|Tested species reactivity||Human|
|Host / Isotype||Rabbit / IgG|
|Immunogen||Synthetic 18 amino acid peptide from 1st extracellular domain of human GPR68.|
|Purification||Antigen affinity chromatography|
|Contains||< 0.1% sodium azide|
|Storage Conditions||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 1 month. For long term storage store at -20°C|
|Tested Applications||Dilution *|
|Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin) (IHC (P))||20 µg/ml|
* 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.
In IHC applications, antigen retrieval using a citrate buffer (pH 6.0) is recommended.
Percent identity with other species by BLAST analysis: Human, Gorilla, Gibbon, Monkey, Marmoset, Rat (100%) Mouse, Bat, Dog, Hamster, Panda, Horse, Pig (94%).
OGR1 (originally identified as GPR68) is a high-affinity receptor for sphingosylphosphorylcholine (SPC). SPC is a member of a class of bioactive lipids which regulate cellular functions. These functions include cell proliferation and growth inhibition, smooth muscle contration and wound healing. SPC also stimulated signalling pathways that induce tyrosine phosphorylation, activate MAP kinases and protein kinase C, modify ion channel activity and increase intracellular Ca2+ concentration. OGR1 is expressed in placenta, lung, liver, spleen, testis, small intestine and peripheral blood leukocytes. It is not found in thymus, ovary, colon, skeletal muscle, kidney or pancreas.
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