Key features and details
- Expression system: Escherichia coli
- Purity: > 98% SDS-PAGE
- Endotoxin level: < 1.000 Eu/µg
- Active: Yes
- Suitable for: HPLC, Cellular Activation, SDS-PAGE, WB
Product nameRecombinant Human/Murine/Rat BDNF protein (Active)
See all BDNF proteins and peptides
Determined by its ability to bind recombinant human TrkB Fc Chimera in a functional ELISA.
The active form of BDNF is a 27.0 kDa, dimer formed by two identical 119 amino acid subunits that is held together by strong hydrophobic interactions.
Purity> 98 % SDS-PAGE.
> 98% pure HPLC analyses.
Endotoxin level< 1.000 Eu/µg
Expression systemEscherichia coli
Protein lengthFull length protein
SequenceMHSDPARRGE LSVCDSISEW VTAADKKTAV DMSGGTVTVL EKVPVSKGQL KQYFYETKCN PMGYTKEGCR GIDKRHWNSQ CRTTQSYVRA LTMDSKKRIG WRFIRIDTSC VCTLTIKRGR
Predicted molecular weight27 kDa
Amino acids129 to 247
Additional sequence informationaa 129 to 247 refers to the full length mature form. This product does not contain signal peptide or propeptide.
Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab9794 in the following tested applications.
The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
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Preparation and Storage
Stability and Storage
Shipped at 4°C. Store at +4°C short term (1-2 weeks). Upon delivery aliquot. Store at -20°C or -80°C. Avoid freeze / thaw cycle.
This product is an active protein and may elicit a biological response in vivo, handle with caution.
ReconstitutionCentrifuge the vial prior to opening. Reconstitute in water to a concentration of 0.1-1.0 mg/ml. This solution can then be diluted into other aqueous buffers and stored at 4C for 1 week or -20C for future use.
FunctionDuring development, promotes the survival and differentiation of selected neuronal populations of the peripheral and central nervous systems. Participates in axonal growth, pathfinding and in the modulation of dendritic growth and morphology. Major regulator of synaptic transmission and plasticity at adult synapses in many regions of the CNS. The versatility of BDNF is emphasized by its contribution to a range of adaptive neuronal responses including long-term potentiation (LTP), long-term depression (LTD), certain forms of short-term synaptic plasticity, as well as homeostatic regulation of intrinsic neuronal excitability.
Tissue specificityBrain. Highly expressed in hippocampus, amygdala, cerebral cortex and cerebellum. Also expressed in heart, lung, skeletal muscle, testis, prostate and placenta.
Involvement in diseaseBulimia nervosa 2
Congenital central hypoventilation syndrome
Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the NGF-beta family.
modificationsThe propeptide is N-glycosylated and glycosulfated.
Converted into mature BDNF by plasmin (PLG).
- Information by UniProt
Rabbit Anti-BDNF antibody at 1 µg/ml +
Recombinant Human/Murine/Rat BDNF protein (Active) (ab9794) at 0.1 µg
Goat Anti-Rabbit IgG H&L (HRP) preadsorbed (ab97080) at 1/5000 dilution
Developed using the ECL technique.
Performed under reducing conditions.
Exposure time: 4 minutes
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.
ab9794 has been referenced in 18 publications.
- Mazo CE et al. High Intensity Acute Aerobic Exercise Elicits Alterations in Circulating and Skeletal Muscle Tissue Expression of Neuroprotective Exerkines. Brain Plast 8:5-18 (2022). PubMed: 36448040
- Kim HJ et al. Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor Secreting Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells Improve Outcomes in Rett Syndrome Mouse Models. Front Neurosci 15:725398 (2021). PubMed: 34690674
- Kalinichenko SG et al. Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) As a Regulator of Apoptosis under Conditions of Focal Experimental Stroke. Bull Exp Biol Med 169:701-706 (2020). PubMed: 32990850
- Klimovich P et al. Three-Dimensional Model of Dorsal Root Ganglion Explant as a Method of Studying Neurotrophic Factors in Regenerative Medicine. Biomedicines 8:N/A (2020). PubMed: 32138155
- Huang S et al. Prenatal Dexamethasone Exposure Induced Alterations in Neurobehavior and Hippocampal Glutamatergic System Balance in Female Rat Offspring. Toxicol Sci N/A:N/A (2019). PubMed: 31518422