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Anti-Glucocerebrosidase antibody produced in rabbit

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~1 mg/mL, affinity isolated antibody, buffered aqueous solution

Synonym: Anti-D-glucosyl-N-acylsphingosine glucohydrolase, Anti-Glucosylceramidase (GlcCerase), Anti-GBA1, Anti-GBA, Anti-Glucosidase, beta (Gluc), Anti-Lysosomal glucocerebrosidase

  •  NACRES NA.41

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conjugate   unconjugated
clone   polyclonal
biological source   rabbit
application(s)   western blot: 1-2 μg/mL using HEK-293T cell lysate expressing human glucocerebrosidase (GBA) or SH-SY-5Y cell lysate
species reactivity   rat, human, mouse
mol wt   antigen ~60 kDa
enhanced validation   recombinant expression
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form   buffered aqueous solution
shipped in   dry ice
storage temp.   −20°C
antibody form   affinity isolated antibody
Quality Level   200
antibody product type   primary antibodies
concentration   ~1 mg/mL
UniProt accession no.   P04062
Gene Information   human ... GBA(2629)
mouse ... Gba(14466)

Description

General description

GBA1 (β-glucocerebrosidase) gene is mapped to human chromosome 1q21. It is a lysosomal enzyme and is widely expressed. The protein has domain I with three stranded anti?parallel βsheets, domain II with two β sheets making an immunoglobulin like domain and domain III with eight stranded β/α triosephosphate isomerase (TIM) barrel.

Application

Anti-Glucocerebrosidase antibody produced in rabbit has been used in western blotting and immunocytochemistry.

Physical form

Solution in 0.01 M phos­phate buffered saline, pH 7.4, containing 15 mM sodium azide.

Disclaimer

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.

Biochem/physiol Actions

GBA (glucosidase, beta, acid) gene encodes a protein that cleaves the β-glucosidic linkage of glycosylceramide (GlcCer), an intermediate in glycolipid metabolism. Mutations in the human GBA gene cause a reduction in the GBA activity and accumulation of GlcCer in lysosomes of cells of the reticuloendothelial system. This causes Gaucher disease (GD), an inherited lysosomal storage disorder, characterised by severe loss of neurons in the central nervous system, fetal onset, hydrops fetalis, in utero fetal death and neonatal distress. It leads to changes in neuronal functionality including increased levels of tubular endoplasmic reticulum (ER) elements, a large increase in Ca2+ release from the ER in response to glutamate, and an increased sensitivity to glutamate-induced neurotoxicity. Mutations in the human GBA gene may contribute to the development of common age-related dementia known as dementia with Lewy bodies or DLB and may cause early-onset of Parkinson disease.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable
Protocols & Articles

Articles

Antibody Basics

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Protocols

Western Blot Protocol | Immunoblotting Protocol

Western Blotting refers to the electrophoretic transfer of proteins from sodium dodecyl sulfate polyacrylamide gels to sheets of PVDF or nitrocellullose membrane, followed by immunodetection of prote...
Keywords: AGE, Buffers, Cell disruption, Detection methods, Detergents, Dialysis, Electroblotting, Electrophoresis, Enzyme activity, Gel electrophoresis, Immunoprecipitation, PAGE, Protein extraction, Purification, Sample preparations, Western blot

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