Key features and details
- Produced recombinantly (animal-free) for high batch-to-batch consistency and long term security of supply
- Mouse monoclonal [rL1C1] to Kappa light chain - BSA and Azide free
- Suitable for: Protein Array, IHC-P
- Reacts with: Human
Product nameAnti-Kappa light chain antibody [rL1C1] - BSA and Azide free
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DescriptionMouse monoclonal [rL1C1] to Kappa light chain - BSA and Azide free
Tested applicationsSuitable for: Protein Array, IHC-Pmore details
Species reactivityReacts with: Human
Does not react with: Rat
Tissue, cells or virus corresponding to Human Kappa light chain. Human B-Lymphoma Cells.
- IHC-P: Human tonsil tissue.
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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 long term. Avoid freeze / thaw cycle.
Storage bufferConstituent: PBS
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PurityProtein A/G purified
Purification notesPurified from Bioreactor Concentrate by Protein A/G.
Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab237852 in the following tested applications.
The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
|Protein Array||Use at an assay dependent concentration.|
|IHC-P||Use a concentration of 0.5 - 1 µg/ml. Perform heat mediated antigen retrieval with citrate buffer pH 6 before commencing with IHC staining protocol.
Incubate with primary antibody for 30 minutes at RT
RelevanceImmunoglobulins belong to a group of related glyco proteins which make up 20% of serum proteins. Antigens and immunoglobulins react to confer immunity to individuals. Immunoglobulins have similar structures of two identical heavy chains and two identical light chains. Both the heavy chains and the light chains are divided into constant and variable regions. The constant regions have the same amino acid sequences between all the immunoglobulin classes. The variable regions have approximately 110 amino acids with high sequence variability. The amino acid sequence of the heavy chain determines the class of an immunoglobulin. The five types of immunoglobulin heavy chains are known as: IgG, IgA, IgM, IgD, and IgE. IgG is divided into four subclasses, and IgA is divided into two subclasses. In serum IgA and IgG are monomers with a single 4 polypeptide unit; while, IgM is a pen tamer. IgA may also form polymers. Kappa light chain antibody can be used for the identification of leukemias, plasmacytomas and certain non Hodgkin's lymphomas. Kappa light chain contains one immunoglobulin like domain. The EU sequence has the INV allotypic marker, Ala 45 and Val 83. The ROY sequence has the INV allotypic marker, Ala 45 and Leu 83.
Cellular localizationCytoplasmic and Secreted
- HCAK 1 antibody
- HCAK1 antibody
- Ig kappa chain C region antibody
This data was produced with ab238008, the same antibody in a different formulation with BSA and Azide.
ab238008 was tested in protein array against over 19000 different full-length human proteins.
Z- and S- Score: The Z-score represents the strength of a signal that a monoclonal antibody (MAb) (in combination with a fluorescently-tagged anti-IgG secondary antibody) produces when binding to a particular protein on the HuProtTM array. Z-scores are described in units of standard deviations (SD's) above the mean value of all signals generated on that array. If targets on HuProtTM are arranged in descending order of the Z-score, the S-score is the difference (also in units of SD's) between the Z-score. S-score therefore represents the relative target specificity of a MAb to its intended target.
A MAb is specific to its intended target if the MAb has an S-score of at least 2.5. For example, if a MAb binds to protein X with a Z-score of 43 and to protein Y with a Z-score of 14, then the S-score for the binding of that MAb to protein X is equal to 29.
Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded human tonsil tissue stained for Kappa light chain using ab237852 at 1 μg/ml in immunohistochemical analysis.
To our knowledge, customised protocols are not required for this product. Please try the standard protocols listed below and let us know how you get on.
ab237852 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.