R&D Systems Inc. Tocris Bioscience Boston Biochem

Amyloid β-Peptide (1-42) (human)

Cat. No. 1428

Amyloid b-peptide (1-42) (human) Asp-Ala-Glu-Phe-Arg-His-Asp-Ser-Gly-Tyr-Glu-Val-His-His-Gln-Lys-Leu-Val-Phe-Phe-Ala-Glu-Asp-Val-Gly-Ser-Asn-Lys-Gly-Ala-Ile-Ile-Gly-Leu-Met-Val-Gly-Gly-Val-Val-Ile-Ala

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Biological Activity

Human form of the predominant amyloid β-peptide found in the brains of patients with Alzheimer's disease. Downregulates bcl-2 and increases the levels of bax. Neurotoxic. Control peptide (Cat. No. 3391) also available.

Technical Data

M.Wt:
4514.08
Formula:
C203H311N55O60S
Sequence:
DAEFRHDSGYEVHHQKLVFFAEDVGSNKGAIIGLMVGGVVIA
Solubility:
Soluble to 1 mg/ml in 50mM Tris buffer
Storage:
Desiccate at -20°C
CAS No:
107761-42-2

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References

Glenner and Wong (1984) Alzheimer's disease: initial report of the purification and characterization of a novel cerebrovascular amyloid protein. Biochem.Biophys.Res.Commun. 120 885. PMID: 6375662.

Paradis et al (1996) Amyloid beta peptide of Alzheimer's disease downregulates bcl-2 and upregulates bax expression in human neurons. J.Neurosci. 16 7533. PMID: 8922409.

Van Nostrand et al (1996) Amyloid β-protein induces the cerebrovascular cellular pathology of Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. Ann.N.Y.Acad.Sci. 777 297. PMID: 8624102.

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