Our stable recombinant AequoScreen cell lines express a variety of GPCRs which all couple to a calcium response. Upon GPCR stimulation and subsequent calcium binding to the aequorin oxidation of coelenterazine leads to emission of light.
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AequoScreen® Double Transfected Cell Line: Rat recombinant Urotensin UT receptor in aequorin CHO-K1 host cell.
We provide two vials of cryopreserved cells (approximately 2.5x106 cells/vial), detailed product information including cell line properties, culture conditions and the pharmacological properties of the recombinant channel in a functional assay.
All cell lines are tested for the absence of mycoplasma. Terms and conditions apply. Some of our receptors may be restricted for sale in specified countries. Please inquire at your local sales office for more information.
The AequoScreen technology is a generic GPCR technology which can be used with Gs, Gi and Gq coupled GPCRs and calcium coupled ion channels. Following receptor stimulation, increases in intracellular calcium enable measurement of the resulting flash luminescence signal.
|Assay Target Class||GPCR|
|Assay Target Type||Cell line|
|Assay Validated||Binding, Calcium Luminescence|
|G-Alpha Natural Receptor||Gq/G11|
|Product Brand Name||AequoScreen|
|Second Messenger Release||Calcium flux|
|Shipping Condition||Dry Ice|
|Therapeutic Area||Cardiovascular, Renal|
|Unit Size||5 million cells|
PerkinElmer’s validated, ready-to-use AequoZen™or cAMPZen™ frozen, irradiated cells make it easier for you to perform functional testing of GPCRs. Just thaw and use! Reliable, convenient AequoZen cells for aequorin calcium testing or cAMPZen cells for cAMP testing let you get the testing done. So you can concentrate on results.
G protein coupled receptors (GPCRs) have been considered as a highly “druggable” target for many years, with over 40% of marketed drugs acting to modulate their function. For many years, radiometric techniques have dominated GPCR screening. However in the last decade the development of functional assays, where the effect of molecules is evaluated in terms of GPCR activation, has accelerated.In particular, measurement of calcium signaling and the development of molecular strategies which couple the majority of GPCRs to calcium signaling has allowed the use of high-throughput functional screening in GPCR research.