Product nameAnti-Desmin antibody [Y66] - Cytoskeleton Marker (Biotin)
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DescriptionRabbit monoclonal [Y66] to Desmin - Cytoskeleton Marker (Biotin)
Tested applicationsSuitable for: IHC-Pmore details
Species reactivityReacts with: Human
Predicted to work with: Mouse, Rat, Guinea pig
Synthetic peptide within Human Desmin aa 400-500 (C terminal). The exact sequence is proprietary.
Epitopeab197603 reacts with an epitope located in the C terminal region of desmin.
- IHC-P: FFPE normal skeletal muscle.
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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. Stable for 12 months at -20°C. Store In the Dark.
Storage bufferpH: 7.4
Preservative: 0.02% Sodium azide
Constituents: PBS, 30% Glycerol, 1% BSA
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PurityProtein A purified
- Anti-Desmin antibody [Y66] - Cytoskeleton Marker (Alexa Fluor® 488) (ab185033)
- Anti-Desmin antibody [Y66] - Cytoskeleton Marker (Alexa Fluor® 647) (ab195177)
- Anti-Desmin antibody [Y66] - Cytoskeleton Marker (HRP) (ab195178)
- Anti-Desmin antibody [Y66] - Cytoskeleton Marker (Alexa Fluor® 568) (ab202503)
- Anti-Desmin antibody [Y66] - Cytoskeleton Marker (Alexa Fluor® 594) (ab203419)
- Anti-Desmin antibody [Y66] - Cytoskeleton Marker (Alexa Fluor® 555) (ab203422)
- Anti-Desmin antibody [Y66] - Low endotoxin, Azide free (ab216616)
- Anti-Desmin antibody [Y66] - Cytoskeleton Marker (Allophycocyanin) (ab224934)
- Anti-Desmin antibody [Y66] - Cytoskeleton Marker (Phycoerythrin) (ab224935)
- Anti-Desmin antibody [Y66] - Cytoskeleton Marker (ab32362)
Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab197603 in the following tested applications.
The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
|IHC-P||1/50. Perform heat mediated antigen retrieval with citrate buffer pH 6 before commencing with IHC staining protocol.|
FunctionDesmin are class-III intermediate filaments found in muscle cells. In adult striated muscle they form a fibrous network connecting myofibrils to each other and to the plasma membrane from the periphery of the Z-line structures.
Involvement in diseaseDefects in DES are the cause of myopathy myofibrillar desmin-related (MFM-DES) [MIM:601419]; also known as desmin-related myopathy (DRM). A neuromuscular disorder characterized by skeletal muscle weakness associated with cardiac conduction blocks, arrhythmias, restrictive heart failure, and by myofibrillar destruction with intracytoplasmic accumulation of desmin-reactive deposits in cardiac and skeletal muscle cells.
Defects in DES are the cause of cardiomyopathy dilated type 1I (CMD1I) [MIM:604765]. Dilated cardiomyopathy is a disorder characterized by ventricular dilation and impaired systolic function, resulting in congestive heart failure and arrhythmia. Patients are at risk of premature death.
Defects in DES are the cause of neurogenic scapuloperoneal syndrome Kaeser type (Kaeser syndrome) [MIM:181400]. Kaeser syndrome is an autosomal dominant disorder with a peculiar scapuloperoneal distribution of weakness and atrophy. A large clinical variability is observed ranging from scapuloperoneal, limb grindle and distal phenotypes with variable cardiac or respiratory involvement. Facial weakness, dysphagia and gynaecomastia are frequent additional symptoms. Affected men seemingly bear a higher risk of sudden, cardiac death as compared to affected women. Histological and immunohistochemical examination of muscle biopsy specimens reveal a wide spectrum of findings ranging from near normal or unspecific pathology to typical, myofibrillar changes with accumulation of desmin.
Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the intermediate filament family.
- Information by UniProt
- CMD1I antibody
- CSM1 antibody
- CSM2 antibody
IHC image of Desmin staining in a section of formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded Normal Human Skeletal Muscle*, performed on a Leica BondTM. The section was pre-treated using heat mediated antigen retrieval with sodium citrate buffer (pH6, epitope retrieval solution 1) for 20 mins, before blocking of endogenous biotin using ab64212. The section was then incubated with ab197603, 1/50 dilution, for 15 mins at room temperature and detected using an HRP conjugated ABC system. DAB was used as the chromogen. The section was then counterstained with haematoxylin and mounted with DPX. The inset negative control image is taken from an identical assay without primary antibody.
For other IHC staining systems (automated and non-automated) customers should optimize variable parameters such as antigen retrieval conditions, primary antibody concentration and antibody incubation times.
*Tissue obtained from the Human Research Tissue Bank, supported by the NIHR Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre.
ab197603 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.