Overview

  • Product name

    Anti-LDL Receptor antibody [EP1553Y] (Alexa Fluor® 488)
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  • Description

    Rabbit monoclonal [EP1553Y] to LDL Receptor (Alexa Fluor® 488)
  • Host species

    Rabbit
  • Conjugation

    Alexa Fluor® 488. Ex: 495nm, Em: 519nm
  • Tested applications

    Suitable for: Flow Cyt, ICC/IFmore details
  • Species reactivity

    Reacts with: Human
    Predicted to work with: Mouse
  • Immunogen

    Synthetic peptide within Human LDL Receptor (C terminal). The exact sequence is proprietary.

  • Positive control

    • ICC/IF: HeLa cells. Flow Cyt: HeLa cells.
  • 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.

    Alexa Fluor® is a registered trademark of Molecular Probes, Inc, a Thermo Fisher Scientific Company. The Alexa Fluor® dye included in this product is provided under an intellectual property license from Life Technologies Corporation. As this product contains the Alexa Fluor® dye, the purchase of this product conveys to the buyer the non-transferable right to use the purchased product and components of the product only in research conducted by the buyer (whether the buyer is an academic or for-profit entity). As this product contains the Alexa Fluor® dye the sale of this product is expressly conditioned on the buyer not using the product or its components, or any materials made using the product or its components, in any activity to generate revenue, which may include, but is not limited to use of the product or its components: in manufacturing; (ii) to provide a service, information, or data in return for payment (iii) for therapeutic, diagnostic or prophylactic purposes; or (iv) for resale, regardless of whether they are sold for use in research. For information on purchasing a license to this product for purposes other than research, contact Life Technologies Corporation, 5781 Van Allen Way, Carlsbad, CA 92008 USA or outlicensing@thermofisher.com.

Applications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab196377 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
Flow Cyt 1/500.

ab199091 - Rabbit monoclonal IgG (Alexa Fluor® 488), is suitable for use as an isotype control with this antibody.

ICC/IF 1/100.

Target

  • Function

    Binds LDL, the major cholesterol-carrying lipoprotein of plasma, and transports it into cells by endocytosis. In order to be internalized, the receptor-ligand complexes must first cluster into clathrin-coated pits. In case of HIV-1 infection, functions as a receptor for extracellular Tat in neurons, mediating its internalization in uninfected cells.
  • Involvement in disease

    Defects in LDLR are the cause of familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) [MIM:143890]; a common autosomal semi-dominant disease that affects about 1 in 500 individuals. The receptor defect impairs the catabolism of LDL, and the resultant elevation in plasma LDL-cholesterol promotes deposition of cholesterol in the skin (xanthelasma), tendons (xanthomas), and coronary arteries (atherosclerosis).
  • Sequence similarities

    Belongs to the LDLR family.
    Contains 3 EGF-like domains.
    Contains 7 LDL-receptor class A domains.
    Contains 6 LDL-receptor class B repeats.
  • Post-translational
    modifications

    N- and O-glycosylated.
    Ubiquitinated by MYLIP leading to degradation.
  • Cellular localization

    Cell membrane. Endomembrane system. Membrane > clathrin-coated pit. Found distributed from the plasma membrane to intracellular compartments.
  • Information by UniProt
  • Database links

  • Alternative names

    • FH antibody
    • FHC antibody
    • LDL R antibody
    • LDL receptor antibody
    • LDLCQ2 antibody
    • Ldlr antibody
    • LDLR_HUMAN antibody
    • Low Density Lipoprotein Receptor antibody
    • Low density lipoprotein receptor class A domain containing protein 3 antibody
    • Low density lipoprotein receptor familial hypercholesterolemia antibody
    • Low-density lipoprotein receptor antibody
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Images

  • Overlay histogram showing HeLa cells stained with ab196377 (red line). The cells were fixed with 80% methanol (5 min) and then permeabilized with 0.1% PBS-Tween for 20 min. The cells were then incubated in 1x PBS / 10% normal goat serum / 0.3M glycine to block non-specific protein-protein interactions followed by the antibody (ab196377, 1/500 dilution) for 30 min at 22°C. Isotype control antibody (black line) was rabbit IgG (monoclonal) Alexa Fluor® 488 used at the same concentration and conditions as the primary antibody. Unlabelled sample (blue line) was also used as a control.

    Acquisition of >5,000 events were collected using a 20mW Argon ion laser (488nm) and 525/30 bandpass filter.

    This antibody gave a positive signal in HeLa fixed with 4% formaldehyde (10 min)/permeabilized with 0.1% PBS-Tween for 20 min used under the same conditions.

  • ab196377 staining LDL Receptor in HeLa cells. The cells were fixed with 100% methanol (5 min), permeabilized in 0.1% Triton X-100 for 5 minutes and then blocked in 1% BSA/10% normal goat serum/0.3M glycine in 0.1% PBS-Tween for 1h. The cells were then incubated with ab196377 at a working dilution of 1 in 100 (shown in green) and ab195889, Mouse monoclonal [DM1A] to alpha Tubulin (Alexa Fluor® 594, shown in red) at 2µg/ml overnight at +4°C. Nuclear DNA was labelled in blue with DAPI.

    Image was taken with a confocal microscope (Leica-Microsystems, TCS SP8).

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Guo HH  et al. Liver-target nanotechnology facilitates berberine to ameliorate cardio-metabolic diseases. Nat Commun 10:1981 (2019). Read more (PubMed: 31040273) »
  • Gong Y  et al. Thyroid stimulating hormone exhibits the impact on LDLR/LDL-c via up-regulating hepatic PCSK9 expression. Metabolism 76:32-41 (2017). Read more (PubMed: 28987238) »
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