Alexa Fluor® 647 anti-Alpha-II Spectrin Antibody

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Clone
D8B7 (See other available formats)
Other Names
Spectrin alpha chain, brain, alpha-II spectrin, fodrin alpha chain, spectrin, non-erythroid alpha chain, EL2, SPTA1
Isotype
Mouse IgG2b, κ
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D8B7_A647_AlphaIISpectrin_Antibody_1_121219
IHC staining of Alexa Fluor® 647 anti-Alpha-II Spectrin antibody (clone D8B7) on formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded mouse brain tissue. Following antigen retrieval using Sodium Citrate H.I.E.R., the tissue was incubated with 1 µg/mL of the primary antibody overnight at 4°C. Nuclei were counterstained with DAPI. The image was captured with a 40X objective. Scale bar: 50 µm
  • D8B7_A647_AlphaIISpectrin_Antibody_1_121219
    IHC staining of Alexa Fluor® 647 anti-Alpha-II Spectrin antibody (clone D8B7) on formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded mouse brain tissue. Following antigen retrieval using Sodium Citrate H.I.E.R., the tissue was incubated with 1 µg/mL of the primary antibody overnight at 4°C. Nuclei were counterstained with DAPI. The image was captured with a 40X objective. Scale bar: 50 µm
  • D8B7_A647_AlphaIISpectrin_Antibody_2_121219
    IHC staining of Alexa Fluor® 647 anti-Alpha-II Spectrin antibody (clone D8B7) on formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded mouse brain tissue. Following antigen retrieval using Sodium Citrate H.I.E.R., the tissue was incubated with 1 µg/mL of the primary antibody overnight at 4°C. Nuclei were counterstained with DAPI. The image was captured with a 40X objective. Scale bar: 50 µm
  • D8B7_A647_AlphaIISpectrin_Antibody_3_121219
    IHC staining of Alexa Fluor® 647 anti-Alpha-II Spectrin antibody (clone D8B7) on formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded rat brain tissue. Following antigen retrieval using Sodium Citrate H.I.E.R., the tissue was incubated with 1 µg/mL of the primary antibody overnight at 4°C. Nuclei were counterstained with DAPI. The image was captured with a 40X objective. Scale bar: 50 µm
  • D8B7_A647_AlphaIISpectrin_Antibody_4_121219
    IHC staining of Alexa Fluor® 647 anti-Alpha-II Spectrin antibody (clone D8B7) on formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded rat brain tissue. Following antigen retrieval using Sodium Citrate H.I.E.R., the tissue was incubated with 1 µg/mL of the primary antibody overnight at 4°C. Nuclei were counterstained with DAPI. The image was captured with a 40X objective. Scale bar: 50 µm
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Description

The spectrins are a family of widely distributed cytoskeletal proteins which are involved in actin crosslinking. Spectrin α-chain heterodimerizes with tissue-specific β-chains. It is specifically expressed in nonerythrocytic cells. The protein has been implicated in other cellular functions including DNA repair and cell cycle regulation. Mutations in the gene are the cause of early infantile epileptic encephalopathy. Fodrin, a spectrin that seems to be involved in secretion, interacts with calmodulin in a calcium-dependent manner and is thus a candidate for the calcium-dependent movement of the cytoskeleton at the membrane.

Product Details
Technical Data Sheet (pdf)

Product Details

Reactivity
Human, Mouse, Rat, Drosophila
Antibody Type
Monoclonal
Host Species
Mouse
Formulation
Phosphate-buffered solution, pH 7.2, containing 0.09% sodium azide
Preparation
The antibody was purified by affinity chromatography and conjugated with Alexa Fluor® 647 under optimal conditions.
Concentration
0.5 mg/mL
Storage & Handling
The antibody solution should be stored undiluted between 2°C and 8°C, and protected from prolonged exposure to light. Do not freeze.
Application

IHC-P - Quality tested

Recommended Usage

Each lot of this antibody is quality control tested by formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded immunohistochemical staining. For immunohistochemistry, a concentration range of 1.0 - 10 µg/mL is suggested. It is recommended that the reagent be titrated for optimal performance for each application.

* Alexa Fluor® 647 has a maximum emission of 668 nm when it is excited at 633 nm / 635 nm.


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Excitation Laser
Red Laser (633 nm)
Application Notes

Clone D8B7 is a specific marker for human, rat and mouse alpha II spectrin or fodrin. In cerebellar cell cultures, it labels axons and periphery of cell bodies consistent with localization of fodrin (reviewed in Bennett, 1993; Goodman, 1995 & De Matteis, 2000)4, 6, 8. It does not cross-react with alpha I (erythroid) spectrin SH3 domain.

This antibody was developed against a recombinant alpha II spectrin (non-erythroid spectrin or fodrin) SH3 domain. It was subsequently purified via ammonium sulfate precipitation.

Reactivity to Drosophila was only verified with the purified format.

Application References

(PubMed link indicates BioLegend citation)
  1. Konieczny P, et al. 2008. J Cell Biol. 181:667-81
  2. Xu J, et al. 2001. Brain Res. 898:171-7 (WB, IF)
  3. Xu J, et al. 2000. J Cell Science. 113:3805-14
  4. De Matteis MA and Morrow JS. 2000. J. Cell Science. 113:2331-43
  5. Swanson JA and Watts C. 1995. Trends Cell Biol. 5:424-427
  6. Goodman SR, et al. 1995. Brain Res Bull. 36:593-606
  7. Lamaze C and Schimid SL. 1995. Curr Opin Cell Biol. 7:573-580
  8. Bennett V and Gilligan DM. 1993. Annu Rev Cell Biol. 9:27-66
  9. Huang C, et al. 2017. J Neurosci. 37:11323-11334 PubMed
RRID
AB_2820121 (BioLegend Cat. No. 803211)
AB_2820122 (BioLegend Cat. No. 803212)

Antigen Details

Structure
Alpha-II Spectrin is a 2472 amino acid protein with an expected molecular mass of 285 kD. A cleavage product of ~ 150 kD is observed in tissue lysates (1) (2).
Biology Area
Cell Biology, Cell Motility/Cytoskeleton/Structure, Neuroscience, Neuroscience Cell Markers
Molecular Family
Presynaptic proteins, Scaffold Proteins
Antigen References
  1. Pike BR, et al. 2001. J Neurochem. 78(6):1297-306.
  2. Weiss ES, et al. 2009. Ann Thorac Surg. 88(2):543
Gene ID
6709 View all products for this Gene ID
UniProt
View information about Alpha-II Spectrin on UniProt.org

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