|Application ||WB, IHC-P, IF, E|
|Other Accession||EAW62125, 7662102|
|Reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat|
|Calculated MW||59076 Da|
|Application Notes||LRRTM2 antibody can be used for detection of LRRTM2 by Western blot at 1 µg/mL. Antibody can also be used for immunohistochemistry starting at 2.5 µg/mL. For immunofluorescence start at 20 µg/mL.|
|Target/Specificity||LRRTM2; LRRTM2 antibody is predicted to not cross-react with other LRRTM family members.|
|Reconstitution & Storage||LRRTM2 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||LRRTM2 Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Involved in the development and maintenance of excitatory synapse in the vertebrate nervous system. Regulates surface expression of AMPA receptors and instructs the development of functional glutamate release sites. Acts as a ligand for the presynaptic receptors NRXN1-A and NRXN1-B (By similarity).|
|Cellular Location||Cell membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Cell junction, synapse, postsynaptic cell membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein Note=Localized to excitatory synapses.|
|Tissue Location||Expressed in neuronal tissues.|
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LRRTM2 Antibody: The Leucine-rich repeat transmembrane neuronal proteins (LRRTMs) are differentially expressed in the nervous system and were recently found to instruct presynaptic and mediate postsynaptic glutamatergic differentiation, with LRRTM1 and LRRTM2 most potent at inducing presynaptic differentiation. Each LRRTM protein is a type I transmembrane containing ten extracellular leucine-rich repeats and a short intracellular tail and has a developmentally regulated pattern distinct from all others. LRRTM2 interacts with PSD-95 and regulates the surface expression of AMPA receptors. LRRTM2 also functions as a neurexin ligand, binding both Neurexin 1-alpha and -beta, suggesting that LRRTM2-Neurexin1 interaction plays a critical role in regulatory excitatory synapse development.
Lauren J, Airaksinen MS, Saarma M, et al. A novel gene family encoding leucine-rich repeat transmembrane protein differentially expressed in the nervous system. Genomics 2003; 81:411-21.
Linhoff MW, Lauren J, Cassidy RM, et al. An unbiased expression screen for synaptogenic proteins identifies the LRRTM protein family as synaptic organizers. Neuron 2009; 61:734-49.
Siddiqui TJ, Pancaroglu R, Kang Y, et al. LRRTMs and neuroligins bind neurexins with a differential code to cooperate in glutamate synapse development. J. Neurosci. 2010; 30:7495-506.
Ko J, Fuccillo MV, Malenka RC, et al. LRRTM2 functions as a neurexin ligand in promoting excitatory synapse formation. Neuron 2009; 64:791-8.
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