Key features and details
- Expression system: Escherichia coli
- Purity: > 98% SDS-PAGE
- 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 stimulate the proliferation of rat C6 cells. The expected ED50 for this effect is 0.5-1.0 μg/ml.
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.
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.
DescriptionRecombinant BDNF protein (Active)
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 14 publications.
- 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
- Wang Y et al. Dexmedetomidine attenuates the toxicity of ß-amyloid on neurons and astrocytes by increasing BDNF production under the regulation of HDAC2 and HDAC5. Mol Med Rep 19:533-540 (2019). PubMed: 30483749
- Franchini L et al. Linking NMDA Receptor Synaptic Retention to Synaptic Plasticity and Cognition. iScience 19:927-939 (2019). PubMed: 31518901
- Chen H et al. Exogenous brain-derived neurotrophic factor attenuates neuronal apoptosis and neurological deficits after subarachnoid hemorrhage in rats. Exp Ther Med 18:3837-3844 (2019). PubMed: 31616511
- Sanders SS et al. mTORC1 Signaling Is Palmitoylation-Dependent in Hippocampal Neurons and Non-neuronal Cells and Involves Dynamic Palmitoylation of LAMTOR1 and mTOR. Front Cell Neurosci 13:115 (2019). PubMed: 31001086