GFAP antibody

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Rabbit anti Bovine GFAP

Product Type
Polyclonal Antibody
Polyclonal IgG
Product CodeApplicationsDatasheetMSDSPack SizeList PriceQuantity
4650-0204 IF P WB 0.5 ml
Rabbit anti Bovine Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein antibody recognizes bovine glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP), an intermediate filament protein found only in glial cells or cells of glial origin (e.g. astrocytes, ependymal cells and Schwann cells). Rabbit anti Bovine Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein antibody stains only astrocytes in formalin-fixed paraffin embedded rat brain cerebellum.

Product Details

Target Species
Species Cross-Reactivity
Target SpeciesCross Reactivity
N.B. Antibody reactivity and working conditions may vary between species.
Product Form
Serum - liquid
Preservative Stabilisers
0.02% Sodium Azide
GFAP isolated from bovine spinal cord

Storage Information

Store at +4oC or at -20oC if preferred.
Storage in frost-free freezers is not recommended.
This product should be stored undiluted. Avoid repeated freezing and thawing as this may denature the antibody. Should this product contain a precipitate we recommend microcentrifugation before use.
Shelf Life
12 months from date of despatch.

More Information

Q28115 Related reagents
Entrez Gene
GFAP Related reagents
GO Terms
GO:0005882 intermediate filament
GO:0005737 cytoplasm
For research purposes only

Applications of GFAP antibody

This product has been reported to work in the following applications. This information is derived from testing within our laboratories, peer-reviewed publications or personal communications from the originators. Please refer to references indicated for further information. For general protocol recommendations, please visit the antibody protocols page.
Application Name Verified Min Dilution Max Dilution
Immunohistology - Paraffin 1/50 1/250
Western Blotting 1/500 1/1000
Where this product has not been tested for use in a particular technique this does not necessarily exclude its use in such procedures. Suggested working dilutions are given as a guide only. It is recommended that the user titrates the product for use in their own system using the appropriate negative/positive controls.

Secondary Antibodies Available

Description Product Code Pack Size Applications List Price Quantity
Sheep anti Rabbit IgG:Biotin 2AB02B 1 ml C E P WB
Goat anti Rabbit IgG (Fc):Biotin STAR121B 1 mg E WB
Goat anti Rabbit IgG (Fc):FITC STAR121F 1 mg F
Goat anti Rabbit IgG (Fc):HRP STAR121P 1 mg E WB
Goat anti Rabbit IgG (H/L):HRP STAR124P 1 mg C E WB
Sheep anti Rabbit IgG:FITC STAR34B 1 mg C F
Sheep anti Rabbit IgG:RPE STAR35A 1 ml F
Sheep anti Rabbit IgG:DyLight®488 STAR36D488GA 0.1 mg F IF WB
Sheep anti Rabbit IgG:DyLight®549 STAR36D549GA 0.1 mg F IF
Sheep anti Rabbit IgG:DyLight®649 STAR36D649GA 0.1 mg F IF
Sheep anti Rabbit IgG:DyLight®680 STAR36D680GA 0.1 mg F IF WB
Sheep anti Rabbit IgG:Dylight®800 STAR36D800GA 0.1 mg F IF WB

Useful Reagents Available

Description Product Code Pack Size Applications List Price Quantity
TidyBlot™ Western Blot Detection Reagent:HRP STAR209P 0.5 ml WB*

Product Specific References

References for GFAP antibody

  1. Rodríguez-Pérez, L.M. et al. (2003) Immunocytochemical characterisation of the wall of the bovine lateral ventricle.
    Cell Tissue Res. 314:325-35.
  2. Farfel-Becker, T. et al. (2011) Spatial and temporal correlation between neuron loss and neuroinflammation in a mouse model of neuronopathic Gaucher disease.
    Hum Mol Genet. 20 (7): 1375-86.
  3. Ben-David, O. et al. (2011) Encephalopathy caused by ablation of very long acyl chain ceramide synthesis may be largely due to reduced galactosylceramide levels.
    J Biol Chem. 286 (34): 30022-33.
  4. Fang, L. et al. (2012) The role and mechanism of action of activin A in neurite outgrowth of chicken embryonic dorsal root ganglia.
    J Cell Sci. 125 (Pt 6): 1500-7.
  5. Santoyo-zedillo, M. et al. (2017) Neurogenesis in the olfactory bulb induced by paced mating in the female rat is opioid dependent.
    PLoS One. 12 (11): e0186335.