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C1241 Sigma-Aldrich

Anti-Calcium Channel CaV1.2 (human) antibody produced in rabbit

affinity isolated antibody, lyophilized powder

Synonym: Anti-Human α1C, L-Type of Voltage-gated Calcium Channel



Related Categories Alphabetical Index, Antibodies, Antibodies for Cell Biology, Antibodies to Calcium Channels, Antibodies to Ion Channels,
conjugate   unconjugated
clone   polyclonal
biological source   rabbit
application(s)   immunocytochemistry: suitable
  western blot: 1:200 using rat heart membranes
species reactivity   mouse, human, rat
form   lyophilized powder
shipped in   dry ice
storage temp.   −20°C
antibody form   affinity isolated antibody
Quality Level   200
antibody product type   primary antibodies
UniProt accession no.   P22002
Gene Information   human ... CACNA1C(775)
mouse ... Cacna1c(12288)
rat ... Cacna1c(24239)



Recognizes mouse Cav1.2, splice variants P22002-4 and P22002-5 of rat Cav1.2 and splice variant P15381-4 of rabbit Cav1.2.


peptide corresponding to residues 2-15 of human Cav1.2 (exon 1B). The sequence has 14/15 residues identical in mouse and rat.

Target description

Calcium Channel CaV1.2 (CACNA1C ) encodes an alpha-1 subunit of a voltage-dependent calcium channel. Calcium channels mediate the influx of calcium ions into the cell upon membrane polarization.

Physical form

Lyophilized from phosphate buffered saline, pH 7.4, with 1% BSA and 0.05% sodium azide.


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Biochem/physiol Actions

Calcium channel, voltage-dependent, L type, α1C subunit (Cav1.2) is a protein encoded by the CACNA1C gene in humans and belongs to the family of voltage-gated calcium channels. It serves as the key transducers of cell surface membrane potential changes into local intracellular calcium transients that initiate different physiological events. CACNA1C is a subunit of L-type voltage-dependent calcium channel. It is mapped to chromosome 12p13.3 and is implicated as a susceptibility gene for schizophrenia. CACNA1C is selectively expressed in human TH2 cells and blockage of Cav1.2 channel activation in TH2 cells may represent new strategies to treat allergic diseases in human subjects. Its increased activity is implicated in the pathogenesis of dementia and Alzheimer′s disease (AD).

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
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