|Ig Isotype||Mouse IgG1|
|Product Name||Anti-Tau Antibody (Monoclonal, TAU-2)|
|Storage & Handling||At -20°C for one year. After reconstitution, at 4°C for one month. It can also be aliquotted and stored frozen at -20°C for a longer time.Avoid repeated freezing and thawing.|
|Description||Mouse IgG monoclonal antibody for Tau, microtubule-associated protein tau (MAPT) detection. Tested with WB, IHC-P in Human;bovine. No cross reactivity with other proteins.|
|Cite This Product||Anti-Tau Antibody (Monoclonal, TAU-2) (Boster Biological Technology, Pleasanton CA, USA, Catalog # MA1093)|
|Immunogen||Bovine microtubule-associated proteins(MAPs).|
Assay Dilutions Overview
Western blot, 0.5-1μg/ml, Human, bovine
Boster's Secondary Antibodies And IHC, WB Kits
The following reagents are used to generate the images below.Boster recommends Enhanced Chemiluminescent Kit with anti-Mouse IgG (EK1001) for Western blot, and HRP Conjugated anti-Mouse IgG Super Vision Assay Kit (SV0001-1) for IHC(P).
Images And Assay Conditions
Anti-Tau antibody (monoclonal), MA1093, Western blotting
Lane 1: Rat Brain Tissue Lysate
Lane 2: Rat Brain Tissue Lysate
Lane 3: Mouse Brain Tissue Lysate
Lane 4: Mouse Brain Tissue Lysate
Protein Target Info (Source: Uniprot.org)
|Protein Name||Microtubule-associated protein tau|
|Tissue Specificity||Expressed in neurons. The larger forms (isoform tau-A and isoform tau-B) are preferentially expressed in the peripheral nervous system while the other are expressed in the central nervous system. Low amounts of the larger forms are also found in limited areas of the CNS.|
|Alternative Names||Microtubule-associated protein tau;Neurofibrillary tangle protein;Paired helical filament-tau;PHF-tau;Mapt;Mtapt, Tau;|
|Subcellular Localization||Cytoplasm, cytosol. Cell membrane; Peripheral membrane protein; Cytoplasmic side. Cytoplasm, cytoskeleton. Cell projection, axon. Mostly found in the axons of neurons, in the cytosol and in association with plasma membrane components.|
|Molecular Weight||78564 MW|
*if product is indicated to react with multiple species, protein info is based on the human gene.
|Protein Function||Promotes microtubule assembly and stability, and might be involved in the establishment and maintenance of neuronal polarity. The C-terminus binds axonal microtubules while the N- terminus binds neural plasma membrane components, suggesting that tau functions as a linker protein between both. Axonal polarity is predetermined by tau localization (in the neuronal cell) in the domain of the cell body defined by the centrosome. The short isoforms allow plasticity of the cytoskeleton whereas the longer isoforms may preferentially play a role in its stabilization.|
|Background||The microtubule-associated proteins(MAPs) coassemble with tubulin into microtubules in vitro. Microtubule-associated protein tau appears to be enriched in axons. Tau are composed of 352 to 441 amino acids. The isoforms differ from each other by the presence or absence of 29-amino acid or 58-amino acid inserts located in the N terminus and a 31-amino repeat located in the C terminus. tau is important in establishing and maintaining neuronal morphology and is a major component of the neurofibrillary tangles(NFTs) characteristic of Alzheimer's brain. Microtubule-associated protein tau(MTBT1) is mapped to chromosome 17q21.|
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