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IHC of GFAP on an FFPE on a Brain Tissue

IHC of GFAP on an FFPE Brain Tissue

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Intended Use For In Vitro Diagnostic Use
Summary and Explanation Glial fibrillary acidic protein or GFAP is a Type III protein of the intermediate filaments principally found in astrocytes in the central nervous system, but can also be found in neurons, hepatic stellate cells, kidney mesangial cells, pancreatic stellatecells, and Leydig cells. It has a role in the cytoskeleton of the astrocyte and possibly many other stellate-shaped cells. Antibodies to GFAP are very useful as markers of astrocytic cells. In addition, many types of brain tumors, presumably derived from astrocytic cells, heavily express GFAP. This marker is mainly used to distinguish neoplasms of astrocytic origin from other neoplasms in the central nervous system.
Antibody Type Mouse Monoclonal Clone G-A-5
Isotype IgG1 Reactivity Paraffin, Frozen
Localization Cytoplasmic Control Brain
Presentation GFAP is a mouse monoclonal antibody derived from cell culture supernatant that is concentrated, dialyzed, filter sterilized and diluted in buffer pH 7.5, containing BSA and sodium azide as a preservative.
Catalog No. Antibody Type Dilution Volume/QTY
BSB 5561 Prediluted Ready-To-Use 3.0 ml
BSB 5562 Prediluted Ready-To-Use 7.0 ml
BSB 5563 Prediluted Ready-To-Use 15.0 ml
BSB 5564 Concentrated 1:250-1:1000 0.1 ml
BSB 5565 Concentrated 1:250-1:1000 0.5 ml
BSB 5566 Concentrated 1:250-1:1000 1.0 ml
BSB 5567 Control Slides 5
Note: For concentrated antibodies, please centrifuge prior to use to ensure recovery of all product.

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