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N7162 Sigma-Aldrich

Anti-Neuroglobin antibody produced in rabbit

~1.2 mg/mL, affinity isolated antibody, buffered aqueous solution

Synonym: Anti-Ngb

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Related Categories Alphabetical Index, Antibodies, Antibodies for Neurobiology, Antibodies to Neural Proteins, NE-NI,
conjugate   unconjugated
clone   polyclonal
biological source   rabbit
application(s)   immunohistochemistry (formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded sections): 2.5-5.0 μg/mL using biotin/ExtrAvidin®-Peroxidase staining of heat-retrieved rat brain sections
  immunohistochemistry (formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded sections): 5.0-10.0 μg/mL using biotin/ExtrAvidin®-Peroxidase staining of heat-retrieved human and mouse brain sections
species reactivity   rat, human, mouse
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   ~1.2 mg/mL
UniProt accession no.   Q9NPG2
Gene Information   human ... NGB(58157)

Description

General description

Neuroglobin is an oxygen-binding heme protein predominantly expressed in the nervous system in man and other vertebrates. Neuroglobin belongs to the globin superfamily. It displays the typical globin fold, but it shares little amino acid sequence similarity with vertebrate hemoglobins and myoglobins. Neuroglobin is highly conserved among vertebrates and is evolutionary related to the invertebrate nerve globins. In mouse and rat, neuroglobin is preferentially expressed in neuronal cells of the central and peripheral nervous systems, but also in some endocrine tissues. Neuroglobin is highly expressed in neurons of mammalian retina.

Immunogen

synthetic peptide corresponding to amino acids 55-70 of human neuroglobin, conjugated to KLH.

Application

Anti-Neuroglobin antibody produced in rabbit has been used in
• immunofluorescence double staining
• immunostaining
• immunohistochemistry

Target description

Neuroglobin is an oxygen-binding heme proteinpredominantly expressed in the nervous system.

Physical form

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

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Biochem/physiol Actions

Neuroglobin may play an essential role in oxygen homeostasis of neuronal cells. Neuroglobin is thought to protect neurons from hypoxic-ischemic injury as suggested by its increased expression under hypoxic conditions in- vitro as well as in focal cerebral ischemia in vivo. Neuronal survival after hypoxia decreased when neuroglobin expression is inhibited by antisense oligonucleotide and enhanced by neuroglobin overexpression. Its distribution correlates with the subcellular localization of mitochondria and with oxygen demands, possibly linking neuroglobin to cellular respiration.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable
Protocols & Articles

Articles

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