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Beta-2 Microglobulin Monoclonal Mouse Antibody (C21.48A1)

The antibody recognizes the hidden determinant of β-2 microglobulin (i.e. binding to its determinant is available only when the chain is separated from the HLA heavy chain.

Product Attributes

Antibody number

0433

Reactivity (target)

Beta-2 Microglobulin

Antibody type

Primary

Host species

Mouse

Clonality

Monoclonal

Clone

C21.48A1

Isotype

IgG2b, kappa

Molecular weight

12 kDa

Synonyms

B2M; Beta 2 microglobin; Beta 2 microglobulin; Beta chain of MHC class I molecules; Beta-2-microglobulin form pI 5.3; Hdcma22p

Human gene symbol

B2M

Entrez gene ID

567

SwissProt

P61769

Unigene

534255

Immunogen

Soluble beta 2 microglobulin

Cellular localization

Membrane/cell surface, Secreted (extracellular)

Species reactivity

Human, Non-human primates

Applications

Immunofluorescence, Flow cytometry

Application notes

Immunofluorescence 0.5-1 ug/mL, Flow Cytometry 0.5-1 ug/million cells/0.1 mL, Optimal dilution for a specific application should be determined by user

Positive control

HL-60 or HeLa cells. Melanomas and Lymphoma. Carcinoma of Stomach, Cervix, Endometrial, Kidney or Colon.

Shipping condition

Room temperature

Storage Conditions

Store at 2 to 8 °C, Protect fluorescent conjugates from light, Note: store BSA-free antibodies at -10 to -35 °C

Shelf life

Guaranteed for at least 24 months from date of receipt when stored as recommended

Regulatory status

For research use only (RUO)

Research areas

Cancer, Immunology, Inflammation

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Product Description

The antibody recognizes the hidden determinant of β2-microglobulin (i.e. binding to its determinant is available only when the chain is separated from the HLA heavy chain. β2-microglobulin is a 12 kDa protein with a pI of 5.6. Serum beta2 microglobulin levels are a reflection of cell turnover. Levels rise with fever, inflammation, and infection. Increased serum levels are also seen in B-cell malignancies and in renal failure and may indicate a worse prognosis for patients with early-stage Hodgkin’s lymphoma. In urine, increased levels are seen in proximal renal tubular disease as well as renal transplant rejection. β2-microglobulin levels can rise either because its rate of synthesis has increased (e.g. in AIDS, malignant monoclonal plasma cell dyscrasia, solid tumours and autoimmune disease) or because of impaired renal filtration (e.g. due to renal insufficiency, graft rejection or nephrotoxicity induced by post-transplantation immunosuppressive therapy).

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 order@biotium.com to inquire about stock status and lead times before placing your order.

 Catalog number key for antibody number 0433, Anti-Beta-2 Microglobulin (C21.48A1) The prefix indicates conjugation, followed by the antibody number and size suffix.

Antibody # prefixConjugationEx/EmConcentrationStorage Buffer
BNC04CF®405S404/431 nm0.1 mg/mL PBS, 0.1% BSA, 0.05% azide
BNC05CF®405M408/452 nm0.1 mg/mL PBS, 0.1% BSA, 0.05% azide
BNC88CF®488A490/515 nm0.1 mg/mL PBS, 0.1% BSA, 0.05% azide
BNC43CF®543541/560 nm0.1 mg/mL PBS, 0.1% BSA, 0.05% azide
BNC55CF®555555/565 nm0.1 mg/mL PBS, 0.1% BSA, 0.05% azide
BNC68CF®568562/583 nm0.1 mg/mL PBS, 0.1% BSA, 0.05% azide
BNC94CF®594593/614 nm0.1 mg/mL PBS, 0.1% BSA, 0.05% azide
BNC40CF®640R642/662 nm0.1 mg/mL PBS, 0.1% BSA, 0.05% azide
BNC47CF®647650/665 nm0.1 mg/mL PBS, 0.1% BSA, 0.05% azide
BNC61CF®660R663/682 nm0.1 mg/mL PBS, 0.1% BSA, 0.05% azide
BNC80CF®680681/698 nm0.1 mg/mL PBS, 0.1% BSA, 0.05% azide
BNC81CF®680R680/701 nm0.1 mg/mL PBS, 0.1% BSA, 0.05% azide
BNC70CF®770770/797 nm0.1 mg/mL PBS, 0.1% BSA, 0.05% azide
BNCRR-PE (PE)496, 546, 565/578 nm0.1 mg/mL PBS, 0.1% BSA, 0.05% azide
BNCAAPC650/660 nnm0.1 mg/mL PBS, 0.1% BSA, 0.05% azide
BNCPPerCP482/677 nm0.1 mg/mL PBS, 0.1% BSA, 0.05% azide
BNCBBiotinN/A0.1 mg/mL PBS, 0.1% BSA, 0.05% azide
BNCAPAlkaline PhosphataseN/A0.1 mg/mL PBS, 0.1% BSA, 0.05% azide
BNCHHorseradish PeroxidaseN/A0.1 mg/mL PBS, 0.05% BSA, no azide
BNUBPurified, with BSA N/A0.2 mg/mL PBS, 0.05% BSA, 0.05% azide
BNUMPurified, BSA-freeN/A1 mg/mL PBS, no BSA, no azide

References

Liabeuf A, le Borgne de Kaouel C, Kourilsky FM, Malissen B, Manuel Y, Sanderson AR. An antigenic determinant of human beta 2-microglobulin masked by the association with HLA heavy chains at the cell surface: analysis using monoclonal antibodies. J Immunol. 1981 Oct;127(4):1542-8

 

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