|Other Names||Gamma-aminobutyric acid receptor subunit alpha-2, GABA(A) receptor subunit alpha-2, GABRA2|
|Target/Specificity||The synthetic peptide sequence used to generate the antibody AP9297b was selected from the C-term region of human GABRA2. A 10 to 100 fold molar excess to antibody is recommended. Precise conditions should be optimized for a particular assay.|
|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.|
|Function||GABA, the major inhibitory neurotransmitter in the vertebrate brain, mediates neuronal inhibition by binding to the GABA/benzodiazepine receptor and opening an integral chloride channel.|
|Cellular Location||Cell junction, synapse, postsynaptic cell membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein. Cell membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein|
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GABRA2 is the major inhibitory neurotransmitter in the mammalian brain where it acts at GABA-A receptors, which are ligand-gated chloride channels. Chloride conductance of these channels can be modulated by agents such as benzodiazepines that bind to the GABA-A receptor. At least 16 distinct subunits of GABA-A receptors have been identified.
Das,S., et.al., Stat Med 29 (11), 1250-1258 (2010)Bierut,L.J., et.al., Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 107 (11), 5082-5087 (2010)Dixon,C.I., et.al, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 107 (5), 2289-2294 (2010)
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