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Tyrosine Hydroxylase Antibody, Rabbit

Catalog #: 2025-THRAB Categories: , , , Datasheet:


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Great for use in IHC staining!

Pooled Serum
Affinity Purified from Pooled Serum
Species Reactivity:
Most mammals, Some invertebrates
WB 1:1000IF 1:1000IHC 1:1000
Rabbit polyclonal
Gene Name:
Molecular Reference:
~60 kDa
Cite This Antibody:
PhosphoSolutions Cat# 2025-THRAB, RRID:AB_2492276
Antigen/Purification: ExpandCollapse

The antigen is an SDS-denatured rat tyrosine hydroxylase, purified from pheochromocytoma.

Prepared from pooled rabbit serum by affinity purification using a column to which the fusion protein immunogen was coupled.

Biological Significance: ExpandCollapse

Tyrosine hydroxylase (TH) is the rate-limiting enzyme in the synthesis of the catecholamines dopamine and norepinephrine. TH antibodies can therefore be used as markers for dopaminergic and noradrenergic neurons in a variety of applications including depression, schizophrenia, Parkinson’s disease and drug abuse (Kish et al., 2001; Zhu et al., 2000; Zhu et al., 1999). TH antibodies can also be used to explore basic mechanisms of dopamine and norepinephrine signaling (Witkovsky et al., 2000; Salvatore et al., 2001; Dunkley et al., 2004).

Synonyms: ExpandCollapse

• Dystonia 14 antibody
• DYT14 antibody
• DYT5b antibody
• EC antibody
• OTTHUMP00000011225 antibody
• OTTHUMP00000011226 antibody
• ple antibody
• Protein Pale antibody
• TH antibody
• The antibody
• TY3H_HUMAN antibody
• TYH antibody
• Tyrosine 3 hydroxylase antibody
• Tyrosine 3 monooxygenase antibody
• Tyrosine 3-hydroxylase antibody
• Tyrosine 3-monooxygenase antibody
• Tyrosine hydroxylase antibody


100 µl in 10 mM HEPES (pH 7.5), 150 mM NaCl, 100 µg per ml BSA and 50% glycerol. Adequate amount of material to conduct 10-mini Western Blots.

Storage at -20°C is recommended, as aliquots may be taken without freeze/thawing due to presence of 50% glycerol. Stable for at least 1 year at -20°C.

Product Specific References

Brindley, R.L., Bauer, M.B., Walker, L.A., Quinlan, M.A., Carneiro, A.M., Sze, J.Y., Blakely, R.D. and Currie, K.P., 2018. Adrenal serotonin derives from accumulation by the antidepressant-sensitive serotonin transporter. Pharmacological research. S1043-6618(18)30429-8. PMID: 29894763 

Gowrishankar, R., Gresch, P.J., Davis, G.L., Katamish, R.M., Riele, J.R., Stewart, A.M., Vaughan, R.A., Hahn, M.K. and Blakely, R.D., 2018. Region-Specific Regulation of Presynaptic Dopamine Homeostasis by D2 Autoreceptors Shapes the In Vivo Impact of the Neuropsychiatric Disease-Associated DAT Variant Val559. Journal of Neuroscience, pp.0055-18. PMID: 29739866

Cruz-Hernandez, A., Agim, Z.S., Montenegro, P.C., McCabe, G.P., Rochet, J.C. and Cannon, J.R., 2018. Selective dopaminergic neurotoxicity of three heterocyclic amine subclasses in primary rat midbrain neurons. Neurotoxicology, 65, pp.68-84. PMID: 29408373

de Rus Jacquet, A., Timmers, M., Ma, S.Y., Thieme, A., McCabe, G.P., Vest, J.H.C., Lila, M.A. and Rochet, J.C., 2017. Lumbee traditional medicine: Neuroprotective activities of medicinal plants used to treat Parkinson’s disease-related symptoms. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. Feb 15. PMID: 28214539

de Rus Jacquet, A., Tambe, M.A., Ma, S.Y., McCabe, G.P., Vest, J.H.C. and Rochet, J.C., 2017. Pikuni-Blackfeet traditional medicine: Neuroprotective activities of medicinal plants used to treat Parkinson’s disease-related symptoms. Journal of Ethnopharmacology.  Jan 11. PMID: 28088492

Kish SJ, Kalasinsky KS, Derkach P, Schmunk GA, Guttman M, Ang L, Adams V, Furukawa Y, Haycock JW (2001) Striatal dopaminergic and serotonergic markers in human heroin users. Neuropsychopharmacology 24:561-567. PMID: 11282256

Salvatore MF, Waymire JC, Haycock JW (2001) Depolarization-stimulated catecholamine biosynthesis: involvement of protein kinases and tyrosine hydroxylase phosphorylation sites in situ. J Neurochem 79:349-360. PMID: 11677263

Witkovsky P, Gabriel R, Haycock JW, Meller E (2000) Influence of light and neural circuitry on tyrosine hydroxylase phosphorylation in the rat retina. J Chem Neuroanat 19:105-116.  PMID: 10936746

Zhu MY, Klimek V, Haycock JW, Ordway GA (2000) Quantitation of tyrosine hydroxylase protein in the locus coeruleus from postmortem human brain. J Neurosci Meth 99:37-44.  PMID: 10936640

Zhu MY, Klimek V, Dilley GE, Haycock JW, Stockmeier C, Overholser JC, Meltzer HY, Ordway GA (1999) Elevated levels of tyrosine hydroxylase in the locus coeruleus in major depression. Biol Psychiatry 46:1275-1286. PMID: 10560033

Xu ZQ, Lew JY, Harada K, Aman K, Goldstein M, Deutch A, Haycock JW, Hokfelt T (1998) Immunohistochemical studies on phosphorylation of tyrosine hydroxylase in central catecholamine neurons using site- and phosphorylation state-specific antibodies. Neurosci 82:727-738. PMID: 9483531


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Tyrosine Hydroxylase Antibody, Rabbit
Western blot of 10ug of rat striatal lysate showing specific immunolabeling of the ~60 kDa tyrosine hydroxylase protein.
Tyrosine Hydroxylase Antibody, Rabbit
Immunostaining of E17 rat midbrain mixed neuronal cultures showing TH positive neurons in green and MAP2 (cat. #1100-MAP2) in red. Image courtesy of Aurélie de Rus Jacquet, laboratory of Dr. Jean-Christophe Rochet, Purdue University.

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