anti-MHC-I-B27 mouse monoclonal, EP-4, purified
- Mouse monoclonal
- Suitable for FACS, ICC/IF and IHC
- Reacts with human
- Isotype: IgM kappa
|Quantity||1 ml (100 µg/ml)|
|Application||FACS, ICC/IF, IHC|
|Intended use||Research use only|
|Immunogen||Lymphocytes from an HLA-B27 patient|
|Formulation||PBS with 0.02% sodium azide|
|Tested applications||Tested dilutions|
|Immunocytochemistry (ICC)/ Immunofluorescence (IF)||1:100-1:200 (0.5-1.0 µg/ml)|
|Immunohistochemistry (IHC) - frozen||1:50-1:100 (1-2 µg/ml)|
|Flow Cytometry (FACS)||0.5-1.0 µg/million cells in 0.1 ml|
EP-4 recognizes the HLA-B27 cell surface antigen on human cells. HLA-B27 has been found to be highly associated (60%) with ankylosing spondylitis (Bekhterev's disease, Marie-Strümpell disease or "bamboo spine"). While rheumatoid factor tests will be negative, testing for the presence of HLA-B27 in a patient can confirm the diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis. Also postgonococcal arthritis and acute anterior uveitis are associated with HLA-B27.
Positive control: Human peripheral blood lymphocytes, tonsil or lymph node.
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The supernatant format contains FCS proteins from cell culture medium supplemented with FCS.
The serum antibodies contain other proteins present in serum.
- Supernatant and supernatant concentrate: This format contains hybridoma cell culture supernatant. The antibody is not purified and the antibody concentration is not determined. The antibody concentration may vary from lot to lot. Therefore we recommend to titrate the optimal concentration for the application used for each new lot.
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