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MAPT / tau (pSer356) antibody

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»Alternatives pSer356
»Alternatives Human, Mouse (Murine), Rat (Rattus)
»Alternatives Rabbit
Clonality Polyclonal
»Alternatives Un-conjugated
»Alternatives Immunocytochemistry (ICC), Immunofluorescence (IF), Western Blotting (WB)
Pubmed 4 references available
Catalog no. ABIN319220
Quantity 50 µg
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Immunogen Synthetic phosphopeptide derived from human Tau around the phosphorylation site of serine 356 (I-G-SP-L-D).
Specificity This antibody detects endogenous levels of Tau only when phosphorylated at Serine 356.
Purification Affinity chromatography
Background Tau is a neuronal microtubule associated protein found predominantly on axons. The function of Tau is to promote tubulin polymerisation and stabilise microtubules, but it also serves to link certain signalling pathways to the cytoskeleton. Tau, in its hyperphosphorylated form, is the major component of paired helical filaments (PHF) and neurofibrillary lesions in Alzheimer's disease (AD) brain. Hyperphosphorylation impairs the microtubule binding function of Tau, resulting in the destabilisation of microtubules in AD brains, ultimately leading to the degeneration of the affected neurons. Hyperphosphorylated tau is also found in a range of other central nervous system disorders. Numerous serine/threonine kinases, including GSK3 beta, PKA, Cdk5, and casein kinase II can phosphorylate Tau.
Alternate names: MAPTL, MTBT1, Microtubule-associated protein tau, Neurofibrillary tangle protein, PHF-tau, Paired helical filament-tau
NCBI Accession 9606
UniProt P10636
Research Area Cytoskeleton
Application Notes Western blot (1/500-1/1000). Other applications not tested. Optimal dilutions are dependent on conditions and should be determined by the user.
Restrictions For Research Use only
Format Liquid
Concentration 1.0 mg/mL
Buffer PBS (without Mg2+ and Ca2+), pH 7.4, 150 mM NaCl, 0.02% Sodium Azide and 50% Glycerol
Preservative Sodium azide
Handling Advice Avoid repeated freezing and thawing.
Storage -20 °C
Storage Comment Store the antibody (in aliquots) at-20°C.
Expiry Date 12 months
Background publications Kyriakis, Banerjee, Nikolakaki et al.: "The stress-activated protein kinase subfamily of c-Jun kinases." in: Nature, Vol. 369, Issue 6476, pp. 156-60, 1994 (PubMed).

Alonso, Mederlyova, Novak et al.: "Promotion of hyperphosphorylation by frontotemporal dementia tau mutations." in: The Journal of biological chemistry, Vol. 279, Issue 33, pp. 34873-81, 2004 (PubMed).

DeGiorgis, Jaffe, Moreira et al.: "Phosphoproteomic analysis of synaptosomes from human cerebral cortex." in: Journal of proteome research, Vol. 4, Issue 2, pp. 306-15, 2005 (PubMed).

Puig, Rey, Ferrer: "Individual and regional variations of phospho-tau species in progressive supranuclear palsy." in: Acta neuropathologica, Vol. 110, Issue 3, pp. 261-8, 2005 (PubMed).

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