|Immunocytochemistry (ICC)||5 µg/ml|
|Western Blot (WB)||1 µg/ml|
|Tested Species reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat|
|Host / Isotype||Rabbit / IgG|
|Immunogen||A peptide corresponding to amino acids 377 to 391 of human GFR alpha 2|
|Contains||0.02% sodium azide|
|Storage conditions||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 3 months. For long term storage store at -20°C|
In Western blot applications, this antibody detects a band at ~52kDa. A suggested positive control is Hela cell lysate.
PA5-19874 can be used with blocking peptide PEP-0254.
Members of the glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF) family, including GDNF and neurturin (NTN) play key roles in the control of vertebrate neuron survival and differentiation. Physiological responses to NTN require the presence of a novel glycosylphosphadidylinositol linked protein NTNRalpha, which is a cell surface receptor for NTN. The cDNAs encoding NTNRalpha from human, rat, chicken, and mouse have been cloned recently. NTNRalpha was also termed GDNFR-b, Ret ligand 2 (RETL2) or TGFbeta-related neurotrophic factor receptor 2 (TrnR2) and nominated as GFR-a-2 recently. GFR-a-2 binds NTN and mediates activation of RET receptor tyrosine kinase by both NTN and GDNF. Thus, NTN, GFR-a-2, and the Ret PTK form a complex to transduce NTN signal and to mediate NTN function.
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Protein Aliases: GDNF family receptor alpha-2; GDNF receptor alpha-2; GDNF receptor beta; GDNFR-alpha-2; GDNFR-beta; GDNFRB, NRTNR-ALPHA, NTNRA, RETL2, TRNR2; GFR-alpha 2; glial cell line derived neurotrophic factor family receptor alpha 2; glial cell line derived neurotrophic factor receptor, beta; Neurturin receptor alpha; NRTNR-alpha; NTNR-alpha; PI-linked cell-surface accessory protein; RET ligand 2; TGF-beta-related neurotrophic factor receptor 2; TRN receptor, GPI-anchored; tyrosine kinase receptor ligand 2
Gene Aliases: GDNFRB; GFRA2; NRTNR-ALPHA; NTNRA; RETL2; TRNR2
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