Anti-Staphylococcus aureus antibody [702] (ab20002)


  • Product nameAnti-Staphylococcus aureus antibody [702]
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  • Description
    Mouse monoclonal [702] to Staphylococcus aureus
  • SpecificitySpecifically recognizes peptidoglycan of Staphylococcus aureus, Protein A-negative Staph. aureus and Staph epidermidis. Does not cross-react with Streptococcus sp., Mycoplasma sp. or Corynebacteria sp.
  • Tested applicationsSuitable for: ELISAmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Staphylococcus aureus
  • Immunogen

    UV-inactivated Staphylococcus aureus cells.



Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab20002 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
ELISA Use at an assay dependent dilution.


  • RelevanceStaphylococcus aureus are gram-positive bacteria that, although part of the normal flora of humans (nasal passages, skin and mucous membranes), have the potential to become opportunistic pathogens. S. aureus is a frequent cause of a wide range of infections and some bacterial strains have become resistant to many commonly used antibiotics.
  • Alternative names
    • S. aureus antibody

References for Anti-Staphylococcus aureus antibody [702] (ab20002)

This product has been referenced in:
  • Teethaisong Y  et al. Synergistic activity and mechanism of action of Stephania suberosa Forman extract and ampicillin combination against ampicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. J Biomed Sci 21:90 (2014). Staphylococcus aureus . Read more (PubMed: 25208614) »
  • Li CZ  et al. Paper based point-of-care testing disc for multiplex whole cell bacteria analysis. Biosens Bioelectron 26:4342-8 (2011). Read more (PubMed: 21592765) »

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Product Wall

Ab20002 - Mouse monoclonal [702] to Staphylococcus aureus and Ab37644 - Mouse monoclonal [704] to Staphylococcus aureus recognize peptidoglycan which is a cell wall component, so, by definition, this is on the surface of the cells.

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We usually do not determine affinity/binding constants for antibodies. Therefore, we do not have this information, unfortunately.

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I havecontacted the source for all the Staphylococcus aureus antibodies we have that have been tested in WB and/or ELISA to ask if they have been tested for crossreactivity. Here is the information:


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The anti-Staphylococcus aureus antibodies ab68954, ab35192 and ab20002 have not all been tested in ELISA and cannot therefore be guaranteed in this application. Ab35192 has currently only been used in ICC/IF but t...

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The Anti-Staphylococcus aureus antibody ab20002 was tested by indirect ELISA against whole cells coated on the plates. This clone was tested against Staph. aureus (ATCC #29740) and Protein A-negative Staph. aureus...

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Please find below the information I managed to collect by contacting the sources of the Anti-Staphylococcus aureusand the Anti-Streptococcus agalactiaeantibodies we have in our catalog :


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The source of the antibody informed us that : Peptidoglycan is the major cell wall component of most gram positive bacteria including Staphylococcus. It is composed of alternating chains of N-acetylglucosamine and N-acetylmuramic acid that are cross-li...

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Thank you for your enquiry. Regarding ab20002, the ATCC# for the immunogen "UV-inactivated Staphylococcus aureus cells" is 29740. I hope this information helps.