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Rabbit anti Human Actin, (cytoplasmic 1) (NT)


Catalogue number: X2742P

IsotypeIg
Product Type Antigen Immunoaffinity Purified Polyclonal
Units100 µg
HostRabbit
Species reactivity Human
Application Immunohistochemistry
Western Blot
Product Form
Affinity Purified

Background
Actins are highly conserved proteins that are involved in cell motility, structure and integrity, processes that are crucial for tissue development and the development of organism. The actin cytoskeleton is one of the principal drivers of cell motility and is capable of responding to complex signaling cascades. Recent evidence suggests that it may play key roles in regulating apoptosis and aging. Beta actin is one of six different actin isoforms which have been identified. Like GAPDH, b-actin is constitutively expressed at high levels in almost all tissues and cell lines making it ideal for use as a loading control marker in immunoblots.

Positive Control
Human liver tissue

Immunogen
Synthetic peptide derived from the N-terminal of the beta-actin protein.

Purification Method
Antigen Immunoaffiinity Purification

Concentration
See vial for concentration

Formulation
Provided as solution in phosphate buffered saline with 0.08% sodium azide

Functional Analysis
Western Blotting

Applications
Antibody can be used for Western blotting (1-5 µg/ml) and immunohistochemsitry on paraffin-embedded tissues (10 µg/ml), Optimal concentration should be evaluated by serial dilutions.

Storage
Product should be stored at -20ºC. Aliquot to avoid freeze/thaw cycles

Ship Conditions
Ship at ambient temperature, freeze upon arrival

Product Stability
Products are stable for one year from purchase when stored properly

References
1. Ponte P., Ng S.Y., Engel J., Gunning P., Kedes L., Evolutionary conservation in the untranslated regions of actin mRNAs: DNA sequence of a human beta-actin cDNA. Nucleic Acids Res. 12:1687-1696(1984) 2. Nakajima-Iijima S., Hamada H., Reddy P., Kakunaga T.,Molecular structure of the human cytoplasmic beta-actin gene: interspecies homology of sequences in the introns. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 82:6133-6137(1985) 3. Procaccio V., Salazar G., Ono S., Styers M.L., Gearing M., Davila A., Jimenez R., Juncos J., Gutekunst C.-A., Meroni G., Fontanella B., Sontag E., Sontag J.-M., Faundez V., Wainer B.H. A mutation of beta -actin that alters depolymerization dynamics is associated with autosomal dominant developmental malformations, deafness, and dystonia. Am. J. Hum. Genet. 78:947-960(2006) [PubMed: 16685646] [Abstract]

Caution
This product is intended FOR RESEARCH USE ONLY, and FOR TESTS IN VITRO, not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures involving humans or animals.

Safety Datasheet(s) for this product:

Sodium Azide
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Rabbit anti Human Actin, (cytoplasmic 1) (NT)

$249.00


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Exalpha Biologicals, Inc.
2 Shaker Road, Unit B101
Shirley, MA 01464
Phone: 978-425-1370
Email: info@exalpha.com

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