Human GFAP Biotinylated Antibody

  
  • Species Reactivity
    Human
  • Specificity
    Detects human GFAP in Western blots.
  • Source
    Polyclonal Sheep IgG
  • Purification
    Antigen Affinity-purified
  • Immunogen
    E. coli-derived recombinant human GFAP
    Leu292-Met432
    Accession # P14136
  • Formulation
    Lyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered solution in PBS with BSA as a carrier protein.
  • Label
    Biotin
Applications
  •  
    Recommended
    Concentration
    Sample
  • Western Blot
    0.1 µg/mL
    Recombinant Human GFAP
  • Immunocytochemistry
    5-15 µg/mL
    See below
Please Note: Optimal dilutions should be determined by each laboratory for each application. General Protocols are available in the Technical Information section on our website.
Data Examples
Immunocytochemistry
GFAP in Rat Cortical Stem Cells. GFAP was detected in immersion fixed differentiated rat cortical stem cells using Sheep Anti-Human GFAP Biotinylated Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # BAF2594) at 10 µg/mL for 3 hours at room temperature. Cells were stained using the NorthernLights™ 557-conjugated Streptavidin (yellow; Catalog # NL999) and counter­stained with DAPI (blue). View our protocol for Fluorescent ICC Staining of Cells on Coverslips.
Preparation and Storage
  • Reconstitution
    Reconstitute at 0.2 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
  • Shipping
    The product is shipped at ambient temperature. Upon receipt, store it immediately at the temperature recommended below.
  • Stability & Storage
    Use a manual defrost freezer and avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
    • 12 months from date of receipt, -20 to -70 °C as supplied.
    • 1 month, 2 to 8 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
    • 6 months, -20 to -70 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
Background: GFAP

GFAP (Glial fibrillary acidic protein) is a type III intermediate filament protein. It is the major component of astrocyte intermediate filament. Defects in GFAP are a cause of Alexander disease. Alexander disease is a rare disorder of the central nervous system. It is a progressive leukoencephalopathy whose hallmark is the widespread accumulation of Rosenthal fibers which are cytoplasmic inclusions in astrocytes. At the amino acid sequence level, human GFAP shares 91% and 90% identity with rat and mouse GFAP, respectively.

  • Long Name:
    Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein
  • Entrez Gene IDs:
    2670 (Human); 14580 (Mouse); 24387 (Rat)
  • Alternate Names:
    FLJ45472; GFAP astrocytes; GFAP; glial fibrillary acidic protein
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Normal Sheep IgG Biotinylated Control

Ctrl BAF020 1
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Streptavidin-Phycoerythrin

Flow F0040 7
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Streptavidin-Alkaline Phosphatase

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NorthernLights Streptavidin NL557

Flow, IHC, ICC NL999 4
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NorthernLights Streptavidin NL637

Flow, IHC, ICC NL998 2
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NorthernLights Streptavidin NL493

Flow, IHC, ICC NL997 1
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MagCellect Streptavidin Ferrofluid

MAG999B 4
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MagCellect Streptavidin Ferrofluid

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Streptavidin-HRP

ELISA DY998 44
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EvenCoat Streptavidin Coated Plates, 5 Pack

ELISA CP003 3
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