Mouse anti FK-506 antibody, clone Y12 recognizes FK-506, a macrolide with similar but more potent immunosuppressant activity than cyclosporine. It is a 23-membered lactone produced by the bacteria Streptomyces tsukubaensis.
FK-506 inhibits signal transduction and interleukin-2 transcription in CD4+ T helper lymphocytes, and is mainly used after allogenic organ transplantation to reduce organ rejection. Side effects of FK-506 treatment include nephrotoxicity, neurotoxicity, diabetes mellitus and hypertension.
- Target Species
- Product Form
- Purified IgM - liquid
- Buffer Solution
- Phosphate buffered saline
- Preservative Stabilisers
- Approx. Protein Concentrations
- Ig concentration 1.0mg/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.
- 18 months from date of despatch.
- 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 FK-506 antibody
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.
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