MULTISCREEN™ STABLE CELL LINES
MOUSE RECOMBINANT CB1 RECEPTOR
1 vial (2 x 106) frozen cells
90% FBS, 10% DMSO
Expression vector containing full-length Mus musculus CB1 cDNA (GenBank Accession Number: BC079564) with FLAG tag sequence at N-terminus.
Liquid nitrogen upon receiving
DMEM/F12, 10% FBS, 10 μg/mL puromycin
Background: Cannabinoid Receptor 1, CNR1 also known as CB1, is involved in cannabinoid induced CNS effects. It acts by inhibiting intracellular adenylate cyclase activity and could be a receptor for anandamide. CNR1 is a potential target for the development of novel therapeutic drugs in the treatment of various conditions, such as pain, feeding disorders, vascular disease, Parkinson’s disease, and other central nerve system disorders.
Application: Functional assays
Figure 1. Dose-dependent stimulation of intracellular cAMP level upon treatment with ligand, measured with MultiscreenTM TR-FRET cAMP 1.0 No Wash Assay Kit (Multispan MSCM01). Figure 2. Receptor expression on cell surface measured by flow cytometry (FACS) using an anti-FLAG antibody. Thin line: parental cells; thick line: receptor-expressing cells.
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