- SMI 99 (See other available formats)
- Other Names
- MBP, Golli-MBP, myelin A1 protein, myelin membrane encephalitogenic protein
Covance Catalog# SMI-99P
- Mouse IgG2b, κ
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Myelin basic protein (MBP) is a protein involved in the myelination of nerves in the CNS. MBP functions to maintain the correct structure of myelin, through its interaction with the lipids in the myelin membrane. The myelin sheath is made up of MBP and lipids, and acts as an insulator to increase the velocity of axonal impulse conduction. MBP plays a central role in the demyelinating disease multiple sclerosis (MS). A hallmark of the disease is the loss of the myelin sheath surrounding nerves, thought to be induced by antibodies against MBP.Product Details
- Human, Mouse, Rat
- Antibody Type
- Host Species
- Phosphate-buffered solution + 0.1% sodium azide.
- The antibody was purified by affinity chromatography.
- 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.
IHC-P - Quality tested
WB - Validated
ICC - Reported in the literature
- Recommended Usage
Each lot of this antibody is quality control tested by formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded immunohistochemical staining. For immunohistochemistry, a concentration range of 0.25 – 0.5 µg/ml is suggested. For Western blotting, the suggested use of this reagent is 0.2 – 1.0 µg per ml. It is recommended that the reagent be titrated for optimal performance for each application.
- Application Notes
This antibody reacts with the sequence Ala-Ser-Asp-Tyr-Lys-Ser in position 131-136 of the classic human myelin basic protein. The antibody detects myelin basic protein from most mammalian species. This antibody detects developing and adult myelin, developing oligodedrocytes and distinguishes oligodendrocytes from astrocytes, microglia, neurons, and other cells in brain sections. The combination of this antibody with clone SMI-91 and/or SMI-94 is useful for immunocytochemical studies on the progression of normal and pathologic myelination.
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- Fyffe-Maricich SL, et al. 2011. J. Neurosci. 31(3):843-50. (IHC, WB) PubMed
- Mendz GL, et al. 1985. Biochem. 228(1):61-8.
- Kerlero De Rosbo N, et al. 1984. Neurochem. Res. 9(10):1359-69.
- Carnegie PR, et al. 1983. J. Neuroimmunol. 5(2):125-34.
- Dowse CA, et al. 1983. J. Neuroimmunol. 5(2):135-44.
- Del Valle L,et al. Cancer Biol Ther. 9:286. (IHC) PubMed
- Kiryu-Seo S, et al. 2010. J. Neurosci. 30(19):6658-66. (ICC) PubMed
- Samanta J, et al. 2010. Stroke. 41(2):357-62. (IHC) PubMed
- Werner HB, et al. 2007. J. Neurosci. 27(29):7717-30. (WB, ICC) PubMed
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