|Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin) (IHC (P))||1:10-1:100|
|Western Blot (WB)||0.5-2 ug/ml|
|Host / Isotype||Rabbit / IgG|
|Immunogen||Recombinant protein corresponding to amino acids 1–110 of human NF-kappa-B inhibitor alpha|
|Contains||0.09% sodium azide|
|Storage conditions||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 1 month. For long term storage store at -20°C|
ABfinity™ recombinant antibodies are rabbit monoclonal antibodies, unmatched for producing superior results. ABfinity™ antibodies are developed by immunizing animals, screening for functionality, cloning the immunogen-specific antibody genes into high-level mammalian expression vectors, produced on a large scale, and purified with Protein A.
ABfinity™ monoclonal antibodies resemble rabbit monoclonals isolated from serum or produced by hybridomas, but demonstrate greater specificity and sensitivity. Because ABfinity™ recombinant antibodies are derived from cloned DNA sequences of the heavy and light antibody chains, they are not susceptible to cell-line drift or lot-to-lot variation, thus allowing for peak specificity and performance.
Intact IgG appears on a non-reducing gel as ~150 kDa band and upon reduction generating a ~25 kDa light chain band and a ~50 kDa heavy chain.
I kappa B-alpha is a 40 kDa protein that functions to inhibit NF- kappaB activity. The inhibition occurs via protein-protein interaction between I kappaB proteins and NF- kappaB dimers in the cytosol. The interaction of I kappa B-alpha with NF- kappaB masks the nuclear localization sequence of NF- kappaB, preventing NF- kappaB translocation to the nucleus. A variety of stimuli can activate gene expression by liberating NF- kappaB through the degradation of I kappaB alpha. These stimuli include the proinflammatory cytokines TNF- alpha and IL-1 beta, chemokines, PMA, growth factors, LPS, UV irradiation, viral infection, as well as various chemical and physical stresses. In humans, the gene is located on the q arm of chromosome 14.
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Protein Aliases: I-kappa-B-alpha; IkappaBalpha; IkB-alpha; IKBA; MAD-3; Major histocompatibility complex enhancer-binding protein MAD3; NF-kappa-B inhibitor alpha; NFKBI; nuclear factor of kappa light chain gene enhancer in B-cells; nuclear factor of kappa light polypeptide gene enhancer in B-cells inhibitor, alpha
Gene Aliases: IKBA; MAD-3; MAD3; NFKBI; NFKBIA
UniProt ID: (Human) P25963
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 4792
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