HUMAN RECOMBINANT LPA2 (EDG4) RECEPTOR
MULTISCREEN™ DIVISION ARRESTED CELL LINE
1 vial (2 x 106) frozen cells
Sigma Freezing Medium (C-6164)
Expression vector containing full-length human EDG4 cDNA (GenBank Accession Number NM_004720.4) with FLAG tag sequence at N-terminus
Liquid nitrogen upon receiving
Propagation Medium: DMEM, 10% FBS
Stable for 1-2 days after thawing
Background: The lysophosphatidic acid receptor LPA2 or endothelial differentiation, G-protein coupled receptor 4 (EDG-4) is expressed most abundantly in testes and peripheral blood leukocytes. It is reported to be a distinctive functional marker for ovarian carcinoma.
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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