C8 antibody | 056B-373

Mouse anti Human C8

Product Type
Monoclonal Antibody
Clone
056B-373
Isotype
IgG1
Specificity
C8

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MCA2645
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C E F WB 0.1 mg
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Mouse anti Human C8 antibody, clone 056B-373 recognizes complement component 8 (C8), a 151 kDa member of the complement C6/C7/C8/C9 family, present in serum. C8 is a terminal component of the complement system, part of both the complement membrane attack complex (MAC), and important to MAC assembly. C8 binds to the C5b-7 complex, anchored to the membrane, creating C5b-8. C5b-8 binds C9 and catalyses the polymerization of C9 molecules to form C5-b9 (MAC). C8 is thought to contain lipid binding sites, facilitating the insertion of MAC into the membrane.

Defects in the alpha chain of C8 can result in complement C8 deficiency type I. Furthermore, C8 deficiencies can cause recurring bacterial infections, in particular from Neisseria meningitides.

Target Species
Human
Product Form
Purified IgG - liquid
Preparation
Purified IgG prepared by affinity chromatography on Protein A from ascites
Buffer Solution
Borate buffered saline
Preservative Stabilisers
0.1% Sodium Azide (NaN3)
Immunogen
Purified human C8
Approx. Protein Concentrations
Current, batch-specific concentration 1.08 mg/ml
Regulatory
For research purposes only
Guarantee
Guaranteed until date of expiry. Please see product label.

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.

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
ELISA
Flow Cytometry
Immunohistology - Frozen
Western Blotting
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 streptoccal glomerulonephritis patients

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References for C8 antibody

  1. Rosa, D.D. et al. (2004) Deficiency of the eighth component of complement associated with recurrent meningococcal meningitis--case report and literature review.
    Braz J Infect Dis. 8 (4): 328-30.
  2. Schreck, S.F. et al. (2000) Human complement protein C8 gamma.
    Biochim Biophys Acta. 1482 (1-2): 199-208.

Synonyms
Complement Component 8
RRID
AB_2078665
UniProt
P07360
P07358
P07357
Entrez Gene
C8A
C8B
C8G
GO Terms
GO:0005579 membrane attack complex
GO:0005615 extracellular space
GO:0006957 complement activation, alternative pathway
GO:0006958 complement activation, classical pathway
GO:0019835 cytolysis
GO:0005576 extracellular region
GO:0005215 transporter activity
GO:0019841 retinol binding
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