.
|Reconstitution & Storage||FRMPD4 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||FRMPD4 Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Cellular Location||Membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein|
|Tissue Location||Expressed ubiquitously.|
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FRMPD4 Antibody: The FERM and PDZ domain containing (FRMPD) protein family consists of four proteins that contain a FERM (Four-point-one, erzin, radixin, moesin) domain and at least one PDZ (PSD-95/Discs large/Zonula-occuldens-1) domain. FRMPD4, also known as Preso, also contains another protein interaction domain termed WW (domain with two conserved Trp residues) at its amino terminus. It was identified through a yeast two-hybrid screen using the PDZ domain of PSD-95 as bait and is highly expressed in multiple regions of the brain and is enriched in the postsynaptic density (PSD) fractions. Overexpression of FRMPD4 in cultured hippocampal neurons significantly increased the linear density of dendritic spines without changing their length and width; conversely, knockdown experiments using RNAi caused a decrease in spine density, indicating FRMPD4 positively regulates dendritic spine density but not morphology. The decreased level of FRMPD4 also resulted in reduced levels of excitatory synaptic transmission, suggesting that FRMPD4 is required for maintenance of excitatory synaptic transmission.
An N, Blumer JB, Bernard ML. The PDZ and Band 4.1 containing protein Frmpd1 regulates the subcellular location of activator of G-protein signaling 3 and its interaction with G-proteins. J. Biol. Chem.2008; 283:24718-28.
Stenzel N, Fetzer CP, Heumann R, et al. PDZ-domain-directed basolateral targeting of the peripheral membrane protein FRMPD2 in epithelial cells. J. Cell Sci.2009; 122:3374-84.
Lee HW, Choi J, Shin H, et al. Preso, a novel PSD-95-interacting FERM and PDZ domain protein that regulates dendritic spine morphogenesis. J. Neurosci.2008; 28:14546-56.
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