Anti-GCAP1 Antibody, Rabbit Polyclonal General Information
Anti-GCAP1 Antibody, Rabbit Polyclonal
Reacts with: Human
Recombinant Human GCAP1 / GUCA1A protein (Catalog#14565-H20B)
Produced in rabbits immunized with purified, recombinant Human GCAP1 / GUCA1A (rh GCAP1 / GUCA1A; Catalog#14565-H20B; P43080; Met1-Gly201). Total IgG was purified by Protein A affinity chromatography.
Polyclonal Rabbit IgG
0.2 μm filtered solution in PBS
This antibody is shipped as liquid solution at ambient temperature. Upon receipt, store it immediately at the temperature recommended below.
This antibody can be stored at 2℃-8℃ for one month without detectable loss of activity. Antibody products are stable for twelve months from date of receipt when stored at -20℃ to -80℃. Preservative-Free. Avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
GCAP 1 gene plays a role in the recovery of retinal photoreceptors from photobleaching. In the recovery phase, the phototransduction messenger cGMP is replenished by retinal guanylyl cyclase-1 (GC1). GC1 is activated by decreasing Ca(2+) concentrations following photobleaching. The protein encoded by this gene, guanylyl cyclase-activating protein 1 (GCAP 1), mediates the sensitivity of GC1 to Ca(2+) concentrations. GCAP 1 promotes the activity of GC1 at low Ca(2+) concentrations and inhibits GC1 activity at high Ca(2+) concentrations. Mutations in GCAP 1 gene cause autosomal dominant cone dystrophy (COD3); a disease characterized by reduced visual acuity associated with progressive loss of color vision. GCAP 1 stimulates guanylyl cyclase 1 (GC1) when free calcium ions concentration is low and inhibits GC1 when free calcium ions concentration is elevated. This Ca(2+)-sensitive regulation of GC is a key event in the recovery of the dark state of rod photoreceptors following light exposure.
guanylate cyclase activator 1A (retina)
Surguchov A, et al. (1997) The human GCAP1 and GCAP2 genes are arranged in a tail-to-tail array on the short arm of chromosome 6 (p21.1). Genomics. 39(3):312-22.
Subbaraya I, et al. (1995) Molecular characterization of human and mouse photoreceptor guanylate cyclase-activating protein (GCAP) and chromosomal localization of the human gene. J Biol Chem. 269(49):31080-9.
Payne AM, et al. (1998) A mutation in guanylate cyclase activator 1A (GCAP 1) in an autosomal dominant cone dystrophy pedigree mapping to a new locus on chromosome 6p21.1. Hum Mol Genet. 7(2):273-7.
Add to Cart SuccessfullyAdd to Cart FailedShopping cart is being updated, please waitU.S.A.
Successfully added to cart Please enter catalog numberSubmitted successfullyNetwork ErrorPlease enter your company namePlease enter your namePlease enter your emailPlease enter a valid email addressPlease enter some messageNot found.