A0420

Sigma-Aldrich

Anti-Human IgM (μ-chain specific)−Peroxidase antibody produced in goat

affinity isolated antibody

MDL number:
NACRES:
NA.46
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biological source

goat

antibody form

affinity isolated antibody

antibody product type

secondary antibodies

clone

polyclonal

species reactivity

human

application(s)

direct ELISA: 1:50,000
dot blot: 1:100,000 (chemiluminescent)
immunohistochemistry (formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded sections): 1:200

conjugate

peroxidase conjugate

shipped in

dry ice

storage temp.

−20°C

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General description

B cells predominantly secrete IgM antibodies as pentamers, but may also secrete them as hexamers which are capable of activating the complement cascade more efficiently.
Goat anti-human IgM (mu-chain specific)-peroxidase antibody is specific for human IgM and does not bind to other human Igs. Furthermore, the antibody does not react with mouse and rat IgG. Hence, the antibody conjugate yields reduced background with mouse or rat samples.

Immunogen

human IgM

Application

Goat anti-human IgM (mu-chain specific)-peroxidase antibody can be used:
  • for dot blot (1:100,000) and immunohistochemistry (1:200 using formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded sections) applications.
  • in immunoblotting
  • sandwich immunoassay

Anti- Human IgM was used in an ELISA assay to determine the concentration of IgM secreted by CH12 B lymphoma cells stimulated by LPS.

Biochem/physiol Actions

IgM plays a key role in engulfing of the apoptotic cells. A reduction in serum IgM levels leads to increased autoimmune response and higher risk for infections. IgM displays polyreactive and autoreactive functionality. It plays a key role in tissue homeostasis by mediating clearance of tissue based molecules.

Physical form

Solution in 0.01 M phosphate buffered saline pH 7.4, containing 0.05% MIT

Preparation Note

Prepared by the two-step glutaraldehyde method described by Avrameas, S., et al., Scand. J. Immunol., 8, Suppl. 7, 7 (1978).

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Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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