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Recombinant full length protein corresponding to Human Vimentin.
Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab3974 in the following tested applications.
The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
|Flow Cyt||Use a concentration of 1 - 10 µg/ml.|
|Sandwich ELISA||Use at an assay dependent concentration.|
|ELISA||Use at an assay dependent concentration. Can be paired for ELISA with Mouse monoclonal [VI-01] to Vimentin (ab7752).|
|ICC||Use a concentration of 5 - 10 µg/ml.|
|WB||Use a concentration of 1 - 2 µg/ml. Use under non reducing condition. Detects a band of approximately 57 kDa. Positive control: LEP-19 cell lysate
Negative control: 3T3 mouse cell line Sample preparation: Resuspend approx. 50 mil. cells in 1 ml cold Lysis buffer (1% laurylmaltoside in 20 mM Tris/Cl, 100 mM NaCl pH 8.2, 50 mM NaF including Protease inhibitor Cocktail). Incubate 60 min on ice. Centrifuge to remove cell debris. Mix lysate with reducing Laemmli SDS-PAGE sample buffer. Boil for 3 min in water bath.
|IHC-P||Use a concentration of 5 µg/ml. Perform heat mediated antigen retrieval with citrate buffer pH 6 before commencing with IHC staining protocol.|
IHC image of Vimentin staining in human bladder 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 ab3974, 5µg/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.
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