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Clostridium difficile Toxin A Monoclonal Mouse Antibody (253/422)

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Note: Please be advised that primary antibodies with catalog numbers that begin with “BN” will only be offered conjugated to CF®405S, CF®488A, CF®568, CF®594, CF®640R, CF®647, and biotin as of 5/27/2022. However, previously available primary antibody conjugates that are in stock will remain available until inventory is exhausted. Please view the list of available conjugates on the product page. We also recommend our easy-to-use Mix-n-StainTM Antibody Labeling Kits for labeling antibodies with all CF® Dyes. We apologize for the inconvenience.
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Product Description

This MAb reacts with C. difficile Toxin A, but not with Cholera subunit a, Cholera toxin, Pseudomonas aeruginosa exotoxin A, H-LT, P-LT. Clostridium difficile is a major nosocomial pathogen that causes antibiotic- associated colitis. Clostridium difficile mediates inflammatory diarrhea by releasing two large protein enterotoxins (Toxin A and Toxin B) that are able to disrupt intestinal epithelial cells via their transferase activity and ability to monoglucosylate members of the Rho family. Clostridium difficile Toxin A is a toxin that is composed of 39 repeats that are responsible for binding to intestinal epithelial cell surface carbohydrates. Clostridium difficile Toxin A causes significant apoptosis of colonocytes which contributes to the formation of ulcers and pseudo-membranes in a pathway that involves p38-dependent activation of p53 and induction of p21, leading to cytochrome c release and caspase-3 activation through Bak activation.

Primary antibodies are available purified, or with a selection of fluorescent CF® dyes and other labels. CF® dyes offer exceptional brightness and photostability. See the CF® Dye Brochure for more information. Note: Conjugates of blue fluorescent dyes like CF®405S and CF®405M are not recommended for detecting low abundance targets, because blue dyes have lower fluorescence and can give higher non-specific background than other dye colors.

Stock status: Because Biotium offers a large number of antibody and conjugation options, primary antibody conjugates may be made to order. Typical lead times are up to one week for CF® dye and biotin conjugates, and up to 2-3 weeks for fluorescent protein and enzyme conjugates. Please email to inquire about stock status and lead times before placing your order.

Catalog Number Key for Primary Antibody Conjugates

Antibody # prefixConjugationEx/Em (nm)Laser lineDetection channelDye Features
BNC04CF®405S404/431405DAPI (microscopy), AF405CF®405S Features
BNC88CF®488A490/515488GFP, FITCCF®488A Features
BNC68CF®568562/583532, 561RFP, TRITCCF®568 Features
BNC94CF®594593/614561Texas Red®CF®594 Features
BNC40CF®640R642/662633-640Cy®5CF®640R Features
BNC47CF®647650/665633-640Cy®5CF®647 Features
Alexa Fluor, Pacific Blue, Pacific Orange, and Texas Red are trademarks or registered trademarks of Thermo Fisher Scientific; Cy is a registered trademark of Cytiva; IRDye, LI-COR, and Odyssey are registered trademarks of LI-COR Bioscience.

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