Amyloid β-peptide (1-42) (rat)
Cat. No. 2425
Biological ActivityRat form of the predominant amyloid β-peptide found in plaques associated with Alzheimer's disease. Leads to a large shift in the bax/bcl-2 ratio in favour of pro-apoptotic bax. Neurotoxic.
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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.Comm. 120 885.
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.
Clementi et al (2006) Alzheimer's amyloid β-peptide (1-42) induces cell death in human neuroblastoma via bax/bcl-2 ratio increase: An intriguing role for methionine 35. Biochem.Biophys.Res.Comm. 342 206.
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