|Other Names||Protocadherin gamma-A1, PCDH-gamma-A1, PCDHGA1|
|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||Potential calcium-dependent cell-adhesion protein. May be involved in the establishment and maintenance of specific neuronal connections in the brain.|
|Cellular Location||Cell membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein|
Thousands of laboratories across the world have published research that depended on the performance of antibodies from Abgent to advance their research. Check out links to articles that cite our products in major peer-reviewed journals, organized by research category.
firstname.lastname@example.org, and receive a free "I Love Antibodies" mug.
Provided below are standard protocols that you may find useful for product applications.
This gene is a member of the protocadherin gamma genecluster, one of three related clusters tandemly linked onchromosome five. These gene clusters have an immunoglobulin-likeorganization, suggesting that a novel mechanism may be involved intheir regulation and expression. The gamma gene cluster includes 22genes divided into 3 subfamilies. Subfamily A contains 12 genes,subfamily B contains 7 genes and 2 pseudogenes, and the moredistantly related subfamily C contains 3 genes. The tandem array of22 large, variable region exons are followed by a constant region,containing 3 exons shared by all genes in the cluster. Eachvariable region exon encodes the extracellular region, whichincludes 6 cadherin ectodomains and a transmembrane region. Theconstant region exons encode the common cytoplasmic region. Theseneural cadherin-like cell adhesion proteins most likely play acritical role in the establishment and function of specificcell-cell connections in the brain. Alternative splicing has beendescribed for the gamma cluster genes.
Rose, J.E., et al. Mol. Med. 16 (7-8), 247-253 (2010) :Wu, Q., et al. Genome Res. 11(3):389-404(2001)Nollet, F., et al. J. Mol. Biol. 299(3):551-572(2000)Yagi, T., et al. Genes Dev. 14(10):1169-1180(2000)Wu, Q., et al. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 97(7):3124-3129(2000)
If you have used an Abgent product and would like to share how it has performed, please click on the "Submit Review" button and provide the requested information. Our staff will examine and post your review and contact you if needed.
If you have any additional inquiries please email technical services at email@example.com.