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BACE1 / ASP2 Antibody, Mouse MAb

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    Human BACE1 Antibody Product Information
    Immunogen:Recombinant Human BACE1 protein (Catalog#10064-HCCH)
    Clone ID:8D10H7F2
    Ig Type:Mouse IgG1
    Concentration:
    Endotoxin:
    Formulation:0.2 μm filtered solution in PBS with 5% trehalose
    Preparation:This antibody was produced from a hybridoma resulting from the fusion of a mouse myeloma with B cells obtained from a mouse immunized with purified, recombinant Human BACE1 extracellular domain (rh BACE1; Catalog#10064-HCCH; Met 1-Thr 457; NP_036236.1). The IgG fraction of the cell culture supernatant was purified by Protein A affinity chromatography.
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    BACE1 Background

    Beta-site APP-cleaving enzyme 1 (BACE1) is an aspartic-acid protease important in the formation of myelin sheaths in peripheral nerve cells. In the brain, This protein is expressed highly in the substantia nigra, locus coruleus and medulla oblongata. Strong BACE1 expression has also been described in pancreatic tissue. BACE1 has a pivotal role in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease. In Alzheimer's disease patients, BACE1 levels were elevated although mRNA levels were not changed. It has been found that BACE1 gene expression is controlled by a TATA-less promoter. The translational repression as a new mechanism controlling its expression. And the low concentrations of Ca(2+) (microM range) significantly increased the proteolytic activity of BACE1. Furthermore, BACE1 protein is ubiquitinated, and the degradation of BACE1 proteins and amyloid precursor protein processing are regulated by the ubiquitin-proteasome pathway. It has also been identified as the rate limiting enzyme for amyloid-beta-peptide (Abeta) production.

    Human BACE1 References
  • Christensen MA, et al. (2004) Transcriptional regulation of BACE1, the beta-amyloid precursor protein beta-secretase, by Sp1. Mol Cell Biol. 24(2):865-74.
  • Stockley JH, et al. (2007) The proteins BACE1 and BACE2 and beta-secretase activity in normal and Alzheimer's disease brain. Biochem Soc Trans. 35(Pt 3): 574-6.
  • Savonenko AV, et al. (2008) Alteration of BACE1-dependent NRG1/ErbB4 signaling and schizophrenia-like phenotypes in BACE1-null mice. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 105(14): 5585-90.
  • Hayley M, et al. (2009) Calcium enhances the proteolytic activity of BACE1: An in vitro biophysical and biochemical characterization of the BACE1-calcium interaction. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1788(9): 1933-8.
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