Recombinant
RabMAb

Recombinant Anti-alpha smooth muscle Actin antibody [EPR5368] (Alexa Fluor® 488) (ab202295)

Overview

  • Product name

    Anti-alpha smooth muscle Actin antibody [EPR5368] (Alexa Fluor® 488)
    See all alpha smooth muscle Actin primary antibodies
  • Description

    Rabbit monoclonal [EPR5368] to alpha smooth muscle Actin (Alexa Fluor® 488)
  • Host species

    Rabbit
  • Conjugation

    Alexa Fluor® 488. Ex: 495nm, Em: 519nm
  • Tested applications

    Suitable for: ICC/IFmore details
  • Species reactivity

    Reacts with: Human
    Predicted to work with: Mouse, Rat
  • Immunogen

    Synthetic peptide within Human alpha smooth muscle Actin aa 1-100 (N terminal). The exact sequence is proprietary.
    Database link: P62736

  • Positive control

    • ICC/IF: SV40LT-SMC, A673 and HeLa cells.
  • General notes

    Our RabMAb® technology is a patented hybridoma-based technology for making rabbit monoclonal antibodies. For details on our patents, please refer to RabMab® patents.

Properties

Applications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab202295 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
ICC/IF 1/100.

This product gave a positive signal in SV40LT-SMC, A673 and HeLa cells fixed with 4% formaldehyde (10 min) and 100% methanol (5 min)

Target

  • Function

    Actins are highly conserved proteins that are involved in various types of cell motility and are ubiquitously expressed in all eukaryotic cells.
  • Involvement in disease

    Defects in ACTA2 are the cause of aortic aneurysm familial thoracic type 6 (AAT6) [MIM:611788]. AATs are characterized by permanent dilation of the thoracic aorta usually due to degenerative changes in the aortic wall. They are primarily associated with a characteristic histologic appearance known as 'medial necrosis' or 'Erdheim cystic medial necrosis' in which there is degeneration and fragmentation of elastic fibers, loss of smooth muscle cells, and an accumulation of basophilic ground substance.
  • Sequence similarities

    Belongs to the actin family.
  • Cellular localization

    Cytoplasm > cytoskeleton.
  • Information by UniProt
  • Database links

  • Alternative names

    • a actin antibody
    • AAT6 antibody
    • ACTA_HUMAN antibody
    • ACTA2 antibody
    • Actin alpha 2 smooth muscle aorta antibody
    • Actin aortic smooth muscle antibody
    • Actin, aortic smooth muscle antibody
    • ACTSA antibody
    • ACTVS antibody
    • Alpha 2 actin antibody
    • Alpha actin 2 antibody
    • Alpha cardiac actin antibody
    • alpha sma antibody
    • Alpha-actin-2 antibody
    • Cell growth inhibiting gene 46 protein antibody
    • Cell growth-inhibiting gene 46 protein antibody
    • GIG46 antibody
    • Growth inhibiting gene 46 antibody
    • MYMY5 antibody
    see all

Images

  • ab202295 staining alpha smooth muscle Actin in SV40LT-SMC cells. The cells were fixed with 4% formaldehyde (10 min), permeabilized with 0.1% Triton X-100 for 5 minutes and then blocked with 1% BSA/10% normal goat serum/0.3M glycine in 0.1% PBS-Tween for 1h. The cells were then incubated overnight at +4°C with ab at a 1/100 dilution (shown in green) and ab195889, Mouse monoclonal to alpha Tubulin (Alexa Fluor® 594), at a 1/250 dilution (shown in red). Nuclear DNA was labelled with DAPI (shown in blue).

    Image was taken with a confocal microscope (Leica-Microsystems, TCS SP8).

    This product also gave a positive signal under the same testing conditions in SV40LT-SMC cells fixed with 100% methanol (5 min)

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Armstrong JJ  et al. Differential effects of dexamethasone and indomethacin on Tenon's capsule fibroblasts: Implications for glaucoma surgery. Exp Eye Res 182:65-73 (2019). Read more (PubMed: 30910611) »
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