Human Tau Antibody

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MAB106291-100
MAB106291-SP
Tau in Human Brain (Alzheimer's).
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Human Tau Antibody Summary

Species Reactivity
Human
Specificity
Detects human Tau in direct ELISAs.
Source
Monoclonal Mouse IgG2B Clone # 1032501
Purification
Protein A or G purified from hybridoma culture supernatant
Immunogen
Human Tau synthetic peptide
Formulation
Lyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered solution in PBS with Trehalose. *Small pack size (SP) is supplied either lyophilized or as a 0.2 µm filtered solution in PBS.
Label
Unconjugated

Applications

Recommended Concentration
Sample
Immunohistochemistry
5-25 µg/mL
Immersion fixed paraffin-embedded sections of human brain (Alzheimer's)

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.

Scientific Data

Immunohistochemistry View Larger

Tau in Human Brain (Alzheimer's). Tau was detected in immersion fixed paraffin-embedded sections of human brain (Alzheimer's) using Mouse Anti-Human Tau Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB106291) at 5 µg/mL for 1 hour at room temperature followed by incubation with the Anti-Mouse IgG VisUCyte™ HRP Polymer Antibody (VC001). Before incubation with the primary antibody, tissue was subjected to heat-induced epitope retrieval using Antigen Retrieval Reagent-Basic (CTS013). Tissue was stained using DAB (brown) and counterstained with hematoxylin (blue). Specific staining was localized to cytoplasm in neurons and neuronal processes. Staining was performed using our protocol for IHC Staining with VisUCyte HRP Polymer Detection Reagents.

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Preparation and Storage

Reconstitution
Reconstitute at 0.5 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
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Shipping
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.

Background: Tau

Tau protein is named for its ability to serve as a bridge for microtubule formation and stabilization. Tau in PNS neurons is 758 amino acids (aa) in length and 110 kDa in size. It migrates anomalously in SDS-PAGE. Its N-terminus binds plasma membrane components while its C‑terminus binds microtubules. The microtubule-binding region contains four consecutive Tau/MAP repeats between aa 561‑685. Each repeat is 30 aa long, Ser/Thr rich, and shows a PGGG motif. Multiple isoforms exist, ranging from 316 to 776 aa in length. Various deletions occur within the first 500 aa, with some isoforms also showing an absence of the second Tau repeat (aa 592‑622). Between aa 624‑756, human Tau protein shows absolute identity to mouse and dog Tau.

Long Name
Microtubule-Associated Protein Tau
Entrez Gene IDs
4137 (Human); 17762 (Mouse); 29477 (Rat)
Alternate Names
DDPAC; FLJ31424; FTDP-17; G protein beta1/gamma2 subunit-interacting factor 1; MAPT; MGC138549; microtubule-associated protein tau; MSTD; MSTDMAPTL; MTBT1; MTBT1Neurofibrillary tangle protein; MTBT2; Neurofibrillary tangle protein; PHF-tau; PPND; Tau; TAUPaired helical filament-tau

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Human Tau Antibody
By Anonymous on 03/22/2022
Application: IHC Sample Tested: Brain tissue Species: Human