Recombinant
RabMAb

Recombinant Anti-MelanA antibody [EPR20380] (Alexa Fluor® 647) (ab225500)

Overview

  • Product name

    Anti-MelanA antibody [EPR20380] (Alexa Fluor® 647)
    See all MelanA primary antibodies
  • Description

    Rabbit monoclonal [EPR20380] to MelanA (Alexa Fluor® 647)
  • Host species

    Rabbit
  • Conjugation

    Alexa Fluor® 647. Ex: 652nm, Em: 668nm
  • Tested applications

    Suitable for: ICC/IF, Flow Cytmore details
  • Species reactivity

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

    Synthetic peptide within Human MelanA aa 50 to the C-terminus. The exact sequence is proprietary.
    Database link: Q16655

  • Positive control

    • ICC/IF: Malme-3M cells. Flow Cyt: Malme-3M 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.

    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. Stable for 12 months at -20°C. Store In the Dark.
  • Storage buffer

    pH: 7.4
    Preservative: 0.02% Sodium azide
    Constituents: 30% Glycerol, 1% BSA, PBS
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  • Purity

    Protein A purified
  • Clonality

    Monoclonal
  • Clone number

    EPR20380
  • Isotype

    IgG
  • Research areas

Applications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab225500 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 1/1000.

This product gave a positive signal in Malme-3M cells fixed with 100% methanol (5 min)

Flow Cyt 1/50000.

Target

  • Function

    Involved in melanosome biogenesis by ensuring the stability of GPR143. Plays a vital role in the expression, stability, trafficking, and processing of melanocyte protein PMEL, which is critical to the formation of stage II melanosomes.
  • Tissue specificity

    Expression is restricted to melanoma and melanocyte cell lines and retina.
  • Post-translational
    modifications

    Acylated.
  • Cellular localization

    Endoplasmic reticulum membrane. Golgi apparatus. Golgi apparatus > trans-Golgi network membrane. Melanosome. Also found in small vesicles and tubules dispersed over the entire cytoplasm. A small fraction of the protein is inserted into the membrane in an inverted orientation. Inversion of membrane topology results in the relocalization of the protein from a predominant Golgi/post-Golgi area to the endoplasmic reticulum. Melanoma cells expressing the protein with an inverted membrane topology are more effectively recognized by specific cytolytic T-lymphocytes than those expressing the protein in its native membrane orientation.
  • Information by UniProt
  • Database links

  • Alternative names

    • Antigen LB39 AA antibody
    • Antigen LB39-AA antibody
    • Antigen SK29 AA antibody
    • Antigen SK29-AA antibody
    • MAR1_HUMAN antibody
    • MART 1 antibody
    • MART-1 antibody
    • MART1 antibody
    • Melan A antibody
    • Melan A protein antibody
    • Melanoma antigen recognized by T cells 1 antibody
    • Melanoma antigen recognized by T-cells 1 antibody
    • MLAN A antibody
    • MLANA antibody
    • OTTHUMP00000021036 antibody
    • OTTHUMP00000021037 antibody
    • OTTHUMP00000021038 antibody
    • Protein Melan-A antibody
    see all

Images

  • Overlay histogram showing Malme-3M cells stained with ab225500 (red line). The cells were fixed with 80% methanol (5 min) and then permeabilized with 0.1% PBS-Triton X-100 for 15 min. The cells were then incubated in 1x PBS / 10% normal goat serum to block non-specific protein-protein interactions followed by the antibody (ab225500, 1/50000 dilution) for 30 min at 22°C.

    Isotype control antibody (black line) was Rabbit IgG (monoclonal) Alexa Fluor® 647 (ab199093) 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 40 mW Red laser (640nm) and 670/14 bandpass filter.

    This antibody gave a positive signal in Malme-3M cells fixed with 4% formaldehyde (10 min)/permeabilized with 0.1% PBS-Triton X-100 for 15 min used under the same conditions.

  • ab225500 staining MelanA in Malme-3M cells. The cells were fixed with 100% methanol (5 min), permeabilized with 0.1% Triton X-100 for 5 minutes and then blocked with 1% BSA/10% normal goat serum/0.3M glycine in 0.1% PBS-Tween for 1h. The cells were then incubated overnight at +4°C with ab225500 at 1/1000 dilution (shown in red) and ab195887, Mouse monoclonal to alpha Tubulin (Alexa Fluor® 488), at 1/250 dilution (shown in green). Nuclear DNA was labelled with DAPI (shown in blue).

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

References

ab225500 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.

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