GKAP in Human Brain. GKAP was detected in immersion fixed paraffin-embedded sections of human brain (cortex) using Mouse Anti-Human GKAP Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB7296) at 15 µg/mL overnight at 4 °C. Before incubation with the primary antibody, tissue was subjected to heat-induced epitope retrieval using Antigen Retrieval Reagent-Basic (Catalog # CTS013). Tissue was stained using the Anti-Mouse HRP-DAB Cell & Tissue Staining Kit (brown; Catalog # CTS002) and counterstained with hematoxylin (blue). Specific staining was localized to the cytoplasm of neurons. View our protocol for Chromogenic IHC Staining of Paraffin-embedded Tissue Sections.
Preparation and Storage
Sterile PBS to a final concentration of 0.5 mg/mL.
The product is shipped at ambient temperature. Upon receipt, store it immediately at the temperature recommended below. *Small pack size (SP) is shipped with polar packs. Upon receipt, store it immediately at -20 to -70 °C
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.
GKAP, also known as DAP1, DLGAP, and SAPAP1, is an approximately 45 kDa cytoplasmic membrane associated protein. GKAP is a component of a neuronal postsynaptic complex that also includes PSD-95 and SHANK. This complex links neurotransmitter channels with the cytoskeleton and can promote NMDA R channel opening. Alternate splice forms of human GKAP have N-terminal and/or C-terminal truncations and are differentially expressed during brain development. Within aa 368-472 human, mouse, and rat GKAP share 100% aa sequence identity.
Guanylate Kinase-associated Protein
Entrez Gene IDs:
9229 (Human); 224997 (Mouse); 65040 (Rat)
DAP1; DAP-1-ALPHA; DAP-1DAP-1-BETA; discs, large (Drosophila) homolog-associated protein 1; disks large-associated protein 1; DLGAP1; GKAP; GKAPMGC88156; hGKAP; PSD-95/SAP90 binding protein 1; PSD-95/SAP90-binding protein 1; SAP90/PSD-95-associated protein 1; SAPAP1; SAPAP1Guanylate kinase-associated protein
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