Western Blot: Rhodopsin Antibody (1D4) [NBP1-47602] - Analysis of Human Cell lysates showing detection of Rhodopsin protein using Mouse Anti-Rhodopsin Monoclonal Antibody, Clone 1D4. Load: 15 ug protein. Block: 1.5% BSA ...read more
Immunocytochemistry/ Immunofluorescence: Rhodopsin Antibody (1D4) [NBP1-47602] - Analysis using Mouse Anti-Rhodopsin Monoclonal Antibody, Clone 1D4. Tissue: backskin. Species: Mouse. Fixation: Bouins Fixative and ...read more
Mouse reactivity reported in scientific literature (PMID: 28672005).
Packaging, Storage & Formulations
Store at 4C short term. Aliquot and store at -20C long term. Avoid freeze-thaw cycles.
PBS (pH 7.4) and 50% Glycerol
0.09% Sodium Azide
Protein G purified
Proteins containing the epitope tag can be selectively bound to a Rho 1D4 affinity matrix and eluted using an excess of -T-E-T-S-Q-V-A-P-A- peptide under mild conditions.
Alternate Names for Rhodopsin Antibody (1D4)
opsin 2, rod pigment
retinitis pigmentosa 4, autosomal dominant
Rhodopsin consists of the protein moiety opsin and a reversibly covalently bound cofactor, retinal. Opsin, a bundle of seven membrane embedded alpha-helices, binds retinal, a photoreactive chromophore, in a central pocket (2, 3). In addition to being the pigment of the retina that is responsible for both the formation of the photoreceptor cells, its function is to specifically convey information stored in the specific geometry of the chormophore to the surface of the molecule upon light absorption (2). In the active state, rhodopsin activates transduction, a GTP binding protein. Once activated, transduction promotes the hydrolysis of cGMP by phosphodiesterase. Rhodopsin's activity is believed to be shut off by its phosphorylation followed by binding of the soluble protein arrestin (4). Mutations in the rhodopsin gene lead to retinitis pigmentosa, which can be inherited as an autosomal dominant, an autosomal recessive or an X-linked recessive disorder (5).
This product is for research use only and is not approved for use in humans or in clinical diagnosis. Primary Antibodies are guaranteed for 1 year from date of receipt.
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