Key features and details
- Mouse monoclonal [PG-M1] to CD68, prediluted
- Suitable for: IHC-P
- Reacts with: Human
- Isotype: IgG3
Product nameAnti-CD68 antibody [PG-M1], prediluted
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DescriptionMouse monoclonal [PG-M1] to CD68, prediluted
SpecificityThis antibody reacts with a glycoprotein of 110 kDa, expressed as intracytoplasmic molecule. It stains macrophages in a wide variety of tissues. Myeloid precursor cells and peripheral granulocytes are negative. This antibody does not react with granulocytes and their precursor cells.
Tested Applications & Species
Application Species IHC-PHuman
BALB/C mice were immunized with Gaucher’s cells.
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Storage instructionsShipped at 4°C. Store at +4°C. Do Not Freeze.
Storage bufferPreservative: 0.05% Sodium azide
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Light chain typekappa
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The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
Tested applications are guaranteed to work and covered by our Abpromise guarantee.
Predicted to work for this combination of applications and species but not guaranteed.
Does not work for this combination of applications and species.
No further titration is required.
We suggest an incubation period of 30-60 minutes at room temperature.
However, depending upon the fixation conditions and the staining system employed, optimal incubation should be determined by the user.
Enzymatic predigestion with proteolytic enzymes is recommended for paraffin embedded tissue sections.
This antibody is not recommended for frozen sections or cell smears.
FunctionCould play a role in phagocytic activities of tissue macrophages, both in intracellular lysosomal metabolism and extracellular cell-cell and cell-pathogen interactions. Binds to tissue- and organ-specific lectins or selectins, allowing homing of macrophage subsets to particular sites. Rapid recirculation of CD68 from endosomes and lysosomes to the plasma membrane may allow macrophages to crawl over selectin-bearing substrates or other cells.
Tissue specificityHighly expressed by blood monocytes and tissue macrophages. Also expressed in lymphocytes, fibroblasts and endothelial cells. Expressed in many tumor cell lines which could allow them to attach to selectins on vascular endothelium, facilitating their dissemination to secondary sites.
Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the LAMP family.
modificationsN- and O-glycosylated.
Cellular localizationCell membrane and Endosome membrane. Lysosome membrane.
- Information by UniProt
- CD 68 antibody
- CD68 antibody
- CD68 antigen antibody
ab844 has been referenced in 1 publication.
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