Anti-Cytomegalovirus pp28 antibody [5C3] (ab6502)


  • Product nameAnti-Cytomegalovirus pp28 antibody [5C3]
  • Description
    Mouse monoclonal [5C3] to Cytomegalovirus pp28
  • SpecificityCytomegalovirus pp28 tegument protein. Slight cross reactivity with HSV1 (please see image 116).
  • Tested applicationsSuitable for: WB, ELISA, ICC/IFmore details
  • Immunogen



  • FormLiquid
  • Storage instructionsShipped at 4°C. Upon delivery aliquot and store at -20°C or -80°C. Avoid repeated freeze / thaw cycles.
  • Storage bufferPreservative: None
    Constituents: PBS, pH 7.4
  • Concentration information loading...
  • PurityProtein A purified
  • Purification notes> 95% IgG by SDS-PAGE.
  • ClonalityMonoclonal
  • Clone number5C3
  • MyelomaNS1/1-Ag4-1
  • IsotypeIgG2a
  • Light chain typekappa
  • Research areas


Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab6502 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
WB 1/16000. Detects a band of approximately . kDa (predicted molecular weight: 28 kDa).
ELISA 1/100000.
ICC/IF Use at an assay dependent dilution. PubMed: 20679731


  • RelevanceCytomegalovirus (CMV), is a genus of Herpes viruses; in humans the species is known as Human herpesvirus 5 (HHV-5). It belongs to the Betaherpesvirinae subfamily of Herpesviridae. The name means "very big cell virus".
  • Alternative names
    • 28 kDa structural phosphoprotein antibody
    • CMV pp28 tegument protein antibody
    • CMV tegument protein UL99 antibody
    • Cytomegalovirus pp28 tegument protein antibody
    • Cytomegalovirus tegument protein UL99 antibody
    • HCMV antibody
    • HHV 5 antibody
    • Human Herpesvirus 5 antibody
    • Tegument protein UL99 antibody
    • UL 99 antibody
    • UL99 antibody
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Anti-Cytomegalovirus pp28 antibody [5C3] images

  • ab6502 at a 1/200 dilution staining CMV pp28 in CMV (AD169) infected human foreskin fibroblasts. Please see protocols tab for procedure.


  • Please see protocols tab for procedure. Antigen is CMV infected cell extract coated at a dilution of 1/100.

  • Predicted band size : 28 kDa

    See protocols tab for procedure. Antigen is CMV infected cell extract at 10 µg/cm.

References for Anti-Cytomegalovirus pp28 antibody [5C3] (ab6502)

This product has been referenced in:
  • Lu Y & Everett RD Analysis of the functional interchange between the IE1 and pp71 proteins of human cytomegalovirus and ICP0 of herpes simplex virus 1. J Virol 89:3062-75 (2015). Read more (PubMed: 25552717) »
  • Shikhagaie M  et al. The human cytomegalovirus-specific UL1 gene encodes a late-phase glycoprotein incorporated in the virion envelope. J Virol 86:4091-101 (2012). ICC/IF ; Human . Read more (PubMed: 22345456) »

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