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Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein (GFAP, Clone 2A5)

Mouse Monoclonal Antibody

PRODUCT #: 40-1245

 

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:

Mam, Av
 

APPLICATIONS/DILUTIONS:

ICC/IF (1/50- 1/150)
WB (1/500 – 1/2,500)
 

SOURCE:

Mice were immunized with purified pig spinal cord GFAP.
 

FORM/STORAGE:

0.2 ml with 50% glycerol, 0.01% sodium azide and 1.0 mg/ml BSA. Store at -20º C. Avoid multiple freeze/thaw cycles. Immunoglobulin isotype is IgG1.

 

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