• Product nameAnti-Gephyrin antibody
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  • Description
    Rabbit polyclonal to Gephyrin
  • Tested applicationsSuitable for: ELISA, WBmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Human
    Predicted to work with: Mouse, Rat, Rabbit, Horse, Chicken, Guinea pig, Cow, Cat, Dog, Zebrafish
  • Immunogen

    Synthetic peptide corresponding to a region within internal sequence amino acids 396-445 (GEQPTQTVMP GQVMRVTTGA PIPCGADAVV QVEDTELIRE SDDGTEELEV) of human Gephyrin (NP_001019389).

  • Positive control
    • Jurkat cell lysate.


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The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.

Application Abreviews Notes
ELISA Use at an assay dependent concentration.

ELISA titre using peptide based assay: 1/62500.

WB Use a concentration of 1 µg/ml. Predicted molecular weight: 80 kDa. Good results were obtained when blocked with 5% non-fat dry milk in 0.05% PBS-T.


  • FunctionMicrotubule-associated protein involved in membrane protein-cytoskeleton interactions. It is thought to anchor the inhibitory glycine receptor (GLYR) to subsynaptic microtubules (By similarity). Catalyzes two steps in the biosynthesis of the molybdenum cofactor. In the first step, molybdopterin is adenylated. Subsequently, molybdate is inserted into adenylated molybdopterin and AMP is released.
  • PathwayCofactor biosynthesis; molybdopterin biosynthesis.
  • Involvement in diseaseDefects in GPHN are the cause of molybdenum cofactor deficiency type C (MOCOD type C) [MIM:252150]. MOCOD type C is an autosomal recessive disease which leads to the pleiotropic loss of all molybdoenzyme activities and is characterized by severe neurological damage, neonatal seizures and early childhood death.
    Defects in GPHN are a cause of startle disease (STHE) [MIM:149400]; also known as hyperekplexia. STHE is a genetically heterogeneous neurologic disorder characterized by muscular rigidity of central nervous system origin, particularly in the neonatal period, and by an exaggerated startle response to unexpected acoustic or tactile stimuli.
  • Sequence similaritiesIn the N-terminal section; belongs to the moaB/mog family.
    In the C-terminal section; belongs to the moeA family.
  • Cellular localizationCell junction > synapse. Cell junction > synapse > postsynaptic cell membrane. Cytoplasm > cytoskeleton. Cytoplasmic face of glycinergic postsynaptic membranes.
  • Information by UniProt
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  • Alternative names
    • Domain E antibody
    • Domain G antibody
    • GEPH antibody
    • GEPH_HUMAN antibody
    • GPH antibody
    • GPHN antibody
    • GPHRYN antibody
    • KIAA1385 antibody
    • Molybdopterin molybdenumtransferase antibody
    • MPT adenylyltransferase antibody
    • MPT Mo-transferase antibody
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Anti-Gephyrin antibody images

  • Anti-Gephyrin antibody (ab83401) at 1 µg/ml + Jurkat cell lysate at 10 µg

    HRP conjugated anti-Rabbit IgG at 1/50000 dilution

    Predicted band size : 80 kDa
    Observed band size : 80 kDa
    Additional bands at : 31 kDa,60 kDa. We are unsure as to the identity of these extra bands.

References for Anti-Gephyrin antibody (ab83401)

ab83401 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.

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