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Anti -G Protein, alpha, (Goa)

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Clone Host Grade Applications
Monoclonal Mouse Purified B
GTP-binding proteins (G-proteins) play a critical role in signal transduction by coupling receptors to effectors. The intracellular consequences of G-protein activation include second messenger generation, protein phosphorylation, ion channel activation, gene induction, cell growth, and differentiation. Go belongs to the pertussis toxin sensitive G-proteins. It consists of two subtypes of a-subunits (ao1 and a2) derived from alternative splicing of a single gene. ao1 differs from ao2 within the C-terminal third of the deduced amino acid sequence. Some of the literature suggests that Transducin is the generic name for the heterotrimeric G protein or possibly Gt. Transducin is composed of several subunits. G proteins are further categorized into different classes, including Go and Gi, based on their aa sequence. Goa is a subunit of Go. Goa could be one subgroup of Transducin. However, there is some literature stating that Go, Gi, and Transducin are all separate groups of G proteins.
Catalog #G8599-01A
ApplicationsSuitable for use in Western Blot. Other applications not tested.
Recommended DilutionsWestern Blot: 1:3000. Detects a single protein band of 39-42kD in bovine and rat membranes.
Optimal dilutions to be determined by researcher.
Storage and StabilityMay be stored at 4°C for short-term only. Aliquot to avoid repeated freezing and thawing. Store at -20°C. Aliquots are stable for at least 12 months. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap. 
Clone TypeMonoclonal
IsotypeIgG1
Clone No2Q484
HostMouse
SourceBovine
Concentration~1mg/ml
FormSupplied as a liquid in PBS, pH 7.6, 0.1% sodium azide.
PurityPurified
ImmunogenBovine brain Goa purified by the method of Sternweis and Robishaw.
SpecificityRecognizes bovine G Protein, alpha, (Goa). Specificity confirmed by Western Blot versus bovine Gat, rat Goa, rat Gia1, Gia2 and Gia3; bovine Gsa; mouse GoaA and GoaB. The carboxy-terminal splice variants of Goa (GoaA and GoaB) expressed in bacterial lysates were compared for reactivity and found to be equal. As GoaA and GoaB have >95% homology to rat Goa1 and human Goa2. Species Crossreactivity: human; 70%, rat; 61%, mouse; 54%, guinea pig; 27%.
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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