Mouse anti Human C6 antibody, clone 056B-188.8.131.52 recognises complement component 6 (C6), a 104 kDa member of the complement C6/C7/C8/C9 family present in blood serum. The factor I modules of C6 bind the C-terminus of the C5b alpha-chain, anchoring the molecule to the membrane; they also binds complement component 7. This enables the formation of the C5b–7 precursor complex. C5b–7 then functions as a receptor for components C8 and C9 which form the complement membrane attack complex (MAC). Deficiency of C6 results in susceptibility to bacterial infection.
Mouse anti Human C6 antibody, clone 056B-184.108.40.206 recognises C6 as a component of the MAC.
- Target Species
- Product Form
- Purified IgG - liquid
- Purified IgG prepared by affinity chromatography on Protein A
- Buffer Solution
- Borate buffered saline
- Preservative Stabilisers
- 0.1% Sodium Azide (NaN3)
- Purified human C6.
- Approx. Protein Concentrations
- IgG concentration 1.0 mg/ml
- Store at +4oC or at -20oC if preferred.
Storage in frost-free freezers is not recommended.
This product should be stored undiluted. Avoid repeated freezing and thawing as this may denature the antibody. Should this product contain a precipitate we recommend microcentrifugation before use.
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- Entrez Gene
- GO Terms
membrane attack complex
complement activation, classical pathway
innate immune response
- For research purposes only
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.
Applications of C6 antibody
|Immunohistology - Frozen
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.
- Histology Positive Control Tissue
- Kidney from post streptococcal glomerulonephritis patients
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Product Specific References
References for C6 antibody
DiScipio, R.G. et al. (1999) Function of the factor I modules (FIMS) of human complement component C6.
J Biol Chem. 274 (45): 31811-8.