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Contributor Information

  • Name Dr Fiona Benson
  • Institute Lancaster University

Tool Details

  • Tool name: pJEK1 Alpha-Synuclein Vector
  • Tool type: Vector
  • Description: pJEK1 is a derivative of pET15b with the human alpha-synuclein open reading frame cloned in via the Ndel and BamHI restriction sites. In this construct alpha-synuclein is expressed as a fusion protein with a six His tag. 2004 FASEB paper: this alpha-synuclein protein available here is cited as source (2) in the Methods section.
  • Research area: Neurobiology

  • For Research Use Only

Target Details

  • Target: Alpha-synuclein

Application Details



  • Available on request


  •   El-Agnaf et al. 2004. FASEB J. 18(11):1315-7. PMID: 15180968.
  •   A strategy for designing inhibitors of alpha-synuclein aggregation and toxicity as a novel treatment for Parkinson's disease and related disorders.