Alexa Fluor® 488 anti-HA.11 Epitope Tag Antibody (Previously Covance catalog# A488-101L)

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16B12 (See other available formats)
Regulatory Status
Other Names
HA epitope tag, HA1, HA2, hemagglutinin, Hemagglutinin HA1 chain, Hemagglutinin HA2 chain, YPYDVPDYA, Hemagglutinin tag
Covance Catalog# A488-101L
Mouse IgG1, κ
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Transfected RBL1 cells expressing the HA tag on the cell surface were stained with anti-HA.11 Epitope Tag (clone 16B12) Alexa Fluor® 488 (filled histogram) or mouse IgG1, κ Alexa Fluor® 488 isotype control (open histogram).
  • A_16B12_AlexaFluor488_HA11_Antibody_071923
    Transfected RBL1 cells expressing the HA tag on the cell surface were stained with anti-HA.11 Epitope Tag (clone 16B12) Alexa Fluor® 488 (filled histogram) or mouse IgG1, κ Alexa Fluor® 488 isotype control (open histogram).
  • B_16B12_AF488_HA.11_Antibody_IF_021715
    HA tagged CHO cells stained with Alexa Fluor® 488 Labeled Antibody, HA.11 at 1:1000. Cells were counterstained with DAPI (blue).
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The HA tag (hemagglutinin) is an amino acid sequence derived from the human influenza hemagglutinin surface glycoprotein, corresponding to amino acids 98-106.  It is commonly used as a tag to facilitate detection, isolation, and purification of proteins. The full amino acid sequence is: YPYDVPDYA.

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Host Species
Monoclonal antibody HA.11 was raised against the twelve amino acid peptide CYPYDVPDYASL.
Phosphate-buffered solution, pH 7.2, containing 0.09% sodium azide
The antibody was purified by affinity chromatography and conjugated with Alexa Fluor® 488 under optimal conditions.
1 mg/mL
Storage & Handling
Store between 2°C and 8°C.

FC - Quality tested
ICC - Verified

Recommended Usage

Each lot of this antibody is quality control tested by immunofluorescent staining with flow cytometric analysis. For flow cytometric staining, the suggested use of this reagent is ≤ 1.0 µg per million cells in 100 µL volume.

The optimal working dilution should be determined for each specific assay condition.
IF: 1:1,000
FC: 1:1,000

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Excitation Laser
Blue Laser (488 nm)
Application Notes

Additional tested and reported applications of the 16B12 clone for the relevant formats include: western blot (WB), immunocytochemistry (ICC), immunoprecipitation (IP), and flow cytometry (FC).

*Our Posi-Tag Control Protein (931301) can be used as a helpful positive control for this antibody.

This second-generation HA antibody is an excellent substitute for the 12CA5 monoclonal antibody. The HA.11 antibody recognizes the influenza hemagglutinin epitope (YPYDVPDYA) which has been used extensively as a general epitope tag in expression vectors. The extreme specificity of the antibody allows unambiguous identification and quantitative analysis of the tagged protein. The HA.11 antibody recognizes HA epitopes located in the middle of protein sequences as well as at the N- or C-terminus.

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