|Immunohistochemistry (IHC)||1:300 - 1:2000|
|Western Blot (WB)||1:300 - 1:2000|
|Tested Species reactivity||Mouse|
|Host / Isotype||Rabbit|
|Immunogen||A synthetic peptide from aa region 300-400 of mouse encephalopsin conjugated to an immunogenic carrier protein|
|Storage buffer||whole serum|
|Storage conditions||Store at 4°C short term. For long term storage, store at -20°C, avoiding freeze/thaw cycles.|
This antibody is predicted to react with rat based on sequence homology.
Reconstitute in 100 ul of sterile water.
Opsins are members of the guanine nucleotide-binding protein (G protein)-coupled receptor superfamily. In addition to the visual opsins, mammals possess several photoreceptive non-visual opsins that are expressed in extraocular tissues. This gene, opsin 3, is strongly expressed in brain and testis and weakly expressed in liver, placenta, heart, lung, skeletal muscle, kidney, and pancreas. The gene may also be expressed in the retina. The protein has the canonical features of a photoreceptive opsin protein. Strongly expressed in brain. Highly expressed in the preoptic area and paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus. Shows highly patterned expression in other regions of the brain, being enriched in selected regions of the cerebral cortex, cerebellar Purkinje cells, a subset of striatal neurons, selected thalamic nuclei, and a subset of interneurons in the ventral horn of the spinal cord.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures. Not for resale without express authorization.
Protein Aliases: ECPN; Encephalopsin; OPN3; opsin (encephalopsin); opsin 3; Opsin-3; Panopsin
Gene Aliases: Ecpn; ERO; Opn3
UniProt ID: (Mouse) Q9WUK7
Entrez Gene ID: (Mouse) 13603
If an Invitrogen™ antibody doesn’t perform as described on our website or datasheet, we’ll replace the product at no cost to you, or provide you with a credit for a future purchase.*
Get expert recommendations for common problems or connect directly with an on staff expert for technical assistance related to applications, equipment and general product use.