|Western Blot (WB)||1:1000-1:5000|
|Tested Species reactivity||Human, Mouse, Non-human primate, Rat|
|Host / Isotype||Rabbit / IgG|
|Immunogen||Synthetic peptide (41 WDRRLRSPPA 50) of BG37/TGR5 protein.|
|Storage buffer||whole serum with 50% glycerol|
|Contains||0.025% sodium azide|
|Storage conditions||-20° C, Avoid Freeze/Thaw Cycles|
BG37 is a 330 amino acid novel enzyme with seven transmembrane domains. It belongs to the G protein-coupled receptor (GPCR) superfamily and functions as a cell surface receptor for bile acids. Cells expressing BG37 when treated with bile acids induce the production of intracellular cAMP, activate the MAP kinase signaling pathway, leads to the internalization of the receptor and regulates proglucagon gene expression in enteroendocrine cells. The receptor is implicated in the suppression of macrophage functions and regulation of energy homeostasis by bile acids that can be targeted to improve metabolic control. It is known to be ubiquitously expressed in most of the tissues.
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Protein Aliases: BG37; G protein-coupled receptor; G protein-coupled receptor TGR5; G-protein coupled bile acid receptor 1; G-protein coupled bile acid receptor BG37; G-protein coupled receptor GPCR19; GPCR19; GPR131; hBG37; hGPCR19; M-BAR; membrane bile acid receptor; Membrane-type receptor for bile acids; TGR5
Gene Aliases: BG37; GPBAR1; GPCR; GPCR19; GPR131; M-BAR; TGR5
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