This antibody gave a positive signal in the following tissue lysates: Mouse brain; Rat brain; Mouse cortex; Rat cortex.
IHC-P: FFPE rat brain tissue sections.
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The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
Use a concentration of 1 µg/ml. Detects a band of approximately 54 kDa (predicted molecular weight: 54 kDa).
Use a concentration of 1 µg/ml. Perform heat mediated antigen retrieval with citrate buffer pH 6 before commencing with IHC staining protocol.
FunctionCaM-kinase II (CAMK2) is a prominent kinase in the central nervous system that may function in long-term potentiation and neurotransmitter release. Member of the NMDAR signaling complex in excitatory synapses it may regulate NMDAR-dependent potentiation of the AMPAR and synaptic plasticity.
Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the protein kinase superfamily. CAMK Ser/Thr protein kinase family. CaMK subfamily. Contains 1 protein kinase domain.
IHC image of CamKII staining in rat brain formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue section, performed on a Leica Bond 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 ab103840, 1µg/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.
Western blot - Anti-CaMKII antibody (ab103840)
All lanes : Anti-CaMKII antibody (ab103840) at 1 µg/ml
Lane 1 : Brain (Mouse) Tissue Lysate Lane 2 : Brain (Rat) Tissue Lysate Lane 3 : Mouse cortex Mouse Tissue Lysate Lane 4 : Rat Cortex Tissue Lysate
Lysates/proteins at 10 µg per lane.
Secondary Goat Anti-Rabbit IgG H&L (HRP) preadsorbed (ab97080) at 1/5000 dilution Developed using the ECL technique
Performed under reducing conditions.
Predicted band size : 54 kDa Observed band size : 54 kDa Additional bands at : 50 kDa (possible isoform).
Exposure time : 1 minute
References for Anti-CaMKII antibody (ab103840)
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