Rabbit anti Microphthalmia Transcription Factor (MiTF)
Catalog name: X2409P
Supplier name: nordc
Size: 100 μg
Category Primary Antibodies
Long description In Western blotting, it recognizes a doublet of 52-56kDa, identified as serine-phosphorylated and unphosphorylated forms of melanocytic isoforms of microphthalmia (Mi) transcription factor. There are two known isoforms of MiTF differing by 66 amino acids at the NH2 terminus. Shorter forms are expressed in melanocytes and run as two bands at 52kDa and 56kDa, while the longer Mi form runs as a cluster of bands at 60-70kDa in osteoclasts and in B16 melonoma cells (but not other melanoma cell lines), as well as mast cells and heart. It reacts with both melanocytic as well as the non- melanocytic isoforms of MiTF. This Ab does not cross-react with other b-HLH-ZIP factors by DNA mobility shift assay. Mi is a basic helix-loop-helix-leucin zipper (b-HLH-ZIP) transtripotion factor implicated in pigmentation, mast cells and bone development. The mutation of MiTF causes Waardenburg Syndrome type II in humans. In mice, a profound loss of pigmented cells in the skin eye and inner ear results, as well as osteopetrosis and defects in natural killer and mast cells. These melanocyte isoforms have been shown by two dimensional tryptic mapping to differ in c-Kit-induced phosphorylation. Osteopetrotic rat strain harbors a large genomic deletion encompassing the 3Õ half of MiTF including most of the b-HLH-ZIP region. Osteoclasts from these animals lack MiTF protein in contrast to wild-type rat, mouse, and human osteoclasts.
Antibody come from Influenza A, strain USSR, H1N1, purified virons.
Other description Supplied as a liquid in PBS, pH 7.2, 10mg/ml BSA, 0.1% sodium azide. Labeled with FITC. Ammonium Sulfate Precipitation
Antigen-antibody binding interaction Rabbit anti Microphthalmia Transcription Factor (MiTF) Antibody
Antibody is raised in Rabbit
Antibody's reacts with Human
Antibody's reacts with these species This antibody doesn't cross react with other species
Antibody's specificity No Data Available
Application Western blot, ELISA
Antibody's suited for Immunofluorescence (Indirect):> 1:1000_x000B_Hemaglutination Inhibition:> 1:2500_x000B_Optimal concentration should be evaluated by serial dilutions._x000B_May be stored at 4¡C for short-term only. For long-term storage and to avoid repeated freezing and thawing, add sterile glycerol (40-50%), aliquot and store at -20¡C or colder.
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Protein number see ncbi
Warnings This product is intended FOR RESEARCH USE ONLY, and FOR TESTS IN VITRO, not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures involving humans or animals. This datasheet is as accurate as reasonably achievable, but Nordic-MUbio accepts no liability for any inaccuracies or omissions in this information.
About Rabbits are used for polyclonal antibody production by nordc. Rabbit antibodies are very stable and can be stored for several days at room temperature. nordc adds sodium azide and glycerol to enhance the stability of the rabbit polyclonal antibodies. Anti-human, anti mouse antibodies to highly immunogenic selected peptide sequences are" monoclonal like" since the epitope to which they are directed is less than 35 amino acids long.