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LC3 (APG8A) (NT) Antibody

Rabbit Polyclonal Antibody

  • IF - LC3 (APG8A) (NT) Antibody ABV11459
    Fluorescent image of U251 cells stained with LC3 (APG8A) (N-term) antibody. U251 cells were treated with Chloroquine (50 μM, 16h), then fixed with 4% PFA (20 min), permeabilized with Triton X-100 (0.2%, 30 min). Cells were then incubated with LC3 (APG8A) (N-term) primary antibody (1:200, 2 h at room temperature). For secondary antibody, Alexa Fluor® 488 conjugated donkey anti-rabbit antibody (green) was used (1:1000, 1h). Nuclei were counterstained with Hoechst 33342 (blue) (10 μg/ml, 5 min). LC3 immunoreactivity is localized to autophagic vacuoles in the cytoplasm of U251 cells.
  • IHC - LC3 (APG8A) (NT) Antibody ABV11459
    Formalin-fixed and paraffin-embedded human brain tissue reacted with Autophagy LC3 Antibody (APG8a) (N-term), which was peroxidase-conjugated to the secondary antibody, followed by DAB staining. This data demonstrates the use of this antibody for immunohistochemistry; clinical relevance has not been evaluated.
  • WB - LC3 (APG8A) (NT) Antibody ABV11459
    Western blot analysis of anti-LC3 (APG8a) Pab in rat brain lysate. Both lipidated (arrow, II) and non-lipidated APG8a (arrow, I) were detected in membrane fraction (P) but only non-lipidated LC3 was detected in soluble fraction (S).
  • WB - LC3 (APG8A) (NT) Antibody ABV11459
    APG8a (MAP1LC3A) Antibody (M1) western blot analysis in mouse brain tissue lysates (35ug/lane). This demonstrates the APG8a (MAP1LC3A) antibody detected the APG8a (MAP1LC3A) protein (arrow).
Product Information
  • Applications Legend:
  • WB=Western Blot
  • IHC=Immunohistochemistry
  • IHC-P=Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin-embedded Sections)
  • IHC-F=Immunohistochemistry (Frozen Sections)
  • IF=Immunofluorescence
  • FC=Flow Cytopmetry
  • IC=Immunochemistry
  • ICC=Immunocytochemistry
  • IP=Immunoprecipitation
  • DB=Dot Blot
  • CHIP=Chromatin Immunoprecipitation
  • FA=Fluorescence Assay
  • IEM=Immunoelectronmicroscopy
  • EIA=Enzyme Immunoassay
Primary Accession Q9H492
Reactivity Human, Mouse
Host Rabbit
Clonality Polyclonal
Isotype Rabbit Ig
Calculated MW 14272 Da
Additional Information
Gene ID 84557
Positive Control WB: rat brain lysate, IHC: human brain tissue, IF: U251 cells
Application & Usage WB: 1:1000, IF: 1:200, IHC: 1:50-100.
Other Names MAP1LC3A; Microtubule-associated proteins 1A/1B light chain 3A; Autophagy-related protein LC3 A; Autophagy-related ubiquitin-like modifier LC3 A; MAP1 light chain 3-like protein 1; MAP1A/MAP1B light chain 3 A; Microtubule-associated protein 1 light chain 3 alpha
Target/Specificity LC3
Antibody Form Liquid
Appearance Colorless liquid
Formulation Supplied in PBS with 0.09% (W/V) sodium azide.
Handling The antibody solution should be gently mixed before use.
Reconstitution & Storage -20 °C
Background Descriptions
PrecautionsLC3 (APG8A) (NT) Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
Protein Information
Function Ubiquitin-like modifier involved in formation of autophagosomal vacuoles (autophagosomes). Whereas LC3s are involved in elongation of the phagophore membrane, the GABARAP/GATE-16 subfamily is essential for a later stage in autophagosome maturation.
Cellular Location Cytoplasm, cytoskeleton. Endomembrane system; Lipid-anchor. Cytoplasmic vesicle, autophagosome membrane; Lipid-anchor. Note=LC3-II binds to the autophagic membranes
Tissue Location Most abundant in heart, brain, liver, skeletal muscle and testis but absent in thymus and peripheral blood leukocytes.
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Autophagy is an alternative process of proteasomal degradation for some long-lived proteins or organelles. Alterations in the autophagic-lysosomal compartment have been linked to neuronal death in many neurodegenerative disorders as well as in transmissible neuronal pathologies (prion diseases). Genetic studies in yeast have shown that Autophagy-defective Gene-8 (Atg-8) represents a specific marker for autophagy. Among the four families of mammalian Atg8-related proteins only LC3 (Microtubule-associated Protein1 Light Chain 3) is expressed at sufficient high levels and efficiently recruited to autophagic vesicles in cells and tissues. During autophagy the cytoplasmic form, LC3-I is processed and recruited to autophagosomes, where LC3-II is generated by site specific proteolysis near to the C-terminus. Autophagic vacuoles have been also reported frequently in cardiomyopathies or muscle cells exposed to different experimental settings.

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$ 285.00
Cat# ABV11459
(40 western blots)
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