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Rat Beta-Aspartyl-Peptidase Activity

Also showing Human Beta-Aspartyl-Peptidase Activity

$489
96 assays
1 Kit
PathScan® Total BACE Sandwich ELISA Kit is a solid phase sandwich enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) that detects endogenous and transfected levels of BACE protein. A BACE Rabbit mAb has been coated onto the microwells. After incubation with cell lysates, BACE protein is captured by the coated antibody. Following extensive washing, a BACE Mouse Detection mAb is added to detect the captured BACE protein. Anti-mouse IgG, HRP-linked Antibody is then used to recognize the bound detection antibody. HRP substrate, TMB, is added to develop color. The magnitude of absorbance for this developed color is proportional to the quantity of BACE protein.Antibodies in kit are custom formulations specific to kit.
REACTIVITY
Human, Rat

Background: β-secretase (BACE) is an aspartic acid proteinase that catalyses the initial step in APP processing by cleaving and releasing a soluble, extracellular APP-β (sAPPβ) ectodomain and generating a membrane-bound, carboxy-terminal fragment consisting of 99 amino acids (CTF99). Additional processing of CTF99 by γ-secretase generates the amyloid β-peptide (Aβ) that forms aggregates in the brains of Alzheimer disease (AD) patients. BACE is an attractive target for inhibitors in AD therapy since it catalyses the first and rate limiting step in amyloidogenic APP processing (1). Pro-BACE-1 is synthesized in the ER before it is transported to the trans-Golgi network to undergo maturation (2). BACE-1 functions as a dimer and is phosphorylated at Ser498 by casein kinase 1, which is necessary for recycling back to the membrane from the early endosome (3,4).

$111
20 µl
$260
100 µl
APPLICATIONS
REACTIVITY
Human, Mouse, Rat

Application Methods: Immunofluorescence (Frozen), Immunofluorescence (Immunocytochemistry), Immunoprecipitation, Western Blotting

Background: β-secretase (BACE) is an aspartic acid proteinase that catalyses the initial step in APP processing by cleaving and releasing a soluble, extracellular APP-β (sAPPβ) ectodomain and generating a membrane-bound, carboxy-terminal fragment consisting of 99 amino acids (CTF99). Additional processing of CTF99 by γ-secretase generates the amyloid β-peptide (Aβ) that forms aggregates in the brains of Alzheimer disease (AD) patients. BACE is an attractive target for inhibitors in AD therapy since it catalyses the first and rate limiting step in amyloidogenic APP processing (1). Pro-BACE-1 is synthesized in the ER before it is transported to the trans-Golgi network to undergo maturation (2). BACE-1 functions as a dimer and is phosphorylated at Ser498 by casein kinase 1, which is necessary for recycling back to the membrane from the early endosome (3,4).

$260
100 µl
APPLICATIONS
REACTIVITY
Human, Monkey, Rat

Application Methods: Western Blotting

Background: L-asparaginase (ASRGL1) catalyzes the conversion of L-asparagine to L-aspartate. Research studies have shown that intracellular asparagine can suppress apoptosis in a large number of human tumors (1). In addition, acute lymphocytic leukemia cells frequently depend upon serum asparagine for their viability, as they lack asparagine synthetase (ASNS). Deprivation of asparagine by L-asparaginase has therefore been developed as a therapeutic treatment for acute lymphocytic leukemia (2-3). In KRAS mutant non-small cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC) cells, PI3K/Akt signaling was shown to be required for ASNS expression, suggesting combinatorial Akt inhibition and L-asparaginase treatment as a therapeutic strategy for NSCLC (3). Research studies on a breast cancer model have furthermore shown that restriction of asparagine can suppress cancer metastasis (4).