Detection of Calcitonin R in MCF‑7 Human Cell Line by Flow Cytometry. MCF‑7 human breast cancer cell line was stained with Mouse Anti-Human Calcitonin R Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB4614, filled histogram) or isotype control antibody (Catalog # MAB003, open histogram), followed by Phycoerythrin-conjugated Anti-Mouse IgG F(ab')2 Secondary Antibody (Catalog # F0102B).
Preparation and Storage
Reconstitute at 0.5 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
The product is shipped at ambient temperature. Upon receipt, store it immediately at the temperature recommended below. *Small pack size (SP) is shipped with polar packs. Upon receipt, store it immediately at -20 to -70 °C
Stability & Storage
Use a manual defrost freezer and avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
12 months from date of receipt, -20 to -70 °C as supplied.
1 month, 2 to 8 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
6 months, -20 to -70 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
Background: Calcitonin R
Calcitonin receptor (CALCR) is a glycosylated 70 kDa seven-transmembrane G protein-coupled receptor that mediates the hypocalcemic effects of the peptide hormone, calcitonin. CALCR activation inhibits osteoclast-mediated bone resorption and enhances renal calcium excretion. CALCR polymorphisms and mutations have been associated with several bone disorders. Alternative splicing results in the deletion of 16 aa in the first cytoplasmic loop or 23 aa in the first extracellular region. Human CALCR shares 70%‑72% aa sequence identity with mouse and rat CACLR.
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