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Actin Antibody

Mouse monoclonal antibody

  • WB - Actin Antibody AN1169
    Western blot of rat hippocampal homogenate showing specific immunolabelingof the ~ 42k actin protein.
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 P68139
Reactivity All Species
Host Mouse
Clonality monoclonal
Isotype IgG1
Clone Names C4
Calculated MW 42 KDa
Additional Information
Gene ID 421534
Gene Name ACTA1
Other Names Actin, alpha skeletal muscle, Alpha-actin-1, ACTA1, ACTA
Target/Specificity Preparation of chicken gizzard actin.
Dilution WB~~ 1:5000
Format Unpurified ascites fluid.
Antibody Specificity Specific for the ~42 kDa actin protein in lysates from skeletal, cardiac, gizzard and aorta tissues. Reacts with all actin isoforms.
StorageMaintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C in small aliquots to prevent freeze-thaw cycles.
PrecautionsActin Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
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Actin is the most abundant protein found in virtually all eukaryotic cells. It is also one of the most highly-conserved proteins, differing by no more than 20% in species as diverse as algae and humans, making it an excellent choice for use as a loading control. It is the monomeric subunit of microfilaments, one of the three major components of the cytoskeleton, and of thin filaments, which are part of the contractile apparatus in muscle cells. Thus, actin participates in many important cellular functions, including muscle contraction, cell motility, cell division and cytokinesis, vesicle and organelle movement, cell signaling, and the establishment and maintenance of cell junctions and cell shape.


Lessard, JL. Two monoclonal antibodies to actin: one muscle selective and one generally reactive. Cell Motility and Cytoskeleton (1998) 10:349-362.

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$ 285.00
Cat# AN1169
(40 western blots)
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