GAD67 Antibody

Catalog numberbs-1302R
NameGAD67 Antibody
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Long nameGAD67 Primary Polyclonal Antibody
Also known asGAD67 PAb
CategoryPrimary Antibodies
Target AntigenGAD67/GAD1
SpecificityThis is a highly specific antibody against GAD67/GAD1. Belongs to the group II decarboxylase family.
Modification site(s)Unmodified antibody
ClonalityPolyclonal antibody
Clone numberPolyclonal antibody
Concentration1ug per 1ul
Immunogen range510-560/594
SourceThis antibody was obtained by immunization of the host with KLH conjugated synthetic peptide derived from human GAD67
Gene ID number2571
Swiss ProtQ99259
Tested ApplicationsWB, IHC-P, IF(IHC-P)
Recommended dilutionsWB(1:100-1000), IHC-P(1:100-500), IF(IHC-P)(1:50-200)
Cross reactivityHuman, Mouse, Rat
Cross reactive species detailsDue to limited amount of testing and knowledge, not every possible cross-reactivity is known.
Background of the target antigenGlutamic Acid Decarboxylase (GAD) catalyzes the conversion of L glutamate to g-aminobutyric acid (GABA), the principal inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain, and a putative paracrine signal molecule in pancreatic islets. GAD has a restricted tissue distribution. It is highly expressed in the cytoplasm of GABAergic neurons in the central nervous system (CNS) and pancreatic beta cells. It is also present in other non-neuronal tissues such as testis, oviduct and ovary. GAD is also transiently expressed in non-GABAergic cells of the embryonic and adult nervous system, suggesting its involvement in development and plasticity. GAD exists as two isoforms, GAD65 and GAD67 (molecular masses of 65 and 67 kD, respectively) that are encoded by two different genes. GAD65 is an ampiphilic, membraneanchored protein, (585 amino acid residues) and is encoded on human chromosome 10. GAD67 is a cytoplasmic protein (594 amino acid residues) and is encoded on chromosome 2. There is 64% amino acid identity between the two isoforms, with the highest diversity located at the N terminus, which in GAD65 is required for targeting the enzyme to GABA-containing secretory vesicles. The two isoforms appear to have distinct intraneuronal distribution in the brain. GAD65 has been identified as an autoantigen in insulindependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) and stiff-man syndrome (SMS), IDDM is an autoimmune disease that results from T cell mediated destruction of pancreatic insulin-secreting beta cells. Islet-reactive T cells and primarily to GAD65 (also named beta cell autoantigen) can be detected in peripheral blood of 80% of recent-onset IDD patients and in pre-diabetic high-risk subjects before onset of clinical symptoms. This suggests that GAD may be an important marker in the early stages of the disease.
Purification methodThis antibody was purified via Protein A.
Storage conditionsKeep the antibody in aqueous buffered solution containing 1% BSA, 50% glycerol and 0.09% sodium azide. Store at -20°C for up to 1 year.
Synonym namesGAD; SCP; CPSQ1; Glutamate decarboxylase 1; 67 kDa glutamic acid decarboxylase; GAD-67; Glutamate decarboxylase 67 kDa isoform; GAD1; GAD67
PropertiesIf you buy Antibodies supplied by Bioss Primary Unconjugated Antibodies they should be stored frozen at - 24°C for long term storage and for short term at + 5°C.
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