Anti-c-Myc antibody (ab86356)

Overview

  • Product nameAnti-c-Myc antibody
    See all c-Myc primary antibodies
  • Description
    Rabbit polyclonal to c-Myc
  • Tested applicationsSuitable for: IHC-P, ICC/IF, WBmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Human
    Predicted to work with: Pig, Chimpanzee, Gorilla, Orangutan
  • Immunogen

    Synthetic peptide conjugated to KLH derived from within residues 1 - 100 of Human c-Myc.

    (Peptide available as ab94884.)

  • Positive control
    • This antibody gave a positive signal in HeLa whole cell lysate. This antibody also gave a positive signal within IHC in Human Cervical Carcinoma formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue section

Properties

Applications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab86356 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
IHC-P Use a concentration of 5 µg/ml.
ICC/IF Use a concentration of 5 µg/ml.
WB Use a concentration of 1 µg/ml. Detects a band of approximately 48 kDa (predicted molecular weight: 48 kDa).

Target

  • FunctionParticipates in the regulation of gene transcription. Binds DNA in a non-specific manner, yet also specifically recognizes the core sequence 5'-CAC[GA]TG-3'. Seems to activate the transcription of growth-related genes.
  • Involvement in diseaseNote=Overexpression of MYC is implicated in the etiology of a variety of hematopoietic tumors.
    Note=A chromosomal aberration involving MYC may be a cause of a form of B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Translocation t(8;12)(q24;q22) with BTG1.
    Defects in MYC are a cause of Burkitt lymphoma (BL) [MIM:113970]. A form of undifferentiated malignant lymphoma commonly manifested as a large osteolytic lesion in the jaw or as an abdominal mass. Note=Chromosomal aberrations involving MYC are usually found in Burkitt lymphoma. Translocations t(8;14), t(8;22) or t(2;8) which juxtapose MYC to one of the heavy or light chain immunoglobulin gene loci.
  • Sequence similaritiesContains 1 basic helix-loop-helix (bHLH) domain.
  • Post-translational
    modifications
    Phosphorylated by PRKDC. Phosphorylation at Thr-58 and Ser-62 by GSK3 is required for ubiquitination and degradation by the proteasome.
    Ubiquitinated by the SCF(FBXW7) complex when phosphorylated at Thr-58 and Ser-62, leading to its degradation by the proteasome. In the nucleoplasm, ubiquitination is counteracted by USP28, which interacts with isoform 1 of FBXW7 (FBW7alpha), leading to its deubiquitination and preventing degradation. In the nucleolus, however, ubiquitination is not counteracted by USP28, due to the lack of interaction between isoform 4 of FBXW7 (FBW7gamma) and USP28, explaining the selective MYC degradation in the nucleolus. Also polyubiquitinated by the DCX(TRUSS) complex.
  • Cellular localizationNucleus > nucleoplasm. Nucleus > nucleolus.
  • Information by UniProt
  • Database links
  • Formc-Myc is also expressed in the cytoplasm.
  • Alternative names
    • AU016757 antibody
    • Avian myelocytomatosis viral oncogene homolog antibody
    • bHLHe39 antibody
    • c Myc antibody
    • Class E basic helix-loop-helix protein 39 antibody
    • MRTL antibody
    • Myc antibody
    • Myc protein antibody
    • Myc proto oncogene protein antibody
    • Myc proto-oncogene protein antibody
    • myc-related translation/localization regulatory factor antibody
    • MYC_HUMAN antibody
    • Myc2 antibody
    • MYCC antibody
    • Myelocytomatosis oncogene antibody
    • Niard antibody
    • Nird antibody
    • Oncogene Myc antibody
    • OTTHUMP00000158589 antibody
    • Proto-oncogene c-Myc antibody
    • Protooncogene homologous to myelocytomatosis virus antibody
    • RNCMYC antibody
    • Transcription factor p64 antibody
    • Transcriptional regulator Myc-A antibody
    • V-Myc avian myelocytomatosis viral oncogene homolog antibody
    • v-myc myelocytomatosis viral oncogene homolog (avian) antibody
    see all

Anti-c-Myc antibody images

  • Anti-c-Myc antibody (ab86356) at 1 µg/ml + HeLa (Human epithelial carcinoma cell line) Whole Cell Lysate at 10 µg

    Secondary
    Goat polyclonal to Rabbit IgG - H&L - Pre-Adsorbed (HRP) at 1/3000 dilution
    Developed using the ECL technique

    Performed under reducing conditions.

    Predicted band size : 48 kDa
    Observed band size : 48 kDa
    Additional bands at : 88 kDa. We are unsure as to the identity of these extra bands.

    Exposure time : 5 minutes
  • ICC/IF image of ab86356 stained HeLa cells. The cells were 4% PFA fixed (10 min) and then incubated in 1%BSA / 10% normal Goat serum / 0.3M glycine in 0.1% PBS-Tween for 1h to permeabilise the cells and block non-specific protein-protein interactions. The cells were then incubated with the antibody (ab86356, 5µg/ml) overnight at +4°C. The secondary antibody (green) was Alexa Fluor® 488 Goat anti-Rabbit IgG (H+L) used at a 1/1000 dilution for 1h. Alexa Fluor® 594 WGA was used to label plasma membranes (red) at a 1/200 dilution for 1h. DAPI was used to stain the cell nuclei (blue) at a concentration of 1.43µM. This antibody also gave a positive result in 4% PFA fixed (10 min) Hek293, HepG2 cells at 5µg/ml, and in 100% Methanol fixed (5 min) HeLa, HepG2, and MCF-7 cells at 5µg/ml.
  • IHC image of Ab86356 staining in Human Cervical Carcinoma formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue section, performed on a Leica BondTM system using the standard protocol F. The section was pre-treated using heat mediated antigen retrieval with sodium citrate buffer (pH6, epitope retrieval solution 1) for 20 mins. The section was then incubated with Ab86356, 5µg/ml, for 15 mins at room temperature and detected using an HRP conjugated compact polymer system. DAB was used as the chromogen. The section was then counterstained with haematoxylin and mounted with DPX.

    For other IHC staining systems (automated and non-automated) customers should optimize variable parameters such as antigen retrieval conditions, primary antibody concentration and antibody incubation times.

References for Anti-c-Myc antibody (ab86356)

ab86356 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.

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We do not have any data for mouse reacctivity. It will be best to assume that the antibody will react with mouse c-myc, given that the immunogen is conserved 100% in mouse c-myc.

In general, it is difficult to find an antibody that will be c...

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Application Western blot
Sample Human Cell lysate - whole cell (HeLa cells)
Loading amount 10 µg
Specification HeLa cells
Treatment 0.1mg/ml cyclohexamide for 6 hours
Gel Running Conditions Reduced Denaturing (12% gel)
Blocking step Milk as blocking agent for 1 hour(s) and 0 minute(s) · Concentration: 5% · Temperature: 24°C
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