Amyloid β-Peptide (1-40) (human)
Cat. No. 1191
Biological ActivityPeptide found in plaques in the brains of patients with Alzheimer's disease. Shown to have both neurotrophic and neurotoxic effects.
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Miguel-Hidalgo and Cacabelos (1998) Beta-amyloid(1-40)-induced neurodegeneration in the rat hippocampal neurons of the CA1 subfield. Acta Neuropathol. 95 455. PMID: 9600591.
Cleary et al (1995) Beta-amyloid(1-40) effects on behavior and memory. Brain Res. 682 69. PMID: 7552329.
Kowalska and Badellino (1994) β-Amyloid protein induces platelet aggregation and supports platelet adhesion. Biochem.Biophys.Res.Commun. 205 1829. PMID: 7811271.
Yankner et al (1990) Neurotrophic and neurotoxic effects of amyloid β protein: reversal by tachykinin neuropeptides. Science 250 279. PMID: 2218531.
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