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|Tested species reactivity||Rat|
|Host / Isotype||Rabbit / IgG|
|Immunogen||Synthetic peptide corresponding to the C-terminal region of rat GJA1 conjugated to KLH|
|Storage buffer||0.01M HEPES, pH 7.5, with 0.15M NaCl, 100µg/ml BSA, 50% glycerol|
|Storage Conditions||-20° C, Avoid Freeze/Thaw Cycles|
|Tested Applications||Dilution *|
|Western Blot (WB)||1:1000|
* Suggested working dilutions are given as a guide only. It is recommended that the user titrate the product for use in their own experiment using appropriate negative and positive controls.
This antibody is predicted to react with chicken, canine, finch, human, mouse, non-human primate, sheep, Xenopus and zebrafish based on 100% sequence homology.
This antibody is specific for ~43 kDa Connexin43 protein.
Gap junctional intercellular communication is thought to play a key role in development and may also be involved in epilepsy (Aronica et al., 2001). Connexin43 forms gap-junctional channels and regulates the permeability of these gap junctions to small organic molecules. Permeability of Connexin43 is known to be regulated by phosphorylation at Ser368 by protein kinase C (Yogo et al., 2002; Bao et al., 2004a). Phosphorylation of Ser368 by PKC induces a conformational change of Connexin43 that results in a decrease in gap junction permeability (Bao et al., 2004b).
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connexin 43; connexin-43; CX43; DFNB38; gap junction 43 kDa heart protein; gap junction alpha-1 protein; gap junction membrane channel protein alpha 1; GJA1; Oculodentodigital dysplasia; ODDD; SDTY3; Syndactyly type III
Cx43; Cxn-43; Gja1