Overlay histogram showing PC12 cells stained with ab1823 (red line). The cells were fixed with 80% methanol (5 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 (ab1823, 2µg/1x106 cells) for 30 min at 22ºC. The secondary antibody used was DyLight® 488 goat anti-mouse IgG (H+L) (ab96879) at 1/500 dilution for 30 min at 22ºC. Isotype control antibody (black line) was mouse IgG1 [ICIGG1] (ab91353, 2µg/1x106 cells) used under the same conditions. Acquisition of >5,000 events was performed. This antibody gave a positive signal in PC12 cells fixed with 4% paraformaldehyde (10 min)/permeabilized with 0.1% PBS-Tween for 20 min used under the same conditions.
Immunocytochemistry/ Immunofluorescence - Anti-Thrombospondin antibody [A6.1] (ab1823)This image is courtesy of an anonymous Abreview
ab1823 staining Thrombospondin in a primary culture of rat astrocytes by ICC/IF (Immunocytochemistry/immunofluorescence). Cells were fixed with paraformaldehyde, permeabilized with 0.3% Triton and blocked with 3% BSA for 15 minutes at 20°C. Samples were incubated with primary antibody (1/50: 3% BSA; PBS) for 30 minutes at 20°C. A Cy3®-conjugated-Donkey polyclonal to mouse IgG (1/500) was used as secondary antibody.
ICC/IF image of ab1823 stained HepG2 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 (ab1823, 1µg/ml) overnight at +4°C. The secondary antibody (green) was Alexa Fluor® 488 goat anti-mouse 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.
ab1823 at a 1/25 dilution staining human Glioblastoma Multiform tissue sections by Immunohistochemistry (Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded sections). Following heat mediated antigen retrieval the tissue was stained with the antibody for 1 hour. Bound antibody was detected using biotin anti-mouse probe .
This image is courtesy of an Abreview submitted by Francisca Wu on 14 March 2006.
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