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XB-ANTIBODY-16331106

Antibody Name: Rho Ab4

Common Name: Rhodopsin

RRID:
Synonyms: CERN 886, CERN-886, CERN886, Melanopsin

Antigens
Gene: rho
XAO: melanophore, eye photoreceptor cell, retinal rod cell

Clone Type: Polyclonal
Source:

Antibody
Clone Number
Purification
Isotype IgG
Host Organism rabbit
Xenopus Reactivity tropicalis
Non-Xenopus Reactivity cow
Description: Generated in De Grip lab in 1986, also recognizes XB-GENEPAGE-5957215
Immunogen
Name Rhodopsin
Type polypeptide
Post Translational Modifications None
Source Organism Other
Description Antisera. CERN-JS858 and CERN-886 were elicited in rabbits against purified lipid-free bovine rhodopsin (for details Margry et al. 1983; Schalken and DeGrip 1986). These antisera are monospecific for rod opsin (Schalken 1987; Janssen 1991) and were used at a dilution of 1 : 1000-1 : 1600 Original description in "Opsin localization and chromophore retinoids identified within the basal brain of the lizard Anolis carolinensis" has no PMID and thus cannot be linked within Xenbase
Sequence
Reported Usage
western blot 35kDa and 70kDa for Rhodopsin 50kDa for Melanopsin
Publications
First: Melanopsin: An opsin in melanophores, brain, and eye., Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 1998          
Most recent:
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