Key features and details
- Unconjugated capture and detector antibodies
- Adaptable to any antibody pair-based assay format
- Antibody concentration ~ 1 mg/ml
- BSA and azide free buffer - ready for conjugation
- Reacts with: Human
Product nameHuman GFAP Antibody Pair - BSA and Azide free
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Assay typeELISA set
Range15.6 pg/ml - 1000 pg/ml
Species reactivityReacts with: Human
The Antibody Pair can be used to quantify Human GFAP. BSA and Azide free antibody pairs include unconjugated capture and detector antibodies suitable for sandwich ELISAs. The antibodies are provided at an approximate concentration of 1 mg/ml as measured by the protein A280 method. The recommended antibody orientation is based on internal optimization for ELISA-based assays. Antibody orientation is assay dependent and needs to be optimized for each assay type. Both capture and detector antibodies are rabbit monoclonal antibodies delivering consistent, specific, and sensitive results.
For additional information on the performance of the antibody pair, see the equivalent SimpleStep ELISA® Kit (ab223867), which uses the same antibodies. However, due to differences in their formulation, this antibody pair cannot be used with the consumables provided with our SimpleStep ELISA Kits. Please note that the range provided for the pairs is only an estimation based on the performance of the related product using the same antibody pair. Performance of the antibody pair will depend on the specific characteristics of your assay. We guarantee the product works in sandwich ELISA, but we do not guarantee the sensitivity or dynamic range of the antibody pair in your assay.
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Tested applicationsSuitable for: Sandwich ELISAmore details
Storage instructionsStore at +4°C. Please refer to protocols.
Components 10 x 96 tests Human GFAP Capture Antibody (unconjugated) 1 x 100µg Human GFAP Detector Antibody (unconjugated) 1 x 100µg
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.
modificationsPhosphorylated by PKN1.
Cellular localizationCytoplasm. Associated with intermediate filaments.
- Information by UniProt
Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab241889 in the following tested applications.
The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
|Sandwich ELISA||Use at an assay dependent concentration.|
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To our knowledge, customised protocols are not required for this product. Please try the standard protocols listed below and let us know how you get on.
ab241889 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.