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Guinea pig Anti-Angiotensin-(1-7) Mas Receptor Antibody

Proto-oncogene Mas, MAS1

Cat #: AAR-013-GP (formerly AGP-099)
Alternative Name Proto-oncogene Mas, MAS1
Lyophilized Powder yes
Type: Polyclonal
Host: Guinea Pig
Reactivity: h, m, r
  • Peptide (C)KIRKNTWASHSSK, corresponding to amino acid residues 212-224 of the rat Angiotensin-(1-7) Mas receptor (Accession P12526). 3rd intracellular loop.
Accession (Uniprot) Number P12526
Gene ID 25153
Peptide confirmation Confirmed by amino acid analysis and mass spectrometry.
Homology Mouse, human – identical.
RRID AB_2756621.
Purity Affinity purified on immobilized antigen.
Form Lyophilized powder. Reconstituted antibody contains phosphate buffered saline (PBS), pH 7.4, 1% BSA, 0.05% NaN3.
Isotype Guinea pig total IgG.
Storage before reconstitution The antibody ships as a lyophilized powder at room temperature. Upon arrival, it should be stored at -20°C.
Reconstitution 25 µl, 50 μl or 0.2 ml double distilled water (DDW), depending on the sample size.
Antibody concentration after reconstitution 0.8 mg/ml.
Storage after reconstitution The reconstituted solution can be stored at 4°C for up to 1 week. For longer periods, small aliquots should be stored at -20°C. Avoid multiple freezing and thawing. Centrifuge all antibody preparations before use (10000 x g 5 min).
Standard quality control of each lot Western blot analysis.
Applications: wb
May also work in: ic*, ifc*, ih*, ip*
Western blot
  • Western blot analysis of rat brain lysate (lanes 1 and 3) and mouse brain membranes (lanes 2 and 4):
    Western blot analysis of rat brain lysate (lanes 1 and 3) and mouse brain membranes (lanes 2 and 4):
    1,2. Guinea pig Anti-Angiotensin-(1-7) Mas Receptor Antibody (#AAR-013-GP), (1:600).
    3,4. Guinea pig Anti-Angiotensin-(1-7) Mas Receptor Antibody, preincubated with Angiotensin-(1-7) Mas Receptor Blocking Peptide (#BLP-AR013).
  1. Santos, R.A. et al. (2003) Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 100, 8258.
  2. Alenina, N. et al. (2008) Exp. Physiol. 93, 528.
  3. Santos, R.A. et al. (2008) Exp. Physiol. 93, 519.
Scientific background

The Angiotensin-(1-7) Mas receptor is the recently identified receptor of the biologically active heptapeptide angiotensin-(1-7).1
Angiotensin (Ang)-(1-7) is a metabolite of the well known peptide hormone Angiotensin (Ang) II, a key component of the renin-angiotensin system (RAS) that has a central role in cardiovascular homeostasis.
Considerably interest in Ang-(1-7) and its receptor aroused in the last few years since it became apparent that it can counterbalance most of Ang II effects. Thus Ang-(1-7) has vasodilator and hypotensive effects as well as antiarrhythmic and cardioprotective roles.2, 3
The Ang-(1-7) Mas receptor belongs to the 7-transmembrane domain, G protein-coupled receptor (GPCR) superfamily and was originally described as a protooncogene.

Signaling via the Ang-(1-7) Mas receptor is still poorly elucidated however, evidence indicates that the receptor is coupled to a Gq/11 protein that activates phospholipase C (PLC).2,3
The Ang-(1-7) Mas receptor is expressed in several organs including heart, kidney, blood vessels, testis and brain. Studies with Ang-(1-7) Mas receptor knockout mice have demonstrated the key role of this receptor in cardiovascular regulation as well as in the regulation of learning and memory.2

Application key:

CBE- Cell-based ELISA, FC- Flow cytometry, ICC- Immunocytochemistry, IE- Indirect ELISA, IF- Immunofluorescence, IFC- Indirect flow cytometry, IHC- Immunohistochemistry, IP- Immunoprecipitation, LCI- Live cell imaging, N- Neutralization, WB- Western blot

Species reactivity key:

H- Human, M- Mouse, R- Rat
Last update: 08/01/2023

Alomone Labs is pleased to offer a highly specific antibody directed against an epitope of the rat protein. Guinea pig Anti-Angiotensin-(1-7) Mas Receptor Antibody (#AAR-013-GP) raised in guinea pig can be used in western blot analysis. It has been designed to recognize Ang-(1-7) Mas receptor from rat, mouse and human samples. The antigen used to immunize guinea pigs is the same as Anti-Angiotensin-(1-7) Mas Receptor Antibody (#AAR-013) raised in rabbit. Our line of guinea pig antibodies enables more flexibility with our products such as multiplex staining studies, immunoprecipitation, etc.

For research purposes only, not for human use



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