- NFL3 (See other available formats)
- Other Names
- Neurofilament Light Polypeptide 68kD, Neurofilament Light Polypeptide, Neurofilament Subunit NF-L, CMT1F, NFL, NEFL, NF-L
- Mouse IgG1, κ
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Neurofilaments (NF) are type IV intermediate filament heteropolymers composed of light, medium, and heavy chains. Detection of NF, and the subunits of NF, may serve as a biomarker for axonal degeneration. The degree of axonal degeneration is related to the amount of NF detected in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and the blood. Neurofilament light (NF-L) levels are elevated in Alzheimer’s Disease.Product Details
- Human, Mouse, Rat
- Antibody Type
- Host Species
- Purified macaque NFL.
- Phosphate-buffered solution, pH 7.2, containing 0.09% sodium azide.
- The antibody was purified by affinity chromatography and conjugated with Alexa Fluor® 647 under optimal conditions. The solution is free of unconjugated Alexa Fluor® 647.
- 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.
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 µg/ml is suggested. It is recommended that the reagent be titrated for optimal performance for each application.
* Alexa Fluor® 647 has a maximum emission of 668 nm when it is excited at 633 nm / 635 nm.
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- Excitation Laser
Red Laser (633 nm)
AB_2728564 (BioLegend Cat. No. 845907)
AB_2734616 (BioLegend Cat. No. 845908)
- Neurofilament light is a 68 kD protein.
Cytoskeleton and the cytoplasm.
- Neurofilaments comprise the axoskeleton and they functionally maintain the neuronal caliber. They may also play a role in intracellular transport to axons and dendrites.
- Cell Type
- Mature Neurons
- Biology Area
- Cell Biology, Cell Motility/Cytoskeleton/Structure, Neuroscience, Neuroscience Cell Markers
- Molecular Family
- Intermediate Filaments
- Antigen References
1. Zetterberg H, Blennow K. 2015. JAMA Neurol. 11:1237-8.
2. Bäckström D, et al. 2015. JAMA Neurol. 72(10):1175.
3. Janelidze S, et al. 2015. Neurology 85:1834.
4. Magdalinou NK, et al. 2015. J. Neurol. Neurosurg. Psychiatry 86(11):1240.
5. Skillbäck T, et al. 2014. Neurology. 83:1945.
- Gene ID
- 4747 View all products for this Gene ID
- View information about Neurofilament L (NF-L) on UniProt.org
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