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Macrophages/Monocytes antibody | MOMA-2

Rat anti Mouse Macrophages/Monocytes

Product Type
Monoclonal Antibody

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Rat anti Mouse Macrophages/Monocytes antibody, clone MOMA-2 recognizes an intracellular antigen of mouse macrophages and monocytes. It reacts strongly with macrophages in lymphoid organs such as tingible body macrophages and macrophages in T cell dependant areas and is extremely useful in immunohistochemistry. Reacts on all mouse strains tested.

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Product Form
MCA519GT: Purified IgG - liquid
MCA519G: Purified IgG - liquid.
Purified IgG prepared by affinity chromatography on Protein G from tissue culture supernatant.
Buffer Solution
Phosphate buffered saline.
Preservative Stabilisers
<0.1% Sodium Azide (NaN3).
Mouse lymph node stroma.
Approx. Protein Concentrations
IgG concentration 0.5 mg/ml.
Fusion Partners
Spleen cells from immunized Wistar rats were fused with cells of the SP/0 myeloma cell line.
For research purposes only.
12 months from date of despatch.

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
Flow Cytometry 1
Immunohistology - Frozen 1/25
  1. 1 Membrane permeabilization is required for this application. The use of Leucoperm (Product Code BUF09) is recommended for this purpose.
Where this antibody 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 antibody for use in their own system using appropriate negative/positive controls.

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Source Reference

  1. Kraal, .G .et al. (1987) Macrophages in T and B cell compartments and other tissue macrophages recognized by monoclonal antibody MOMA-2. An immunohistochemical study.
    Scand J Immunol. 26 (6): 653-61.

References for Macrophages/Monocytes antibody

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