HUMAN RECOMBINANT M4 RECEPTOR
MULTISCREEN™ MEMBRANE PREPARATION
Expression vector containing full-length human CHRM4 cDNA (GenBank accession number NM_000741.2) with FLAG tag sequence at N-terminus
Liquid nitrogen upon receiving
Background: The human muscarinic M4 receptor is a 479-amino acid, 7- transmembrane protein. In heart muscle, M4 receptors are coupled to specific K+ currents that regulate cardiac muscle contractions. They can also be found in tissues of the central nervous system and bladder.
Figure 1. Receptor expression on cell surface measured by flow cytometry (FACS) using an anti-FLAG antibody. Thin line: parental cells; thick line: receptor-expressing cells.
Eglen (2006) Muscarinic receptor subtypes in neuronal and non-neuronal cholinergic function. Auton Atacoid Pharmcol 26:219-233.
Yeh et al. (2007) Atrial tachycardia induces remodeling of muscarinic receptors and their coupled potassium currents in canine left atrial and pulmonary vein cardiomyocytes. Br J Pharmacol 152:981-982.