This antibody detects endogenous protein at a molecular weight of 70 kDa.
Purity is >95% by SDS-PAGE.
Guanylate cyclases belong to the adenylyl cyclase class-4/guanylyl cyclase family. There are two forms of guanylate cyclase. The soluble form, known as GCS or sGC, act as receptors for nitric oxide. The membrane-bound receptor form, known as GC, are peptide hormone receptors. GCS is a cGMP-synthesizing enzyme, which is the major receptor for the neurotransmitter nitric oxide (NO). It plays a crucial role in smooth muscle contractility, platelet reactivity and neurotransmission. GCS is a heme containing heterodimer, consisting of one 72 kDa alpha subunit and one 65 kDa beta subunit. The heme moeity mediates NO activation, and this heme group also binds carbon monoxide, which weakly stimulates the enzyme.
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Protein Aliases: GCS beta2; GCS-beta-2; GCS-beta2; Guanylate cyclase soluble beta 2 (GTP pyrophosphate - lyase); Guanylate cyclase soluble subunit beta-2; Guanylate cyclase, soluble, beta 2 (GTP pyrophosphate - lyase); GUCY1B2; soluble guanylate cyclase beta 2a; soluble guanylate cyclase beta 2b; soluble guanylyl cyclase beta2 subunit
Gene Aliases: B930025B03; GC-SB2; Gucy1b2; Gucy1b2a; Gucy1b2b; SGC
UniProt ID: (Rat) P22717