Overview

  • Product nameAnti-Dystrophin antibody [1808], prediluted
    See all Dystrophin primary antibodies
  • Description
    Mouse monoclonal [1808] to Dystrophin, prediluted
  • Specificityab75122 is highly specific to Dystrophin and shows no cross reaction with C protein (an isoform of alpha actinin), alpha actin, or human muscle spectrin.
  • Tested applicationsSuitable for: IHC-Pmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Mouse, Rat, Chicken, Human, Xenopus laevis, Torpedo
  • Immunogen

    Acetylcholine receptor (AChR) enriched membranes and peripheral membrane proteins from Torpedo nobiliana electric organ.

  • Positive control
    • Skeletal muscle tissue.

Properties

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Applications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab75122 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
  • Application notesIHC-P: Ready to use.
    Staining of formalin fixed tissues requires boiling tissue sections in 1mM EDTA, pH 8.0, for 10-20 minutes followed by cooling at room temperature for 20 minutes.

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

    • FunctionAnchors the extracellular matrix to the cytoskeleton via F-actin. Ligand for dystroglycan. Component of the dystrophin-associated glycoprotein complex which accumulates at the neuromuscular junction (NMJ) and at a variety of synapses in the peripheral and central nervous systems and has a structural function in stabilizing the sarcolemma. Also implicated in signaling events and synaptic transmission.
    • Tissue specificityExpressed in muscle fibers accumulating in the costameres of myoplasm at the sarcolemma. Expressed in brain, muscle, kidney, lung and testis. Isoform 5 is expressed in heart, brain, liver, testis and hepatoma cells. Most tissues contain transcripts of multiple isoforms, however only isoform 5 is detected in heart and liver.
    • Involvement in diseaseDefects in DMD are the cause of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) [MIM:310200]. DMD is the most common form of muscular dystrophy; a sex-linked recessive disorder. It typically presents in boys aged 3 to 7 year as proximal muscle weakness causing waddling gait, toe-walking, lordosis, frequent falls, and difficulty in standing up and climbing up stairs. The pelvic girdle is affected first, then the shoulder girdle. Progression is steady and most patients are confined to a wheelchair by age of 10 or 12. Flexion contractures and scoliosis ultimately occur. About 50% of patients have a lower IQ than their genetic expectations would suggest. There is no treatment.
      Defects in DMD are the cause of Becker muscular dystrophy (BMD) [MIM:300376]. BMD resembles DMD in hereditary and clinical features but is later in onset and more benign.
      Defects in DMD are a cause of cardiomyopathy dilated X-linked type 3B (CMD3B) [MIM:302045]; also known as X-linked dilated cardiomyopathy (XLCM). Dilated cardiomyopathy is a disorder characterized by ventricular dilation and impaired systolic function, resulting in congestive heart failure and arrhythmia. Patients are at risk of premature death.
    • Sequence similaritiesContains 2 CH (calponin-homology) domains.
      Contains 22 spectrin repeats.
      Contains 1 WW domain.
      Contains 1 ZZ-type zinc finger.
    • Cellular localizationCell membrane > sarcolemma. Cytoplasm > cytoskeleton.
    • Information by UniProt
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    • Alternative names
      • BMD antibody
      • CMD3B antibody
      • DMD antibody
      • DMD_HUMAN antibody
      • Duchenne muscular dystrophy protein antibody
      • Dystrophin antibody
      • Muscular dystrophy Duchenne and Becker types antibody
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    References for Anti-Dystrophin antibody [1808], prediluted (ab75122)

    This product has been referenced in:
    • Sealock R  et al. Localization of dystrophin relative to acetylcholine receptor domains in electric tissue and adult and cultured skeletal muscle. J Cell Biol 113:1133-44 (1991). Electron Microscopy, IF ; Human, Mouse, Torpedo . Read more (PubMed: 2040646) »

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