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Anti -Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF)

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Clone Host Grade Applications
Polyclonal Rabbit Serum B
BDNF belongs to the neurotrophin family and regulates the survival and differentiation of neurons during development. The alterations in BDNF expression induced by various kinds of brain insult including stress, ischemia, seizure activity and hypoglycemia. BDNF may contribute to some pathologies such as depression, epilepsy, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease.
BDNF promotes the survival of neuronal populations that are all located either in the central nervous system or directly connected to it. It is a ,ajor regulator of synaptic transmission and plasticity at adult synapses in many regions of the CNS. The versatility of BDNF is emphasized by its contribution to a range of adaptive neuronal responses including long-term potentiation (LTP), long-term depression (LTD), certain forms of short-term synaptic plasticity, as well as homeostatic regulation of intrinsic neuronal excitability.
Catalog #B2700-02H
ApplicationsSuitable for use in Western Blot. Other applications not tested.
Recommended DilutionsWestern Blot: 1:500-1:2000. Detects a ~35kD band of proBDNF in rat brain extract.
Optimal dilutions to be determined by the researcher.
Storage and StabilityLyophilized powder may be stored at -20°C. Stable for 12 months at -20°C. Reconstitute with sterile ddH2O. Aliquot to avoid repeated freezing and thawing. Store at -20°C. Reconstituted product is stable for 12 months at -20°C. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap. Further dilutions can be made in assay buffer. 
Clone TypePolyclonal
IsotypeIgG
HostRabbit
SourceHuman
ConcentrationNot Determined
FormSupplied as a lyophilized powder. Reconstitute with 100ul sterile ddH2O.
PuritySerum
ImmunogenSynthetic peptide corresponding to aa129-148, HSDPARRGELSVCDSISEWV of human Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor (KLH).
SpecificityRecognizes recombinant human Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor. Does not crossreact with NGF, NT3 or NT4/5. Species Crossreactivity
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological.
Alternate namesAbrineurin


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