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Targeting Trends Newsletter 05q1

Below are links to view the quarterly newsletter Targeting Trends. If you would like to be added to the mailing list, please complete the information on our contact page. Newsletter Highlights Happy New Year! (page 2) Winner of Annual ATS Poster Award (page 2) Anti-ChAT and many other new antibodies (page 7) Page 1 Page 5 …

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Targeting Tools: Anti-ChAT

ATS is pleased to present a polyclonal antibody specific for ChAT protein. Choline acetyltransferase (ChAT) catalyzes the synthesis of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine (ACh) from choline and acetyl-CoA in cholinergic neurons. ChAT serves as a specific marker for cholinergic neurons in both the peripheral and central nervous systems. Dysfunction of cholinergic neurons underlies aspects of clinical …

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Targeting Topics 05q1

Basomedial hypothalamic injections of neuropeptide Y conjugated to saporin selectively disrupt hypothalamic controls of food intake. Bugarith K, Dinh TT, Li AJ, Speth RC, Ritter S. Endocrinology 146(3):1179-1191, 2005. The authors examined the effect of 48 ng injections of NPY-SAP (Cat. #IT-28) into the basomedial hypothalamus (BMH) on glucoprivic feeding in rats. While there was …

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Cover Article: IB4-SAP Prevents Axotomy-Induced Sprouting of Aß Fibers

Contributed by ATS’s 2004 Society for Neuroscience Poster of the Year Award Winner:Michelle Pearson, Purdue Pharma, Discovery Research, 6 Cedar Brook Drive, Cranbury NJ 08540 Neuropathic pain results in hyperalgesia and allodynia. It has been proposed that sprouting of myelinated touch-responsive Aβ-fibers into the innervation territory of pain-sensitive C-fibers in the spinal cord contributes to …

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