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HPA010509 Sigma-Aldrich

Anti-PCDH8 antibody produced in rabbit

Prestige Antibodies® Powered by Atlas Antibodies, affinity isolated antibody, buffered aqueous glycerol solution

Synonym: Anti-ARCADLIN, Anti-PAPC, Anti-protocadherin 8

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Related Categories Alphabetical Index, Antibodies, P-PF, PB-PC, Prestige Antibodies,
conjugate   unconjugated
clone   polyclonal
biological source   rabbit
application(s)   immunohistochemistry: 1:20- 1:50
species reactivity   human
form   buffered aqueous glycerol solution
shipped in   wet ice
storage temp.   −20°C
antibody form   affinity isolated antibody
antibody product type   primary antibodies
grade   Prestige Antibodies® Powered by Atlas Antibodies
immunogen sequence   GDSDFNDSDSDISGDALKKDLINHMQSGLWACTAECKILGHSDRCWSPSCSGPNAHPSPHPPAQMSTFCKSTSLPRDPLRRDNYYQAQLPKTVGLQSVYEKVLHRDYDRTVTLLSPPRPGRLPDLQEIGVPLYQSPPGRYLSPKKGANEN
UniProt accession no.   O95206
Gene Information   human ... PCDH8(5100)

Description

General description

PCDH8 (protocadherin 8) belongs to the protocadherin subfamily of cadherin superfamily. All protocadherins share six ertracellular cadherin domains and a transmembrane domain, with different cytoplasmic domains. This gene is localized to human chromosome 13q14.3, and shows expression in brain.

Immunogen

protocadherin 8 recombinant protein epitope signature tag (PrEST)

Application

All Prestige Antibodies Powered by Atlas Antibodies are developed and validated by the Human Protein Atlas (HPA) project (www.proteinatlas.org)and as a result, are supported by the most extensive characterization in the industry.

The Human Protein Atlas project can be subdivided into three efforts: Human Tissue Atlas, Cancer Atlas, and Human Cell Atlas. The antibodies that have been generated in support of the Tissue and Cancer Atlas projects have been tested by immunohistochemistry against hundreds of normal and disease tissues and through the recent efforts of the Human Cell Atlas project, many have been characterized by immunofluorescence to map the human proteome not only at the tissue level but now at the subcellular level. These images and the collection of this vast data set can be viewed on the Human Protein Atlas (HPA) site by clicking on the Image Gallery link. To view these protocols and other useful information about Prestige Antibodies and the HPA, visit sigma.com/prestige.

Physical form

Solution in phosphate-buffered saline, pH 7.2, containing 40% glycerol and 0.02% sodium azide.

Legal Information

Prestige Antibodies is a registered trademark of Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC

Biochem/physiol Actions

PCDH8 (protocadherin 8) is a type of protocahderin, which are involved in cell-cell adhesion, signal transmission, growth regulation and tumor suppression. PCDH8 is a tumor suppressor, and it is inactivated by promoter methylation in non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC), clear cell renal cell carcinoma and prostate cancer, where it is associated with tumor progression. It might have potential as a marker for the prognosis of the same. This gene is linked with schizophrenia, and also associated with psychomotor delay in retinoblastoma patients.

Linkage

Corresponding Antigen APREST71959.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Protocols & Articles

Articles

Antibody Basics

Immunoglobulins (Igs) are produced by B lymphocytes and secreted into plasma. The Ig molecule in monomeric form is a glycoprotein with a molecular weight of approximately 150 kDa that is shaped more ...
Keywords: Affinity chromatography, Centrifugation, Chromatography, Digestions, Direct immunofluorescence, Gene expression, High performance liquid chromatography, Immunofluorescence, Ion Exchange, Microscopy, Precipitation, Purification, Rheumatology, Scanning electron microscopy

Protocols

Prestige Antibody® Immunofluorescence Procedure

Prestige Antibodies® have been used for subcellular localization studies by immunocytochemistry (ICC) - immunofluorescence (IF) using the protocol described below. In addition to the primary antibodi...
Keywords: Immunocytochemistry, Immunofluorescence, Immunostaining, Sample preparations

Prestige Antibody® Immunohistochemistry Procedure

Prestige Antibodies® developed for immunohistochemistry based expression profiling are recommended to be used according to the standard IHC staining protocol described below.
Keywords: Buffers, Dehydration reaction, Gene expression, Hydration reaction, Immunohistochemistry, Immunostaining, Tissue microarrays

Prestige Antibody® Protein Immunoblotting Procedure

Prestige Antibodies® recommended for Western Blot are recommended to be used according to the standard WB protocol described below. Western blot standard protocol optimized for
Keywords: Catalytic combustion detector, Electrophoresis, Gene expression, Sample preparations, Western blot

Prestige Antigens™-Blocking Protocol

Prestige Antigens and the corresponding Prestige Antibodies are recommended to be used according to the standard blocking protocol described below.
Keywords: Immunocytochemistry, Immunohistochemistry, Immunostaining, Titrations, Western blot

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