Detects human mGluR3 in direct ELISAs and Western blots. In direct ELISAs and Western blots, less than 10% cross-reactivity with recombinant human (rh) mGluR2, rhmGluR4, rhmGluR8 is observed, and less than 1% cross-reactivity with rhmGluR1, rhmGluR5, and rhmGluR7 is observed.
Polyclonal Sheep IgG
Chinese hamster ovary cell line CHO-derived recombinant human mGluR3 Asp25-Ser507 Accession # Q14832
Lyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered solution in PBS with Trehalose. *Small pack size (SP) is supplied as a 0.2 µm filtered solution in PBS.
Recombinant Human mGluR3
Please Note: Optimal dilutions should be determined by each laboratory for each application. General Protocols are available in the Technical Information section on our website.
mGluR3 in Human Brain. mGluR3 was detected in immersion fixed paraffin-embedded sections of human brain (caudate nucleus) using Sheep Anti-Human mGluR3 Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF4668) at 10 µg/mL overnight at 4 °C. Tissue was stained using the Anti-Sheep HRP-DAB Cell & Tissue Staining Kit (brown; Catalog # CTS019) and counterstained with hematoxylin (blue). Specific labeling was localized to the plasma membrane and cytoplasm of neurons. View our protocol for Chromogenic IHC Staining of Paraffin-embedded Tissue Sections.
Preparation and Storage
Reconstitute at 0.2 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.
Metabotropic glutamate receptor 3 (mGluR3) is a 90-100 kDa, 7-transmembrane glycoprotein that belongs to group II of the C-family of G-protein coupled receptors. It is a presynaptic receptor expressed on both neurons and glia, whose activation reduces adenylate cyclase activity. Mature human mGluR3 is 857 amino acids in length and contains a 554 amino acid (aa) N-terminal extracellular domain (ECD) (aa 23-576). The ECD binds glutamate and forms homodimers. There is one alternative splice form that is soluble, 515 aa in length and shows a 96 aa substitution for aa 442-879. Over aa 25-507, human mGluR3 shares 97% aa sequence identity with mouse and rat mGluR3 and 67% aa sequence identity with hGluR2.
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