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 - Low endotoxin, Azide free
- Suitable for: IHC-P, WB, IP
- Reacts with: Human
Product nameAnti-CD163 antibody [EPR14643-36] - Low endotoxin, Azide free
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DescriptionRabbit monoclonal [EPR14643-36] to CD163 - Low endotoxin, Azide free
Tested applicationsSuitable for: IHC-P, WB, IPmore details
Unsuitable for: Flow Cyt
Species reactivityReacts with: Human
Recombinant fragment within Human CD163 aa 1000 to the C-terminus (C terminal). The exact sequence is proprietary.
- Human placenta and Human fetal liver lysates; Human liver tissue; HepG2 cells.
ab215976 is a carrier-free antibody designed for use in antibody labeling, including fluorochromes, metal isotopes, oligonucleotides, enzymes.
Our Low endotoxin, azide-free formats have low endotoxin level (≤ 1 EU/ml, determined by the LAL assay) and are free from azide, to achieve consistent experimental results in functional assays.
This product is a recombinant monoclonal antibody, which offers several advantages including:
- - High batch-to-batch consistency and reproducibility
- - Improved sensitivity and specificity
- - Long-term security of supply
- - Animal-free production
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Storage instructionsShipped at 4°C. Store at +4°C. Do Not Freeze.
Storage bufferpH: 7.2
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PurityProtein A purified
Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab215976 in the following tested applications.
The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
|IHC-P||Use at an assay dependent concentration. Perform heat mediated antigen retrieval with Tris/EDTA buffer pH 9.0 before commencing with IHC staining protocol.|
|WB||Use at an assay dependent concentration.|
|IP||Use at an assay dependent concentration.|
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
This IHC data was generated using the same anti-CD163 antibody clone, EPR14643-36, in a different buffer formulation (cat# ab189915).
Immunohistochemical analysis of paraffin embedded Human liver tissue labeling CD163 with ab189915 at 1/1000 with prediluted ImmunoHistoprobe(Ready to use) HRP Polymer for Rabbit IgG as secondary antibody.
Perform heat mediated antigen retrieval with EDTA buffer pH 9 before commencing with IHC staining protocol.
ab215976 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.