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Targeting Tools: Anti-AChR

Species Reactivity: Human, Rat, Mouse, Rabbit Anti-AChR (Cat. #AB-N36) binds with high affinity to the AChR subtype with 59 kDa ACh-binding subunits, but with considerably lower affinity to the AChR subtype with 75 kDa subunits. Anti-AChR binds to the main immunogenic region on α1 subunits of muscle-type AChRs. Reference 1. Schoepfer R, Halvorsen SW, Conroy …

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Targeting Trends 2007 Newsletter

Read the 2007 Newsletters 2007, issue 1: Cholinergic Immunolesioning Produced Tangle-like Inclusions in TgCRND8 Brain / by Chauhan N / featuring mu p75-SAP (Cat. #IT-16) SFN Poster of the Year Targeting Talk: Targeted Toxin Controls Targeting Tools Anti-Pseudomonas aeurginosa (Cat. #AB-T057) Anti-Conjugated Glutathione (Cat. #AB-T01) Anti-Conjugated Acetylcholine (Cat. #AB-T02) Anti-Conjugated Dopamine (Cat. #AB-T11) Anti-CRH/CRF (Cat. #AB-02) Anti-basic …

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Targeting Topics 07q4

Cortical cholinergic deficiency enhances amphetamine-induced dopamine release in the accumbens but not in the striatum Mattsson A, Olson L, Svensson TH, Schilstrom B Exp Neurol 208(1):73-79, 2007. Previous data have implicated cholinergic dysfunction in the pathogenesis of schizophrenia. Here the authors investigated whether increased amphetamine-induced release of dopamine was a response to cortical cholinergic denervation. …

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Cover Article: Inducing Central Sensitization with a Substance P/ Cholera Toxin Conjugate

Contributed by Robert M. Caudle, Ph.D.University of Florida College of Dentistry, Gainesville, FL 32610 A substantial amount of work with Advanced Targeting Systems’ substance P/saporin conjugate (SP-SAP, Cat. #IT-07) has demonstrated that neurokinin-1 (NK1) receptor-expressing neurons in the spinal cord and brain stem are necessary for the full expression of central sensitization following a peripheral …

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New Targets: The Claustrum

What is the claustrum? The simple answer is that it’s a brain structure that lies under the insular and piriform cortices. What it does is rather unclear, but one hypothesis has drawn considerable attention. The claustrum contains projections to the entire cortex, and this may indicate that it plays an important role in brain function.  …

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Targeting Tools: Targeting B-Cell Leukemias and Lymphomas

Anti-CD22 (UV22-2) Mouse Monoclonal This IgG1k antibody (Cat. #AB-36) recognizes the group A epitope of the human B-cell antigen, CD22. Clone UV22-2 reacts exclusively with cells of human B-cell lineage. The fluorescent conjugate mouse IgG-FITC (Cat. #FL-07) is available as a research tool to use with this and other mouse monoclonal antibodies. Anti-CD22-SAP Immunotoxin This …

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Targeting Topics 07q3

Cholinergic modulation of spindle bursts in the neonatal rat visual cortex in vivo Hanganu IL, Staiger JF, Ben-Ari Y, Khazipov R J Neurosci 27(21):5694-5705, 2007. The authors investigated the relationship between cholinergic drive and spindle burst oscillation driven by retinal waves. 0.5 µl of 0.2-µg/µl 192-IgG-SAP (Cat. #IT-01) was injected into both ventricles of rat …

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Targeted Therapy for Chronic Pain

In 1997, SP-SAP (a chemical conjugate of Substance P and the ribosome-inactivating protein saporin) was created to eliminate Substance P receptor (SPR) neurons that propagate the signal for chronic pain. ATS has successfully completed preclinical studies, safety tests in animal models and a GLP toxicology study in rat, funded both internally and by the National …

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