Recombinant
RabMAb

Recombinant Anti-beta Tubulin antibody [EPR16774] (Phycoerythrin) (ab208873)

Overview

  • Product name
    Anti-beta Tubulin antibody [EPR16774] (Phycoerythrin)
    See all beta Tubulin primary antibodies
  • Description
    Rabbit monoclonal [EPR16774] to beta Tubulin (Phycoerythrin)
  • Host species
    Rabbit
  • Conjugation
    Phycoerythrin. Ex: 488nm, Em: 575nm
  • Tested applications
    Suitable for: Flow Cyt, ICC/IFmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Human
    Predicted to work with: Mouse, Rat, Chicken, Cow, Dog, Drosophila melanogaster, Monkey, Zebrafish, Xenopus tropicalis
  • Immunogen

    Synthetic peptide within Human beta Tubulin aa 400 to the C-terminus (C terminal). The exact sequence is proprietary.
    Database link: P07437

  • Positive control
    • Flow Cyt: HeLa cells ICC/IF: 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.

    This product is a recombinant rabbit monoclonal antibody.

Properties

Applications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab208873 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
Flow Cyt 1/500.

ab209478 - Rabbit monoclonal IgG (Phycoerythrin), is suitable for use as an isotype control with this antibody.

ICC/IF 1/100.

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

Target

  • Function
    Tubulin 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.
  • Tissue specificity
    Ubiquitously expressed with highest levels in spleen, thymus and immature brain.
  • Involvement in disease
    Cortical dysplasia, complex, with other brain malformations 6
    Skin creases, congenital symmetric circumferential, 1
  • Sequence similarities
    Belongs to the tubulin family.
  • Domain
    The highly acidic C-terminal region may bind cations such as calcium.
  • Post-translational
    modifications
    Some glutamate residues at the C-terminus are polyglutamylated, resulting in polyglutamate chains on the gamma-carboxyl group (PubMed:26875866). Polyglutamylation plays a key role in microtubule severing by spastin (SPAST). SPAST preferentially recognizes and acts on microtubules decorated with short polyglutamate tails: severing activity by SPAST increases as the number of glutamates per tubulin rises from one to eight, but decreases beyond this glutamylation threshold (PubMed:26875866).
    Some glutamate residues at the C-terminus are 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). Both polyglutamylation and monoglycylation can coexist on the same protein on adjacent residues, and lowering glycylation levels increases polyglutamylation, and reciprocally. The precise function of monoglycylation is still unclear.
    Phosphorylated on Ser-172 by CDK1 during the cell cycle, from metaphase to telophase, but not in interphase. This phosphorylation inhibits tubulin incorporation into microtubules.
  • Cellular localization
    Cytoplasm, cytoskeleton.
  • Information by UniProt
  • Database links
  • Alternative names
    • Beta 4 tubulin antibody
    • Beta 5 tubulin antibody
    • beta Ib tubulin antibody
    • Beta1 tubulin antibody
    • Class I beta tubulin antibody
    • M40 antibody
    • MGC117247 antibody
    • MGC16435 antibody
    • OK/SW cl.56 antibody
    • OK/SWcl.56 antibody
    • TBB5_HUMAN antibody
    • TUBB 1 antibody
    • TUBB 2 antibody
    • TUBB 5 antibody
    • TUBB antibody
    • TUBB1 antibody
    • TUBB2 antibody
    • TUBB5 antibody
    • tubulin beta 1 chain antibody
    • Tubulin beta 2 chain antibody
    • tubulin beta 5 chain antibody
    • Tubulin beta chain antibody
    • Tubulin beta class I antibody
    • tubulin beta polypeptide antibody
    • Tubulin beta-5 chain antibody
    see all

Images

  • Overlay histogram showing HeLa cells stained with ab208873 (red line). The cells were fixed with 4% formaldehyde (10 min) and then permeabilized with 90% methanol (-20°C) for 30 min. The cells were then incubated in 1x PBS / 10% normal goat serum to block non-specific protein-protein interactions followed by the antibody (ab208873, 1/500 dilution) for 30 min at 22°C.

    Isotype control antibody (black line) was rabbit IgG (monoclonal) Phycorythrin (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 20 mW Solid State Blue Laser (488nm) and 585/40 bandpass filter.

  • ab208873 staining beta Tubulin in HeLa 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 ab208873 at 1/100 dilution (Pseudocolored in green) and ab195884, Rat monoclonal to Tubulin (Alexa Fluor® 647), at 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 HeLa cells fixed with 100% methanol (5min).

References

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