**********Please Note: Optimal concentrations/dilutions should be determined by the end user.**********
Anti-CNTF rabbit polyclonal antibody at 1:500 dilution
Lane A: 293T Whole Cell LysateLysates/proteins at 30 μg per lane.
Goat Anti-Rabbit IgG H&L (Dylight800) at 1/10000 dilution.Developed using the Odyssey technique.
Performed under reducing conditions.Predicted band size:23 kDa
Observed band size:23 kDa
(We are unsure as to the identity of these extra bands.)
Ciliary neurotrophic factor (CNTF) is a member of the cytokine family. It is a polypeptide hormone that have functions in promoting neurotransmitter synthesis and neurite outgrowth in certain neuronal populations. It's actions appear to be restricted to the nervous system. Ciliary neurotrophic factor (CNTF) has biological effects through the activation of a multi- subunit receptor complex, consisting of an extracelluar CNTF binding subunit (CNTFα) and two transmembrane signal transduction proteins: glycoprotein gp130 and LIF receptor. CNTF is considered as a potent survival factor of neurons and oligodendrocyteands may be relevant in reducing tissue destruction during inflammatory attacks. CNTF also is a survival factor for neurons of the peripheral sensory sympathetic and ciliary ganglia. It has been reported that CNTF could be an agent that has therapeutic potential and possibly induces differentiation of large multipolar ganglionic phenotype in a subset of progenitors.
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