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Recombinant Human GUCA1A

Cat.No. : GUCA1A-28157TH
Product Overview : Recombinant full length Human GCAP1 with a N terminal proprietary tag; Predicted MW 47.52 kDa.
Description : This gene plays a role in the recovery of retinal photoreceptors from photobleaching. In the recovery phase, the phototransduction messeneger cGMP is replenished by retinal guanylyl cyclase-1 (GC1). GC1 is activated by decreasing Ca(2+) concentrations following photobleaching. The protein encoded by this gene, guanylyl cyclase activating protein 1 (GCAP1), mediates the sensitivity of GC1 to Ca(2+) concentrations. GCAP1 promotes activity of GC1 at low Ca(2+) concentrations and inhibits GC1 activity at high Ca(2+) concentrations. Mutations in this gene cause autosomal dominant cone dystrophy (COD3); a disease characterized by reduced visual acuity associated with progressive loss of color vision. Mutations in this gene prohibit the inactivation of RetGC1 at high Ca(2+) concentrations; causing the constitutive activation of RetGC1 and, presumably, increased cell death. This gene is expressed in retina and spermatagonia.
Protein length : 201 amino acids
Molecular Weight : 47.520kDa inclusive of tags
Source : Wheat germ
Tissue specificity : Retina; cone outer and inner segments, in particular, in disk membrane regions, and to a lesser extent rod inner and outer segments.
Form : Liquid
Purity : Proprietary Purification
Storage buffer : pH: 8.00Constituents:0.79% Tris HCl, 0.3% Glutathione
Storage : Shipped on dry ice. Upon delivery aliquot and store at -80oC. Avoid freeze / thaw cycles.
Sequence Similarities : Contains 4 EF-hand domains.
Gene Name : GUCA1A guanylate cyclase activator 1A (retina) [ Homo sapiens ]
Official Symbol : GUCA1A
Synonyms : GUCA1A; guanylate cyclase activator 1A (retina); C6orf131, chromosome 6 open reading frame 131 , GUCA, GUCA1; guanylyl cyclase-activating protein 1; COD3; cone dystrophy 3; dJ139D8.6; GCAP; GCAP1;
Gene ID : 2978
mRNA Refseq : NM_000409
Protein Refseq : NP_000400
MIM : 600364
Uniprot ID : P43080
Chromosome Location : 6p21.1
Pathway : Olfactory transduction, organism-specific biosystem; Olfactory transduction, conserved biosystem; Phototransduction, organism-specific biosystem; Phototransduction, conserved biosystem; Visual signal transduction: Cones, organism-specific biosystem;
Function : calcium ion binding; calcium sensitive guanylate cyclase activator activity;

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