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ZooMAb antibodies represent an entirely new generation of recombinant monoclonal antibodies.
Each ZooMAb antibody is manufactured using our proprietary recombinant expression system, purified to homogeneity, and precisely dispensed to produce robust and highly reproducible lot-to-lot consistency. Only top-performing clones are released for use by researchers. Each antibody is validated for high specificity and affinity across multiple applications, including its most commonly used application. ZooMAb antibodies are reliably available and ready to ship when you need them.
Clone 1C23 is a ZooMAb® rabbit recombinant monoclonal antibody that specifically detects CD81. It targets an epitope within 23 amino acids from the first extracellular domain.
KLH-conjugated linear peptide corresponding to 23 amino acids from the first extracellular domain of human CD81.
Quality Control Testing
Evaluated by Western Blotting in Human Testis tissue lysate.
Western Blotting Analysis: A 1:1,000 dilution of this antibody detected CD81 in Human Testis tissue lysate.
Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin) Analysis: A 1:100 dilution from a representative lot detected CD81 in human tonsil tissue sections.
Affinity Binding Assay: A representative lot of this antibody bound CD81 peptides with a KD of 9.8 x 10-8 in an affinity binding assay.
Flow Cytometry Analysis: 1 μg from a representative lot detected CD81 in one million MOLT4 cells.
Note: Actual optimal working dilutions must be determined by end user as specimens, and experimental conditions may vary with the end user
Anti-CD81, clone 1C23 ZooMAb®, Cat. No. ZRB1275, is a recombinant Rabbit monoclonal antibody that specifically detects CD81 and is tested for use in Affinity Binding Assay, Flow Cytometry, Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin), and Western Blotting.
CD81 antigen (UniProt: P60033; also known as 26 kDa cell surface protein TAPA-1, Target of the antiproliferative antibody 1, Tetraspanin-28, Tspan-28, CD81) is encoded by the CD81 (also known as TAPA1, TSPAN28) gene (Gene ID: 975) in human. TAPA-1 is a nonglycosylated, homodimeric, multi-pass membrane protein of the tetraspanin (TM4SF) family. It is expressed in a wide range of cells, including hematolymphoid, neuroectodermal, and mesenchymal tumor cell lines and is reported to play a role in the regulation of lymphoma cell growth. It contains four transmembrane domains, two extracellular loops, and short amino and carboxyl termini that are intracellular. TAPA-1 is shown to affect cell adhesion, morphology, activation, proliferation, and differentiation of B, T, and other cells. On B cells it is a part of a complex involving CD21, CD19, and Leu13 and this complex is reported to reduce the threshold for B cell activation via the B cell receptor by bridging antigen specific recognition and CD21-mediated complement recognition. On T cells, it is shown to associate with CD4 and CD8 and provides a costimulatory signal with CD3. It is also reported to act as a receptor for hepatitis C virus (HCV) in hepatocytes. Mutations in CD81 gene cause common variable immunodeficiency 6 (CVID6) that is characterized by antibody deficiency, hypogammaglobulinemia, recurrent bacterial infections, and an inability to mount an antibody response to antigen. This ZooMAb® recombinant monoclonal antibody, generated by our propriety technology, offers significantly enhanced specificity, affinity, reproducibility, and stability over conventional monoclonals. (Levy S., et al. (1998). Annu. Rev. Immunol.16; 89-109; Oren, R., et al. (1990). Mol. Cell Biol. 10(8); 4007-15).
Purified recombinant mouse monoclonal antibody IgG, lyophilized in PBS, 5% Trehalose, normal appearance a coarse or translucent resin. Contains no biocide or preservatives, such as azide, or any animal by-products. Larger pack sizes provided as multiples of 25 μL.
300 μg/mL after reconstitution at 25 μL per vial. Please refer to guidance on suggested starting dilutions and/or titers per application and sample type.
Storage and Stability
Recommend storage of lyophilized product at 2-8°C; Before reconstitution, micro-centrifuge vials briefly to spin down material to bottom of the vial; Reconstitute each vial by adding 25 μL of filtered lab grade water or PBS; Reconstituted antibodies can be stored at 2-8°C, or -20°C for long term storage. Avoid repeated freeze-thaws.
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