GAD65 (B78) Human Monoclonal [AB-N12]


SKU: AB-N12 Category: Quantity: 50 ug | Antibody Type: Monoclonal | Host: Human | Reactivity: All species | Conjugate: unconjugated | Usage: immunoblotting, immunohistochemistry, immunoprecipitation, protein footprinting |

Antibodies to glutamic acid decarboxylase-65 (GAD65) are present in autoimmune disorders such as insulin-dependent (type1) diabetes mellitus (IDDM), stiff man syndrome, and polyendocrine autoimmune disease. Autoantibodies to GAD65 are present in 60-70% of individuals with newly diagnosed IDDM, and thus are important markers for disease activity. These autoantibodies usually recognize conformation-dependent regions on GAD65 and rarely bind to the second isoform, GAD67. Autoantibodies to GAD67 are found in only 15% of recent-onset IDDM patients, and most of this binding can be blocked with GAD65, suggesting shared epitopes between the two isoforms of GAD.

This antibody is specific for the 65-kDa isoform of glutamic acid decarboxylase (GAD65), targeting the IDDM-E2 region (amino acids 451-570), and does not bind the second isoform, GAD67. To create this cell line, peripheral blood B-cells were obtained from a donor who tested positive for GAD65 autoantibodies and were immortalized with Epstein-Barr virus.

Applications include immunoblotting, immunoprecipitation, immunohistochemistry, and protein footprinting.

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