Heat-mediated antigen retrieval using a sodium citrate buffer (pH 6.0) is recommended for the staining of paraffin sections. A suggested positive control for immunohistochemical applications is spinal cord.
Rabbit anti Human TRPA1 antibody detects Transient receptor potential A1 (TRPA1), an excitatory cation channel that is highly expressed in nociceptive neurons and plays an important role in inflammatory pain.
TRPA1 is a TRP-related channel that responds to cold temperatures and pungent compounds and plays a role in both nociceptor and hair cell transduction. TRPA1 is a transformation -associated gene product in lung epithelia, whereas its protein distribution is primarily restricted to sensory neurons. Blocking TRPA1 may be a therapeutic target for treating cold hyperalgesia caused by inflammation and nerve damage. It is now known that TRPA1 protein is also widely expressed outside of the CNS and is dys-regulated during oncogenic transformation. The structure of TRPA1 is highly related to both the protein ankyrin and transmembrane proteins. The specific function of TRPA1 has not yet been determined; however, studies indicate the function may involve a role in signal transduction and growth control.
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Protein Aliases: ankyrin-like with transmembrane domains 1; Ankyrin-like with transmembrane domains protein 1; nompC; Transformation-sensitive protein p120; Transient receptor potential cation channel subfamily A member 1; transient receptor potential cation channel, subfamily A, member 1; TRPA-1
Gene Aliases: ANKTM1; FEPS; TRPA1
UniProt ID: (Human) O75762
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 8989