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Tyrosine Hydroxylase (TYH)

Price: $399
Catalog #: TYH
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TH-positive neurons (red) in the substantia nigra of a GFP-expressing transgenic mouse.
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Antibody Concentrations: 200 µg/ml. Two different affinity-purified anti-peptide antibodies were combined to make this product. The concentrations of both antibodies is 100 µg/ml (based on Bradford assay readings using bovine serum albumin as a standard).

Volume: Regular vials contain 1000 µl of this antibody mixture; Sampler vials contain 200 µl of this mixture.

Buffer: Phosphate-buffered (10 mM) isotonic (0.9%, w/v) saline (PBS, pH 7.2) with sodium azide (0.02%, w/v) added as a preservative.

Quality Control: Both of the anti-peptide antibodies were analyzed by immunohistochemistry (at a concentration of 3 ug/ml) using fluorescein-labeled goat anti-chicken IgY (1:500 dilution, Aves Labs Cat.#F-1005) as the secondary reagent.

Recommended Dilutions: 1:1000-1:2000 for immunohistochemistry and immunocytochemistry using 2% paraformaldehyde-fixed tissues or cells. Please note that these dilutions are meant to serve as starting points, and that optimal dilutions may vary.

Description: Chickens were immunized with two synthetic peptide/keyhole limpet hemocyanin (KLH) conjugates. These synthetic peptides corresponded to different regions of the Tyrosine Hydroxylase gene product (EC These peptide sequences were shared between the mouse (P24529) and human (P07101) gene products. After repeated injections into the hens, immune eggs were collected, and the IgY fraction were purified from the yolks. These IgY fractions were then affinity-purified using peptide columns, and the concentrations of the eluates adjusted to 200 µg/ml. Finally, equal volumes of both affinity-purified anti-peptide antibodies were mixed, and the preparation was filter-sterilized.