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Anti-GFAP antibody produced in goat

affinity isolated antibody, buffered aqueous solution

Anti-FLJ45472, Anti-Glial fibrillary acidic protein
Número MDL:

origen biológico




forma del anticuerpo

affinity isolated antibody

antibody product type

primary antibodies




buffered aqueous solution

species reactivity



immunohistochemistry: suitable
indirect ELISA: suitable
western blot: suitable

Nº de acceso UniProt

enviado en

dry ice

temp. de almacenamiento


Gene Information

human ... GFAP(2670)

Descripción general

Intermediate filaments (IFs) with characteristic 10 nm diameter are a distinct class of molecularly heterogenous cytoskeletal filaments defined by ultrastructural, immunological, and biochemical criteria. Intermediate filaments differ significantly from the other cytoskeletal elements of the cell, namely microtubules and microfilaments, and are components of most eukaryotic cells. Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein (GFAP) (molecular weight of 50 kDa) is found in astrocytes and ependymal cells of the central nervous system. It is found in various other cell types including stellate cells, chondrocytes, osteocytes, keratinocytes, Leydig cells and fibroblasts. GFAP is involved in mitosis, and cell:cell interactions and communications.
Goat polyclonal anti-GFAP antibody reacts with rat, canine, human, and mouse glial fibrillary acidic proteins.


Peptide with sequence C-DGEVIKESKQEHKD from the C Terminus of the protein sequence according to NP_002046.1.


Goat polyclonal anti-GFAP antibody is used to tag glial fibrillary acidic protein for detection and quantitation by Western blotting and immunohistochemical (IHC) techniques. It is used as a probe to determine the roles of glial fibrillary acidic protein in cell:cell communications, mitosis and cell structure. Anti-GFAP has proven a valuable tool for use in immunocytochemical localization of GFAP in normal central nervous system tissue, certain tumors and metastases of the glial antigen, as well as for immunofluorescent labeling of cultured mammalian cells.

Acciones bioquímicas o fisiológicas

Glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) is associated with tumor progression of brain neoplasms and increase expression of this gene is observed in brain tumor. Gfap maintains cell stability and shape. Damage to the central nervous system (CNS) increases the levels of circulation Gfap. Gfap mediates cell migration, development, mitosis and signaling in astrocytes and a some glial cells. Mutation in GFAP gene is involved in neural dysfunction disease and Alexander disease characterized by the accumulation of Rosenthal fibers.

Características y beneficios

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Forma física

Supplied at 0.5 mg/mL in Tris saline with 0.02% sodium azide and 0.5% bovine serum albumin.

Cláusula de descargo de responsabilidad

Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.

Código de clase de almacenamiento

10 - Combustible liquids



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A novel functional polymorphism of GFAP decrease glioblastoma susceptibility through inhibiting the binding of miR-139
Wang J, et al.
Aging, 10(5), 988-988 (2018)
Crystal structure of the human glial fibrillary acidic protein 1B domain
Kim B, et al.
Biochemical and biophysical research communications, 503(4), 2899-2905 (2018)
Post-mortem serum concentrations of GFAP correlate with agony time but do not indicate a primary cerebral cause of death
Breitling B, et al.
Testing, 13(10), e0205323-e0205323 (2018)
Adam Hedberg-Buenz et al.
Experimental eye research, 146, 370-385 (2015-10-18)
The inner surface of the retina contains a complex mixture of neurons, glia, and vasculature, including retinal ganglion cells (RGCs), the final output neurons of the retina and primary neurons that are damaged in several blinding diseases. The goal of
Christopher A McKay et al.
ACS applied materials & interfaces, 6(3), 1424-1438 (2014-01-09)
Immediately following spinal cord injury, further injury can occur through several secondary injury cascades. As a consequence of cell lysis, an increase in extracellular Ca(2+) results in additional neuronal loss by inducing apoptosis. Thus, hydrogels that reduce extracellular Ca(2+) concentration

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