This TREK 1 antibody is useful inThis TREK 1 antibody is useful for Western Blot where a band is seen ~47 kDa. Please note that it is essential to run against membrane preps. This antibody is not recommended for Immunohistochemistry or Immunocytochemisrty.
Human, mouse, and cow. 88% sequence identity with rat protein.
Packaging, Storage & Formulations
Aliquot and store at -20C or -80C. Avoid freeze-thaw cycles.
Tris-Glycine and 0.15M NaCl
0.05% Sodium Azide
Immunogen affinity purified
Alternate Names for TREK 1 Antibody
potassium channel, subfamily K, member 2
subfamily K, member 2
tandem-pore-domain potassium channel TREK-1
TREK-1 K(+) channel subunit
TWIK-related potassium channel 1
two-pore potassium channel 1
TREK 1 (KCNK2 or two pore potassium channel TPKC1) belongs to two pore domain potassium channel (TC 1.A.1.8) family and it is a TWIK related K+ channel that acts as a background channel producing time/voltage-independent background current which drives the membrane potential toward the K+ equilibrium potential thereby affecting input resistance. TREK1 is characterized by mechanosensitivity, heat sensitivity, G-protein regulation, and activation by lipids, arachidonic acid, and volatile anesthetics such as chloroform, halothane and isoflurane. TREK1 is widely expressed in brain and genetic ablation has revealed involvement of this channel in depression, neuroprotection, pain perception, and ischemia-precipitated epilepsy. TREK1 gene inactivation produces mice with decreased sensitivity to volatile anesthetics, impaired PUFA-mediated neuroprotection and altered pain perception, depression-resistant phenotype and alteration in the efficacy of GPCR-associated cascade producing NO that leads to major endothelial dysfunction.
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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