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GFAP (Astrocyte & Neural Stem Cell Marker) Antibody - Without BSA and Azide

Mouse Monoclonal Antibody [Clone GA-5 ]

  • IHC -  GFAP (Astrocyte & Neural Stem Cell Marker) Antibody - Without BSA and Azide AH10477
    Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded human Cerebellum stained with GFAP Monoclonal Antibody (GA-5).
  • WB -  GFAP (Astrocyte & Neural Stem Cell Marker) Antibody - Without BSA and Azide AH10477
    Western Blot of human Cerebellum Lysate using GFAP Monoclonal Antibody (GA-5).
Product Information
  • Applications Legend:
  • WB=Western Blot
  • IHC=Immunohistochemistry
  • IHC-P=Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin-embedded Sections)
  • IHC-F=Immunohistochemistry (Frozen Sections)
  • IF=Immunofluorescence
  • FC=Flow Cytopmetry
  • IC=Immunochemistry
  • ICC=Immunocytochemistry
  • IP=Immunoprecipitation
  • DB=Dot Blot
  • CHIP=Chromatin Immunoprecipitation
  • FA=Fluorescence Assay
  • IEM=Immunoelectronmicroscopy
  • EIA=Enzyme Immunoassay
Primary Accession P14136
Other Accession 2670, 514227
Reactivity Human, Mouse, Rat, Rabbit, Pig, Chicken, Cow
Host Mouse
Clonality Monoclonal
Isotype Mouse / IgG1
Clone Names GA-5
Calculated MW ~50kDa
Additional Information
Gene ID 2670
Other Names Glial fibrillary acidic protein, GFAP, GFAP
Format 200ug/ml of Ab purified from Bioreactor Concentrate by Protein A/G. Prepared in 10mM PBS with 0.05% BSA & 0.05% azide. Also available WITHOUT BSA & azide at 1.0mg/ml.
StorageStore at 2 to 8°C.Antibody is stable for 24 months.
Precautions GFAP (Astrocyte & Neural Stem Cell Marker) Antibody - Without BSA and Azide is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
Protein Information
Function GFAP, a class-III intermediate filament, is a cell- specific marker that, during the development of the central nervous system, distinguishes astrocytes from other glial cells.
Cellular Location Cytoplasm. Note=Associated with intermediate filaments
Tissue Location Expressed in cells lacking fibronectin.
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This MAb recognizes a protein of ~50kDa which is identified as Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein (GFAP). It shows no cross-reaction with other intermediate filament proteins. GFAP is specifically found in astroglia. GFAP is a very popular marker for localizing benign astrocyte and neoplastic cells of glial origin in the central nervous system. Antibody to GFAP is useful in differentiating primary gliomas from metastatic lesions in the brain and for documenting astrocytic differentiation in tumors outside the CNS.


Herpers MJ et. Al. 1986, Acta Neuropathol, 70:333-339. | Van Muijen GN et. al. 1987, Lab Invest, 57:359-369. | Debus E, et. al. 1983, Differentiation, 25(2):193-203. |

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