No significant cross-reactivity to beta-Amyloid 42 has been observed. Previous lots of this antibody recognized the sequence of beta-Amyloid [1-40] in the region from amino acids 15-30. No blocking activity was observed with beta-Amyloid [1-12] whereas the peptides beta-Amyloid [14-35], beta-Amyloid [15-28], beta-Amyloid [17-30] and Beta-Amyloid [1-40] were all able to block antibody activity.
Beta-amyloid is a 40–43 amino acid peptide cleaved from amyloid precursor protein, and a putative gamma-secretase. Amyloid beta (1-40) together with Amyloid beta (1-42) are two major C-terminal variants of the amyloid beta protein, constituting the majority of amyloid beta proteins. Both the amyloid beta (40) and amyloid beta (42) alloforms are major components of the extracellular plaques found in Alzheimer's disease brain tissue.
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Protein Aliases: Abeta40; Abeta42; ABPP; AICD-50; AICD-57; AICD-59; Alpha-CTF; Alpha-secretase C-terminal fragment; Alzheimer disease amyloid protein; Amyloid; Amyloid b; Amyloid beta; amyloid beta (A4) precursor protein; Amyloid intracellular domain 50; Amyloid intracellular domain 57; Amyloid intracellular domain 59; Amyloid precursor protein; Amyloid β; Amyloid-beta A4 protein; Amyloid-beta precursor protein; Amyloid-beta protein 40; Amyloid-beta protein 42; APP; APPI; beta-amyloid peptide; beta-amyloid peptide(1-40); beta-amyloid peptide(1-42); beta-amyloid precursor protein; Beta-APP40; Beta-APP42; Beta-CTF; Beta-secretase C-terminal fragment; C31; C80; C83; C99; Cerebral vascular amyloid peptide; CVAP; Gamma-CTF(50); Gamma-CTF(57); Gamma-CTF(59); Gamma-secretase C-terminal fragment 50; Gamma-secretase C-terminal fragment 57; Gamma-secretase C-terminal fragment 59; N-APP; P3(40); P3(42); peptidase nexin-II; PN-II; PreA4; Protease nexin-II; S-APP-alpha; S-APP-beta; Soluble APP-alpha; Soluble APP-beta; testicular tissue protein Li 2
Gene Aliases: A4; AAA; ABETA; ABPP; AD1; APP; APPI; CTFgamma; CVAP; PN-II; PN2
UniProt ID: (Human) P05067
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 351
Molecular Function: signaling molecule