Key features and details
- Produced recombinantly (animal-free) for high batch-to-batch consistency and long term security of supply
- Rabbit monoclonal [EPR14643-36] to CD163 - C-terminal (Alexa Fluor® 488)
- Suitable for: IHC-Fr, ICC/IF
- Reacts with: Human
- Conjugation: Alexa Fluor® 488. Ex: 495nm, Em: 519nm
Product nameAnti-CD163 antibody [EPR14643-36] - C-terminal (Alexa Fluor® 488)
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DescriptionRabbit monoclonal [EPR14643-36] to CD163 - C-terminal (Alexa Fluor® 488)
ConjugationAlexa Fluor® 488. Ex: 495nm, Em: 519nm
Tested applicationsSuitable for: IHC-Fr, ICC/IFmore details
Species reactivityReacts with: Human
Recombinant fragment within Human CD163 aa 1000 to the C-terminus (C terminal). The exact sequence is proprietary.
Database link: Q86VB7
- ICC/IF: Ramos cells. IHC-Fr: normal human liver tissue sections
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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: 1% BSA, 30% Glycerol, PBS
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PurityProtein A purified
Immunizing Peptide (Blocking)
Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab218293 in the following tested applications.
The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
This product gave a positive signal in frozen human liver tissue fixed with 10% formaldehyde (10 min).
This product gave a positive signal in Ramos cells fixed with 4% formaldehyde (10 min) and 80% methanol (5 min)
FunctionAcute phase-regulated receptor involved in clearance and endocytosis of hemoglobin/haptoglobin complexes by macrophages and may thereby protect tissues from free hemoglobin-mediated oxidative damage. May play a role in the uptake and recycling of iron, via endocytosis of hemoglobin/haptoglobin and subsequent breakdown of heme. Binds hemoglobin/haptoglobin complexes in a calcium-dependent and pH-dependent manner. Exhibits a higher affinity for complexes of hemoglobin and multimeric haptoglobin of HP*1F phenotype than for complexes of hemoglobin and dimeric haptoglobin of HP*1S phenotype. Induces a cascade of intracellular signals that involves tyrosine kinase-dependent calcium mobilization, inositol triphosphate production and secretion of IL6 and CSF1. Isoform 3 exhibits the higher capacity for ligand endocytosis and the more pronounced surface expression when expressed in cells.
After shedding, the soluble form (sCD163) may play an anti-inflammatory role, and may be a valuable diagnostic parameter for monitoring macrophage activation in inflammatory conditions.
Tissue specificityExpressed in monocytes and mature macrophages such as Kupffer cells in the liver, red pulp macrophages in the spleen, cortical macrophages in the thymus, resident bone marrow macrophages and meningeal macrophages of the central nervous system. Expressed also in blood. Isoform 1 is the lowest abundant in the blood. Isoform 2 is the lowest abundant in the liver and the spleen. Isoform 3 is the predominant isoform detected in the blood.
Sequence similaritiesContains 9 SRCR domains.
DomainThe SRCR domain 3 mediates calcium-sensitive interaction with hemoglobin/haptoglobin complexes.
modificationsA soluble form (sCD163) is produced by proteolytic shedding which can be induced by lipopolysaccharide, phorbol ester and Fc region of immunoglobulin gamma. This cleavage is dependent on protein kinase C and tyrosine kinases and can be blocked by protease inhibitors. The shedding is inhibited by the tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase TIMP3, and thus probably induced by membrane-bound metalloproteinases ADAMs.
Cellular localizationSecreted and Cell membrane. Isoform 1 and isoform 2 show a lower surface expression when expressed in cells.
- Information by UniProt
- C163A_HUMAN antibody
- CD 163 antibody
- CD163 antibody
ab218293 staining CD163 in Ramos cells. The cells were fixed with 80% methanol (5 min) and then incubated in 1% BSA/10% normal goat serum/0.3M glycine in 0.1% PBS-Tween for 1h to permeabilize the cells and block non-specific protein-protein interactions. The cells were then incubated overnight at +4°C with ab218293 at 1/100 dilution (shown in green) and ab195889, Mouse monoclonal to alpha Tubulin (Alexa Fluor® 594), 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 Ramos cells fixed with 4% formaldehyde (10 min).
IHC image of CD163 staining in a section of frozen normal human liver.
The section was fixed using 10% formaldehyde in 1XPBS for 10 minutes. No antigen retrieval step was performed prior to staining. Non-specific protein-protein interactions were then blocked in TBS containing 0.025% (v/v) Triton X-100, 0.3M (w/v) glycine and 1% (w/v) BSA for 1h at room temperature. The section was then incubated overnight at +4°C in TBS containing 0.025% (v/v) Triton X-100 and 1% (w/v) BSA with ab218293 at 1/100 dilution (shown in green) and counterstained using ab195884, Rat monoclonal to Tubulin (Alexa Fluor® 647), at 1/250 dilution (shown in red). Nuclear DNA was labelled with DAPI (shown in blue). The section was then mounted using Fluoromount®.
Image was taken with a confocal microscope (Leica-Microsystems, TCS SP8).
For other IHC staining systems (automated and non-automated), customers should optimize variable parameters such as antigen retrieval conditions, antibody concentrations and incubation times.
ab218293 has been referenced in 2 publications.
- Rashid R et al. Highly multiplexed immunofluorescence images and single-cell data of immune markers in tonsil and lung cancer. Sci Data 6:323 (2019). beta actin ; Human . PubMed: 31848351
- Doster RS et al. Streptococcus agalactiae Induces Placental Macrophages To Release Extracellular Traps Loaded with Tissue Remodeling Enzymes via an Oxidative Burst-Dependent Mechanism. MBio 9:N/A (2018). PubMed: 30459195