Blue Fluorescent Protein antibody

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Rabbit anti Blue Fluorescent Protein

Product Type
Polyclonal Antibody
Isotype
Polyclonal IgG
Product CodeApplicationsDatasheetMSDSPack SizeList PriceQuantity
AHP2985 WB 50 µg
Rabbit anti BFP antibody recognizes the blue fluorescent protein (BFP), a monomeric engineered derivate of green fluorescent protein (GFP) isolated from the jellyfish Aequorea victoria. BFP is a ~29 kDa protein that is optimally excited at a wavelength of 380 nm and emits light at 448 nm (Day and Davidson 2009). In multi-color and FRET (Fluorescence/Förster Resonance Energy Transfer) experiments, BFP is often used in combination with EGFP (enhanced green fluorescent protein) (Day and Davidson 2009).

Product Details

Product Form
Purified IgG - liquid
Antiserum Preparation
Antiserum to blue fluorescent protein (BFP) was raised by repeated immunisation of rabbits with highly purified antigen. Purified IgG was prepared from whole serum by affinity chromatography.
Buffer Solution
Phosphate buffered saline
Preservative Stabilisers
30% Glycerol
0.5% Bovine Serum Albumin
0.01% Thiomersal
5mM EDTA
Immunogen
E. coli expressed recombinant blue fluorescent protein
Approx. Protein Concentrations
IgG concentration 0.5 mg/ml

Storage Information

Storage
Store at -20oC
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.
Shelf Life
12 months from date of despatch

More Information

Regulatory
For research purposes only

Applications of Blue Fluorescent Protein 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
Western Blotting 0.5 4.0 ug/ml
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.
Western Blotting
Rabbit anti BFP antibody is predicted to recognize a band of approximately 29 kDa on recombinant BFP. Observed band size is 29-36 kDa.

Secondary Antibodies Available

Description Product Code Pack Size Applications List Price Quantity
Sheep anti Rabbit IgG:Biotin 2AB02B 1 ml C E P WB
Goat anti Rabbit IgG (Fc):Biotin STAR121B 1 mg E WB
Goat anti Rabbit IgG (Fc):FITC STAR121F 1 mg F
Goat anti Rabbit IgG (Fc):HRP STAR121P 1 mg E WB
Goat anti Rabbit IgG (H/L):HRP STAR124P 1 mg C E WB
Sheep anti Rabbit IgG:FITC STAR34B 1 mg C F
Sheep anti Rabbit IgG:RPE STAR35A 1 ml F
Sheep anti Rabbit IgG:DyLight®488 STAR36D488GA 0.1 mg F IF WB
Sheep anti Rabbit IgG:DyLight®549 STAR36D549GA 0.1 mg F IF
Sheep anti Rabbit IgG:DyLight®649 STAR36D649GA 0.1 mg F IF
Sheep anti Rabbit IgG:DyLight®680 STAR36D680GA 0.1 mg F IF WB
Sheep anti Rabbit IgG:Dylight®800 STAR36D800GA 0.1 mg F IF WB

Useful Reagents Available

Description Product Code Pack Size Applications List Price Quantity
Rabbit anti mCherry AHP2326 50 µg WB
Rabbit anti Green Fluorescent Protein AHP2984 50 µg WB
Rabbit anti Cyan Fluorescent Protein AHP2986 50 µg WB
Rabbit anti Red Fluorescent Protein AHP2987 50 µg WB
Mouse anti mCherry MCA6020 50 µg WB

Product Specific References

Further Reading

  1. Day, R.N. & Davidson, M.W. (2009) The fluorescent protein palette: tools for cellular imaging.
    Chem Soc Rev. 38 (10): 2887-921.