• Product name
  • Description
    Rabbit polyclonal to FGF5
  • Tested applications
    Suitable for: WB, ICC/IFmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Mouse
    Predicted to work with: Rabbit, Cow, Dog, Human
  • Immunogen

    Synthetic peptide conjugated to KLH derived from within residues 1 - 100 of Human FGF5.

  • Positive control
    • This anitbody gave a positive signal in the following tissues lysates: E14 Mouse Embryo Brain; E16 Ms Embryo Brain; E18 Ms Embryo Brain This antibody gave a positive result when used in the following formaldehyde fixed cell lines: NIH-3T3.



Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab88118 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 Use a concentration of 1 µg/ml. Detects a band of approximately 30 kDa (predicted molecular weight: 30 kDa).
ICC/IF Use a concentration of 5 µg/ml.


  • Function
    Functions as an inhibitor of hair elongation by promoting progression from anagen, the growth phase of the hair follicle, into catagen the apoptosis-induced regression phase.
  • Tissue specificity
    Expressed in neonatal brain.
  • Sequence similarities
    Belongs to the heparin-binding growth factors family.
  • Developmental stage
    Can transform NIH 3T3 cells.
  • Cellular localization
  • Information by UniProt
  • Database links
  • Alternative names
    • FGF 5 antibody
    • FGF-5 antibody
    • FGF5 antibody
    • FGF5_HUMAN antibody
    • Fibroblast growth factor 5 antibody
    • HBGF 5 antibody
    • HBGF-5 antibody
    • heparin binding growth factor 5 antibody
    • Heparin-binding growth factor 5 antibody
    • Smag 82 antibody
    • Smag-82 antibody
    • TCMGLY antibody
    see all

Anti-FGF5 antibody images

  • ICC/IF image of ab88118 stained NIH-3T3 cells. The cells were 4% formaldehyde 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 ab88118 at 5µg/ml overnight at +4°C. The secondary antibody (green) was DyLight® 488 goat anti- rabbit (ab96899) IgG (H+L) used at a 1/250 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.

  • All lanes : Anti-FGF5 antibody (ab88118) at 1 µg/ml

    Lane 1 : E14 Mouse Embryo Brain Tissue Lysate
    Lane 2 : E16 Ms Embryo Brain Tissue Lysate
    Lane 3 : E18 Ms Embryo Brain Tissue Lysate

    Lysates/proteins at 10 µg per lane.

    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 : 30 kDa
    Observed band size : 30 kDa
    Additional bands at : 125 kDa. We are unsure as to the identity of these extra bands.

    Exposure time : 2 minutes

References for Anti-FGF5 antibody (ab88118)

This product has been referenced in:
  • Ding BS  et al. Endothelial MMP14 is required for endothelial-dependent growth support of human airway basal cells. J Cell Sci 128:2983-8 (2015). IHC ; Human . Read more (PubMed: 26116571) »

See 1 Publication for this product

Product Wall

There are currently no Abreviews or Questions for ab88118.
Please use the links above to contact us or submit feedback about this product.


Sign up