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|Tested species reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat|
|Host / Isotype||Rabbit / IgG|
|Immunogen||Synthetic peptide derived from the C-terminal region of the mouse and rat Pannexin 3 protein|
|Purification||Antigen affinity chromatography|
|Storage buffer||PBS, pH 7.4|
|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 *|
|Immunocytochemistry (ICC)||Assay Dependent|
|Immunofluorescence (IF)||Assay Dependent|
|Western Blot (WB)||Assay Dependent|
* 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.
Pannexins constitute a new family of gap junction type proteins. They are highly conserved in worms, mollusks, insects and mammals and are predicted to have four transmembrane regions, two extracellular loops, one intracellular loop and intracellular N- and C-termini. Besides the connexin proteins, Pannexin 1 and 2 seem to be molecular components of neuronal gap junctions ("electrical synapses") that are thought to form connections between principal cells in the hippocampus. Functional expression in paired Xenopus oocytes indicated that pannexins are capable of forming communicating junctions. In addition to forming gap junction channels in paired oocytes, Pannexin 1 can also form a mechanosensitive and ATP-permeable channel in the nonjunctional plasma membrane. Pannexin 1 and 3 are both glycoproteins with a cell surface distribution profile and life cycle dynamics distinct from connexin 43. Pannexin 3 expression was prevalent in skin and cartilage. In transiently expressing cells both pannexin 1 and 3 were incapable of forming intercellular channels but assembled into functional cell surface channels. Suggested roles in the ischemic death of neurons, schizophrenia, inflammation and tumor suppression have drawn attention for properties and cellular functions of pannexins.
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gap junction protein pannexin 3; pannexin-3; PANX3
3230401P04; 4833413G11Rik; PANX3; PX3