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Recoverin Antibody (Center) Blocking Peptide

Synthetic peptide

Product Information
Primary Accession P35243
Other Accession RECO_HUMAN
Clone Names 2010211
Additional Information
Gene ID 5957
Other Names Recoverin, Cancer-associated retinopathy protein, Protein CAR, RCVRN, RCV1
Target/Specificity The synthetic peptide sequence used to generate the antibody AP1565c was selected from the Center region of human Recoverin . A 10 to 100 fold molar excess to antibody is recommended. Precise conditions should be optimized for a particular assay.
Format The synthetic peptide was lyophilized with 100% acetonitrile and is supplied as a powder. Reconstitute with 0.1 ml deionized water for a final concentration of 1 mg/ml.
StorageMaintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C.
PrecautionsThis product is for research use only. Not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
Protein Information
Synonyms RCV1
Function Seems to be implicated in the pathway from retinal rod guanylate cyclase to rhodopsin. May be involved in the inhibition of the phosphorylation of rhodopsin in a calcium-dependent manner. The calcium-bound recoverin prolongs the photoresponse.
Tissue Location Retina and pineal gland.
Research Areas
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Recoverin belongs to a high-affinity calcium-binding family that includes neuronal calcium sensor-1, visinin-like proteins (VILIPs), guanylate cyclase-activating proteins (GCAPs), and Kv-channel interacting proteins (KchIPs). Features common to this family include four calcium-binding EF-hand domains, and an N-terminal myristoylation sequence. This family of proteins has been implicated in a broad range of cellular signaling functions, including phototransduction and neurotransmitter release, lipid metabolism, gene expression, and ion channel regulation. Myristoylation, the post-translational addition of a fatty acid tail, has been shown to have functional significance for other calcium-binding protein family members. Recoverin is subject to the posttranslational modification of myristoylation. Binding of calcium to recoverin elicits a change in conformation that exposes the buried hydrophobic myristoyl moiety to interaction with cell membranes and other cellular proteins.


Wiechmann, A., et al., Curr. Eye Res. 26(1):25-32 (2003).Matsubara, S., et al., Br. J. Cancer 74(9):1419-1422 (1996).Yamaji, Y., et al., Int. J. Cancer 65(5):671-676 (1996).McGinnis, J.F., et al., Mamm. Genome 4(1):43-45 (1993).Wiechmann, A.F., et al., Exp. Eye Res. 56(4):463-470 (1993).

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Cat# BP1565c
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