TGF-alpha (Transforming Growth Factor alpha) Antibody - With BSA and Azide
Purified Mouse Monoclonal Antibody
|Application ||WB, IHC, IF, FC, IP|
|Reactivity||Human, Zebrafish, Rabbit|
|Isotype||IgG1, kappa + IgG1, kappa|
|Other Names||Protransforming growth factor alpha, Transforming growth factor alpha, TGF-alpha, EGF-like TGF, ETGF, TGF type 1, TGFA|
|Target/Specificity||A 10-amino acid synthetic peptide (aa34-43) from human TGFα (TG86 and P/T1)|
|Application Note||Flow Cytometry : 0.5-1ug/million cells|
Immunofluorescence : 1-2ug/ml
Immunoprecipitation : 1-2ug/500ug protein
Western Blotting (Not tested)
Immunohistology (Frozen & Formalin-paraffin) : 1-2ug/ml for 30 min at RT
(Staining of formalin-fixed tissues requires boiling tissue sections in 10mM Citrate Buffer, pH 6.0, for 10-20 min followed by cooling at RT for 20 minutes).
|Format||0.5 ml at 200ug/ml with BSA and azide|
|Storage||Store at 2 to 8°C.Antibody is stable for 24 months.|
|Precautions||TGF-alpha (Transforming Growth Factor alpha) Antibody - With BSA and Azide is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||TGF alpha is a mitogenic polypeptide that is able to bind to the EGF receptor/EGFR and to act synergistically with TGF beta to promote anchorage-independent cell proliferation in soft agar.|
|Cellular Location||Transforming growth factor alpha: Secreted, extracellular space|
|Tissue Location||Isoform 1, isoform 3 and isoform 4 are expressed in keratinocytes and tumor-derived cell lines|
Thousands of laboratories across the world have published research that depended on the performance of antibodies from Abgent to advance their research. Check out links to articles that cite our products in major peer-reviewed journals, organized by research category.
firstname.lastname@example.org, and receive a free "I Love Antibodies" mug.
Provided below are standard protocols that you may find useful for product applications.
This antibody reacts with the TGF alpha and shows no cross-reaction with EGF and the neuropeptide synenkephalin. The staining with this MAb is completely blocked by the peptide used for raising this antibody. TGFα (aa50) is a growth factor with 33% homology to EGF, binds to EGFR, activates tyrosine phosphorylation of the receptor, and stimulates cell proliferation. It plays a role in tumor initiation by inducing the reversible transformed phenotype.
1. Bebok Z; Szekeres G; Horvath G; Duda E; Nemeth P. [Creation of monoclonal antibodies against tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) and transforming growth factor alpha (TFG-alpha), their definition and possible use]. Orvosi Hetilap, 1993, 134(24):1303-7. Language: Hungarian.
2. Bebok Z; Markus B; Nemeth P. Prognostic relevance of transforming growth factor alpha (TGF-alpha) and tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha) detected in breast cancer tissues by immunohistochemistry. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, 1994, 29(3):229-35.
3. Nasim, M. M., Thomas, D. M., Alison, M. R., and Fil]ipe, M. I. Transforming growth factor a expression in normal gastric mucosa, intestinal metaplasia, dysplasia and gastric carcinoma – an immunohistochemical study, Histopathology. 20: 339-343, 1992.
If you have used an Abgent product and would like to share how it has performed, please click on the "Submit Review" button and provide the requested information. Our staff will examine and post your review and contact you if needed.
If you have any additional inquiries please email technical services at email@example.com.