STX | saxitoxin, Total IgG (0.5 mg)

AS11 1647 | Clonality: Polyclonal | Host: Rabbit | Reactivity: saxitoxin
STX | saxitoxin, Total IgG (0.5 mg) in the group Plant/Algal Antibodies / Toxins / Marine toxins at Agrisera AB (Antibodies for research) (AS11 1647)


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Background Saxitoxin (STX) is a neurotoxin that acts as a selective sodium channel blocker and is naturally produced by certain species of marine dinoflagellates (Alexandrium sp., Gymnodinium sp., Pyrodinium sp.) and cyanobacteria (Anabaena sp., some Aphanizomenon spp., Cylindrospermopsis sp., Lyngbya sp., Planktothrix sp.). Ingestion of STX (usually through shellfish contaminated by toxic algal blooms) is responsible for the human illness known as paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP). Saxitoxin, one of the most potent natural toxins known, acts on the voltage-gated sodium channels of nerve cells, preventing normal cellular function and leading to paralysis.
Immunogen BSA-conjugated saxitoxin
Host Rabbit
Clonality Polyclonal
Purity total IgG
Format Lyophilized
Quantity 0.5 mg
Storage Store at 4°C following reconstitution.
Tested applications ELISA (ELISA)
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Secondary antibodies

Additional information Antibodies are in a format of total IgG purified on protein A. Purified antibodies were dialized against dionized water.
application information
Recommended dilution The optimal working dilution should be determined by the investigator.
Expected | apparent MW n.a.
Confirmed reactivity Toxin from marine dinoflagellates, cyanobacteria and mussels
Predicted reactivity
Not reactive in No confirmed exceptions from predicted reactivity are currently known.
Additional information

The term saxitoxin can also refer to the entire suite of related neurotoxins produced by these microorganisms, which include pure STX, neosaxitoxin (neoSTX), the gonyautoxins (GTX) and decarbamoylsaxitoxin (dcSTX).

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