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Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein (GFAP)

Chicken Polyclonal Antibody

PRODUCT #: 40-1264

 

DESCRIPTION: GFAP is a member of the intermediate filament protein family which includes desmin, peripherin and vimentin.  It is a major protein component in multiple sclerosis plaques but is found to be up-regulated in other instances where there has been damage or the occurrence of disease to the nervous system.  GFAP is expressed in cells of astrocytic lineage, peripheral ganglia, and non-myelinating Schwann cells. In addition, neural stem cells also express GFAP.
   
SPECIES CROSS-REACTIVITY: Mammalian, avian

 

APPLICATIONS / DILUTIONS:        ICC/IF (1/200 – 1/1,000)
WB (1/10,000)
   
SOURCE: Chickens were immunized with purified bovine spinal cord GFAP.
   
FORM / STORAGE: 0.1 ml with 50% glycerol and 0.01% sodium azide.  Store at -20º C.  Avoid multiple freeze/thaw cycles.  Immunoglobulin isotype is IgY.
   

THIS PRODUCT IS FOR RESEARCH USE ONLY. NOT FOR USE IN HUMANS OR DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES.