Amyloid β-Peptide (1-40) (human)

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Amyloid β-Peptide (1-40) (human)
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Description: Amyloid β-protein fragment

Purity: ≥95%

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Biological Activity

Amyloid β-Peptide (1-40) (human) is a peptide found in plaques in the brains of patients with Alzheimer's disease. Shown to have both neurotrophic and neurotoxic effects.

Technical Data

Soluble to 1 mg/ml in water
Store at -20°C

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Background References

  1. Beta-amyloid(1-40) effects on behavior and memory.
    Cleary et al.
    Brain Res., 1995;682:69
  2. Beta-amyloid(1-40)-induced neurodegeneration in the rat hippocampal neurons of the CA1 subfield.
    Miguel-Hidalgo and Cacabelos
    Acta Neuropathol., 1998;95:455
  3. β-Amyloid protein induces platelet aggregation and supports platelet adhesion.
    Kowalska and Badellino
    Biochem.Biophys.Res.Commun., 1994;205:1829
  4. Neurotrophic and neurotoxic effects of amyloid β protein: reversal by tachykinin neuropeptides.
    Yankner et al.
    Science, 1990;250:279

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