Anti-rh GDNF Sheep Polyclonal Antibody

Toimittaja: Biosensis
BSENS-022-100EA 312 EUR
Anti-rh GDNF Sheep Polyclonal Antibody
GDNF is a glycosylated, disulfide-bonded homodimer molecule. It was first discovered as a potent survival factor for midbrain dopaminergic neurons and was then shown to rescue these neurons in animal models of Parkinson's disease. GDNF is about 100 times more efficient survival factor for spinal motor neurons than the neurotrophins. FUNCTION: Neurotrophic factor that enhances survival and morphological differentiation of dopaminergic neurons and increases their high-affinity dopamine uptake. SUBUNIT: Homodimer; disulfide-linked. SUBCELLULAR LOCATION: Secreted protein. ALTERNATIVE PRODUCTS: 2 named isoforms produced by alternative splicing. DISEASE: Defects in GDNF may be a cause of Hirschsprung disease (HSCR). In association with mutations of RET gene, defects in GDNF may be involved in Hirschsprung disease. This genetic disorder of neural crest development is characterized by the absence of intramural ganglion cells in the hindgut, often resulting in intestinal obstruction. DISEASE: Defects in GDNF are a cause of congenital central hypoventilation syndrome (CCHS); also known as congenital failure of autonomic control or Ondine curse. CCHS is a rare disorder characterized by abnormal control of respiration in the absence of neuromuscular or lung disease, or an identifiable brain stem lesion. A deficiency in autonomic control of respiration results in inadequate or negligible ventilatory and arousal responses to hypercapnia and hypoxemia. SIMILARITY: Belongs to the TGF-beta family. GDNF subfamily.

No cross reactivity with NTN has been observed in western blot analysis.
Application Information:
WB. Recommended to be used at a dilution of 1:1000 to 1:3000 for Western blot. Biosensis recommends optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.

Type: Primary
Antigen: rh GDNF
Clonality: Polyclonal
Conjugation: Unconjugated
Epitope: Multiple points of reactivity likely because of the polyclonal nature of the antibody
Host: Sheep
Isotype: IgG
Reactivity: Human, Mouse, Rat
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