C3c antibody

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Sheep anti Human C3c:FITC

Product Type
Polyclonal Antibody
Polyclonal IgG
Product Code Applications Pack Size List Price Quantity
1 ml loader

Sheep anti Human C3c antibody recognizes the C3c component of human complement, formed as a result of the inactivation of C3b. Sheep anti Human C3c antibody may be used for the detection of C3 deposits in tissues following complement activation.

Product Details

Target Species
Product Form
Purified IgG conjugated to Fluorescein Isothiocyanate Isomer 1 (FITC) - liquid
Antiserum Preparation
Antisera to human C3c were raised by repeated immunisation of sheep with highly purified antigen. Purified IgG was prepared by ion exchange chromatography.
Buffer Solution
Phosphate buffered saline
Preservative Stabilisers
<0.1% Sodium Azide (NaN3)
Human C3 purified from serum.
Approx. Protein Concentrations
IgG concentration 10 mg/ml

Storage Information

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 is photosensitive and should be protected from light.
12 months from date of despatch

More Information

Entrez Gene
GO Terms
GO:0005102 receptor binding
GO:0004866 endopeptidase inhibitor activity
GO:0005615 extracellular space
GO:0006954 inflammatory response
GO:0006957 complement activation, alternative pathway
GO:0006958 complement activation, classical pathway
GO:0007186 G-protein coupled receptor protein signaling pathway
GO:0010575 positive regulation vascular endothelial growth factor production
For research purposes only

Applications of C3c 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
Immunohistology - Frozen 1/50 1/100
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.
Histology Positive Control Tissue
Human skin

Product Specific References

References for C3c antibody

  1. Kennedy, M.W. & Kuo, Y.M. (1988) The surfaces of the parasitic nematodes Trichinella spiralis and Toxocara canis differ in the binding of post-C3 components of human complement by the alternative pathway.
    Parasite Immunol. 10:459-63.
  2. Oyeyinka, G.O. et al. (2003) The effects of ageing on the immune response to Schistosoma haematobium and hookworm by measuring circulating immune complexes, C3, IgG, IgA and IgM levels in residents of Omi dam area of Kogi State, Nigeria.
    Afr J Med Med Sci. 32: 263-7.
  3. Rojana-Udomsart, A. et al. (2013) Complement-mediated muscle cell lysis: A possible mechanism of myonecrosis in anti-SRP associated necrotizing myopathy (ASANM).
    J Neuroimmunol. 264: 65-70.
  4. Akinlade, K.S. et al. (2004) Circulating immune complexes, immunoglobulin classes (IgG, IgA and IgM) and complement components (C3c, C4 and Factor B) in diabetic Nigerians.
    West Afr J Med. 23 (3): 253-5.

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