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Monoclonal Anti-Nitric Oxide Synthase, Inducible antibody produced in mouse

clone NOS-IN, ascites fluid

Synonym: Anti-iNOS

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Related Categories Alphabetical Index, Antibodies, Antibodies for Cell Biology, Antibodies for Cell Stress, Antibodies for Nitric Oxide Research,
conjugate   unconjugated
clone   NOS-IN, monoclonal
biological source   mouse
application(s)   microarray: suitable
  western blot: 1:1,000 using whole cell extract of the murine macrophage cell line RAW 264.7 activated with LPS and IFN-γ
species reactivity   rat, mouse
mol wt   antigen 130 kDa
shipped in   dry ice
storage temp.   −20°C
antibody form   ascites fluid
isotype   IgG1
antibody product type   primary antibodies
contains   15 mM sodium azide
UniProt accession no.   Q06518
Gene Information   human ... NOS2(4843)
mouse ... Nos2(18126)
rat ... Nos2(24599)

Description

General description

Monoclonal Anti-Nitric Oxide Synthase, Inducible (iNOS) (mouse IgG1 isotype) is derived from the NOS-IN hybridoma produced by the fusion of mouse myeloma cells and splenocytes from an immunized BALB/c mouse. Nitric oxide synthase (NOS) is classified into three types based on molecular mass, subcellular location, and Ca2+ dependence. Type I NOS (150-160 kDa) is found in neurons. It is also called as NOS-1, neuronal NOS (nNOS), brain NOS (bNOS), cerebral NOS, constitutive NOS or Ca2+-regulated NOS (cNOS). Type II (130 kDa), best characterized in macrophages, also known as macrophage NOS (mNOS) or inducible NOS (iNOS). Type III (135 kDa) is found in endothelial cells. It is called as endothelial NOS (eNOS, or ecNOS). Type II NOS is Ca2+ -independent and is expressed in activated macrophages and some glial cells after stimulation. iNOS is also found in several other cell types including hepatocytes, chondrocytes, endothelial cells and fibroblasts.

Specificity

Monoclonal Anti-Nitric Oxide Synthase, Inducible (iNOS), antibody reacts specifically with inducible-type nitricoxide synthase (iNOS, also termed macNOS and mNOS). It does not react with NOS derived from brain.

Immunogen

synthetic peptide corresponding to amino acids 1126-1144 of nitric oxide synthase (NOS) from mouse macrophage (iNOS, also termed macNOS) conjugated to KLH. The immunogen sequence is highly conserved in rat iNOS and diverges from the human iNOS.

Application

Monoclonal Anti-Nitric Oxide Synthase, Inducible (iNOS) has been used in
• immunofluorescence staining
• immunogold electron microscopy
• immunoblotting
• immunohistochemistry
• immunocytochemistry
• enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

Disclaimer

Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Nitric oxide synthase (NOS) is an enzyme involved in the synthesis of nitric oxide (NO), a free radical generated under physiological conditions by virtually all mammalian cells. NO is formed from arginine by NOS which oxidizes a guanidino nitrogen of arginine, releasing NO and citrulline. NO is a messenger molecule mediating diverse functions including vasodilatation, neurotransmission, and antimicrobial and anti-tumor activities. Various types of NOS may serve a variety of diverse biological pathways.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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