Alexa Fluor® 594 anti-α-Synuclein Phospho (Ser129) Antibody

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P-syn/81A (See other available formats)
Other Names
Synuclein alpha-140, non-A4 component of amyloid, alpha-synuclein, isoform NACP140, non-A beta component of AD amyloid Parkinson disease (autosomal dominant, Lewy body) 4
Isotype
Mouse IgG2a, κ
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P-synslash_81A_A594_a-synuclein_Antibody_120117
IHC staining of Alexa Fluor® 594 anti-α-Synuclein Phospho (Ser129) antibody (clone P-syn/81A) on formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded Parkinson’s disease brain tissue. Following antigen retrieval using 70% formic acid, the tissue was incubated with 10 µg/ml of the primary antibody for 2 hours at room temperature. The image was captured with a 40X objective. Scale bar: 50 µm.
  • P-synslash_81A_A594_a-synuclein_Antibody_120117
    IHC staining of Alexa Fluor® 594 anti-α-Synuclein Phospho (Ser129) antibody (clone P-syn/81A) on formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded Parkinson’s disease brain tissue. Following antigen retrieval using 70% formic acid, the tissue was incubated with 10 µg/ml of the primary antibody for 2 hours at room temperature. The image was captured with a 40X objective. Scale bar: 50 µm.
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Description

α-synuclein is expressed principally in the nervous system, but it is also produced in other tissues, including  the skin. In the brain, the protein is primarily neuronal, but it is also present in glia. Neuronal α-synuclein is concentrated in presynapt   ic nerve terminals, interacts with plasma membrane phospholipids, and is also present in nuclei and mitochondria. At least three isoforms of α-synuclein are produced through alternative splicing. The most common isoform is a 140 amino acid-long transcript. Other isoforms includes, a-synuclein-126, lacking residues 41-54; and α-synuclein-112, which lacks residues 103-130. α-synuclein’s physiological role is poorly understood, but the protein has been implicated in regulating dopamine release and transport, synaptic vesicle clustering, and functioning as a SNARE-complex chaperone. α-synuclein fibrils are a major component of the intracellular Lewy bodies that are associated with Parkinson's disease, Lewy body dementia, and multiple system atrophy. α-synuclein is phosphorylated at low levels under normal physiological conditions whereas the majority of the protein is phosphorylated in Lewy bodies at S129.

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Product Details

Reactivity
Human
Antibody Type
Monoclonal
Host Species
Mouse
Immunogen
This monoclonal antibody was raised against a synthetic peptide corresponding to amino acids 124 - 134 of α-synuclein, phosphorylated at Serine 129, and conjugated to KLH via a C-terminal Cysteine.
Formulation
Phosphate-buffered solution, pH 7.2, containing 0.09% sodium azide.
Preparation
The antibody was purified by affinity chromatography and conjugated with Alexa Fluor® 594 under optimal conditions. The solution is free of unconjugated Alexa Fluor® 594.
Concentration
0.5 mg/ml
Storage & Handling
The antibody solution should be stored undiluted between 2°C and 8°C, and protected from prolonged exposure to light. Do not freeze.
Application

IHC-P - Quality tested

Recommended Usage

Each lot of this antibody is quality control tested by formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded immunohistochemical staining. For immunohistochemistry, a concentration range of 5.0 - 10.0 µg/ml is suggested. It is recommended that the reagent be titrated for optimal performance for each application.

* Alexa Fluor® 594 has an excitation maximum of 590 nm, and a maximum emission of 617 nm.


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Application Notes

This antibody is effective in immunohistochemistry (IHC-P). Additional reported applications (for the relevant formats) include: Western blotting, immunohistochemisty on frozen tissue sections (IHC-F), and immunocytochemistry.

P-syn/81A is a mAb that is specific to alpha synuclein that has been phosphorylated on serine 129.

Application References

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  1. Waxman EA, Giasson BI. 2008. J. Neuropathol. Exp. Neurol. 67(5):402-16. (IHC-P, WB)
  2. Lim Y, et al. 2011. J. Neurosci. 31:10076. (IHC-P)
  3. Volpicelli-Daley LA, et al. 2014. Mol. Biol. Cell. 25:4010. (ICC) PubMed
  4. Adamowicz DH, et al. 2017. J. Neurosci. 37(7):1675-1684. (IHC-P, IHC-F) PubMed
RRID
AB_2721293 (BioLegend Cat. No. 825707)
AB_2721294 (BioLegend Cat. No. 825708)

Antigen Details

Structure
α-synuclein’s canonical isoform consists of 140 amino acids, which consist of four 11-residue repeats containing the consensus sequence KTKEGV. α-synuclein has an apparent molecular mass of 14 kD.
Distribution

Tissue distribution: primarily nervous system, but lower expression in other tissues such as skin.
Cellular distribution: cytoskeleton, cytosol, lysosome, mitochondria, nucleus, plasma membrane, and extracellular.

Function
The function of α-synuclein in the healthy brain is currently unknown.
Biology Area
Cell Biology, Neurodegeneration, Neuroscience, Protein Misfolding and Aggregation
Molecular Family
α-Synuclein, Phospho-Proteins
Antigen References
  1. Mor DE, et al. 2016. Neurobiol. Dis. 88:66. PubMed
  2. Jucker M & Walker LC. 2013. Nature. 501(7465):45. PubMed 
  3. Bartels T, et al. 2011. Nature. 477(7362):107. PubMed
  4. Devine MJ, et al. 2011. Mov. Discord. 26:2160. PubMed
Gene ID
6622 View all products for this Gene ID
UniProt
View information about alpha-Synuclein Phospho (Ser12) on UniProt.org

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