The synapsin family of proteins are neuron specific phospho-proteins comprised of synapsins I, II and III. Synapsins I and II are abundantly expressed pre-synaptic proteins that play key roles in synaptic plasticity and synaptogenesis (Feng et al., 2002; Nayak et al., 1996). Synapsin III is the most recent member of the synapsin family to be indentified and is primarily expressed in extra-synaptic sites such as cell bodies and growth cones (Ferreira A. et al., 2000). Synapsin III is expressed at much lower levels than synapsin I and II in the adult brain and is therefore thought to be involved in early neural development (Kao HT, et al., 1998).
Purified by Protein A chromatography
Fusion protein amino acids 76-417 (actin-binding and synaptic-vesicle binding domains) of human Synapsin-III (accession number O14994) produced recombinantly in E. Coli
Human, Mouse, Rat
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Produced by in vitro bioreactor culture of hybridoma line followed by Protein A affinity chromatography. Purified mAbs are >90% specific antibody.
10 mM Tris, 50 mM Sodium Chloride, 0.065% Sodium Azide pH 7.125
No cross-reactivity reported
Each new lot of antibody is quality control tested by western blot on rat whole brain lysate and confirmed to stain the expected molecular weight band.
These antibodies are to be used as research laboratory reagents and are not for use as diagnostic or therapeutic reagents in humans.