anti-Phenylethanolamine-N-Methyltransferase guinea pig polyclonal, serum

Cat. No: 16067

Available, delivery time 1-7 days

$306.00*

Key Features
  • Guinea pig polyclonal
  • Suitable for IHC on frozen and paraffin sections
  • Reacts with rat
Product description
Quantity 50 µl (lyoph.)
Antibody Type Polyclonal
Host Guinea pig
Conjugate Unconjugated
Application IHC
Purification Undiluted antiserum
Reactivity Rat
Storage before reconstitution 2-8°C until indicated expiry date
Storage after reconstitution Up to 3 months at 2-8°C; long term storage in aliquots at -20°C; avoid freeze/thaw cycles
Intended use Research use only
Immunogen Phenylethanolamine-N-methyltransferase from bovine adrenal medulla (Sigma)
Formulation Lyophilized; reconstitute in 100 µl dist. water
UniprotID P10937 (Rat)
Applications
Tested applications Tested dilutions
Immunohistochemistry (IHC) - frozen 1:400-1:800
Immunohistochemistry (IHC) - paraffin 1:200-1:400 (microwave treatment recommended)
Background

Phenylethanolamine-N-methyltransferase (PNMT) is an enzyme converting noradrenaline to adrenaline.
The enzyme is present in adrenomedullary cells and in the brain neurons.
Absorption with 10-100 ug immunogen per ml diluted antiserum abolishes the staining.
Positive control: DEPC-fixed paraffin sections of rat adrenal gland.

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FAQs
The concentration of unpurified supernatant, ascites, unpurified guinea pig serum and unpurified rabbit serum is not determined.
The concentration of purified antibodies is mentioned on the datasheet.
For prediluted antibodies the concentration may vary from lot to lot. The concentration of these antibodies is not mentioned on the datasheet and can be requested at support@progen.com.

Most of our purified mouse antibodies contain 0.5% BSA as stabilizer. If BSA was added to the antibody solution, it is stated in the datasheet.
The supernatant format contains FCS proteins from cell culture medium supplemented with FCS.
The serum antibodies contain other proteins present in serum.

Lyophilized antibodies can be stored at 2-8°C until expiration.
Most of our liquid antibodies and reconstituted lyophilized antibodies may be stored for short term storage (up to 3 month) at 2-8°C. For long term storage we recommend to store the antibody at -20°C in aliquots. Please avoid freeze and thaw cycles.
Most of our conjugated antibodies should be stored at 2-8°C.
The individual storage conditions are mentioned on the datasheet.

The expiration date of our antibodies is indicated on the product label.
  1. Methanol/ acetone fixation: Immerse slide in precooled (-20°C) methanol for 5 min, immerse in precooled (-20°C) acetone for 30-60 sec, let specimen air dry before antibody incubation.
  2. Methanol/ acetone fixation plus detergent permeabilization: After methanol/ acetone fixation and air-drying dip slide either in a solution containing 0.1-0.2% Triton X-100 in PBS or in 0.1% saponin in PBS for 1-5 min at room temperature (enhances accessibility of many cytoskeletal antigens).

  • Air-drying of the section.
  • Block with the serum of the species in which the secondary antibody was raised for 30 min.
  • Incubation with 1st antibody 1 h at RT in moist chamber.
  • Wash 3x with PBS.
  • Incubation with appropriate fluorescent secondary antibody, 30-60 min at RT.
  • Wash 3x with PBS.
  • Immerse shortly into ethanol.
  • Let air dry.
  • Cover with mounting medium.

Most of our antibodies contain 0.09% sodium azide as preservative. If a preservative is added, it is mentioned in the datasheet.
The optimal antibody dilution for your specific protocol and application needs to be titrated in your lab with your equipment and sample. The optimal dilution may vary between protocols and samples. A good dilution for starting the titration is the dilution mentioned in the datasheet. If the sample needs a specific treatment (eg. Antigen retrieval for IHC on FFPE sections) this should also be mentioned on the antibody datasheet. 
PROGEN antibodies are shipped at ambient temperature. The antibodies are stable at ambient temperature for the shipment period. Please store the antibodies as indicated in the datasheet upon arrival.
The concentration of specific antibody in our guinea pig serum is not determined.
In guinea pigs the antibody concentration in serum varies from 10 to 20 mg/ml; specific antibodies represent normally about 0.1-1% of total IgG. Total protein concentration varies from 40 to 65 mg/ml, with the main constituent (about 60%) being albumin.
anti-guinea pig IgG goat polyclonal, HRP conjugate
Cat. No: 90001
  • Goat polyclonal
  • Suitable for ELISA and WB
  • Reacts with guinea pig

$109.00*