cGB-PDE Mouse anti-Rat, Unlabeled, Clone: 54, BD
Mouse Monoclonal Antibody
Manufacturer: BD Biosciences 611499
cGMP is involved in nitric oxide signaling, as well as cell signaling associated with natriuretic peptides and guanylins. Intracellular targets for cGMP include cGMP-dependent protein kinase, cyclic nucleotide-gate ion channels, and cGMP-Binding PhosphoDiesterases (cGB-PDE). Tissue levels of cGMP are determined by guanylyl cyclases that catalyze the formation of cGMP and cyclic nucleotide PDEs that catalyze the breakdown of cGMP. In the PDE superfamily PDE2, PDE5, PDE6, and PDE10 have dimeric structures that contain highly cGMP-specific allosteric cGMP binding sites in addition to a phosphodiesterase catalytic site. PDE5 is highly expressed in aorta and lung, but is also expressed in intestine, kidney, adrenal gland, cerebellum, and cerebrum. In the cerebellum, PDE5 is expressed in the Purkinje cell layer during neonatal development. PDE5 is also abundant in vascular smooth muscle cells where it is involved in regulating cGMP levels and vascular smooth muscle tonicity. Thus, PDE5 is important for regulating cGMP levels in both neuronal and non-neuronal tissues that utilize cGMP signaling pathways for the regulation of cell function.
Host Species: Mouse
Species Reactivity: Rat
Immunogen: Rat cGB-PDE aa. 2-108
Formula Weight [Chemical]: 85-95kDa
Immunofluorescence, Western Blotting
|Aqueous buffered solution containing BSA, glycerol, and ≤0.09% sodium azide.|
|Store undiluted at -20°C.|
|PDE5; cGMP-Binding PhosphoDiesterases|
|Rat cGB-PDE aa. 2-108|
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