Amyloid β-Peptide (1-42) (human)
Cat. No. 1428
Biological ActivityHuman 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.
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Certificate of Analysis / Safety Data Sheet
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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