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Western blot analysis of Tau in Jurkat whole cell extract (80ug) using a Tau recombinant rabbit oligoclonal antibody (Product # 710080) at a dilution of 5ug/ml. Detection was performed using an HRP-conjugated goat anti-rabbit secondary antibody at a dilution of 1:2000 followed by chemiluminescence (ECL). Results show a band at ~68kDa.
|Tested species reactivity||Human|
|Host / Isotype||Rabbit / IgG|
|Immunogen||Recombinant protein corresponding to amino acids 1–254 of human Tau|
|Contains||0.09% sodium azide|
|Storage Conditions||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 1 month. For long term storage store at -20°C|
|Tested Applications||Dilution *|
|Western Blot (WB)||2-5 ug/ml|
* Suggested working dilutions are given as a guide only. It is recommended that the user titrate the product for use in their own experiment using appropriate negative and positive controls.
ABfinity™ recombinant antibodies are rabbit monoclonal antibodies, unmatched for producing superior results. ABfinity™ antibodies are developed by immunizing animals, screening for functionality, cloning the immunogen-specific antibody genes into high-level mammalian expression vectors, produced on a large scale and purified with Protein A.
ABfinity™ oligoclonal antibodies comprise a selection of multiple different recombinant monoclonal antibodies, providing the best of both worlds—the sensitivity of a polyclonal antibody with the specificity of a monoclonal, all delivered with the consistency only found in a recombinant antibody. While functionally the same as a polyclonal antibody—recognizing multiple epitope sites on the target and producing higher detection sensitivity for low abundance targets when compared with monoclonal antibodies—an oligoclonal antibody has a known mixture of light and heavy chains. This exact population can be produced in every lot, circumventing the biological variability typically associated with polyclonal antibody production.
Intact IgG appears on a non-reducing gel as ~150 kDa band and upon reduction generating a ~25 kDa light chain band and a ~50 kDa heavy chain.
Tau protein plays a very important role in nucleation and stabilization of microtubules by associating with tubulin subunits. In humans, Tau is predominantly expressed in the brain, and is involved in neurodegeneration when the protein is misfolded, hyperphosphorylated, or self-assembles into tangles. Six isoforms of Tau with varying degree of affinity to tubulin exist. Numerous serine/threonine kinases, including GSK-3 beta, protein kinase A, and casein kinase II (CK2) phosphorylate Tau. Phosphorylation of the serine 396 residue is triggered through GSK-3beta and cdk5. The gene encoding the Tau protein consists of 16 exons, and is located at chromosomal locus 17q21.
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DDPAC; FLJ31424; FTDP-17; G protein beta1/gamma2 subunit-interacting factor 1; MAPTL; MGC138549; microtubule-associated protein tau, isoform 4; MSTD; MTBT1; MTBT2; neurofibrillary tangle protein; paired helical filament-tau; PHF-tau; PPND; protein phosphatase 1, regulatory subunit 103; TAU
DDPAC; FTDP-17; MAPT; MAPTL; MSTD; MTBT1; MTBT2; PPND; PPP1R103; TAU