Product nameAnti-alpha Tubulin antibody [EPR13478(B)] (Phycoerythrin)
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DescriptionRabbit monoclonal [EPR13478(B)] to alpha Tubulin (Phycoerythrin)
ConjugationPhycoerythrin. Ex: 488nm, Em: 575nm
Tested applicationsSuitable for: Flow Cytmore details
Species reactivityReacts with: Human
Synthetic peptide within Human alpha Tubulin aa 400 to the C-terminus (Cysteine residue). The exact sequence is proprietary.
Database link: P68366
- Flow Cyt: HeLa cells.
Storage instructionsShipped at 4°C. Store at +4°C short term (1-2 weeks). Upon delivery aliquot. Store at +4°C. Store In the Dark.
Storage bufferpH: 7.40
Preservative: 0.02% Sodium azide
Constituents: 1% BSA, PBS
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PurityProtein A purified
- Anti-alpha Tubulin antibody [EPR13478(B)] - Loading Control (ab176560)
- Anti-alpha Tubulin antibody [EPR13478(B)] - Loading Control (HRP) (ab185067)
- Anti-alpha Tubulin antibody [EPR13478(B)] (Alexa Fluor® 405) (ab210167)
- Anti-alpha Tubulin antibody [EPR13478(B)] - BSA and Azide free (ab220805)
- Anti-alpha Tubulin antibody [EPR13478(B)] (Alexa Fluor® 647) (ab225254)
Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab225255 in the following tested applications.
The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
The cellular localisation of this product has been verified in ICC/IF.
FunctionTubulin is the major constituent of microtubules. It binds two moles of GTP, one at an exchangeable site on the beta chain and one at a non-exchangeable site on the alpha chain.
Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the tubulin family.
modificationsSome glutamate residues at the C-terminus are polyglutamylated. This modification occurs exclusively on glutamate residues and results in polyglutamate chains on the gamma-carboxyl group. Also monoglycylated but not polyglycylated due to the absence of functional TTLL10 in human. Monoglycylation is mainly limited to tubulin incorporated into axonemes (cilia and flagella) whereas glutamylation is prevalent in neuronal cells, centrioles, axonemes, and the mitotic spindle. Both modifications can coexist on the same protein on adjacent residues, and lowering glycylation levels increases polyglutamylation, and reciprocally. The precise function of such modifications is still unclear but they regulate the assembly and dynamics of axonemal microtubules.
Acetylation of alpha chains at Lys-40 stabilizes microtubules and affects affinity and processivity of microtubule motors. This modification has a role in multiple cellular functions, ranging from cell motility, cell cycle progression or cell differentiation to intracellular trafficking and signaling.
Cellular localizationCytoplasm > cytoskeleton.
- Information by UniProt
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Overlay histogram showing HeLa cells stained with ab225255 (red line). The cells were fixed with 80% methanol (5 min) and then permeabilized with 0.1% PBS-Triton X-100 for 15 min. The cells were then incubated in 1x PBS / 10% normal Goat serum to block non-specific protein-protein interactions followed by the antibody (ab225255) (1x 106 cells in 100 µl at 0.4 µg/ml (1/1250 dilution)) for 30 min at 22°C.
Isotype control antibody (black line) was Rabbit IgG (monoclonal) Phycoerythrin (ab209478) used at the same concentration and conditions as the primary antibody. Unlabelled sample (blue line) was also used as a control. Acquisition of >5,000 events were collected using a 50 mW Yellow/Green laser (561nm) and 586/15 bandpass filter.
This antibody gave a positive signal in HeLa cells fixed with 4% formaldehyde (10 min)/permeabilized with 0.1% PBS-Triton X-100 for 15 min used under the same conditions.
ab225255 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.