Overview

  • Product nameAnnexin V-Cy3 Apoptosis Detection Kit with SYTOXSee all Annexin V kits ...
  • Tests
    100 x 1 assay
  • Sample type
    Adherent cells, Suspension cells
  • Assay typeDirect
  • Assay time
    0h 10m
  • Product overview

    Abcam's Annexin V-Cy3 Apoptosis Detection Kit with SYTOX includes Annexin V-Cy3, SYTOX green dye, and binding buffer. The SYTOX green dye is impermeant to live cells and apoptotic cells, but stains necrotic cells with intense green fluorescence by binding to cellular nucleic acids. After staining a cell population with annexin V-Cy3 and SYTOX Green dye in the provided binding buffer, apoptotic cells show red fluorescence, dead cells show green fluorescence and live cells show little or no fluorescence. These populations can easily be distinguished by Fluorescence microscopy using FITC and rhodamine filters or by flow cytometry using the FL1 channel (Ex. 488 nm/Em. 530 nm) for SYTOX Green dye and FL2 channel for Annexin V-Cy3 (Ex. 543 nm/Em. 570 nm).
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  • Notes

    The assay is based on the observation that soon after initiating apoptosis, cells translocate the membrane phospholipid phosphatidylserine (PS) from the inner face of the plasma membrane to the cell surface. Once on the cell surface, PS can easily be detected by staining with a fluorescent conjugate of Annexin V, a protein that has a strong natural affinity for PS. The one-step staining procedure takes only 10 minutes. In addition, the assay can be directly performed on live cells, without the need of fixation.

  • Tested applicationsFlow Cyt, Fluorescence Microscopymore details

Properties

  • FunctionThis protein is an anticoagulant protein that acts as an indirect inhibitor of the thromboplastin-specific complex, which is involved in the blood coagulation cascade.
  • Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the annexin family.
    Contains 4 annexin repeats.
  • DomainA pair of annexin repeats may form one binding site for calcium and phospholipid.
  • Information by UniProt
  • Alternative names
    • Anchorin CII
    • Annexin 5
    • Annexin A5
    • Annexin V
    • Annexin-5
    • Annexin5
    • AnnexinA5
    • AnnexinV
    • ANX 5
    • ANX A5
    • ANX5
    • ANXA5
    • ANXA5_HUMAN
    • Calphobindin I
    • CBP I
    • CBP-I
    • Endonexin II
    • ENX 2
    • ENX2
    • Lipocortin V
    • PAP I
    • PAP-I
    • Placental anticoagulant protein 4
    • Placental anticoagulant protein I
    • PP 4
    • Pp4
    • RPRGL3
    • Thromboplastin inhibitor
    • VAC alpha
    • VAC-alpha
    • Vascular anticoagulant alpha
    • Vascular anticoagulant-alpha
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Applications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab14144 in the following tested applications.

The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.

Application Abreviews Notes
Flow Cyt Use at an assay dependent dilution.
Fluorescence Microscopy Use at an assay dependent concentration.

Protocols

References for Annexin V-Cy3 Apoptosis Detection Kit with SYTOX (ab14144)

This product has been referenced in:
  • Alshatwi AA  et al. The apoptotic effect of hesperetin on human cervical cancer cells is mediated through cell cycle arrest, death receptor, and mitochondrial pathways. Fundam Clin Pharmacol N/A:N/A (2012). Read more (PubMed: 22913657) »
  • Ramesh E & Alshatwi AA Naringin induces death receptor and mitochondria-mediated apoptosis in human cervical cancer (SiHa) cells. Food Chem Toxicol 51C:97-105 (2012). Read more (PubMed: 22847135) »

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Product Wall

Thank you for your enquiry. The Annexin V-Cy3 needs to be applied on live cells. If you choose to fix the cells after that, it will be fine. However, the Annexin V-cy3 will not bind to fixed cells.

Please note: All products are "FOR RESEARCH USE ONLY AND ARE NOT INTENDED FOR DIAGNOSTIC OR THERAPEUTIC USE"