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  • Product nameAnti-PGP9.5 antibody [EPR4118]
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  • Description
    Rabbit monoclonal [EPR4118] to PGP9.5
  • Tested applicationsICC/IF, WB, IP, IHC-P, Flow Cytmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Mouse, Rat, Human
  • Immunogen

    Synthetic peptide corresponding to residues in Human PGP9.5 (UniProt P09936).

  • Positive control
    • WB: Fetal brain, Y79, U87-MG, SH-SY5Y and 293T cell lysates IHC-P: Human glioma tissue
  • General notes

    This product is a recombinant rabbit monoclonal antibody.

    Produced using Abcam’s RabMAb® technology. RabMAb® technology is covered by the following U.S. Patents, No. 5,675,063 and/or 7,429,487.


    Alternative versions available:

    Anti-PGP9.5 antibody (HRP) [EPR4118] (ab195533)



Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab108986 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
ICC/IF Use at an assay dependent concentration. PubMed: 23086917
WB 1/1000 - 1/10000. Detects a band of approximately 25 kDa (predicted molecular weight: 24 kDa).
IP 1/10 - 1/100.
IHC-P 1/250 - 1/500. Antigen retrieval is recommended.
Flow Cyt 1/100 - 1/10000. ab172730-Rabbit monoclonal IgG, is suitable for use as an isotype control with this antibody.
  • Application notesIs unsuitable for ICC.
  • Target

    • FunctionUbiquitin-protein hydrolase involved both in the processing of ubiquitin precursors and of ubiquitinated proteins. This enzyme is a thiol protease that recognizes and hydrolyzes a peptide bond at the C-terminal glycine of ubiquitin. Also binds to free monoubiquitin and may prevent its degradation in lysosomes. The homodimer may have ATP-independent ubiquitin ligase activity.
    • Tissue specificityFound in neuronal cell bodies and processes throughout the neocortex (at protein level). Expressed in neurons and cells of the diffuse neuroendocrine system and their tumors. Weakly expressed in ovary. Down-regulated in brains from Parkinson disease and Alzheimer disease patients.
    • Involvement in diseaseParkinson disease 5
      Neurodegeneration with optic atrophy, childhood-onset
    • Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the peptidase C12 family.
    • Post-translational
    • Cellular localizationCytoplasm. Endoplasmic reticulum membrane. About 30% of total UCHL1 is associated with membranes in brain.
    • Information by UniProt
    • Database links
    • Alternative names
      • Neuron cytoplasmic protein 9.5 antibody
      • OTTHUMP00000218137 antibody
      • OTTHUMP00000218139 antibody
      • OTTHUMP00000218140 antibody
      • OTTHUMP00000218141 antibody
      • Park 5 antibody
      • PARK5 antibody
      • PGP 9.5 antibody
      • PGP9.5 antibody
      • PGP95 antibody
      • Protein gene product 9.5 antibody
      • Ubiquitin C terminal esterase L1 antibody
      • Ubiquitin C terminal hydrolase antibody
      • Ubiquitin carboxyl terminal esterase L1 antibody
      • Ubiquitin carboxyl terminal hydrolase isozyme L1 antibody
      • Ubiquitin carboxyl-terminal hydrolase isozyme L1 antibody
      • Ubiquitin thioesterase L1 antibody
      • Ubiquitin thiolesterase antibody
      • Ubiquitin thiolesterase L1 antibody
      • UCH-L1 antibody
      • UCHL1 antibody
      • UCHL1_HUMAN antibody
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    Anti-PGP9.5 antibody [EPR4118] images

    • Overlay histogram showing SH-SY5Y cells stained with ab108986 (red line). The cells were fixed with 4% paraformaldehyde (10 min) and then permeabilized with 0.1% PBS-Tween for 20 min. The cells were then incubated in 1x PBS / 10% normal goat serum / 0.3M glycine to block non-specific protein-protein interactions followed by the antibody (ab108986, 1/10000 dilution) for 30 min at 22°C. The secondary antibody used was Alexa Fluor® 488 goat anti-rabbit IgG (H&L) (ab150077) at 1/2000 dilution for 30 min at 22°C. Isotype control antibody (black line) was rabbit IgG (monoclonal) (0.1μg/1x106 cells) used under the same conditions. Unlabelled sample (blue line) was also used as a control. Acquisition of >5,000 events were collected using a 20mW Argon ion laser (488nm) and 525/30 bandpass filter. This antibody gave a positive signal in SH-SY5Y cells fixed with 80% methanol (5 min)/permeabilized with 0.1% PBS-Tween for 20 min used under the same conditions.
    • All lanes : Anti-PGP9.5 antibody [EPR4118] (ab108986) at 1/1000 dilution

      Lane 1 : Fetal brain cell lysate
      Lane 2 : Y79 cell lysate
      Lane 3 : U87-MG cell lysate
      Lane 4 : SH-SY5Y cell lysate
      Lane 5 : 293T cell lysate

      Lysates/proteins at 10 µg per lane.

      HRP labelled goat anti-rabbit IgG at 1/2000 dilution

      Predicted band size : 24 kDa
      Observed band size : 25 kDa (why is the actual band size different from the predicted?)
    • Immunohistochemical staining of PGP9.5 in paraffin embedded Human glioma tissue, using ab108986 at a 1/250 dilution.

    References for Anti-PGP9.5 antibody [EPR4118] (ab108986)

    This product has been referenced in:
    • Chen YL  et al. Small interfering RNA targeting nerve growth factor alleviates allergic airway hyperresponsiveness. Mol Ther Nucleic Acids 3:e158 (2014). IHC-Fr ; Mouse . Read more (PubMed: 24714423) »
    • Fu YY  et al. 3-D imaging and illustration of mouse intestinal neurovascular complex. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 304:G1-11 (2013). ICC/IF ; Mouse . Read more (PubMed: 23086917) »

    See all 4 Publications for this product

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