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Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.
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|Functional Studies||Use at an assay dependent concentration.|
Serum starved HepG2 cells were incubated at 37°C for 30 minutes with vehicle control (0 μM) and different concentrations of (±)-naringenin (ab120958). Increased expression of p38 (phospho T180 + Y182) (ab45381) in HepG2 cells correlates with an increase in (±)-naringenin concentration, as described in literature.
Whole cell lysates were prepared with RIPA buffer (containing protease inhibitors and sodium orthovanadate), 10 μg of each were loaded on the gel and the WB was run under reducing conditions. After transfer the membrane was blocked for an hour using 5% BSA before being incubated with ab45381 at 1 µg /ml and ab8227 at 1/1000 dilution overnight at 4°C. Antibody binding was detected using an anti-mouse antibody conjugated to HRP (ab97040) at 1/10000 and visualised using ECL development solution.
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