Amyloid β-peptide (1-42) (rat)

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Amyloid β-peptide (1-42) (rat)
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Description: Predominant amyloid β-protein fragment

Purity: ≥95%

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Biological Activity

Amyloid β-peptide (1-42) (rat) is a rat form of the predominant amyloid β-peptide found in plaques associated with Alzheimer's disease. Leads to a large shift in the bax/bcl-2 ratio in favour of pro-apoptotic bax. Neurotoxic.

Technical Data

Soluble to 1 mg/ml in 0.1% Ammonia
Store at -20°C

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Background References

  1. Amyloid β-protein induces the cerebrovascular cellular pathology of Alzheimer's disease and related disorders.
    Van Nostrand et al.
    Ann.N.Y.Acad.Sci., 1996;777:297
  2. Alzheimer's disease: initial report of the purification and characterization of a novel cerebrovascular amyloid protein.
    Glenner and Wong
    Biochem.Biophys.Res.Comm., 1984;120:885
  3. Alzheimer's amyloid β-peptide (1-42) induces cell death in human neuroblastoma via bax/bcl-2 ratio increase: An intriguing role for methionine 35.
    Clementi et al.
    Biochem.Biophys.Res.Comm., 2006;342:206

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