• Product nameAnti-VAMP2 antibody
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  • Description
    Rabbit polyclonal to VAMP2
  • Tested applicationsSuitable for: WB, IP, IHC-Fr, ICC/IF, IHC-FoFrmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Mouse, Rat, Cow, Human
    Predicted to work with: Rhesus monkey
  • Immunogen

    Synthetic peptide corresponding to Rat VAMP2 aa 1-18.


    (Peptide available as ab4958)



Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab3347 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
WB Use at an assay dependent concentration. Detects a band of approximately 19 kDa (predicted molecular weight: 19 kDa).Can be blocked with VAMP2 peptide (ab4958).
IP Use at an assay dependent concentration.
IHC-Fr Use at an assay dependent concentration.
ICC/IF 1/1000.
IHC-FoFr Use at an assay dependent concentration. PubMed: 23056393


  • FunctionInvolved in the targeting and/or fusion of transport vesicles to their target membrane.
  • Tissue specificityNervous system and skeletal muscle.
  • Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the synaptobrevin family.
    Contains 1 v-SNARE coiled-coil homology domain.
  • Cellular localizationCytoplasmic vesicle > secretory vesicle > synaptic vesicle membrane. Cell junction > synapse > synaptosome. Neuronal synaptic vesicles.
  • Information by UniProt
  • Database links
  • Alternative names
    • FLJ11460 antibody
    • RATVAMPB antibody
    • RATVAMPIR antibody
    • SYB antibody
    • SYB2 antibody
    • Synaptobrevin 2 antibody
    • Synaptobrevin-2 antibody
    • VAMP 2 antibody
    • VAMP-2 antibody
    • Vamp2 antibody
    • VAMP2_HUMAN antibody
    • Vesicle associated membrane protein 2 antibody
    • Vesicle-associated membrane protein 2 (synaptobrevin 2) antibody
    • Vesicle-associated membrane protein 2 antibody
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Anti-VAMP2 antibody images

  • Predicted band size : 19 kDa

    Western blot detection of VAMP2 on rat brain extract using ab3347.

  • VAMP2 antibody (ab3347) used in Immunohistochemistry (rat frozen sections). Sections were fixed with paraformaldehyde. Primary Antibody ab3347 used at 1/1000 incubated for 18 hours at 20°C in PBS-T 0.3%.  Secondary Antibody used anti-IgG Rabbit Conjugation Alexa Fluor® 488 Dilution 1/1000.

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  • Immunohistochemical analysis of rat spinal cord dorsal horn tissue, staining VAMP2 with ab3347 at 1/200 dilution. Fluorescent-conjugated anti-rabbit IgG (1/200) was used as the secondary antibody.

References for Anti-VAMP2 antibody (ab3347)

This product has been referenced in:
  • Gordon SL  et al. A Fine Balance of Synaptophysin Levels Underlies Efficient Retrieval of Synaptobrevin II to Synaptic Vesicles. PLoS One 11:e0149457 (2016). Mouse . Read more (PubMed: 26871701) »
  • Takahashi N  et al. Two-photon fluorescence lifetime imaging of primed SNARE complexes in presynaptic terminals and ß cells. Nat Commun 6:8531 (2015). ICC/IF ; Mouse . Read more (PubMed: 26439845) »

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Product Wall

Application Western blot
Loading amount 2 µg
Gel Running Conditions Non-reduced Denaturing
Sample Rat Tissue lysate - whole (hippocampus tissue lysate)
Specification hippocampus tissue lysate
Blocking step Milk as blocking agent for 2 hour(s) and 0 minute(s) · Concentration: 10% · Temperature: 27°C

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Application Immunohistochemistry (Frozen sections)
Sample Rat Tissue sections (Brain)
Specification Brain
Fixative Paraformaldehyde
Permeabilization No

Dr. Karine Thibault

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Submitted Apr 14 2009

Abcam guarantees this product to work in the species/application used in this Abreview.
Application Immunocytochemistry/ Immunofluorescence
Sample Rat Cell (hippocampal neuron)
Specification hippocampal neuron
Fixative Paraformaldehyde
Blocking step BSA as blocking agent for 20 minute(s) · Concentration: 2%

Dr. Chanchoo Yap

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Submitted Nov 27 2006