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Glutaminase 1 peptide - 456-0P

Glutaminase1 is an amidohydrolase that converts glutamine to glutamate
control peptide
Cat. No.: 456-0P
Amount: 100 µg
Price: $90.00
Cat. No. 456-0P 100 µg peptide, lyophilized. For reconstitution add 100 µl H2O to get a 1mg/ml solution in PBS. Then aliquot and store at -20°C to -80°C until use.
Control peptides should be stored at -20°C when still lyophilized!
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Immunogen Synthetic peptide corresponding to AA 655 to 674 from rat Glutaminase (UniProt Id: P13264)
Matching antibodies 456 003, 456 004
Data sheet 456-0p.pdf
Cat. No.: 456-0P
Amount: 100 µg
Price: $90.00
Background

Glutamate is the major excitatory neurotransmitter in the central nervous system. During neurotransmission it is released from synaptic vesicles into the synaptic cleft and is sensed by post-synaptic glutamate receptors (GluAs) (1).
Excitatory amino acid transporters (EAATs) translocate extracellular glutamate into neighbouring astrocytes where it is converted to glutamine by glutamine synthetase (2, 3, 4).
The glutamine is shuttled back to neurons where it is processed to glutamate by glutaminases (GLS) (5). This postulated Glu/Gln cycle is a key mechanism for the homeostatic control of these amino acids.
In humans, three isoforms (GLS1, 2 and 3) have been described. GLS1 is highly expressed in brain and kidney whereas GLS2 is mainly expressed in cardiac and skeletal muscle. GLS3 shows a broader tissue distribution (5). The GLS1 precursor is processed to a 65 and 68 kDa chain.

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