Our Anti-NMDA NR2B Subunit (Ser1480) rabbit polyclonal phosphospecific primary antibody from PhosphoSolutions is produced in-house. It detects mouse and rat NMDA NR2B Subunit (Ser1480) and is antigen affinity purified from pooled serum. It is great for use in WB.
Western blot of rat hippocampal lysate showing specific immunolabeling of the ~180 kDa NR2B subunit of the NMDAR phosphorylated at in the first lane (-). Phosphospecificity is shown in the second lane (+) where immunolabeling is completely eliminated by blot treatment with lambda phosphatase (λ-Ptase, 1200 units for 30 min).
Anti-NMDA NR2B Subunit (Ser1480) Antibody
NMDA NR2B Subunit (Ser1480)
The NMDA receptor (NMDAR) plays an essential role in memory, neuronal development and it has also been implicated in several disorders of the central nervous system including Alzheimer’s, epilepsy and ischemic neuronal cell death (Grosshans et al., 2002; Wenthold et al., 2003; Carroll and Zukin, 2002). The rat NMDAR1 (NR1) was the first subunit of the NMDAR to be cloned. The NR1 protein can form NMDA activated channels when expressed in Xenopus oocytes but the currents in such channels are much smaller than those seen in situ. Channels with more physiological characteristics are produced when the NR1 subunit is combined with one or more of the NMDAR2 (NR2 A-D) subunits (Ishii et al., 1993). It has been shown that phosphorylation of Ser-1480 disrupts the interaction of NR2B with the PDZ domains of PSD-95 and SAP102 and decreases surface NR2B expression in neurons (Chung et al., 2004).
Antigen Affinity Purified from Pooled Serum
Synthetic phospho-peptide corresponding to amino acid residues surrounding Ser1480 of the NR2B subunit of the rat NMDA receptor, conjugated to keyhole limpet hemocyanin (KLH).
Zamzow, D.R., et al. 2016. Higher levels of phosphorylated Y1472 on GluN2B subunits in the frontal cortex of aged mice are associated with good spatial reference memory, but not cognitive flexibility. AGE, 38(3), 1-17.
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