Product nameAnti-Transferrin Receptor antibody [EPR4012]
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DescriptionRabbit monoclonal [EPR4012] to Transferrin Receptor
Tested applicationsSuitable for: IHC-P, WB, IP, Flow Cytmore details
Unsuitable for: ICC
Species reactivityReacts with: Mouse, Human
Synthetic peptide (the amino acid sequence is considered to be commercially sensitive) corresponding to Human Transferrin Receptor aa 1-100. Synthetic peptide against the region close to the N terminal cytoplasmic domain of Human Transferrin Receptor (UniProt P02786).
- Human placenta, TF-1, HeLa and A549 cell lysates
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This product is a recombinant rabbit monoclonal antibody.
Storage instructionsShipped at 4°C. Store at -20°C. Stable for 12 months at -20°C.
Storage bufferpH: 7.20
Preservative: 0.01% Sodium azide
Constituents: 59% PBS, 40% Glycerol, 0.5% BSA
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PurityProtein A purified
Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab108985 in the following tested applications.
The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
|IHC-P||Use at an assay dependent concentration. Perform heat mediated antigen retrieval with citrate buffer pH 6 before commencing with IHC staining protocol.|
|WB||1/1000 - 1/10000. Detects a band of approximately 90 kDa (predicted molecular weight: 84 kDa).|
|IP||1/10 - 1/100.|
|Flow Cyt||1/100 - 1/500.
ab172730 - Rabbit monoclonal IgG, is suitable for use as an isotype control with this antibody.
FunctionCellular uptake of iron occurs via receptor-mediated endocytosis of ligand-occupied transferrin receptor into specialized endosomes. Endosomal acidification leads to iron release. The apotransferrin-receptor complex is then recycled to the cell surface with a return to neutral pH and the concomitant loss of affinity of apotransferrin for its receptor. Transferrin receptor is necessary for development of erythrocytes and the nervous system (By similarity). A second ligand, the heditary hemochromatosis protein HFE, competes for binding with transferrin for an overlapping C-terminal binding site. Positively regulates T and B cell proliferation through iron uptake (PubMed:26642240).
(Microbial infection) Acts as a receptor for new-world arenaviruses: Guanarito, Junin and Machupo virus.
Involvement in diseaseImmunodeficiency 46
Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the peptidase M28 family. M28B subfamily.
Contains 1 PA (protease associated) domain.
modificationsN- and O-glycosylated, phosphorylated and palmitoylated. The serum form is only glycosylated.
Proteolytically cleaved on Arg-100 to produce the soluble serum form (sTfR).
Palmitoylated on both Cys-62 and Cys-67. Cys-62 seems to be the major site of palmitoylation.
Cellular localizationSecreted and Cell membrane. Melanosome. Identified by mass spectrometry in melanosome fractions from stage I to stage IV.
- Information by UniProt
- CD 71 antibody
- CD71 antibody
- CD71 antigen antibody
All lanes : Anti-Transferrin Receptor antibody [EPR4012] (ab108985) at 1/1000 dilution
Lane 1 : Human placenta cell lysate
Lane 2 : TF-1 cell lysate
Lane 3 : HeLa cell lysate
Lane 4 : A549 cell lysate
Lysates/proteins at 10 µg per lane.
Lanes 1 & 4 : HRP labelled goat anti-rabbit at 1/2000 dilution
Predicted band size: 84 kDa
Observed band size: 90 kDa why is the actual band size different from the predicted?
ab108985 staining Transferrin Receptor in Human placenta tissue sections by Immunohistochemistry (IHC-P - paraformaldehyde-fixed, paraffin-embedded sections). Tissue was fixed with paraformaldehyde and blocked with 1% BSA for 10 minutes at 21°C; antigen retrieval was by heat mediation in a citrate buffer. Samples were incubated with primary antibody (1/1000 in TBS/BSA/Azide) for 2 hours at 21°C. A Biotin-conjugated Goat anti-rabbit IgG polyclonal (1/250) was used as the secondary antibody.
Overlay histogram showing Jurkat cells stained with ab108985 (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 (ab108985, 1/100) for 30 min at 22ºC. The secondary antibody used was DyLight® 488 goat anti-rabbit IgG (H+L) (ab96899) at 1/500 dilution for 30 min at 22ºC. Isotype control antibody (black line) was rabbit IgG (monoclonal) (1µg/1x106 cells) used under the same conditions. Acquisition of >5,000 events was performed. This antibody gave a positive signal in Jurkat cells fixed with 4% paraformaldehyde (10 min)/permeabilized with 0.1% PBS-Tween for 20 min used under the same conditions.