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Recombinant rabbit monoclonal antibodies are produced using in vitro expression systems. The expression systems are developed by cloning in the specific antibody DNA sequences from immunoreactive rabbits. Then, individual clones are screened to select the best candidates for production. The advantages of using recombinant rabbit monoclonal antibodies include: better specificity and sensitivity, lot-to-lot consistency, animal origin-free formulations, and broader immunoreactivity to diverse targets due to larger rabbit immune repertoire.
Serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine, 5-HT), a neurotransmitter, elicits a wide array of physiological effects by binding to several receptor subtypes, including the 5-HT2 family of seven-transmembrane-spanning, G-protein-coupled receptors, which activate phospholipase C and D signaling pathways. This gene encodes the 2C subtype of serotonin receptor and its mRNA is subject to multiple RNA editing events, where genomically encoded adenosine residues are converted to inosines. RNA editing is predicted to alter amino acids within the second intracellular loop of the 5-HT2C receptor and generate receptor isoforms that differ in their ability to interact with G proteins and the activation of phospholipase C and D signaling cascades, thus modulating serotonergic neurotransmission in the central nervous system. Studies in humans have reported abnormalities in patterns of 5-HT2C editing in depressed suicide victims.
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Protein Aliases: 5-HT-1C; 5-HT-2C; 5-HT1C; 5-HT1c receptor; 5-HT2C receptor; 5-hydroxytryptamine (serotonin) receptor 2C, G protein-coupled; 5-hydroxytryptamine receptor 1C; 5-hydroxytryptamine receptor 2C; 5HT2C Receptor; HGNC:5295; RP11-810O3.1; RP23-15B7.1; serotonin 1c receptor; serotonin 5-HT-1C receptor; serotonin 5-HT-2C receptor; Serotonin receptor 2C
Gene Aliases: 5-HT1C; 5-HT2C; 5-HT2cR; 5-HTR2C; 5HT-1C; 5HT1c; 5HTR2C; HTR1C; HTR2C; SR1
Molecular Function: G-protein coupled receptor