Technical Data
M9758-01B
Myelin Basic Protein, NT (MBP, Myelin A1 Protein, Myelin Membrane Encephalitogenic Protein, MGC99675)
Description:
MBP is a major constituent of the myelin sheath of oligodendrocytes and Schwann cells in the nervous system. However, MBP-related transcripts are also present in the bone marrow and the immune system. These mRNAs arise from the long MBP gene (otherwise called Golli-MBP) that contains 3 additional exons located upstream of the classic MBP exons. Alternative splicing from the Golli and the MBP transcription start sites gives rise to 2 sets of MBP-related transcripts and gene products. The Golli mRNAs contain 3 exons unique to Golli-MBP, spliced in-frame to 1 or more MBP exons. They encode hybrid proteins that have N-terminal Golli aa sequence linked to MBP aa sequence. The second family of transcripts contain only MBP exons and produce the well characterized myelin basic proteins. This complex gene structure is conserved among species suggesting that the MBP transcription unit is an integral part of the Golli transcription unit and that this arrangement is important for the function and/or regulation of these genes.

Applications:
Suitable for use in RIA, ELISA and Immunohistochemistry. Other applications not tested.

Recommended Dilution:
Immunohistochemistry (Formalin fixed paraffin embedded): 10ug/ml
Optimal dilutions to be determined by the researcher.

Storage and Stability:
May be stored at 4C for short-term only. Aliquot to avoid repeated freezing and thawing. Store at -20C. Aliquots are stable for at least 12 months. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap.
TypeIsotypeCloneGrade
MabIgG1V/h5Affinity Purified
SizeStorageShippingSourceHost
50ug-20CBlue IceHumanMouse
Concentration:
~1mg/ml
Immunogen:
Synthetic peptide corresponding to aa45-91 of human MBP at N-terminal.
Purity:
Purified by Protein A affinity chromatography.
Form
Supplied as a liquid in PBS, 0.09% sodium azide.
Specificity:
Recognizes human MBP. Species sequence homology: Bovine, guinea pig, porcine, rabbit and sheep.
Intended for research use only. Not for use in human, therapeutic, or diagnostic applications.