Key features and details
- Alexa Fluor® 488 Mouse monoclonal [rat-401] to Nestin
- Suitable for: ICC/IF
- Reacts with: Rat
- Conjugation: Alexa Fluor® 488. Ex: 495nm, Em: 519nm
- Isotype: IgG1
Product nameAlexa Fluor® 488 Anti-Nestin antibody [rat-401]
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DescriptionAlexa Fluor® 488 Mouse monoclonal [rat-401] to Nestin
ConjugationAlexa Fluor® 488. Ex: 495nm, Em: 519nm
Tested applicationsSuitable for: ICC/IFmore details
Species reactivityReacts with: Rat
Tissue, cells or virus corresponding to Rat Nestin. Homogenized spinal cord tissue from embryonic day 15 (E15) rats.
- ICC/IF: PC12 cells.
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Storage instructionsShipped at 4°C. Store at +4°C short term (1-2 weeks). Upon delivery aliquot. Store at -20°C. Avoid freeze / thaw cycle. Store In the Dark.
Storage bufferpH: 7.40
Preservative: 0.02% Sodium azide
Constituents: PBS, 1% BSA, 30% Glycerol
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Light chain typekappa
Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab197495 in the following tested applications.
The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
FunctionRequired for brain and eye development. Promotes the disassembly of phosphorylated vimentin intermediate filaments (IF) during mitosis and may play a role in the trafficking and distribution of IF proteins and other cellular factors to daughter cells during progenitor cell division. Required for survival, renewal and mitogen-stimulated proliferation of neural progenitor cells.
Tissue specificityCNS stem cells.
Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the intermediate filament family.
Developmental stageUpon terminal neural differentiation, nestin is down-regulated and replaced by neurofilaments.
modificationsConstitutively phosphorylated. This increases during mitosis when the cytoplasmic intermediate filament network is reorganized.
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ab197495 staining Nestin in PC12 cells. The cells were fixed with 100% methanol (5 min), permeabilised in 0.1% Triton X-100 for 5 minutes and then blocked in 1% BSA/10% normal goat serum/0.3M glycine in 0.1%PBS-Tween for 1h. The cells were then incubated with ab197495 at 1/100 dilution (shown in green) and ab195889, Mouse monoclonal [DM1A] to alpha Tubulin (Alexa Fluor® 594, shown in red) at 1/167 dilution overnight at +4°C. Nuclear DNA was labelled in blue with DAPI.
Image was taken with a confocal microscope (Leica-Microsystems, TCS SP8).
ab197495 has been referenced in 2 publications.
- Moreno-Bravo JA et al. Commissural neurons transgress the CNS/PNS boundary in absence of ventricular zone-derived netrin 1. Development 145:N/A (2018). PubMed: 29343638
- Dominici C et al. Floor-plate-derived netrin-1 is dispensable for commissural axon guidance. Nature 545:350-354 (2017). PubMed: 28445456