Overview

  • Product nameAnti-Rhodopsin antibody
    See all Rhodopsin primary antibodies
  • Description
    Rabbit polyclonal to Rhodopsin
  • Specificityab59260 detects endogenous levels of total Rhodopsin protein.
  • Tested applicationsSuitable for: ELISA, IHC-Pmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Human
    Predicted to work with: Mouse, Rat
  • Immunogen

    Synthetic non-phosphopeptide derived from human Rhodopsin around the phosphorylation site of serine 334 (D-A-SP-A-T).

  • Positive control
    • Human brain tissue.

Properties

  • FormLiquid
  • Storage instructionsShipped at 4°C. Store at -20°C. Stable for 12 months at -20°C.
  • Storage bufferPreservative: 0.02% Sodium Azide
    Constituents: 50% Glycerol, PBS (without Mg2+ and Ca2+), 150mM Sodium chloride, pH 7.4
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  • PurityImmunogen affinity purified
  • Purification notesab59260 was affinity-purified from rabbit antiserum by affinity-chromatography using epitope-specific immunogen.
  • ClonalityPolyclonal
  • IsotypeIgG
  • Research areas

Applications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab59260 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
ELISA 1/5000.
IHC-P Use at an assay dependent concentration.

Target

  • FunctionPhotoreceptor required for image-forming vision at low light intensity. Required for photoreceptor cell viability after birth. Light-induced isomerization of 11-cis to all-trans retinal triggers a conformational change leading to G-protein activation and release of all-trans retinal.
  • Tissue specificityRod shaped photoreceptor cells which mediates vision in dim light.
  • Involvement in diseaseRetinitis pigmentosa 4
    Night blindness, congenital stationary, autosomal dominant 1
  • Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the G-protein coupled receptor 1 family. Opsin subfamily.
  • Post-translational
    modifications
    Phosphorylated on some or all of the serine and threonine residues present in the C-terminal region.
    Contains one covalently linked retinal chromophore.
  • Cellular localizationMembrane. Synthesized in the inner segment (IS) of rod photoreceptor cells before vectorial transport to the rod outer segment (OS) photosensory cilia.
  • Information by UniProt
  • Database links
  • Alternative names
    • CSNBAD1 antibody
    • MGC138309 antibody
    • MGC138311 antibody
    • OPN 2 antibody
    • OPN2 antibody
    • opsd antibody
    • OPSD_HUMAN antibody
    • opsin 2 antibody
    • Opsin 2 rod pigment antibody
    • Opsin-2 antibody
    • Opsin2 antibody
    • Retinitis Pigmentosa 4 antibody
    • Retinitis pigmentosa 4 autosomal dominant antibody
    • RHO antibody
    • Rhodopsin antibody
    • RP 4 antibody
    • RP4 antibody
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Anti-Rhodopsin antibody images

  • ab59260, at 1/50 dilution, staining Rhodopsin in paraffin embedded human brain tissue by Immunohistochemistry in the absence or presence of the immunising peptide.

References for Anti-Rhodopsin antibody (ab59260)

This product has been referenced in:
  • Valdés-Sánchez L  et al. ATR localizes to the photoreceptor connecting cilium and deficiency leads to severe photoreceptor degeneration in mice. Hum Mol Genet : (2013). Read more (PubMed: 23297361) »

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