Purified anti-β-Amyloid, x-38 Antibody (Previously Covance catalog# SIG-39160)

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BA1-13 (See other available formats)
Other Names
AAA, ABETA, ABPP, AD1, APPI, CTFgamma, CVAP, PN-II, PN2, Amyloid beta A4 protein, preA4, protease nexin-II, peptidase nexin-II, beta-amyloid peptide, alzheimer disease amyloid protein, cerebral vascular amyloid peptide, APP, Amyloid Precursor Protein
Covance Catalog# SIG-39160
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825101 50 µg ¥73,400

Amyloid beta (Aβ or Abeta) denotes peptides of 36-43 amino acids in length that are crucially involved in Alzheimer's disease as the main component of the amyloid plaques found in the brains of Alzheimer patients. The peptides result from the amyloid precursor protein (APP), which is cut by certain enzymes to yield Aβ. Aβ molecules can aggregate to form oligomers (known as "seeds") which are believed to be able to induce other Aβ molecules to also take the misfolded oligomeric form, leading to a chain reaction akin to a prion infection. The seeds or the resulting amyloid plaques are toxic to nerve cells. The other protein implicated in Alzheimer's disease, tau protein, also forms such prion-like misfolded oligomers, and there is some evidence that misfolded Aβ can induce tau to misfold.

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Product Details

Human, Mouse, Rat
Antibody Type
Host Species
The antibody was purified by affinity chromatography.
0.5 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.

ELISA - Quality tested
IHC, IF, WB - Reported in the literature

Recommended Usage

Each lot of this antibody is quality control tested by ELISA assay.

Application Notes

This antibody is effective in ELISA and immunohistochemistry (IHC)1,2.

BA1-13 is reactive to the c-terminus of β-amyloid and specific for the isoform that ends at the 38th amino acid.

Application References

(PubMed link indicates BioLegend citation)
  1. Munter LM, et al. 2010. J. Biol Chem. 285:21636. (ELISA) PubMed
  2. Watts JC, et al. 2014. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 111:10323. (IHC) PubMed
  3. Giaccone G, et al. 2012. Acta. Neuropathol. 124:809. (IHC, IF, WB)
Product Citations
  1. Watts J, et al. 2014. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 111:10323-10328. PubMed
  2. Munter L, et al. 2010. J Biol Chem. 285:21636-21643. PubMed
AB_2564887 (BioLegend Cat. No. 825101)

Antigen Details

Biology Area
Cell Biology, Neurodegeneration, Neuroscience, Protein Misfolding and Aggregation
Molecular Family
Gene ID
351 View all products for this Gene ID
View information about beta-Amyloid on UniProt.org

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