• Product nameAnti-Collagen VII antibody [LH7.2]
    See all Collagen VII primary antibodies
  • Description
    Mouse monoclonal [LH7.2] to Collagen VII
  • Tested applicationsSuitable for: WB, ELISA, IHC-Fr, ICC/IF, ICC, Dot blot, IHC-Pmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Sheep, Goat, Horse, Guinea pig, Cow, Human
  • Immunogen

    Full length native protein (purified) corresponding to Human Collagen VII.

  • EpitopeRecognizes an epitope located on collagenase digested Type VII collagen (150kD), i.e. the non-helical carboxy terminal region of the Type VII collagen dimer. Immunoelectron microscopy shows antibody binding localised at the inferior border of the lamina densa.
  • General notes

    This product was changed from ascites to tissue culture supernatant on 25th October 2016. The following lot(s) is/are from ascites and is still in stock as of 25th October 2016 - GR158908. Lot numbers higher than GR158908 will be from tissue culture supernatant. Please note that the dilutions may need to be adjusted accordingly.”


  • FormLiquid
  • Storage instructionsShipped at 4°C. Store at +4°C short term (1-2 weeks). Upon delivery aliquot. Store at -20°C or -80°C. Avoid freeze / thaw cycle.
  • Storage bufferpH: 7.4
    Preservative: 0.097% Sodium azide
    Constituent: PBS
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  • PurityProprietary Purification
  • Purification notesPurified from Tissue culture supernatant.
  • ClonalityMonoclonal
  • Clone numberLH7.2
  • IsotypeIgG1
  • Research areas


Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab6312 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
Dot blot
  • Application notesDot: Use at an assay dependant dilution.
    ELISA: Use at an assay dependant dilution.
    ICC: Use at an assay dependant dilution.
    IF: 1/1000. (human or other mammalian frozen sections)
    IHC-Fr: Use at an assay dependant dilution.
    WB: Use at an assay dependant dilution.

    Not tested in other applications.
    Optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
  • Target

    • FunctionStratified squamous epithelial basement membrane protein that forms anchoring fibrils which may contribute to epithelial basement membrane organization and adherence by interacting with extracellular matrix (ECM) proteins such as type IV collagen.
    • Involvement in diseaseEpidermolysis bullosa acquisita (EBA) is an autoimmune acquired blistering skin disease resulting from autoantibodies to type VII collagen.
      Epidermolysis bullosa dystrophica, autosomal dominant
      Epidermolysis bullosa dystrophica, autosomal recessive
      Epidermolysis bullosa dystrophica, Pasini type
      Epidermolysis bullosa dystrophica, Hallopeau-Siemens type
      Transient bullous dermolysis of the newborn
      Epidermolysis bullosa dystrophica, pretibial type
      Epidermolysis bullosa dystrophica, Bart type
      Epidermolysis bullosa pruriginosa
      Nail disorder, non-syndromic congenital, 8
      Epidermolysis bullosa dystrophica, with subcorneal cleavage
    • Sequence similaritiesContains 1 BPTI/Kunitz inhibitor domain.
      Contains 9 fibronectin type-III domains.
      Contains 2 VWFA domains.
    • Post-translational
      Prolines at the third position of the tripeptide repeating unit (G-X-Y) are hydroxylated in some or all of the chains.
    • Cellular localizationSecreted > extracellular space > extracellular matrix > basement membrane.
    • Information by UniProt
    • Database links
    • Alternative names
      • Alpha 1 type VII collagen antibody
      • CO7A1_HUMAN antibody
      • Col7a1 antibody
      • Collagen alpha 1(VII) chain antibody
      • Collagen alpha-1(VII) chain antibody
      • Collagen type VII alpha 1 antibody
      • Collagen VII alpha 1 polypeptide antibody
      • CollagenVII antibody
      • EBD 1 antibody
      • EBD1 antibody
      • EBDCT antibody
      • EBR 1 antibody
      • EBR1 antibody
      • LC collagen antibody
      • Long chain collagen antibody
      • Long-chain collagen antibody
      see all

    Anti-Collagen VII antibody [LH7.2] images

    References for Anti-Collagen VII antibody [LH7.2] (ab6312)

    This product has been referenced in:
    • Ponsioen TL  et al. Human retinal Müller cells synthesize collagens of the vitreous and vitreoretinal interface in vitro. Mol Vis 14:652-60 (2008). ICC/IF ; Human . Read more (PubMed: 18385800) »

    See 1 Publication for this product

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    Application Immunohistochemistry (Frozen sections)
    Sample Human Tissue sections (Skin)
    Permeabilization No
    Specification Skin
    Blocking step BSA as blocking agent for 1 hour(s) and 0 minute(s) · Concentration: 3% · Temperature: RT°C
    Fixative Acetone

    Abcam user community

    Verified customer

    Submitted Jul 11 2016

    Application Immunohistochemistry (Formalin/PFA-fixed paraffin-embedded sections)
    Blocking step BSA as blocking agent for 10 minute(s) · Concentration: 1% · Temperature: 21°C
    Antigen retrieval step Enzymatic - Buffer/Enzyme Used: Proteinase K
    Sample Human Tissue sections (Skin)
    Specification Skin
    Permeabilization No
    Fixative Formaldehyde

    Mr. Carl Hobbs

    Verified customer

    Submitted Aug 19 2014

    Thank you for contacting us.
    Both antibodies were run under reducing and denaturing conditions.

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    The immunogen used to raise this antibody was insoluble fractions prepared from neonatal foreskin epidermal cells. Unfortunately, I have not been able to source a supplier for the recombinant protein.