Preservative: 0.01% Sodium Azide; Constituents: PBS. pH 7.4
Store as concentrated solution. Centrifuge briefly prior to opening vial. For short-term storage (1-2 weeks), store at 4ºC. For long-term storage, aliquot and store at -20ºC or below. Avoid multiple freeze-thaw cycles.
1 mg/ml (Please refer to the vial label for the specific concentration.)
Synthetic peptide (unfortunately, the amino acid sequence is considered to be commercially sensitive)
Immunogen affinity purified
For laboratory use only. Not for any clinical, therapeutic, or diagnostic use in humans or animals. Not for animal or human consumption.
GCPR54 is a galanin-like G protein coupled receptor that binds metastin, a peptide encoded by the metastasis suppressor gene KISS1. The tissue distribution of the protein suggests that it is involved in the regulation of endocrine function, and this is supported by the finding that it appears to play a role in the onset of puberty. GPR54 has been reported in various human brain regions, placenta, pancreas, and spinal cord, and at lower levels in spleen, peripheral blood leukocytes, testis, lymph node, thymus, small intestine, stomach, lung, and kidney. The receptor is also abundant in tumor tissues. In rat, GPR54 is expressed in liver, intestine, and in the pons, midbrain, thalamus, hypothalamus, hippocampus, amygdala, cortex (including frontal), and striatum. ESTs have been isolated from normal placenta and kidney cancer libraries.