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|Application ||DB, E|
|Calculated MW||49880 Da|
|Other Names||Glial fibrillary acidic protein, GFAP, GFAP|
|Target/Specificity||This GFAP Antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic phosphopeptide corresponding to amino acid residues surrounding S8 of human GFAP.|
|Format||Purified polyclonal antibody supplied in PBS with 0.09% (W/V) sodium azide. This antibody is purified through a protein A column, followed by peptide affinity purification.|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 2 weeks. For long term storage store at -20°C in small aliquots to prevent freeze-thaw cycles.|
|Precautions||Phospho-GFAP(S8) Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|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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GFAP is one of the major intermediate filament proteins of mature astrocytes. It is used as a marker to distinguish astrocytes from other glial cells during development. Mutations in this gene cause Alexander disease, a rare disorder of astrocytes in the central nervous system.
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