Specificity: reacts to beta-Actin (Actin, cytoplasmic 1). No cross reactivity with other isoforms of Actin.
Recombinant rabbit monoclonal antibodies are produced using in vitro expression systems. The expression systems are developed by cloning in the specific antibody DNA sequences from immunoreactive rabbits. Then, individual clones are screened to select the best candidates for production. The advantages of using recombinant rabbit monoclonal antibodies include: better specificity and sensitivity, lot-to-lot consistency, animal origin-free formulations, and broader immunoreactivity to diverse targets due to larger rabbit immune repertoire.
Beta actin is one of six actin isoforms which have been identified. Beta actin is a non-muscle cytoskeletal protein in all human cell types and is involved in cell motility, structure, and integrity. There are six different actin isoforms in human. The beta isoform of actin, along with gamma actin, coexist in most cell types as components of the cyto-skeleton. Beta actins are cytoplasmic proteins ubuquitously expressed in all eukaryotic cells. Polymerization of globular actin (G-actin) leads to a structural filament (F-actin) in the form of two stranded helix. Actins are highly conserved proteins that are involved in cell motility, structure and integrity. Because beta actin is ubiquitously expressed in all eukaryotic cells, it is frequently used as a loading control for assays involving protein detection, such as Western blotting. Antibodies to beta-actin provide a specific and useful tool in studying the intracellular distribution of beta-actin and the static and dynamic aspects of the cytoskeleton.
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Protein Aliases: actin, beta; Actin, cytoplasmic 1; Actin, cytoplasmic 1, N-terminally processed; Atcb; beta cytoskeletal actin; Beta-actin; Cap Z; capZ beta; cytoplasmic beta-actin; cytoskeleton actin; gamma actin; PS1TP5-binding protein 1
Gene Aliases: ACTB; Actx; beta-actin; BRWS1; E430023M04Rik; PS1TP5BP1