Acetylcholine Transporter Antibody The new goat polyclonal antibody to vesicular acetylcholine transporter (VAChT) has been used for immunohistochemistry on rat and mouse tissue. It labels cholinergic cell bodies in the septum and nucleus basalis as well as cholinergic fibers in the brain stem and spinal cord. The antibody is claimed to be useful in Alzheimer's disease research because acetylcholine (Ach) is one of the first transmitters to be reduced in this disease. It also has applications for research on neuromuscular disease and the autonomic nervous system.

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Temecula, CA

The ChemiImager is designed to document, archive, and analyze gels, films, membranes, chemiluminescent samples, and plates. Using proprietary technology to thermoelectrically cool the charge-coupled device (CCD) camera, the system is claimed to minimize thermal noise in exposures ranging from 1/30 second to two hours. Real-time display optics have been engineered for white light applications as well as low light...

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