Anti-Connexin 43 / GJA1 antibody, prediluted (ab15190)

Overview

  • Product name
    Anti-Connexin 43 / GJA1 antibody, prediluted
    See all Connexin 43 / GJA1 primary antibodies
  • Description
    Rabbit polyclonal to Connexin 43 / GJA1, prediluted
  • Host species
    Rabbit
  • Tested applications
    Suitable for: IHC-Pmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Human
    Predicted to work with: Mouse, Rat, Rabbit, Cow, Dog, Pig
  • Immunogen

    Synthetic peptide corresponding to Rat Connexin 43/ GJA1. Synthetic peptide derived from a segment of the 3rd cytoplasmic domain of rat Connexin 43/ GJA1.
    Database link: P08050

  • Positive control
    • IHC-P: Human heart tissue.

Properties

Applications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab15190 in the following tested applications.

The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.

Application Abreviews Notes
IHC-P 1/1. Perform heat mediated antigen retrieval with citrate buffer pH 6 before commencing with IHC staining protocol.

Pre-diluted / ready to use

Target

  • Function
    One gap junction consists of a cluster of closely packed pairs of transmembrane channels, the connexons, through which materials of low MW diffuse from one cell to a neighboring cell. May play a critical role in the physiology of hearing by participating in the recycling of potassium to the cochlear endolymph.
  • Tissue specificity
    Expressed in the heart and fetal cochlea.
  • Involvement in disease
    Defects in GJA1 are the cause of autosomal dominant oculodentodigital dysplasia (ODDD) [MIM:164200]; also known as oculodentoosseous dysplasia. ODDD is a highly penetrant syndrome presenting with craniofacial (ocular, nasal, dental) and limb dysmorphisms, spastic paraplegia, and neurodegeneration. Craniofacial anomalies tipically include a thin nose with hypoplastic alae nasi, small anteverted nares, prominent columnella, and microcephaly. Brittle nails and hair abnormalities of hypotrichosis and slow growth are present. Ocular defects include microphthalmia, microcornea, cataracts, glaucoma, and optic atrophy. Syndactyly type 3 and conductive deafness can occur in some cases. Cardiac abnormalities are observed in rare instances.
    Defects in GJA1 are the cause of autosomal recessive oculodentodigital dysplasia (ODDD autosomal recessive) [MIM:257850].
    Defects in GJA1 may be the cause of syndactyly type 3 (SDTY3) [MIM:186100]. Syndactyly is an autosomal dominant trait and is the most common congenital anomaly of the hand or foot. It is marked by persistence of the webbing between adjacent digits, so they are more or less completely attached. In this type there is usually complete and bilateral syndactyly between the fourth and fifth fingers. Usually it is soft tissue syndactyly but occasionally the distal phalanges are fused. The fifth finger is short with absent or rudimentary middle phalanx. The feet are not affected.
    Defects in GJA1 are a cause of hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) [MIM:241550]. HLHS refers to the abnormal development of the left-sided cardiac structures, resulting in obstruction to blood flow from the left ventricular outflow tract. In addition, the syndrome includes underdevelopment of the left ventricle, aorta, and aortic arch, as well as mitral atresia or stenosis.
    Defects in GJA1 are a cause of Hallermann-Streiff syndrome (HSS) [MIM:234100]. HSS is a disorder characterized by a typical skull shape (brachycephaly with frontal bossing), hypotrichosis, microphthalmia, cataracts, beaked nose, micrognathia, skin atrophy, dental anomalies and proportionate short stature. Mental retardation is present in a minority of cases.
  • Sequence similarities
    Belongs to the connexin family. Alpha-type (group II) subfamily.
  • Cellular localization
    Cell membrane. Cell junction > gap junction.
  • Information by UniProt
  • Database links
  • Alternative names
    • Connexin 43 antibody
    • Connexin-43 antibody
    • Cx 43 antibody
    • Cx43 antibody
    • CXA1_HUMAN antibody
    • DFNB38 antibody
    • Gap junction 43 kDa heart protein antibody
    • Gap junction alpha-1 protein antibody
    • Gap junction protein alpha 1 43kDa (connexin 43) antibody
    • Gap junction protein alpha 1 43kDa antibody
    • Gap junction protein alpha like antibody
    • GJA 1 antibody
    • Gja1 antibody
    • GJAL antibody
    • ODD antibody
    • ODDD antibody
    • ODOD antibody
    • SDTY3 antibody
    see all

Images

  • Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded human heart tissue stained for Connexin 43 / GJA1 using ab15190 in immunohistochemical analysis.

References

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