Overview

  • Product nameAnti-Tyrosinase antibody
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  • Description
    Rabbit polyclonal to Tyrosinase
  • Specificityab58450 detects endogenous levels of total tyrosinase protein.
  • Tested applicationsSuitable for: ELISA, WB, IHC-P, ICC/IFmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Human
  • Immunogen

    Synthetic peptide derived from human tyrosinase.

  • Positive control
    • COS7 cells, treated with UV (30mins). This antibody gave a positive result in IHC in the following FFPE tissue: Human Skin Melanoma. This antibody gave a positive result when used in the following formaldehyde fixed cell lines: Malme-3M

Properties

Applications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab58450 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 1/10000.
WB 1/500 - 1/1000. Detects a band of approximately 70 kDa (predicted molecular weight: 60 kDa).
IHC-P Use a concentration of 1 µg/ml. Perform heat mediated antigen retrieval with citrate buffer pH 6 before commencing with IHC staining protocol.
ICC/IF Use a concentration of 10 µg/ml.

Target

  • FunctionThis is a copper-containing oxidase that functions in the formation of pigments such as melanins and other polyphenolic compounds. Catalyzes the rate-limiting conversions of tyrosine to DOPA, DOPA to DOPA-quinone and possibly 5,6-dihydroxyindole to indole-5,6 quinone.
  • Involvement in diseaseDefects in TYR are the cause of albinism oculocutaneous type 1A (OCA1A) [MIM:203100]; also known as tyrosinase negative oculocutaneous albinism. An autosomal recessive disorder in which the biosynthesis of melanin pigment is absent in skin, hair, and eyes. It is characterized by complete lack of tyrosinase activity due to production of an inactive enzyme. Patients present with a life-long absence of melanin pigment after birth, and manifest increased sensitivity to ultraviolet radiation with predisposition to skin cancer. Visual anomalies include decreased acuity, nystagmus, strabismus and photophobia.
    Defects in TYR are the cause of albinism oculocutaneous type 1B (OCA1B) [MIM:606952]; also known as albinism yellow mutant type. An autosomal recessive disorder in which the biosynthesis of melanin pigment is reduced in skin, hair, and eyes. It is characterized by partial lack of tyrosinase activity. Patients have white hair at birth that rapidly turns yellow or blond. They manifest the development of minimal-to-moderate amounts of cutaneous and ocular pigment. Some patients may have with white hair in the warmer areas (scalp and axilla) and progressively darker hair in the cooler areas (extremities). This variant phenotype is due to a loss of tyrosinase activity above 35-37 degrees C.
  • Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the tyrosinase family.
  • Cellular localizationMelanosome membrane.
  • Information by UniProt
  • Database links
  • Alternative names
    • ATN antibody
    • CMM8 antibody
    • LB24 AB antibody
    • LB24-AB antibody
    • Monophenol monooxygenase antibody
    • OCA1 antibody
    • OCA1A antibody
    • OCAIA antibody
    • Oculocutaneous albinism IA antibody
    • SHEP3 antibody
    • SK29 AB antibody
    • SK29-AB antibody
    • Tumor rejection antigen AB antibody
    • TYR antibody
    • TYRO_HUMAN antibody
    • tyrosinase (oculocutaneous albinism IA) antibody
    • Tyrosinase antibody
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Anti-Tyrosinase antibody images

  • ICC/IF image of ab58450 stained Malme-3M cells. The cells were 4% formaldehyde fixed (10 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 ab58450 at 10µg/ml overnight at +4°C. The secondary antibody (green) was DyLight® 488 goat anti- rabbit (ab96899) 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.

  • IHC image of Tyrosinase staining in Human Skin Melanoma formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue section, performed on a Leica Bond™ system using the standard protocol F. The section was pre-treated using heat mediated antigen retrieval with sodium citrate buffer (pH6, epitope retrieval solution 1) for 20 mins. The section was then incubated with ab58450, 1 µg/ml, for 15 mins at room temperature and detected using an HRP conjugated compact polymer system. DAB was used as the chromogen. The section was then counterstained with haematoxylin and mounted with DPX.

     

    For other IHC staining systems (automated and non-automated) customers should optimize variable parameters such as antigen retrieval conditions, primary antibody concentration and antibody incubation times.

  • All lanes : Anti-Tyrosinase antibody (ab58450) at 1/500 dilution

    Lane 1 : extract of COS7 cells treated with UV (30 minutes)
    Lane 2 : extract of COS7 cells treated with UV (30 minutes) with immunizing peptide


    Predicted band size : 60 kDa
    Observed band size : 70 kDa (why is the actual band size different from the predicted?)

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The antibody ab58450 will be a suitable positive control for your assay, assuming it is capable of binding to the protein that you are coating the plate with. If the protein is full-length tyrosinase, then the antibody wil be fine. If the protein is a ...

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