This affinity purified detects an ~400 kDa protein, corresponding to the apparent molecular mass of Bassoon on SDSPAGE immunoblots, in samples from mouse and rat origins. Additional bands between 97 and 400 kDa may also be detected.
Protein G purified
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Additional bands between 97 and 400 kDa are also identified and are reported to be proteolytic degradation products of Bassoon. Optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user. Use in Immunohistochemistry-Frozen reported in scientific literature (PMID 28821669).
400 kDa. Disclaimer note: The observed molecular weight of the protein may vary from the listed predicted molecular weight due to post translational modifications, post translation cleavages, relative charges, and other experimental factors.
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Please note that this antibody is reactive to Mouse and derived from the same host, Mouse. Mouse-On-Mouse blocking reagent may be needed for IHC and ICC experiments to reduce high background signal. You can find these reagents under catalog numbers PK-2200-NB and MP-2400-NB. Please contact Technical Support if you have any questions.
Packaging, Storage & Formulations
Store at -20C. Avoid freeze-thaw cycles.
PBS (pH 7.2) and 50% Glycerol
0.09% Sodium Azide
Protein G purified
Alternate Names for Bassoon Antibody (SAP7F407)
bassoon (presynaptic cytomatrix protein)
Bassoon is a 420 kDa protein that is a localized at the presynaptic nerve terminals and is believed to play a role in the structural and functional organization of the synaptic vesicle cycle (1-3). Bassoon does not belong to any known protein families. It has been found in rat and mouse with sequence identity of the two proteins at 96% (1). The human BASSOON gene has recently been cloned and localized (3). Bassoon is predicted to contain two double-zinc fingers, three coiled-coil regions, and two polyglutamine domains (1). The polyglutamine domains in the C-terminus are of interest, since it is known that for some human proteins, such as Huntingtin, abnormal amplification of this region can cause late-onset neurodegeneration (1,3). Bassoon is concentrated at sites opposite to postsynaptic densities in synaptic terminals and in cultured neurons, it is found to colocalize with GABA (A) and glutamate (GluR1) receptors (2). Another presynaptic protein, Piccolo (4) was found to colocalize with Bassoon in cultured hippocampal neurons (1). These observations suggested that they serve specific functions at synaptic junctions and may be involved in organization of the cytoskeleton at the site of neurotransmitter release (1).
This product is for research use only and is not approved for use in humans or in clinical diagnosis. Primary Antibodies are guaranteed for 1 year from date of receipt.
Fixation: 3% formaldehyde (TAAB) in PBS, 15 minutes RT Blocking: 2% milk powder in PBS, 1 hour RT Permeabilization: 0.2% Triton-X100 Primary Antibody: 1:100 in 1% milk powder in PBS with 0.2% Triton, overnight, 4°C Wash: three times wash with PBS with 0.2% Triton, 10 min each Secondary Antibody: Invitrogen goat anti-mouse Alexa568, 1:500 in PBS with 0.2% Triton, 2 hours, RT Wash: three times wash with PBS, 10 min each Microscope: Confocal (Zeiss LSM710)
The antibody labels clusters along the dendrites and somata of the cultured cells as expected.
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