Anti-Cytomegalovirus pp65 antibody [CH12] (ab53489)


  • Product name
    Anti-Cytomegalovirus pp65 antibody [CH12]
    See all Cytomegalovirus pp65 primary antibodies
  • Description
    Mouse monoclonal [CH12] to Cytomegalovirus pp65
  • Host species
  • Specificity
    ab53489 is reactive with pp65 (UL83) of Cytomegalovirus.
  • Tested applications
    Suitable for: ICC/IF, WBmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with Cytomegalovirus.
  • Immunogen

    HCMV AD169 IC Extract.


  • Form
  • Storage instructions
    Shipped at 4°C. Upon delivery aliquot and store at -20°C. Avoid freeze / thaw cycles.
  • Storage buffer
    Preservative: None
    Constituents: PBS, pH 7.4
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  • Purity
    Protein G purified
  • Clonality
  • Clone number
  • Isotype
  • Research areas


Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab53489 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
ICC/IF Use a concentration of 10 µg/ml.
WB Use a concentration of 10 µg/ml.


  • Relevance
    Cytomegalovirus is a member of the herpes virus group, which includes herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2, varicella zoster virus (which causes chicken pox), and Epstein Barr virus (which causes infectious mononucleosis). These viruses share a characteristic ability to remain dormant within the body over a long period. CMV viral genes are co-ordinately expressed in groups at various times after infection. Early viral proteins are expressed in the nucleus of infected cells within 3 to 24 hours of infection prior to the commencement of viral DNA replication. This is followed by expression of the early intermediate genes, which encode enzymes required for viral DNA replication. After 48 to 72 hours, a number of late viral antigens may be demonstrated in the nuclei and cytoplasm of infected cells. pp65 is a 65kD phosphorylated glycoprotein and is the most abundant of the late antigens.
  • Alternative names
    • 65 kDa matrix phosphoprotein antibody
    • 65 kDa phosphoprotein antibody
    • Tegument protein pp65 antibody
    • Tegument protein UL83 antibody


This product has been referenced in:
  • Kiener R  et al. Vaccine vectors based on Adenovirus 19a/64 exhibit broad cellular tropism and potently restimulate HCMV-specific T cell responses ex vivo. Sci Rep 8:1474 (2018). Read more (PubMed: 29367743) »
  • Walker JD  et al. Cytomegalovirus-infected human endothelial cells can stimulate allogeneic CD4+ memory T cells by releasing antigenic exosomes. J Immunol 182:1548-59 (2009). WB . Read more (PubMed: 19155503) »

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Customer reviews and Q&As

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The polyclonal isotope control will work with the monoclonal antibody. You should have no issues using this combination.

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The secondary antibody ab130782 would be a good choice to use with ab53495, and the isotope that I mentioned previously would also work well.

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Thank you for contacting Abcam.

For ab53489, I would recommend the following mouse IgG Isotype control:

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Thank you for your inquiry. As you may have seen already, we have a number of HCMV pp65 antibodies available in our catalog (such as ab6503, ab8250, ab31624, ab49214, ab53489). These were raised against the pp65 protein, however, unfortunately the ...

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