Overview

  • Product nameAnti-SPON1 antibody
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  • Description
    Rabbit polyclonal to SPON1
  • Tested applicationsSuitable for: IHC-FoFr, ICC/IF, WBmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Mouse, Rat
    Predicted to work with: Cow, Human
  • Immunogen

    Synthetic peptide conjugated to KLH derived from within residues 750 to the C-terminus of Rat SPON1.

    (Peptide available as ab41539.)

  • Positive control
    • This antibody gave a positive signal in the following tissue lysates: Rat Brain; Rat Spinal Cord; Mouse Ovary; Mouse 14 day fetal lysate.

Properties

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Applications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab40797 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-FoFr 1/1000.
ICC/IF Use a concentration of 5 µg/ml.
WB Use a concentration of 2 µg/ml. Detects a band of approximately 91 kDa (predicted molecular weight: 91 kDa).

Target

  • RelevanceSPON1 is a member of a subgroup of the thrombospondin type 1 (TSR) class molecules, defined by two domains of homology, the FS1/FS2 and TSR domains. The TSRs of SPON1 proteins are typical of class 2 TSRs. SPON1, which is similar to thrombospondin, is a extracellular matrix attached molecule that promotes neurite outgrowth and inhibits angiogenesis. Analysis of gain and loss of function experiments reveal that SPON1 is required for accurate pathfinding of embryonic axons, and plays a dual role in patterning axonal trajectories. It promotes the outgrowth of commissural and inhibits the outgrowth of motor axons, and has also been implicated in inflammatory processes in the nervous system.
  • Cellular localizationSecreted protein; extracellular space; extracellular matrix.
  • Database links
  • Alternative names
    • F spondin antibody
    • SPON 1 antibody
    • spondin 1 (f spondin) extracellular matrix protein antibody
    • Spondin 1 antibody
    • Spondin 1 extracellular matrix protein antibody
    • Spondin 1 precursor antibody
    • Spondin1 antibody
    • Vascular smooth muscle cell growth promoting factor antibody
    • VSGP antibody
    • VSGP/F spondin antibody
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Anti-SPON1 antibody images

  • IHC-FoFr image of SPON1 staining on Mouse Spinal Cord using ab40797 (1:1000).The sections used came from animals perfused fixed with Paraformaldehyde 4% with 15% of a solution of saturated picric acid, in phosphate buffer 0.1M. Following postfixation in the same fixative overnight, the spinal cord were cryoprotected in sucrose 30% overnight. Spinal cords were then cut using a cryostat and the immunostainings were performed using the ‘free floating’ technique.

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  • ICC/IF image of ab40797 stained PC12 cells. The cells were 100% methanol fixed (5 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 (ab40797, 5µg/ml) overnight at +4°C. The secondary antibody (green) was ab96899 Dylight 488 goat anti-rabbit 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.

References for Anti-SPON1 antibody (ab40797)

This product has been referenced in:
  • Palmer GD  et al. F-spondin deficient mice have a high bone mass phenotype. PLoS One 9:e98388 (2014). IHC-P ; Mouse . Read more (PubMed: 24875054) »
  • Hafez DM  et al. F-spondin gene transfer improves memory performance and reduces amyloid-ß levels in mice. Neuroscience 223:465-72 (2012). IHC-FoFr ; Mouse . Read more (PubMed: 22863679) »

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Abcam guarantees this product to work in the species/application used in this Abreview.
Application Immunohistochemistry (PFA perfusion fixed frozen sections)
Sample Mouse Tissue sections (Spinal cord)
Specification Spinal cord
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Dr. Sophie Pezet

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Submitted May 18 2011

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