|Other Names||Advanced glycosylation end product-specific receptor, Receptor for advanced glycosylation end products, AGER, RAGE|
|Target/Specificity||The synthetic peptide sequence used to generate the antibody AP2401b was selected from the C-term region of human AGER . 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.|
|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.|
|Function||Mediates interactions of advanced glycosylation end products (AGE). These are nonenzymatically glycosylated proteins which accumulate in vascular tissue in aging and at an accelerated rate in diabetes. Acts as a mediator of both acute and chronic vascular inflammation in conditions such as atherosclerosis and in particular as a complication of diabetes. AGE/RAGE signaling plays an important role in regulating the production/expression of TNF- alpha, oxidative stress, and endothelial dysfunction in type 2 diabetes. Interaction with S100A12 on endothelium, mononuclear phagocytes, and lymphocytes triggers cellular activation, with generation of key proinflammatory mediators. Interaction with S100B after myocardial infarction may play a role in myocyte apoptosis by activating ERK1/2 and p53/TP53 signaling (By similarity). Receptor for amyloid beta peptide. Contributes to the translocation of amyloid-beta peptide (ABPP) across the cell membrane from the extracellular to the intracellular space in cortical neurons. ABPP-initiated RAGE signaling, especially stimulation of p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK), has the capacity to drive a transport system delivering ABPP as a complex with RAGE to the intraneuronal space. Can also bind oligonucleotides.|
|Cellular Location||Isoform 1: Cell membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein Isoform 10: Cell membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein|
|Tissue Location||Endothelial cells.|
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AGER is a member of the immunoglobulin superfamily of cell surface molecules. It is a receptor for various molecules, including the amyloidogenic form of serum amyloid A, amyloid-beta protein, members of the S100/calgranulin superfamily and advanced glycation end products. The gene lies within the major histocompatibility complex (MHC) class III region on chromosome 6.
Schlueter, C., et al., Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1630(1):1-6 (2003).Shanmugam, N., et al., J. Biol. Chem. 278(37):34834-34844 (2003).Kuniyasu, H., et al., Oncol. Rep. 10(2):445-448 (2003).Hsieh, H.L., et al., Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 307(2):375-381 (2003).Rocken, C., et al., Am. J. Pathol. 162(4):1213-1220 (2003).
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