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Anti-LRRTM1 (extracellular) Antibody

Leucine-rich repeat transmembrane neuronal protein 1

Cat #: ANR-141
Alternative Name Leucine-rich repeat transmembrane neuronal protein 1
Lyophilized Powder yes
Type: Polyclonal
Host: Rabbit
Reactivity: m, r
May also work in: h*
  • Peptide (C)GRYDANLQ(S)ASPE, corresponding to amino acid residues 334-346 of mouse LRRTM1 (Accession Q8K377). Extracellular, N-terminus.
Accession (Uniprot) Number Q8K377
Gene ID 74342
Peptide confirmation Confirmed by amino acid analysis and mass spectrometry.
Homology Mouse and rat – 12/13 amino acid residues identical; human – 11/13 amino acid residues identical.
RRID AB_2756707.
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 Rabbit 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: if, ih, wb
May also work in: ic*, ifc*, ip*, lci*
Western blot
  • Western blot analysis of mouse brain (lanes 1 and 3) and rat hippocampus (lanes 2 and 4) lysates:
    Western blot analysis of mouse brain (lanes 1 and 3) and rat hippocampus (lanes 2 and 4) lysates:
    1,2. Anti-LRRTM1 (extracellular) Antibody (#ANR-141), (1:400).
    3,4. Anti-LRRTM1 (extracellular) Antibody, preincubated with LRRTM1 (extracellular) Blocking Peptide (#BLP-NR141).
  • Expression of LRRTM1 in rat cortex
    Expression of LRRTM1 in rat cortex
    Immunohistochemical staining of perfusion-fixed frozen rat brain sections with Anti-LRRTM1 (extracellular) Antibody (#ANR-141), (1:200), followed by goat-anti-rabbit-AlexaFluor-488. LRRTM1 staining (green) in rat temporal cortex is detected in neuronal profiles (arrows). Cell nuclei are stained with DAPI (blue).
  1. Uvarov, P. et al. (2014) PLoS One 9, e89910.
  2. Voikar, V. et al. (2013) Behav. Brain Res. 238, 69.
  3. Takashima, N. et al. (2011) PLoS One 6, e22716.
  4. Monavarfeshani, A. et al. (2018) Elife 7, e33498.
Scientific background

Leucine rich repeat transmembrane neuronal 1 (LRRTM1) is a synaptogenic, cell adhesion protein that contributes to the regulation of synapse density and synaptic transmission. The LRRTM family in mammals includes four postsynaptic proteins, which have been shown to interact with presynaptic neurexins and heparan sulphate proteoglycan glypican on the presynaptic side1

In human and mouse genomes, LRRTM1 is encoded by a single exon and is predominantly expressed in the nervous system. LRRTM1 is a single-membrane-spanning transmembrane protein and its structure contains ten N-terminal LRR repeats, a single pass transmembrane domain, and a cytoplasmic C-terminal tail comprising a PDZ-binding motif1.

Mutations in human genes encoding the LRRTM proteins are implicated in cognitive disorders. In particular, LRRTM1 is associated to human handedness and schizophrenia1,2. Studies on Lrrtm1 knockout mice shows deficits in behavioral responses to stressful situations and novel objects, spatial memory and social discrimination deficits3. LRRTM1 mutant mice display impairment in visual behaviors, suggesting a functional role of LRRTM1 in retinothalamic convergence in vision4.

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

Anti-LRRTM1 (extracellular) Antibody (#ANR-141) is a highly specific antibody directed against an epitope of the mouse protein. The antibody can be used in western blot and immunohistochemistry applications. It recognizes an extracellular epitope and can potentially detect the protein in living cells. It has been designed to recognize LRRTM1 from human, rat, and mouse samples.

For research purposes only, not for human use
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