|Other Names||Polycystic kidney disease 2-like 1 protein, Polycystin-2 homolog, Polycystin-2L1, Polycystin-L, Polycystin-L1, PKD2L1, PKD2L, PKDL, TRPP3|
|Format||Synthetic peptide was lyophilized with 100% acetonitrile and is supplied as a powder. Reconstitute with 0.1 ml DI water for a final concentration of 1 mg/ml.|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C.|
|Precautions||This product is for research use only. Not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Synonyms||PKD2L, PKDL, TRPP3|
|Function||Pore-forming subunit of a ciliary calcium channel that controls calcium concentration within primary cilia without affecting cytoplasmic calcium concentration. Forms a heterodimer with PKD1L1 in primary cilia and forms a calcium-permeant ciliary channel that regulates sonic hedgehog/SHH signaling and GLI2 transcription. May act as a sour taste receptor by forming a calcium channel with PKD1L3 in gustatory cells; however, its contribution to sour taste perception is unclear in vivo and may be indirect.|
|Cellular Location||Cell projection, cilium membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein. Cell membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein Endoplasmic reticulum. Note=Interaction with PKD1 or PKD1L3 is required for localization to the cell membrane|
|Tissue Location||Expressed in adult heart, skeletal muscle, brain, spleen, testis, retina and liver. According to PubMed:9748274, expressed at high levels in fetal tissues, including kidney and liver, and down-regulated in adult tissues According to PubMed:10602361, expressed in fetal brain, but not expressed in fetal lung, liver or kidney. Isoform 4 appears to be expressed only in transformed lymphoblasts|
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PKD2L1 is a member of the polycystin proteinfamily. The encoded protein contains multiple transmembranedomains, and cytoplasmic N- and C-termini. The protein may be anintegral membrane protein involved in cell-cell/matrixinteractions. This protein functions as a calcium-regulatednonselective cation channel. Alternative splice variants have beendescribed but their full length sequences have not been determined.
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