Monoclonal anti Smooth Muscle Actin (ACTA2/791)

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Product Description

Actin is a major component of the cytoskeleton and is present in most cell types. It is highly specific to actin from smooth muscles. This MAb does not stain cardiac or skeletal muscle; however, it does stain myofibroblasts and myoepithelial cells. This antibody could be used together with anti-muscle specific actin and myogenin in making a diagnosis of smooth muscle and skeletal muscle tumors. In most cases of rhabdomyosarcoma, this antibody yields negative results whereas anti-muscle specific actin and myogenin are positive. Leiomyosarcomas are positive only with anti-muscle specific actin and anti-smooth muscle actin and are negative with anti-myogenin.

Gown, A.M., et al. 1985. A smooth muscle-specific monoclonal antibody recognizes smooth muscle actin isozymes. J. Cell Biol. 100: 807-813. |

Additional Information

Conjugation

Purified with BSA, 0.2 mg/mL, Purified, BSA-free, 1 mg/mL, CF405S, CF405M, CF488A, CF543, CF555, CF568, CF594, CF640R, CF647, CF660R, CF680, CF680R, CF770, Biotin, R-PE, APC, Per-CP, Alkaline Phosphatase, HRP

Size

50 uL, 100 uL, 250 uL, 500 uL

Supplied As

Purified: 0.2 mg/mL in PBS/0.05% BSA/0.05% azide, Purified, BSA-free: 1 mg/mL in PBS without azide, Conjugates: 0.1 mg/mL in PBS/0.1% BSA/0.05% azide, HRP conjugates: 0.1 mg/mL in PBS/0.05% BSA

Antibody type

Primary

Host species

Mouse

Reactivity (target)

Smooth Muscle Actin (ACTA2/791)

Clonality

Monoclonal

Isotype

IgM's

Clone

ACTA2/791

Molecular weight

42 kDa

Synonyms
Entrez gene ID

59

SwissProt

P62736

Unigene

500483

Immunogen

Recombinant full-length human ACTA2 protein

Species reactivity

Human, Rat

Applications

Flow cytometry, Immunofluorescence, Immunohistology (formalin)

Cellular localization

Cytoplasmic

Application notes

Flow Cytometry (0.5-1 ug/million cells/0.1 mL), Immunofluorescence 0.5-1 ug/mL, Immunohistology formalin-fixed 0.25-0.5 ug/mL for 30 minutes at RT, Optimal dilution for a specific application should be determined by user, Predicted to show broad reactivity, Staining of formalin-fixed tissues requires boiling tissue sections in 10 mM citrate buffer, pH 6.0, for 10-20 min followed by cooling at RT for 20 minutes

Positive control

Blood vessels in all tissues, smooth muscle or leiomyosarcoma

MSDS (PDF):MSDS Primary antibodies

Protocol (PDF): Protocols for antibody-based detection

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