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anti-Plakoglobin mouse monoclonal, PG 5.1, lyophilized, purified

PG 5.1 represents an excellent marker for all forms of intercellular adhering junctions.The PG 5.1 epitope maps within the C-terminus at the extreme end of repeat 13 (aa 632-687) of plakoglobin [identical to gamma-catenin].
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Product description

Host mouse
Antibody Type monoclonal
Isotype IgG2b
Clone PG 5.1
Immunogen Plakoglobin, "band 5" protein from bovine snout epidermis
Purification protein A affinity chromatography
Conjugate unconjugated
Formulation lyophilized; reconstitute in 1 ml dist. water (final solution contains 0.09% sodium azide, 0.5% BSA in PBS buffer, pH 7.4)
Storage short term at 2 – 8 °C; long term storage in aliquots at - 20 °C; avoid freeze/ thaw cycles
Tested species reactivity bovine, chicken, human, mouse, rat, zebrafish

Applications

Tested applications Tested dilutions
Immunocytochemistry (ICC)/ Immunofluorescence (IF) 1:5
Immunohistochemistry (IHC) - frozen assay dependent
Immunoprecipitation (IP) assay dependent
Western Blot (WB) assay dependent

Background

Details

PG 5.1 represents an excellent marker for all forms of intercellular adhering junctions, such as: desmosomes of epithelial and myocardial cells (incl. cultured cells); zonulae and fasciae adherentes of epithelia, endothelia of blood vessels and myocardial cells; adherens-type junctions (e.g. lens tissue, pigmented retinal cells, Sertoli cells of testis). The PG 5.1 epitope maps within the C-terminus at the extreme end of repeat 13 (aa 632-687) of plakoglobin. Polypeptide reacting: Mr 83 000 Plakoglobin, "band 5" polypeptide of intercellular adhering junctions (identical to γ-catenin)

Reactivity on cultured cell lines: Cell cultures forming monolayers

Reference

Reference

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