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Phospho-DARPP-32 (Thr34) (D29E8) Rabbit mAb #5393
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Gallery: Phospho-DARPP-32 (Thr34) (D29E8) Rabbit mAb #5393
Phospho-DARPP-32 (Thr34) (D29E8) Rabbit mAb detects endogenous levels of DARPP-32 only when phosphorylated at Thr34. This antibody may also cross-react with an unidentified 40 kDa protein.
Monoclonal antibody is produced by immunizing animals with a synthetic phosphopeptide corresponding to residues surrounding Thr34 of human DARPP-32.
DARPP-32 (dopamine and cyclic AMP-regulated phosphoprotein, relative molecular mass 32,000) is a cytosolic protein highly enriched in medium-sized spiny neurons of the neostriatum (1). It is a bifunctional signaling molecule that controls serine/threonine kinase and serine/threonine phosphatase activity (2). Dopamine stimulates phosphorylation of DARPP-32 through D1 receptors and activation of PKA. PKA phosphorylation of DARPP-32 at Thr34 converts it into an inhibitor of protein phosphatase 1 (1). DARPP-32 is converted into an inhibitor of PKA when phosphorylated at Thr75 by cyclin-dependent kinase 5 (CDK5) (2). Mice containing a targeted deletion of the DARPP-32 gene exhibit an altered biochemical, electrophysiological, and behavioral phenotype (3).
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