|Tested species reactivity||Rat|
|Host / Isotype||Rabbit|
|Immunogen||A synthetic peptide from the 4th cytoplasmic loop of rat TRPM8, conjugated to an immunogenic carrier protein|
|Storage buffer||whole serum|
|Storage Conditions||Store at 4°C short term. For long term storage, store at -20°C, avoiding freeze/thaw cycles.|
|Tested Applications||Dilution *|
|Immunocytochemistry (ICC)||Assay Dependent|
|Immunofluorescence (IF)||Assay Dependent|
|Western Blot (WB)||1:300-1:2000|
* 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.
Reconstitute with 100 ul of distilled water.
Centrifuge to remove any insoluble material.
Receptor-activated non-selective cation channel involved in detection of sensations such as coolness, by being activated by cold temperature below 25 degrees Celsius. Activated by icilin, eucalyptol, menthol, cold and modulation of intracellular pH. Involved in menthol sensation. Permeable for monovalent cations sodium, potassium, and cesium and divalent cation calcium. Temperature sensing is tightly linked to voltage-dependent gating. Activated upon depolarization, changes in temperature resulting in graded shifts of its voltage-dependent activation curves. The chemical agonists menthol functions as a gating modifier, shifting activation curves towards physiological membrane potentials. Temperature sensitivity arises from a tenfold difference in the activation energies associated with voltage-dependent opening and closing. Expressed in dorsal root and trigeminal ganglia. Specifically expressed in a subset of sensory neurons, including cold-sensitive neurons in trigeminal neurons.
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