BrdU antibody | AbD33758kg

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Human anti BrdU

Product Type
Monoclonal Antibody
Clone
AbD33758kg
Isotype
IgG
Product Code Applications Pack Size List Price Quantity
HCA320
Datasheet
F IF P
SDS
0.1 mg loader

Human anti BrdU antibody, clone AbD33758kg recognizes bromodeoxyuridine (known as BrdU or BrdUrd). BrdU is a synthetic thymidine analogue, which is incorporated into the newly synthesized DNA during replication instead of thymidine.

Antibody detection of incorporated BrdU in cellular DNA is extensively referenced as an accurate method to monitor cell proliferation in vivo and in vitro. In cell proliferation assays BrdU staining is coupled with the use of a dye that binds total DNA such as propidium iodide (PI). BrdU can be administered diluted in the culture medium or, in vivo via intraperitoneal injection, subcutaneous osmotic pump implants (Tesfaiqzi et al. 2004) or in drinking water (Moser et al. 2004).

BrdU can be used as a thymidine analogue in a wide range of organisms ranging from mammalian cells, through reptiles and amphibians to invertebrate species and plants.

Human anti BrdU antibody, clone AbD33758kg, has been tested in flow cytometry and immunofluorescence. Anti rabbit IgG specific antibodies are recommended as secondary detection reagents.

Product Details

Target Species
Chemical
Product Form
Recombinant chimeric human/rabbit IgG antibody selected from the HuCAL® phage display library and expressed in a human cell line. In this antibody, the VH-CH1 regions and light chains are human while the Fc region is derived from rabbit IgG. This antibody is supplied as a liquid.
Preparation
Purified IgG prepared by affinity chromatography on Protein A
Buffer Solution
Phosphate buffered saline
Preservative Stabilisers
0.01% Thiomersal
Immunogen
Bromodeoxyuridine
Approx. Protein Concentrations
Antibody concentration 0.5 mg/ml

Storage Information

Storage
This product is shipped at ambient temperature. It is recommended to aliquot and store at -20°C on receipt. When thawed, aliquot the sample as needed. Keep aliquots at 2-8°C for short term use (up to 4 weeks) and store the remaining aliquots at -20°C.

Avoid repeated freezing and thawing as this may denature the antibody. Storage in frost-free freezers is not recommended.
Guarantee
12 months from date of despatch

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Acknowledgements
This product and/or its use is covered by claims of U.S. patents, and/or pending U.S. and non-U.S. patent applications owned by or under license to Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. See bio-rad.com/en-us/trademarks for details.
Licensed Use
For in vitro research purposes and for commercial applications for the provision of in vitro testing services to support preclinical and clinical drug development. Any re-sale in any form or any other commercial application needs a written agreement with Bio-Rad.
Regulatory
For research purposes only

Applications of BrdU antibody

This product has been reported to work in the following applications. This information is derived from testing within our laboratories, peer-reviewed publications or personal communications from the originators. Please refer to references indicated for further information. For general protocol recommendations, please visit the antibody protocols page.
Application Name Verified Min Dilution Max Dilution
Flow Cytometry 1/500 1/2000
Immunofluorescence
Immunohistology - Paraffin
Where this product has not been tested for use in a particular technique this does not necessarily exclude its use in such procedures. Suggested working dilutions are given as a guide only. It is recommended that the user titrates the product for use in their own system using appropriate negative/positive controls.
Technical Advice
Recommended protocols and further information about HuCAL recombinant antibody technology can be found in the HuCAL Antibodies Technical Manual

Secondary Antibodies Available

Description Product Code Applications Pack Size List Price Quantity
Sheep anti Rabbit IgG:DyLight®488 STAR36D488GA F IF WB 0.1 mg
Sheep anti Rabbit IgG:DyLight®680 STAR36D680GA F IF WB 0.1 mg
Sheep anti Rabbit IgG:Dylight®800 STAR36D800GA F IF WB 0.1 mg

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