Anti-goldfish glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) recognises astrocytes from rat CNS

Safa S.A. Shehab, Carole A. Stafford, Shmaiel N. Nona, John R. Cronly-Dillon

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Abstract

A polyclonal antibody to goldfish GFAP recognises, immunohistochemically, astrocyte populations in rat brain, spinal cord and optic nerve. The pattern of staining compares favourably with that obtained using a polyclonal anti-human GFAP or a monoclonal anti-porcine GFAP. These results are consistent with the notion that GFAP is well conserved in vertebrate phylogeny.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)343-346
Number of pages4
JournalBrain Research
Volume504
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 18 1989
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Astrocyte
  • Glial fibrillary acidic protein
  • Immunohistochemistry

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Molecular Biology
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Developmental Biology

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