Product Name :
Mouse anti Human Prostaglandin-E2 receptor EP3

Description :
| Clone 5F5 | Isotype IgG2a | Product Type Monoclonal Antibody | Units 100 µg | Host Mouse | Species Reactivity Bovine Human Rat | Application Western Blotting

Background :
Hybridoma produced by the fusion of splenocytes from mice immunized with recombinant human EP3 receptor protein and mouse myeloma cells.

Source :
Prostaglandins (PG’s) are produced by the metabolism of arachidonic acid. PGE-2 is one of the five physiologically significant prostanoids known. Its wide spectrum of physiologic and pharmacologic effects in various tissues are mediated through binding to the PGE-2 receptors (EP1, EP2, EP3 & EP4). These include effects on the immune, endocrine, cardiovascular, renal and reproductive systems as well as smooth muscle. It is also one of the most abundant of the prostanoid family in the brain where it plays an important role in many neural functions, particularly in newborn babies, and as a mediator of inflammation. PGE-2 signals through a family of G-protein coupled receptors known as EP receptors. There are 4 subtypes of EP receptors, known as EP1, EP2, EP3 and EP4. EP3 receptors are 365-425 amino acid proteins. There are currently 4 known isoforms of EP3 receptors named EP3A, 3B, 3C and 3D. Each of has different physiological function, but differ only in the carboxyl terminus and how they couple to their respective G-proteins. EP3 receptors are involved in water absorption, gastric acid secretion, uterine contraction, neurotransmitter release and the hydrolysis of fat cells (lipolysis). EP3 receptors also act as a mediator of neural inflammation. These receptors are mainly localized in the brain, kidney, stomach, uterus and ovaries. Synonyms: Prostaglandin E2 Receptor Subtype EP3 <

Product :
Product Form: Unconjugated Formulation: Provided as solution in phosphate buffered saline with 0.08% sodium azide Purification Method: Protein A/G Chromatography Concentration: See vial for concentration

Specificity :

Applications :
This antibody can be used for Western blot analysis (1-5 µg/ml). Optimal concentration should be evaluated by serial dilutions. Functional Analysis: Western Blotting Positive Control: Porcine brain lysate

Storage :
Product should be stored at -20°C. Aliquot to avoid freeze/thaw cycles Product Stability: See expiration date on vial Shipping Conditions: Ship at ambient temperature, freeze upon arrival

Caution :
This product is intended FOR RESEARCH USE ONLY, and FOR TESTS IN VITRO, not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures involving humans or animals. It may contain hazardous ingredients. Please refer to the Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for additional information and proper handling procedures. Dispose product remainders according to local regulations.This datasheet is as accurate as reasonably achievable, but our company accepts no liability for any inaccuracies or omissions in this information.

References :
1. Strong, P. et al. Prostanoid-induced inhibition of lipolysis in rat isolated adipocytes: Probable involvement of EP3 receptors. Prostaglandins 1992, 43, 559-566 2. Coleman, R.A., et al. Classification of prostanoid receptors: Properties, distribution and structure of the receptors and their subtypes. Pharmacol. Rev. 1994, 46, 205-229 3. Zeng, L., et al. Regulation of expression of matrix metalloproteinase-9 in early human T cells of the HSB.2 cultured line by the EP3 subtype of prostaglandin E2 receptor. J. Biol. Chem. 1996, 271, 27744-27760 4. Beiche, F., et al. Localization of cyclooxygenase-2 and prostaglandin E2 receptor EP3 in the rat lumbar spinal cord. J. Neuroimmunol. 1998, 89, 26-34 5. Bhattacharya, M., et al. Nuclear prostaglandin receptors. Gene Ther. Mol. Biol. 1999, 4, 323-338 6. Morath, R., et al. Immunolocalization of the four prostaglandin E2 receptor proteins EP1, EP2, EP3 and EP4 in human kidney. J. Am. Soc. Nephrol. 1999, 10, 1851-1860 7. Nakamura, K., et al. Immunohistochemical localization of prostaglandin EP3 receptor in the rat hypothalamus. Neurosci. Lett. 1999, 260, 117-120 8. Nakamura, K., et al. Prostaglandin EP3 receptor protein in serotonin and catecholamine cell groups: a double immunoflourescence study in the rat brain. Neuroscience 2001, 103, 763-775

Antibodies are immunoglobulins secreted by effector lymphoid B cells into the bloodstream. Antibodies consist of two light peptide chains and two heavy peptide chains that are linked to each other by disulfide bonds to form a “Y” shaped structure. Both tips of the “Y” structure contain binding sites for a specific antigen. Antibodies are commonly used in medical research, pharmacological research, laboratory research, and health and epidemiological research. They play an important role in hot research areas such as targeted drug development, in vitro diagnostic assays, characterization of signaling pathways, detection of protein expression levels, and identification of candidate biomarkers.
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