|Reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat|
|Calculated MW||97802 Da|
|Positive Control||Western blot: Mouse 3T3 cell lysate|
|Application & Usage||Western Blot analysis (1-4 µg/ml).|
|Other Names||PION, Gamma-secretase-activating protein, Protein pigeon homolog|
|Formulation||100 µg (0.5 mg/ml) polyclonal antibody in PBS pH 7.2, containing 30% glycerol, 0.5% BSA, 5mM EDTA and 0.01% thimerosal.|
|Handling||The antibody solution should be gently mixed before use.|
|Reconstitution & Storage||-20 °C|
|Precautions||GSAP Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Regulator of gamma-secretase activity, which specifically activates the production of beta-amyloid protein (beta-amyloid protein 40 and beta-amyloid protein 42), without affecting the cleavage of other gamma-secretase targets such has Notch. The gamma-secretase complex is an endoprotease complex that catalyzes the intramembrane cleavage of integral membrane proteins such as Notch receptors and APP (beta-amyloid precursor protein). Specifically promotes the gamma-cleavage of APP CTF-alpha (also named APP-CTF) by the gamma-secretase complex to generate beta- amyloid, while it reduces the epsilon-cleavage of APP CTF-alpha, leading to a low production of AICD.|
|Cellular Location||Golgi apparatus, trans-Golgi network|
|Tissue Location||Widely expressed.|
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GSAP, gamma-secretase activating protein interacts with gamma secretase which chops up the amyloid precursor protein to senile plaques in Alzheimer’s disease. GSAP was found to increase the production amyloid peptide. Immunohistochemistry to identify GSAP in brain can demonstrate its abundance in certain regions of damage, and is usually morphologically changed throughout the progression of Alzheimer's disease. GSAP can be used as a qualitative biomarker of Alzheimer's disease progression, and is regularly considered one of the best targets of therapies to diminish the effects of Alzheimer's disease in affected individuals.
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