Alternative names for V1rb9 antibody
V1rb12, Vomeronasal type-1 receptor B9, Vomeronasal type-1 receptor B12, Vomeronasal receptor 5, Pheromone receptor VN5
Frozen Sections (C), Paraffin Sections (P), Western blot / Immunoblot (WB)
Background of V1rb9 antibody
Putative pheromone receptor; may play a role in olfactory sensory perception. FUNCTION: Putative pheromone receptor implicated in the regulation of social as well as reproductive behavior. SUBCELLULAR LOCATION: Cell membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein. TISSUE SPECIFICITY: Expressed in 1-4% of neurons of the vomeronasal organ. Only one pheromone receptor gene may be expressed in a particular neuron. Not expressed in the main olfactory epithelium.