• Product name

    Anti-MELK antibody [EPR3981] - BSA and Azide free
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  • Description

    Rabbit monoclonal [EPR3981] to MELK - BSA and Azide free
  • Host species

  • Tested applications

    Suitable for: WBmore details
    Unsuitable for: Flow Cyt,ICC,IHC-P or IP
  • Species reactivity

    Reacts with: Human
  • Immunogen

    Synthetic peptide within Human MELK (N terminal). The exact sequence is proprietary.

  • General notes

    ab172889 is the carrier-free version of ab108529 This format is designed for use in antibody labeling, including fluorochromes, metal isotopes, oligonucleotides, enzymes.


    Our carrier-free formats are supplied in a buffer free of BSA, sodium azide and glycerol for higher conjugation efficiency.

    Use our conjugation kits  for antibody conjugates that are ready-to-use in as little as 20 minutes with <1 minute hands-on-time and 100% antibody recovery: available for fluorescent dyes, HRP, biotin and gold.

    Ab172889 is compatible with the Maxpar® Antibody Labeling Kit from Fluidigm.

    Maxpar® is a trademark of Fluidigm Canada Inc.

    Mouse, Rat: We have preliminary internal testing data to indicate this antibody may not react with these species. Please contact us for more information.

    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.



Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab172889 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
WB Use at an assay dependent concentration. Predicted molecular weight: 75 kDa.
  • Application notes
    Is unsuitable for Flow Cyt,ICC,IHC-P or IP.
  • Target

    • Function

      Phosphorylates ZNF622 and may contribute to its redirection to the nucleus. May be involved in the inhibition of spliceosome assembly during mitosis.
    • Tissue specificity

      Expressed in placenta, kidney, thymus, testis, ovary and intestine.
    • Sequence similarities

      Belongs to the protein kinase superfamily. CAMK Ser/Thr protein kinase family. SNF1 subfamily.
      Contains 1 KA1 (kinase-associated) domain.
      Contains 1 protein kinase domain.
    • Post-translational

      Autophosphorylated. Thr-478 phosphorylation during mitosis promotes interaction with PPP1R8.
    • Cellular localization

    • Information by UniProt
    • Database links

    • Alternative names

      • AI327312 antibody
      • hMELK antibody
      • HPK 38 antibody
      • hPK38 antibody
      • KIAA0175 antibody
      • Likely ortholog of maternal embryonic leucine zipper kinase antibody
      • Maternal embryonic leucine zipper kinase antibody
      • MELK antibody
      • MELK_HUMAN antibody
      • mKIAA0175 antibody
      • MPK38 antibody
      • OTTHUMP00000021377 antibody
      • OTTHUMP00000046113 antibody
      • pEg3 kinase antibody
      • Protein kinase Eg3 antibody
      • Protein kinase PK38 antibody
      • RP23 382O11.1 antibody
      • Tyrosine protein kinase MELK antibody
      see all


    ab172889 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.

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