• Product name
    Anti-GABA A Receptor alpha 3 antibody
    See all GABA A Receptor alpha 3 primary antibodies
  • Description
    Rabbit polyclonal to GABA A Receptor alpha 3
  • Host species
  • Tested applications
    Suitable for: WB, IHC-Frmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Mouse, Rat
  • Immunogen

    Fusion protein from N-terminal region of rat GABA A Receptor alpha 3

  • Positive control
    • rat brain lysates



Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab72446 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 1/1000. Detects a band of approximately 55 kDa (predicted molecular weight: 55 kDa).
IHC-Fr 1/100.


  • Function
    GABA, the major inhibitory neurotransmitter in the vertebrate brain, mediates neuronal inhibition by binding to the GABA/benzodiazepine receptor and opening an integral chloride channel.
  • Sequence similarities
    Belongs to the ligand-gated ion channel (TC 1.A.9) family. Gamma-aminobutyric acid receptor (TC 1.A.9.5) subfamily. GABRA3 sub-subfamily.
  • Cellular localization
    Cell junction > synapse > postsynaptic cell membrane. Cell membrane.
  • Information by UniProt
  • Database links
  • Alternative names
    • GABA A Receptor alpha 3 antibody
    • GABA(A) receptor subunit alpha 3 antibody
    • GABA(A) receptor subunit alpha-3 antibody
    • GABR A3 antibody
    • GABRA 3 antibody
    • Gabra3 antibody
    • Gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA) A receptor alpha 3 antibody
    • Gamma aminobutyric acid A receptor alpha 3 antibody
    • Gamma aminobutyric acid receptor subunit alpha 3 antibody
    • Gamma-aminobutyric acid receptor subunit alpha-3 antibody
    • GBRA3_HUMAN antibody
    • MGC33793 antibody
    see all


  • All lanes : Anti-GABA A Receptor alpha 3 antibody (ab72446) at 1/1000 dilution

    Lane 1 : wild type rat brain lysates
    Lane 2 : GABA A Receptor alpha 3 knock out rat brain lysates

    Predicted band size: 55 kDa
    Observed band size: 55 kDa


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I have been unable to locate the ferret protein sequence for GABA A Receptor alpha 3. If you have it or know where I can find it please let me know. I can then forward this sequence information to the lab for an al...

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Thank you for your reply. The anti-GABA A Receptor alpha 3 antibody, ab72446, is covered under our Abpromise and so is guaranteed to work in IHC-Fr on mouse tissue. If the antibody fails to perform as stated and if the scientific support team cannot he...

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Thank you for contacting Abcam. The only information I have been able to find about the IHC-Fr protocol use so far is that it was tested at 1/100 against on Rat amygdala (4% PFA + 15% picric acid fixed frozen sections. I am going to email the lab for m...

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