• Product nameAnti-p38 (phospho T180 + Y182) antibody
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  • Description
    Rabbit polyclonal to p38 (phospho T180 + Y182)
  • Tested applicationsSuitable for: ICC/IF, IHC-P, WBmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Human
    Predicted to work with: Mouse, Rat, Horse
  • Immunogen

    Synthetic peptide conjugated to KLH derived from within residues 150 - 250 of Human p38, phosphorylated at T180 and phosphorylated at Y182.

    (Peptide available as ab58397.)

  • Positive control
    • This antibody gave a positive signal in HeLa Whole Cell Lysate and Irradiated HeLa Whole Cell Lysate (data not shown)


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The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.

Application Abreviews Notes
ICC/IF Use a concentration of 5 µg/ml.
IHC-P Use a concentration of 1 µg/ml. Perform heat mediated antigen retrieval with citrate buffer pH 6 before commencing with IHC staining protocol.
WB Use a concentration of 1 µg/ml. Detects a band of approximately 41 kDa (predicted molecular weight: 41 kDa).


  • FunctionResponds to activation by environmental stress, pro-inflammatory cytokines and lipopolysaccharide (LPS) by phosphorylating a number of transcription factors, such as ELK1 and ATF2 and several downstream kinases, such as MAPKAPK2 and MAPKAPK5. Plays a critical role in the production of some cytokines, for example IL-6. May play a role in stabilization of EPO mRNA during hypoxic stress. Isoform Mxi2 activation is stimulated by mitogens and oxidative stress and only poorly phosphorylates ELK1 and ATF2. Isoform Exip may play a role in the early onset of apoptosis.
  • Tissue specificityBrain, heart, placenta, pancreas and skeletal muscle. Expressed to a lesser extent in lung, liver and kidney.
  • Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the protein kinase superfamily. CMGC Ser/Thr protein kinase family. MAP kinase subfamily.
    Contains 1 protein kinase domain.
  • DomainThe TXY motif contains the threonine and tyrosine residues whose phosphorylation activates the MAP kinases.
  • Post-translational
    Dually phosphorylated on Thr-180 and Tyr-182, which activates the enzyme.
    Phosphorylated upon DNA damage, probably by ATM or ATR.
  • Cellular localizationCytoplasm. Nucleus.
  • Information by UniProt
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  • Alternative names
    • CSAID Binding Protein 1 antibody
    • CSAID binding protein antibody
    • CSAID-binding protein antibody
    • Csaids binding protein antibody
    • CSBP 1 antibody
    • CSBP 2 antibody
    • CSBP antibody
    • CSBP1 antibody
    • CSBP2 antibody
    • CSPB1 antibody
    • Cytokine suppressive anti-inflammatory drug-binding protein antibody
    • EXIP antibody
    • MAP kinase 14 antibody
    • MAP kinase MXI2 antibody
    • MAP kinase p38 alpha antibody
    • MAPK 14 antibody
    • MAPK14 antibody
    • MAX interacting protein 2 antibody
    • MAX-interacting protein 2 antibody
    • Mitogen Activated Protein Kinase 14 antibody
    • Mitogen activated protein kinase p38 alpha antibody
    • Mitogen-activated protein kinase 14 antibody
    • Mitogen-activated protein kinase p38 alpha antibody
    • MK14_HUMAN antibody
    • Mxi 2 antibody
    • MXI2 antibody
    • p38 ALPHA antibody
    • p38 antibody
    • p38 MAP kinase antibody
    • p38 MAPK antibody
    • p38 mitogen activated protein kinase antibody
    • p38ALPHA antibody
    • p38alpha Exip antibody
    • PRKM14 antibody
    • PRKM15 antibody
    • RK antibody
    • SAPK2A antibody
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Anti-p38 (phospho T180 + Y182) antibody images

  • Performed under reducing conditions.

    Predicted band size : 41 kDa
  • IHC image of p38 (phospho T180 + Y182) staining in human breast adenocarcinoma 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 ab38238, 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.

  • ICC/IF image of ab38238 stained Hek293 cells. The cells were 4% PFA 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 (ab38238, 5µg/ml) overnight at +4°C. The secondary antibody (green) was Alexa Fluor® 488 Goat anti-Rabbit IgG (H+L) used at a 1/1000 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. This antibody also gave a positive result in 4% PFA fixed (10 min) HeLa, and HepG2 cells at 5µg/ml.

References for Anti-p38 (phospho T180 + Y182) antibody (ab38238)

This product has been referenced in:
  • Gorina R  et al. Astrocyte TLR4 activation induces a proinflammatory environment through the interplay between MyD88-dependent NF?B signaling, MAPK, and Jak1/Stat1 pathways. Glia 59:242-55 (2011). WB ; Rat . Read more (PubMed: 21125645) »

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