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- Produced recombinantly (animal-free) for high batch-to-batch consistency and long term security of supply
- Biotin Rabbit monoclonal [RM113] to alpha Tubulin - C-terminal
- Suitable for: ICC/IF, WB
- Conjugation: Biotin
Product nameBiotin Anti-alpha Tubulin antibody [RM113] - C-terminal
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DescriptionBiotin Rabbit monoclonal [RM113] to alpha Tubulin - C-terminal
SpecificityThis antibody reacts with alpha tubulin, including both tubulin alpha-1A chain and tubulin alpha-1B chain.
Tested applicationsSuitable for: ICC/IF, WBmore details
Predicted to work with: a wide range of other species
Synthetic peptide corresponding to Human alpha Tubulin (C terminal).
- ICC/IF: HeLa (human epithelial cell line from cervix adenocarcinoma) cells. WB: A431 (human epidermoid carcinoma cell line) cell lysate.
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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 long term. Avoid freeze / thaw cycle. Store In the Dark.
Storage bufferPreservative: 0.09% Sodium azide
Constituents: 50% Glycerol (glycerin, glycerine), 1% BSA
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PurityProtein A purified
Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab222758 in the following tested applications.
The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
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
- Alpha-tubulin 1 antibody
- ALS22 antibody
- B ALPHA 1 antibody
ab222758 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.