Ganglioside GD1b (Item No. 19569) is an acidic glycosphingolipid that contains two sialic acid residues linked to an inner galactose unit. It is a component of plasma membranes where it packs densely with cholesterol to form lipid microdomains that modulate both intra- and intercellular signaling events.1 The concentration of ganglioside GD1b in human brain increases with age, constituting 7.85% of total sialic acid in the brain of 0- to 10-year-old subjects and 20.29% in 11- to 30-year-old subjects.2 Ganglioside GD1b Polyclonal Antibody can be used for ELISA and TLC immunoblotting. [Matreya, LLC Catalog No. 1964]WARNING This product is not for human or veterinary use.