Product nameHuman GFAP Matched Antibody Pair Kit
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Assay typeELISA set
Range15.6 pg/ml - 1000 pg/ml
Species reactivityReacts with: Human
Matched Antibody Pair Kits include a capture and a biotinylated detector antibody pair, along with a calibrated protein standard, suitable for sandwich ELISA. The Matched Antibody Pair Kit can be used to quantify native and recombinant human GFAP.
Matched antibody pair kits and reagents deliver consistent, specific, and sensitive results.
- Batch-to-batch consistency: only recombinant monoclonal antibodies are used in our matched antibody pairs.
- Specificity: antibody pairs are screened in plasma and serum to ensure specificity in complex samples.
- Sensitivity: benchmarked against commercially available antibody pairs to ensure equivalent or superior performance compared with the competition.
Additional buffers and plates are required for the assay. An accessory pack can be purchased which includes buffer reagents required to perform 10 x 96-well plate sandwich ELISAs (ab210905).
To receive an electronic copy of the Certificate of Analysis, please send an email with "CoA for matched antibody pair kit" in the subject line and the desired product number and lot number in the body of the email.
Tested applicationsSuitable for: ELISAmore details
Storage instructionsStore at -20°C. Please refer to protocols.
Components 10 x 96 tests 2 x 96 tests Human GFAP Capture Antibody 1 x 100µg 1 x 20µg Human GFAP Detector Antibody 1 x 25µg 1 x 5µg Human GFAP Lyophilized Protein 1 vial 1 vial
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
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The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
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ab222279 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.