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Glutaminase 1 antibody - 456 004

Glutaminase 1 is an amidohydrolase that converts glutamine to glutamate
Guinea pig polyclonal antiserum
Cat. No.: 456 004
Amount: 100 µl
Price: $350.00
Cat. No. 456 004 100 µl antiserum, lyophilized. For reconstitution add 100 µl H2O, then aliquot and store at -20°C until use.
Applications
 
WB: yes (AP-staining) gallery  
IP: not tested yet
ICC: 1 : 1000 up to 1 : 2000 gallery  
IHC: 1 : 500 up to 1 : 1000 gallery  
IHC-P/FFPE: not tested yet
Immunogen Synthetic peptide corresponding to AA 655 to 674 from rat Glutaminase (UniProt Id: P13264)
Reactivity Reacts with: mouse, rat (P13264).
Other species not tested yet.
Specificity Specific for Glutaminase 1
Matching control protein/peptide 456-0P
Data sheet 456_004.pdf
Cat. No.: 456 004
Amount: 100 µl
Price: $350.00
Background

Glutamate is the major excitatory neurotransmitter in the central nervous system. During neurotransmission it is released from synaptic vesicles into the synaptic cleft and is sensed by post-synaptic glutamate receptors (GluAs) (1).
Excitatory amino acid transporters (EAATs) translocate extracellular glutamate into neighbouring astrocytes where it is converted to glutamine by glutamine synthetase (2, 3, 4).
The glutamine is shuttled back to neurons where it is processed to glutamate by glutaminases (GLS) (5). This postulated Glu/Gln cycle is a key mechanism for the homeostatic control of these amino acids.
In humans, three isoforms (GLS1, 2 and 3) have been described. GLS1 is highly expressed in brain and kidney whereas GLS2 is mainly expressed in cardiac and skeletal muscle. GLS3 shows a broader tissue distribution (5). The GLS1 precursor is processed to a 65 and 68 kDa chain.