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Piccolo antibody - 142 311

Piccolo is a large multi-domain protein of the presynaptic active zone
Mouse monoclonal purified IgG
Cat. No.: 142 311
Amount: 100 µg
Price: $415.00
Cat. No. 142 311 100 µg purified IgG, lyophilized. Albumin and azide were added for stabilization. For reconstitution add 100 µl H2O to get a 1mg/ml solution in PBS. Then aliquot and store at -20°C to -80°C until use.
WB: 1 : 500 up to 1 : 1000 (AP-staining) (see remarks) gallery  
IP: not tested yet
ICC: 1 : 500 gallery  
IHC: 1 : 500 gallery  
IHC-P: 1 : 1000 gallery  
Clone SY-294E1
Subtype IgG2a (κ light chain)
Immunogen Recombinant protein corresponding to a central region of rat piccolo (UniProt Id: Q9JKS6)
Reactivity Reacts with: mouse (Q9QYX7-1), rat (Q9JKS6).
Other species not tested yet.
Specificity Specific for Piccolo

WB: Due to its large size, bassoon requires special gel-electrophoresis and Western blot protocols for visualization by immunoblotting. Excellent results can be obtained with the 4-12% TRIS-glycine gradient gels from anamed or NuPAGE 3-8% TRIS-Acetate gradient gels from invitrogen.

Data sheet 142_311.pdf
Cat. No.: 142 311
Amount: 100 µg
Price: $415.00

Piccolo, also referred to as Aczonin, is a large protein which constists of an N-terminal Zn2+ finger, several piccolo-bassoon homology domains (PBH-domains) and C-terminal PDZ and C2 domains. In general it is found together with bassoon, a related huge multi-domain protein of the CAZ (cytoskeletal matric assembled at active zones).
Piccolo is supposed to be a scaffolding protein for proteins involved in endo- and exocytosis of synaptic vesicles. Recently piccolo has been shown to interfere with clathrin mediated endocytosis by binding to the F-actin and dynamin binding protein Abp1.