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KCNQ5 Rabbit anti-Human, Rat, Polyclonal, Invitrogen™

Rabbit Polyclonal Antibody

Manufacturer:  Invitrogen PA1941

Catalog No. PA1-941

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PA1-941 detects the KCNQ5 from rat and human samples. This antibody is specific for KCNQ5 and does not detect KCNQ1, KCNQ2, KCNQ3 or KCNQ4. PA1-941 has been successfully used in Western blot procedures. By Western blot, this antibody detects a ~125 kDa band representing KCNQ5 from rat brain extract. The PA1-941 immunizing peptide corresponds to amino acid residues 880-897 from human KCNQ5.

KCNQs are members of the voltage-dependent non-inactivating potassium channel family. Currently there are five known KNCQs (KCNQ1-5) found in the central nervous system. Studies have shown that KCNQ3 and KCNQ5 form heteromultimers that, when formed, substantially increase the M-current. Inhibition of M-current controls neuron excitability throughout the nervous system as well as the responsiveness to synaptic inputs. Genetic mutations in these proteins have been linked to disorders such as benign familial neonatal convulsions (BFNC), deafness, neuropathic pain and epilepsy. Voltage-dependent potassium channels are key regulators of the resting membrane potential and modulate the excitability of electrically active cells. The channels are usually tetrameric and can interact with auxiliary subunits that enhance or modify currents mediated by the pore-forming subunits.


Synthetic peptide corresponding to residues C(880) K A G E S T D A L S L P H V K L K(897) of human KCNQ5 protein.
Antigen affinity chromatography
Human, Rat
Western Blot
1 mg/mL
PBS with 1mg/mL BSA and 0.05% sodium azide
rCG_43583, Kcnq5
200 μg
-20° C, Avoid Freeze/Thaw Cycles
259273, 56479
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