Purified anti-α-Synuclein, 115-121 Antibody (Previously Covance catalog# SIG-39725)

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Clone
LB509 (See other available formats)
Other Names
NACP, PARK1, PARK4, PD1, 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
Previously
Signet Catalog# 9725-02
Signet Catalog# 9725-05
Signet Catalog# 9725-10
Covance Catalog# SIG-39725
Isotype
Mouse IgG1
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LB509_Pure_alpha-Synuclein-155-121_Antibody_1_070218
IHC staining of purified anti-α-Synuclein, 115-121 (clone LB509) on formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded human Parkinson's disease brain tissue. The tissue was incubated with 0.1 µg/ml of the primary antibody for 20 minutes at room temperature. BioLegend´s Ultra-Streptavidin (USA) HRP kit (Multi-Species, DAB, Cat. No. 929901) was used for detection followed by hematoxylin counterstaining, according to the protocol provided. The image was captured with a 40X objective. Scale bar: 50 µm
  • LB509_Pure_alpha-Synuclein-155-121_Antibody_1_070218
    IHC staining of purified anti-α-Synuclein, 115-121 (clone LB509) on formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded human Parkinson's disease brain tissue. The tissue was incubated with 0.1 µg/ml of the primary antibody for 20 minutes at room temperature. BioLegend´s Ultra-Streptavidin (USA) HRP kit (Multi-Species, DAB, Cat. No. 929901) was used for detection followed by hematoxylin counterstaining, according to the protocol provided. The image was captured with a 40X objective. Scale bar: 50 µm
  • LB509_Pure_alpha-Synuclein-155-121_Antibody_2_070218
    IHC staining of purified anti-α-Synuclein, 115-121 (clone LB509) on formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded human Parkinson's disease brain tissue. The tissue was incubated with 0.1 µg/ml of the primary antibody for 20 minutes at room temperature. BioLegend´s Ultra-Streptavidin (USA) HRP kit (Multi-Species, DAB, Cat. No. 929901) was used for detection followed by hematoxylin counterstaining, according to the protocol provided. The image was captured with a 40X objective. Scale bar: 50 µm
  • LB509_Pure_alpha-Synuclein-155-121_Antibody_3_070218
    Western blot of purified anti-α-Synuclein, 115-121 antibody (clone LB509). Lane 1: Molecular weight marker; Lane 2: 20 µg of human brain lysate; Lane 3: 20 µg of human Parkinson's disease brain lysate. The blot was incubated with 1 µg/mL of the primary antibody overnight at 4°C, followed by incubation with HRP labeled goat anti-mouse IgG (Cat. No. 405306). Enhanced chemiluminescence was used as the detection system.
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Description

α-synuclein, Alpha-synuclein, is expressed principally in the central nervous system (brain) but is also expressed in low concentrations in a variety of tissues except liver. It is predominantly expressed in the neocortex, hippocampus, substantia nigra, thalamus, and cerebellum of the CNS. It is primarily a neuronal protein, but can also be found in the neuroglial cells. It is concentrated in presynaptic nerve terminals of neurons, as well as having reported nuclear and mitochondrial localization. α-synuclein interacts with plasma membrane phospholipids. α-synuclein in solution is considered to be an intrinsically disordered protein and thus lacks a stable secondary or tertiary structure. However, recent data suggests the presence of partial alpha helical as well as beta sheet structures as well as mostly structured tetrameric states in solution, the equilibrium of which may be altered by binding partners. The human α-synuclein protein is made of 140 amino acids, encoded by the SNCA gene. The primary structure is divided in three distinct domains: (1-60) - An amphipathic N-terminal region dominated by four 11-residue repeats including the consensus sequence KTKEGV. This sequence has a structural alpha helix propensity similar to apolipoproteins-binding domains. (61-95)- a central hydrophobic region which includes the non-amyloid-β component (NAC) region, involved in protein aggregation. (96-140)- a highly acidic and proline-rich region. At least three isoforms of synuclein are produced through alternative splicing. The most common form of the protein, is the full 140 amino acid-long transcript. Other isoforms are alpha-synuclein-126, lacking residues 41-54; and α-synuclein-112, which lacks residues 103-130. α-synuclein may be involved in the regulation of dopamine release and transport and also may function to induce fibrillization of microtubule-associated protein tau. α-synuclein functions as a molecular chaperone in the formation of SNARE complexes. In particular, it can bind to phospholipids of the plasma membrane and to synaptobrevin-2 via its C-terminus domain to influence synaptic activity. α-synuclein is essential for normal development of the cognitive functions and that it significantly interacts with tubulin. It also reduces neuronal responsiveness to various apoptotic stimuli, leading to decreased caspase-3 activation. α-Synuclein fibrils are major substituent of the intracellular Lewy bodies seen in Parkinson's disease.

Product Details
Technical data sheet

Product Details

Reactivity
Human
Antibody Type
Monoclonal
Host Species
Mouse
Formulation
Phosphate-buffered solution (no preservatives or carrier proteins).
Preparation
The antibody was purified by affinity chromatography.
Concentration
1 mg/ml
Storage & Handling
The antibody solution should be stored undiluted between 2°C and 8°C. Please note the storage condition for this antibody has been changed from -20°C to between 2°C and 8°C. You can also check your vial or your CoA to find the most accurate storage condition for this antibody.
Application

IHC-P - Quality tested
WB - Validated

Recommended Usage

Each lot of this antibody is quality control tested by formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded immunohistochemical staining. For immunohistochemistry, a concentration range of 0.1 - 0.5 µg/ml is suggested. For Western blotting, the suggested use of this reagent is 1.0 - 10 µg per ml. It is recommended that the reagent be titrated for optimal performance for each application.

Application Notes

This antibody is effective in immunoblotting (WB) and formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded immunohistochemical staining (IHC-P).

This antibody reacts with human, but does not react with rodent α-synuclein. The antibody recognizes amino acids 115-122 of human α-synuclein.

Application References

(PubMed link indicates BioLegend citation)
  1. Larson ME, et al. 2012. J Neurosci. 32:10253. (WB) PubMed
  2. Janezic S, et al. 2013. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 110:E4016. (IHC)
  3. Iwatsubo T. 2003. J Neurol. 250(3):III11-4.
  4. Sakamoto M, et al. 2002. Exp Neurol. 177(1):88-94.
  5. Jakes R, et al. 1999. Neurosci Lett. 269(1):13-6.
  6. Iwatsubo T. 1999. Rinsho Shinkeigaku 39(12):1285-6. (Japanese)
Product Citations
  1. Larson M, et al. 2012. J Neurosci. 32:10253-10266. PubMed
  2. Moreno F, et al. 2017. PLoS One. 12(6):e0178093. PubMed
Publication Library
RRID
AB_2734560 (BioLegend Cat. No. 807707)
AB_2564724 (BioLegend Cat. No. 807701)
AB_2564725 (BioLegend Cat. No. 807702)
AB_2564723 (BioLegend Cat. No. 807703)

Antigen Details

Biology Area
Cell Biology, Neurodegeneration, Neuroscience, Protein Misfolding and Aggregation
Molecular Family
α-Synuclein
Gene ID
6622 View all products for this Gene ID
UniProt
View information about alpha-Synuclein, 115-121 on UniProt.org

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