Supplier: ProMab Technologies
Type of Product: Monoclonal Antibody
Description: The nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs) are members of a superfamily of ligand-gated ion channels that mediate fast signal transmission at synapses. The nAChRs are thought to be hetero-pentamers composed of homologous subunits. The proposed structure for each subunit is a conserved N-terminal extracellular domain followed by three conserved transmembrane domains, a variable cytoplasmic loop, a fourth conserved transmembrane domain, and a short C-terminal extracellular region. The protein encoded by this gene forms a homo-oligomeric channel, displays marked permeability to calcium ions and is a major component of brain nicotinic receptors that are blocked by, and highly sensitive to, alpha-bungarotoxin. Once this receptor binds acetylcholine, it undergoes an extensive change in conformation that affects all subunits and leads to opening of an ion-conducting channel across the plasma membrane. This gene is located in a region identified as a major susceptibility locus for juvenile myoclonic epilepsy and a chromosomal location involved in the genetic transmission of schizophrenia. An evolutionarily recent partial duplication event in this region results in a hybrid containing sequence from this gene and a novel FAM7A gene. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants.
Application: ELISA: 1/10000; WB: 1/500 - 1/2000; ICC: N/A; FCM: 1/200 - 1/400; IHC: 1/200 - 1/1000
Size: 100 ul, 1mg/ml
Species Reactivity: Human
Isotype: Mouse IgG1
Immunogen: Purified recombinant fragment of human CHRNA7 (AA: extra 52-259) expressed in E. Coli.
Formulation: Purified antibody in PBS with 0.05% sodium azide
Storage: 4C; -20C for long term storage
Spplier link: http://www.promab.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=4408
Reference: 1.Neuromolecular Med. 2015 Dec;17(4):423-30. 2.Eur J Hum Genet. 2015 Aug;23(8):1019-24.