HUMAN RECOMBINANT GPR17 RECEPTOR
MULTISCREEN™ DIVISION ARRESTED CELL LINE
1 vial (4 x 106) frozen cells
Expression vector containing full-length human GPR17 cDNA (GenBank Accession Number NM_005291) with FLAG tag sequence at N-terminus
Liquid nitrogen upon receiving
Propagation Medium: DMEM, 10% FBS
Stable 1-2 days after thawing
Background: G-protein coupled receptor 17 (GPR17) is closely related to the purinergic and cysteinyl-leukotriene receptor families. It is present on both neurons and a subset of oligiodendrocyte precursor cells. Recent studies have shown that GPR17 plays an important role in both sensing and repairing brain damage. Thus, GPR17 represents a potential new target for the treatment of traumatic brain injuries as well as neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s and multiple sclerosis.
Application: Functional assays
Figure 1. Dose-dependent stimulation of calcium flux upon treatment with ligand, measured with MultiscreenTM Calcium 1.0 No Wash Assay Kit (Multispan MSCA01).
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