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 / Product Datasheet / Safety Datasheet
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.
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.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Amyloid β-Peptide (1-42) (human) include:
Hui et al (2016) Non-Neuronal Cells Are Required to Mediate the Effects of Neuroinflammation: Results from a Neuron-Enriched Culture System. PLoS One 11 e0147134. PMID: 26788729.
Pourbadie et al (2015) Preventing effect of L-type calcium channel blockade on electrophysiological alterations in dentate gyrus granule cells induced by entorhinal amyloid pathology. J Neuroinflammation 10 e0117555. PMID: 25689857.
Deléglise et al (2014) β-amyloid induces a dying-back process and remote trans-synaptic alterations in a microfluidic-based reconstructed neuronal network. Acta Neuropathol Commun 2 145. PMID: 25253021.
Scuderi et al (2012) Palmitoylethanolamide exerts neuroprotective effects in mixed neuroglial cultures and organotypic hippocampal slices via peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-α. Dent Res J (Isfahan) 9 49. PMID: 22405189.
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