ChemiScreen™ PK1 Prokineticin Receptor Stable Cell Line

Prokineticins, also known as endocrine gland vascular endothelial growth factors (EG-VEGF), are two ~10 kD secreted proteins originally described to mediate angiogenesis and gastrointestinal smooth muscle contraction, and (Li et al., 2001; LeCouter et al., 2003). Subsequently, prokineticins have been found to mediate central nervous system functions including circadian rhythms and olfactory bulb development (Cheng et al., 2002; Ng et al., 2005). Two Gq-coupled receptors, PK1 and PK2 (also known as GPR73a and GPR73b), mediate cellular responses to prokineticins (Lin et al., 2002). The cloned human PK1-expressing cell line is made in the Chem-1 host, which supports high levels of recombinant PK1 expression on the cell surface and contains high levels of the promiscuous G protein Gα15 to enhance coupling of the receptor to the calcium signaling pathway. Thus, the cell line is an ideal tool for screening for antagonists of interactions between PK1 and its ligands.

Catalog No. Size Price Quantity
HTS074C 2 Vials $18,779.00

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Application
Calcium Flux Assay
Family
Prokineticin
Target
PKR1/GPR73
Accession Number
NM_138964
Species
Human
Host Cell Type
Chem-1
Content
2 Vials of mycoplasma-free cells, 1 ml per vial
Storage
Cell vials are to be stored in the vapor phase of liquid N2.
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