Recombinant
RabMAb

Recombinant Anti-Inhibin alpha antibody [EPR17083] (ab203824)

Overview

  • Product name

    Anti-Inhibin alpha antibody [EPR17083]
    See all Inhibin alpha primary antibodies
  • Description

    Rabbit monoclonal [EPR17083] to Inhibin alpha
  • Host species

    Rabbit
  • Tested applications

    Suitable for: IHC-P, WBmore details
  • Species reactivity

    Reacts with: Human
  • Immunogen

    Recombinant fragment within Human Inhibin alpha aa 200 to the C-terminus. The exact sequence is proprietary.
    Database link: P05111

  • Positive control

    • WB: Human testis lysate. IHC-P: Human ovarian carcinoma and testis tissues.
  • General notes

     

     

    Our RabMAb® technology is a patented hybridoma-based technology for making rabbit monoclonal antibodies. For details on our patents, please refer to RabMab® patents.

    This product is a recombinant rabbit monoclonal antibody.

Properties

  • Form

    Liquid
  • Storage instructions

    Shipped at 4°C. Store at +4°C short term (1-2 weeks). Upon delivery aliquot. Store at -20°C long term. Avoid freeze / thaw cycle.
  • Storage buffer

    Preservative: 0.01% Sodium azide
    Constituents: 59% PBS, 40% Glycerol, 0.05% BSA
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  • Purity

    Protein A purified
  • Clonality

    Monoclonal
  • Clone number

    EPR17083
  • Isotype

    IgG
  • Research areas

Applications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab203824 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
IHC-P 1/250. Perform heat mediated antigen retrieval with Tris/EDTA buffer pH 9.0 before commencing with IHC staining protocol.
WB 1/1000. Detects a band of approximately 40, 38 kDa (predicted molecular weight: 40 kDa).

Target

  • Function

    Inhibins and activins inhibit and activate, respectively, the secretion of follitropin by the pituitary gland. Inhibins/activins are involved in regulating a number of diverse functions such as hypothalamic and pituitary hormone secretion, gonadal hormone secretion, germ cell development and maturation, erythroid differentiation, insulin secretion, nerve cell survival, embryonic axial development or bone growth, depending on their subunit composition. Inhibins appear to oppose the functions of activins.
  • Tissue specificity

    Originally found in ovary (granulosa cells) and testis (Sertoli cells), but widely distributed in many tissues including brain and placenta. In adrenal cortex expression is limited to the zona reticularis and the innermost zona fasciculata in the normal gland, extending centripetally into the zona fasciculata in hyperplasia. Also found in adrenocortical tumors. Also expressed in prostate epithelium of benign prostatic hyperplasia, in regions of basal cell hyperplasia and in nonmalignant regions of high grade prostate cancer. Only circulating inhibin B is found in male, whereas circulating inhibins A and B are found in female.
  • Sequence similarities

    Belongs to the TGF-beta family.
  • Post-translational
    modifications

    Proteolytic processing yields a number of bioactive forms. The 20/23 kDa forms consist solely of the mature alpha chain, the 26/29 kDa forms consist of the most N-terminal propeptide linked through a disulfide bond to the mature alpha chain, the 50/53 kDa forms encompass the entire proprotein. Each type can be furthermore either mono- or diglycosylated, causing the mass difference.
  • Cellular localization

    Secreted.
  • Information by UniProt
  • Database links

  • Alternative names

    • A inhibin subunit antibody
    • A inhibin subunit precursor antibody
    • AW55578 antibody
    • IHA antibody
    • inhA antibody
    • INHA_HUMAN antibody
    • Inhibin alpha chain antibody
    • Inhibin alpha chain precursor antibody
    • Inhibin alpha subunit antibody
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Images

  • Anti-Inhibin alpha antibody [EPR17083] (ab203824) at 1/1000 dilution + Human testis lysate at 10 µg

    Secondary
    Anti-Rabbit IgG (HRP), specific to the non-reduced form of IgG at 1/1000 dilution

    Predicted band size: 40 kDa
    Observed band size: 38,40 kDa
    why is the actual band size different from the predicted?


    Exposure time: 3 minutes


    Blocking/Dilution buffer: 5% NFDM/TBST.

  • Immunohistochemical analysis of paraffin-embedded Human ovarian carcinoma tissue labeling Inhibin alpha with ab203824 at 1/250 dilution, followed by Goat Anti-Rabbit IgG H&L (HRP) (ab97051) at 1/500 dilution. Cytoplasmic staining on Human ovarian carcinoma tissue is observed. Counter stained with Hematoxylin.

    Secondary antibody only control: Used PBS instead of primary antibody, secondary antibody is Goat Anti-Rabbit IgG H&L (HRP) (ab97051) at 1/500 dilution.

    Perform heat mediated antigen retrieval with Tris/EDTA buffer pH 9.0 before commencing with IHC staining protocol.

  • Immunohistochemical analysis of paraffin-embedded Human testis tissue labeling Inhibin alpha with ab203824 at 1/250 dilution, followed by Goat Anti-Rabbit IgG H&L (HRP) (ab97051) at 1/500 dilution. Cytoplasmic and nuclear staining on Human testis tissue is observed. Counter stained with Hematoxylin.

    Secondary antibody only control: Used PBS instead of primary antibody, secondary antibody is Goat Anti-Rabbit IgG H&L (HRP) (ab97051) at 1/500 dilution.

    Perform heat mediated antigen retrieval with Tris/EDTA buffer pH 9.0 before commencing with IHC staining protocol.

References

ab203824 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.

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