Tspo antibody

Rabbit anti Tspo

Product Type
PrecisionAb Polyclonal
Isotype
Polyclonal IgG
Format
Purified
Specificity
Tspo

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Rabbit anti Human TSPO antibody recognizes TSPO, also known as translocator protein, benzodiazepine peripheral binding site, mitochondrial benzodiazepine receptor or peripheral-type benzodiazepine receptor.

Present mainly in the mitochondrial compartment of peripheral tissues, the protein encoded by TSPO interacts with some benzodiazepines and has different affinities than its endogenous counterpart. The protein is a key factor in the flow of cholesterol into mitochondria to permit the initiation of steroid hormone synthesis. Alternatively spliced transcript variants have been reported; one of the variants lacks an internal exon and is considered non-coding, and the other variants encode the same protein (provided by RefSeq, Feb 2012).

Rabbit anti Human TSPO antibody detects a band of 18 kDa. The antibody has been extensively validated for western blotting using whole cell lysates.
PrecisionAb Antibodies

Target Species
Human
Western Blotting
Anti TSPO antibody recognizes a band of approximately 18 kDa in C2C12 cell lysates.
Species Cross-Reactivity
Target SpeciesCross Reactivity
Mouse
N.B. Antibody reactivity and working conditions may vary between species.
Product Form
Purified IgG - liquid
Preparation
Rabbit polyclonal antibody purified by affinity chromatography on immunogen.
Buffer Solution
Phosphate buffered saline.
Preservative Stabilisers
0.09% Sodium Azide (NaN3)
2% Sucrose
Immunogen
Synthetic peptide directed towards the C terminal region of human TSPO
Approx. Protein Concentrations
IgG concentration 0.5 mg/ml.
Regulatory
For research purposes only.
Guarantee
12 months from date of despatch.
Acknowledgements
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Store undiluted at -20°C, avoiding repeated freeze thaw cycles.

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 1/1000
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UniProt
P30536
Entrez Gene
TSPO
GO Terms
GO:0006915 apoptosis
GO:0016021 integral to membrane
GO:0005741 mitochondrial outer membrane
GO:0006626 protein targeting to mitochondrion
GO:0006783 heme biosynthetic process
GO:0006820 anion transport
GO:0008202 steroid metabolic process
GO:0008283 cell proliferation
GO:0008503 benzodiazepine receptor activity
GO:0015485 cholesterol binding
GO:0032374 regulation of cholesterol transport
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