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Anti -CHRM2 (Acetylcholine receptor, muscarinic 2)

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Clone Host Grade Applications
Polyclonal Rabbit Affinity Purified B IH
The muscarinic acetylcholine receptor M2, also known as the cholinergic receptor, muscarinic 2, is a muscarinic acetylcholine receptor. The M2 muscarinic receptors are located in the heart, where they act to slow the heart rate down to normal sinus rhythm after stimulatory actions of the sympathetic nervous system, by slowing the speed of depolarization. The CHRM2 gene inhibits the release of acetylcholine from cholinergic fibers in the lungs and elsewhere. In airway parasympathetic neurons, it is decreased by viral infections and by interferon-gamma, increasing actylcholine release. This gene is thought to be involved in neuronal excitability, synaptic plasticity and feedback regulation of acetylcholine release and has previously been implicated in higher cognitive processing. In a sample of 667 individuals from 304 families, Gosso MF et al. genotyped three single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the CHRM2 gene on 7q31-35. CHRM2 is implicated in memory and cognition, functions impaired in many neuropsychiatric disorders. Wang et al. evidence of common and specific genetic effects: association of the muscarinic acetylcholine receptor M2 (CHRM2) gene with alcohol dependence and major depressive syndrome.
Catalog #144367
UniProt NumberP08172
Gene IDCHRM2
ApplicationsSuitable for use in Western Blot and Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin).
Recommended DilutionOptimal dilutions to be determined by the researcher.
Storage and HandlingStore at -20 C for one year. After reconstitution, store at 4 C for one month. Can also be aliquoted and stored frozen at -20 C for long term.
Avoid repeated freezing and thawing. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap.
Clone TypePolyclonal
IsotypeIgG
HostRabbit
SourceHuman
Concentration~1mg/ml
FormSupplied as a lyophilized powder. Each vial contains 5mg BSA, 0.9mg NaCl, 0.2mg Na2HPO4, 0.05mg Thimerosal, 0.05mg NaN3. Reconstitution: Add 0.2ml of distilled water will yield a concentration of 500ug/ml.
PurityPurified by immunoaffinity chromatography.
ImmunogenA synthetic peptide corresponding to a sequence at the C-terminal of human CHRM2, identical to the related rat and mouse sequences.
SpecificityRecognizes human, mouse and rat CHRM2. No crossreactivity with other proteins.
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological.


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