Overview

  • Product nameAnti-GFAP delta antibody
  • Description
    Rabbit polyclonal to GFAP delta
  • Tested applicationsSuitable for: ICC/IF, WB, IHC-Pmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Mouse
    Predicted to work with: Rat
  • Immunogen

    Synthetic peptide conjugated to KLH derived from within residues 350 to the C-terminus of Mouse GFAP delta.

  • Positive control
    • This antibody gave a positive signal in the following tissue lysates: Mouse Brain; Mouse Cerebellum; Mouse Hippocampus; Mouse Spinal Cord. This antibody gave a positive result in IHC in the following FFPE tissue: Normal mouse adult brain. It also gave a positive result in SKNSH cell line.

Properties

Applications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab93251 in the following tested applications.

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

Application Abreviews Notes
ICC/IF Use a concentration of 10 µg/ml.
WB Use a concentration of 1 µg/ml. Detects a band of approximately 50 kDa (predicted molecular weight: 50 kDa).
IHC-P Use a concentration of 5 µg/ml.

Target

  • FunctionGFAP, a class-III intermediate filament, is a cell-specific marker that, during the development of the central nervous system, distinguishes astrocytes from other glial cells.
  • Tissue specificityExpressed in cells lacking fibronectin.
  • Involvement in diseaseDefects in GFAP are a cause of Alexander disease (ALEXD) [MIM:203450]. Alexander disease is a rare disorder of the central nervous system. It is a progressive leukoencephalopathy whose hallmark is the widespread accumulation of Rosenthal fibers which are cytoplasmic inclusions in astrocytes. The most common form affects infants and young children, and is characterized by progressive failure of central myelination, usually leading to death usually within the first decade. Infants with Alexander disease develop a leukoencephalopathy with macrocephaly, seizures, and psychomotor retardation. Patients with juvenile or adult forms typically experience ataxia, bulbar signs and spasticity, and a more slowly progressive course.
  • Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the intermediate filament family.
  • Post-translational
    modifications
    Phosphorylated by PKN1.
  • Cellular localizationCytoplasm. Associated with intermediate filaments.
  • Information by UniProt
  • Database links
  • Alternative names
    • GFAP antibody
    • GFAP Epsilon antibody
    • GFAP_HUMAN antibody
    • GFAPdelta antibody
    • GFAPepsilon antibody
    • Glial fibrillary acidic protein antibody
    • Intermediate filament protein antibody
    see all

Anti-GFAP delta antibody images

  • All lanes : Anti-GFAP delta antibody (ab93251) at 1 µg/ml

    Lane 1 : Brain (Mouse) Tissue Lysate
    Lane 2 : Cerebellum Mouse Tissue Lysate
    Lane 3 : Mouse Hippocampus Tissue Lysate
    Lane 4 : Spinal Cord (Mouse) Tissue Lysate

    Lysates/proteins at 10 µg per lane.

    Secondary
    Goat Anti-Rabbit IgG H&L (HRP) preadsorbed (ab97080) at 1/5000 dilution
    Developed using the ECL technique

    Performed under reducing conditions.

    Predicted band size : 50 kDa
    Observed band size : 50 kDa
    Additional bands at : 15 kDa,47 kDa,70 kDa. We are unsure as to the identity of these extra bands.

    Exposure time : 2 minutes
  • IHC image of GFAP delta staining in normal Mouse brain formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue section, performed on a Leica BondTM system using the standard protocol B. The section was pre-treated using heat mediated antigen retrieval with sodium citrate buffer (pH6, epitope retrieval solution 1) for 20 mins. The section was then incubated with ab93251, 5µg/ml, for 15 mins at room temperature. A Goat anti-Rabbit biotinylated secondary antibody was used to detect the primary, and visualized using an HRP conjugated ABC system. DAB was used as the chromogen. The section was then counterstained with haematoxylin and mounted with DPX.

    For other IHC staining systems (automated and non-automated) customers should optimize variable parameters such as antigen retrieval conditions, primary antibody concentration and antibody incubation times.

  • ICC/IF image of ab93251 stained SKNSH cells. The cells were 4% formaldehyde fixed (10 min) and then incubated in 1%BSA / 10% normal goat serum / 0.3M glycine in 0.1% PBS-Tween for 1h to permeabilise the cells and block non-specific protein-protein interactions. The cells were then incubated with the antibody (ab93251, 10µg/ml) overnight at +4°C. The secondary antibody (green) was ab96899, DyLight® 488 goat anti-rabbit IgG (H+L) used at a 1/250 dilution for 1h. Alexa Fluor® 594 WGA was used to label plasma membranes (red) at a 1/200 dilution for 1h. DAPI was used to stain the cell nuclei (blue) at a concentration of 1.43µM.

References for Anti-GFAP delta antibody (ab93251)

ab93251 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.

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Abcam guarantees this product to work in the species/application used in this Abreview.
Application Immunohistochemistry (Formalin/PFA-fixed paraffin-embedded sections)
Sample Mouse Tissue sections (Brain)
Specification Brain
Fixative Formaldehyde
Antigen retrieval step Heat mediated - Buffer/Enzyme Used: Citric acid
Permeabilization No
Blocking step BSA as blocking agent for 10 minute(s) · Concentration: 1% · Temperature: 21°C
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Mr. Carl Hobbs

Verified customer

Submitted Jun 12 2012

Abcam has not validated the combination of species/application used in this Abreview.
Application Immunohistochemistry (Formalin/PFA-fixed paraffin-embedded sections)
Sample Rat Tissue sections (Brain)
Specification Brain
Fixative Formaldehyde
Antigen retrieval step Heat mediated - Buffer/Enzyme Used: Citric acid
Permeabilization No
Blocking step BSA as blocking agent for 10 minute(s) · Concentration: 1% · Temperature: 21°C
Username

Mr. Carl Hobbs

Verified customer

Submitted May 16 2012

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