Phospho-Tau (T231) in Human Alzheimer's Brain. Tauphosphorylated at T231 was detected in immersion fixed paraffin-embedded sections of human Alzheimer's brain using Mouse Anti-Phospho-Tau (T231) Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB34941) at 5 µg/mL for 1 hour at room temperature followed by incubation with the Anti-Mouse IgG VisUCyte™ HRP Polymer Antibody (Catalog # VC001). Tissue was stained using DAB (brown) and counterstained with hematoxylin (blue). Specific staining was localized to cytoplasm in neurons. View our protocol for IHC Staining with VisUCyte HRP Polymer Detection Reagents.
Preparation and Storage
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Stability & Storage
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12 months from date of receipt, -20 to -70 °C as supplied.
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Tau is a microtubule-associated protein primarily expressed in neurons.
It can associate with microtubules through the carboxy-terminal domains
and with the plasma membrane through the amino-terminal projection
domain. Tau has a role as a stabilizer of microtubules. Abnormal Tau
phosphorylation or splicing is associated with various neurological
Microtubule-Associated Protein Tau
Entrez Gene IDs:
4137 (Human); 17762 (Mouse); 29477 (Rat)
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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