Product Pathways - Cytoskeletal Signaling
Cytoskeletal Marker Antibody Sampler Kit #8614
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|Kit Includes||Quantity||Applications||Reactivity||Homology†||MW (kDa)||Isotype|
|Desmin (D93F5) XP® Rabbit mAb #5332||40 µl||W, IF-F, IF-IC||H, M, R||Mk||53||Rabbit IgG|
|Keratin 17 (D73C7) XP® Rabbit mAb #4543||40 µl||W, IF-IC, F||H, M, R||Mk, Dg||48||Rabbit IgG|
|Pan-Keratin (C11) Mouse mAb #4545||40 µl||W, IHC-P, IF-P, IF-IC, F||H, R, Mk||46-58||Mouse IgG1|
|β-Tubulin (9F3) Rabbit mAb #2128||40 µl||W, IHC-P, IF-IC, F||H, M, R, Mk, Z, B||C||55||Rabbit IgG|
|Vimentin (D21H3) XP® Rabbit mAb #5741||40 µl||W, IHC-P, IF-IC, F||H, M, R, Mk||57||Rabbit IgG|
|β-Actin (D6A8) Rabbit mAb #8457||40 µl||W, IF-IC, F||H, M, R, Mk||45||Rabbit IgG|
|Anti-rabbit IgG, HRP-linked Antibody #7074||100 µl||Goat|
|Anti-mouse IgG, HRP-linked Antibody #7076||100 µl||Horse|
†Species predicted to react based on 100% sequence homology.
Applications Key: W=Western Blotting, IF-F=Immunofluorescence (Frozen), IF-IC=Immunofluorescence (Immunocytochemistry), F=Flow Cytometry, IHC-P=Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin), IF-P=Immunofluorescence (Paraffin)
Reactivity Key: H=Human, M=Mouse, R=Rat, Mk=Monkey, Z=Zebrafish, B=Bovine
Western blot analysis of extracts from COS-7, NIH/3T3, and PC12 cells using β-Tubulin (9F3) Rabbit mAb #2128.
Western blot analysis of extracts from A-431, HeLa, and A549 cells using Keratin 17 (D73C7) XP® Rabbit mAb #4543. As expected, A549 cells are negative for keratin 17.
Western blot analysis of extracts from various cell lines using Pan-Keratin (C11) Mouse mAb #4545.
Western blot analysis of extracts from C2C12 cells, and rat and human heart using Desmin (D93F5) XP® Rabbit mAb #5332.
Western blot analysis of extracts from various cell lines using Vimentin (D21H3) XP® Rabbit mAb #5741.
The Cytoskeletal Marker Antibody Sampler Kit provides an economical means to evaluate the presence and status of select cytoskeleton associated proteins. The kit provides enough primary antibodies to perform four western blots per primary antibody.
Specificity / Sensitivity
Desmin (D93F5) XP® Rabbit mAb, Keratin 17 (D73C7) XP® Rabbit mAb, β-Tubulin (9F3) Rabbit mAb, and Vimentin (D21H3) XP® Rabbit mAb, and B-Actin (D68) Rabbit mAb recognize endogenous levels of total respective target proteins. Pan-Keratin (C11) Mouse mAb detects endogenous levels of total keratins 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 13, and 18. This antibody does not cross-react with other keratins.
Source / Purification
Rabbit monoclonal antibodies are produced by immunizing animals with a synthetic peptide cooresponding to residues near the amino terminus of human β-actin protein, carboxy terminal residues of human desmin protein, residues near the carboxy terminus of human keratin 17 protein, the amino terminus of human β-tubulin protein, or residues surrounding Arg45 of human vimentin protein. Mouse monoclonal antibody is produced by immunizing animals with a cytoskeleton preparation from A-431 cells.
The cytoskeleton consists of three different types of cystosolic fibers: microtubules, microfilaments (actin) and intermediate filaments. Actin, a ubiquitous eukaryotic protein, is the major component of the cytoskeleton. At least six isoforms are known in mammals. Nonmuscle β- and γ-actin, also known as cytoplasmic actin, are predominantly expressed in nonmuscle cells, controlling cell structure and motility (1). Major types of intermediate filaments are distinguished in part by the tissue in which they are expressed, for example; cytokeratins (epithelial cells), vimentin (mesenchyme origin), and desmin (skeletal, visceral and certain vascular smooth muscle cells) (2). Keratin heterodimers composed of an acidic keratin (or type I keratin, keratins 9 to 23) and a basic keratin (or type II keratin, keratins 1 to 8) assemble to form intermediate filaments (3). Research studies have demonstrated that vimentin is present in sarcomas, but not carcinomas, and its expression is examined relative to other markers in order to distinguish between the two forms of neoplasm (4). Desmin is a myogenic marker expressed in early development that forms a network of filaments that extends across the myofibril and surrounds Z discs (5). α/β-tubulin heterodimers form the tubulin subunit that comprises the microtubule building block (6).
- Herman, I.M. (1993) Curr Opin Cell Biol 5, 48-55.
- Eng, L.F. et al. (2000) Neurochem Res 25, 1439-51.
- Moll, R. et al. (1982) Cell 31, 11-24.
- Leader, M. et al. (1987) Histopathology 11, 63-72.
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- Westermann, S. and Weber, K. (2003) Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol 4, 938-47.
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* Product-specific protocol.
- 3479 Keratin 19 Antibody
- 3984 Keratin 17/19 (D32D9) XP® Rabbit mAb
- 4024 Desmin Antibody
- 3390 Vimentin (5G3F10) Mouse mAb
- 8456 Pan-Actin (D18C11) Rabbit mAb
- 2148 α/β-Tubulin Antibody
- 7003 20X LumiGLO® Reagent and 20X Peroxide
- 7722 Blue Loading Buffer Pack
- 7723 Red Loading Buffer Pack
- 9998 BSA
- 9999 Nonfat Dry Milk
- 7074 Anti-rabbit IgG, HRP-linked Antibody
- 7076 Anti-mouse IgG, HRP-linked Antibody
For Research Use Only. Not For Use In Diagnostic Procedures.
Cell Signaling Technology® is a trademark of Cell Signaling Technology, Inc.
Select rabbit monoclonal antibodies are developed, validated, and produced at CST using in part technology under license (granting certain rights including those under U.S. Patents No. 5,675,063 and in some instances 7,429,487) from Epitomics, Inc.