Rabbit anti Human Mcl-1 antibodyrecognizes an epitope within the central region (IN) of human Myeloid cell leukaemia sequence 1 (MCL-1), an anti-apoptotic member of the Bcl-2 family of proteins, first identified in differentiating ML-1 myeloid cells, and expressed in many different cell lines, tissues and a variety of tumours.
The MCL-1 protein, localised to intracellular membranes and particularly mitochondrial membranes, has since been isolated in two distinct isoforms, known as MCL-1 long (MCL-1L) and MCL-1 short (MCL-1S). MCL-1S has been identified as a pro-apoptotic splice variant of MCL-1L, missing the transmembrane and BH1 and BH2 (Bcl-2 homology) domains. Interaction between these two antagonistic variants can act to regulate cell survival.
Rabbit anti Human Mcl-1 antibody (AHP998) recognizes both the MCL-1L (~38 kDa) and MCL-1S (~30 kDa) isoforms of MCL-1.
- Target Species
- Product Form
- Purified IgG - liquid
- Antiserum Preparation
- Antisera to human MCL-1 (IN) were raised by repeated immunisations of rabbits with highly purified antigen. Purified IgG prepared by ion exchange chromatography.
- Buffer Solution
- Phosphate buffered saline
- Preservative Stabilisers
- 0.02% Sodium Azide
- A 16 amino acid peptide located near the centre of human MCL-1.
- Approx. Protein Concentrations
- IgG 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.
- 12 months from date of despatch
- Entrez Gene
- 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 Mcl-1 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.
- Western Blotting
- AHP998 detects a band of approximately 30kDa and 38kDa in Human Raji cell lysates.
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