- Description of Target:
- The vesicular monoamine transporter acts to accumulate cytosolic monoamines into synaptic vesicles, using the proton gradient maintained across the synaptic vesicular membrane. Its proper function is essential to the correct activity of the monoaminergic systems that have been implicated in several human neuropsychiatric disorders. The transporter is a site of action of important drugs, including reserpine and tetrabenazine.
- Gene Symbol:
- Official Gene Full Name:
- Solute carrier family 18 (vesicular monoamine), member 2
- NCBI Gene Id:
- Alias Symbols:
- MGC120477; MGC120478; MGC26538; SVAT; SVMT; VAT2; VMAT2
- Tissue Tool:
- Find tissues and cell lines supported by DNA array analysis to express SLC18A2.
- RNA Seq:
- Find tissues and cell lines supported by RNA-seq analysis to express SLC18A2.
- Swissprot Id:
- Protein Accession #:
- Nucleotide Accession #:
- Protein Name:
- Synaptic vesicular amine transporter
- Protein Size (# AA):
- Molecular Weight:
- IHC, WB
- Protein Interactions:
- PARK7; UBC; CSNK1A1; CSNK2A2; CSNK2A1;
- The immunogen is a synthetic peptide directed towards the N terminal region of human SLC18A2
- Product Format:
- Liquid. Purified antibody supplied in 1x PBS buffer with 0.09% (w/v) sodium azide and 2% sucrose.
- Batch dependent within range: 100 ul at 0.5 - 1 mg/ml
- Affinity Purified
- Complete computational species homology data:
- Anti-SLC18A2 (ARP43845_P050)
- Predicted Homology Based on Immunogen Sequence:
- Rat: 100%; Horse: 100%; Human: 100%; Mouse: 100%; Bovine: 100%; Rabbit: 100%; Pig: 93%; Dog: 86%; Guinea pig: 86%
- Species Reactivity:
- Bovine, Horse, Rabbit, Rat, Human, Mouse, Pig, Dog, Guinea pig
- Datasheets / Downloads:
- Printable datasheet for anti-SLC18A2 (ARP43845_P050) antibody
- Peptide Sequence:
- Synthetic peptide located within the following region: NATRDLTLHQTATQHMVTNASAVPSDCPSEDKDLLNENVQVGLLFASKAT
- Blocking Peptide:
- For anti-SLC18A2 (ARP43845_P050) antibody is Catalog # AAP43845 (Previous Catalog # AAPS14306)
- Target Reference:
- Yamamoto,S., (2006) Neurosci. Lett. 396 (3), 187-191
- Reconstitution and Storage:
- For short term use, store at 2-8C up to 1 week. For long term storage, store at -20C in small aliquots to prevent freeze-thaw cycles.
Customer Reviews for SLC18A2 Antibody (ARP43845_P050) tested with human cortex in Immunohistochemistry
Antibodies were tested in the range of 2 â€“ 20 ug/mL on formaldehyde fixed rat and mouse tissues that were cut into 15 micron thick sections on the cryostat.
Incubation with primary antibodies was done overnight at 4Â°C.
Tissue sections then were washed in PBS (pH7.4) 3 times 15 minutes each and then incubated for 1 hour at room temperature with fluorescent secondary antibodies (e.g. anti-rabbit Cy3, anti-rabbit Cy2) diluted according to manufactureâ€™s recommendation.
After that section were washed with PBS (pH7.4) 3 times 15 minutes each and then mounted under coverslips using MVS Pacific anti-fade mounting media (available for OEM) with or without nuclear counterstain (e.g. DAPI).
Each experiment was repeated twice.
Aviva Systems Biology is the original manufacturer of this SLC18A2 antibody (ARP43845_P050)
Click here to view the SLC18A2 antibody Western Blot Protocol
Product Datasheet Link: SLC18A2 antibody (ARP43845_P050)
WB Suggested Anti-SLC18A2 Antibody Titration: 0.2-1 ug/ml
Positive Control: Jurkat
Western Blot image:
Description of Target: The vesicular monoamine transporter acts to accumulate cytosolic monoamines into synaptic vesicles, using the proton gradient maintained across the synaptic vesicular membrane. Its proper function is essential to the correct activity of the monoaminergic systems that have been implicated in several human neuropsychiatric disorders. The transporter is a site of action of important drugs, including reserpine and tetrabenazine.
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