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HTS039RTA | Ready-to-Assay™ D2L Dopamine Receptor Frozen Cells

HTS039RTA
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      SpeciesHost CellsProtein Target
      Human Chem-7 D2L
      Description
      Catalogue NumberHTS039RTA
      Trade Name
      • Ready-to-Assay
      DescriptionReady-to-Assay™ D2L Dopamine Receptor Frozen Cells
      Background InformationMillipore’s Ready-to-Assay GPCR frozen cells are designed for simple, rapid calcium assays with no requirement for intensive cell culturing. Millipore has optimized the freezing conditions to provide cells with high viability and functionality post-thaw. The user simply thaws the cells and resuspends them in media, dispenses cell suspension into assay plates and, following over night recovery, assays for calcium response.

      Dopamine is a catecholamine neurotransmitter that functions in the CNS to control locomotor, cognitive, emotional and neurendocrine processes, and in the periphery to modulate cardiovascular, renal and gastrointestinal processes. The biological activities of dopamine are mediated by a family of five GPCRs. The D1 and D5 subtypes couple to Gs to increase intracellular cAMP, whereas the D2, D3 and D4 subtypes couple to Gi to reduce cAMP (Missale et al., 1998). The D2 dopamine receptors have been of particular clinical interest due to their regulation of prolactin secretion and their affinity for antipsychotic drugs. The D2 receptor exists as two alternatively spliced isoforms differing in the insertion of a stretch of 29 amino acids in the third intracellular loop (D2S and D2L) (Giros et al., 1989; Grandy et al., 1989). which supports high levels of recombinant D2L expression and contains optimized levels of a recombinant promiscuous G protein to couple the receptor to the calcium signaling pathway. Thus, the cell line is an ideal tool for screening for agonists, antagonists and modulators at D2L.
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      Components
      • Pack contains 2 vials of mycoplasma-free cells, 1 ml per vial. Fifty (50) mL of Media Component.
      Detection methodFluorescent
      Applications
      ApplicationReady-to-Assay Human D2L GPCR frozen cells for Calcium Flux FLIPR Assays.
      Key Applications
      • Calcium Flux Assays
      Biological Information
      Entrez Gene Number
      GPCR ClassA
      Host CellsChem-7
      Protein TargetD2L
      Target Sub-FamilyDopamine
      Cell Line Type
      • GPCR Cell Lines
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      Usage Statement
      • This product contains genetically modified organisms (GMO). Within the EU GMOs are regulated by Directives 2001/18/EC and 2009/41/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council and their national implementation in the member States respectively. This legislation obliges EMD Millipore to request certain information about you and the establishment where the GMOs are being handled. Click here for Enduser Declaration (EUD) Form.
      • Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.
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