PE anti-AIM2 Antibody

Pricing & Availability
3B10 (See other available formats)
Regulatory Status
Other Names
Absent in melanoma 2 (AIM2), PYHIN4, interferon-inducible protein AIM2
Mouse IgG1, κ
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THP-1 cells (open histogram) and THP-1 cells stimulated with IFN-γ for 16 hours (filled histogram) were treated with the True-Nuclear™ Transcription Factor Buffer Set, and then were stained with AIM2 (clone 3B10) PE.
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    THP-1 cells (open histogram) and THP-1 cells stimulated with IFN-γ for 16 hours (filled histogram) were treated with the True-Nuclear™ Transcription Factor Buffer Set, and then were stained with AIM2 (clone 3B10) PE.
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AIM2 is one of the human IFN-inducible proteins, encoding a 39 kD protein. It contains a 200 amino acid repeat, which is a signature of the HIN-200 family (hematopoietic IFN-inducible nuclear proteins). Expression of AIM2 can inhibit cell growth and tumor formation, possibly through inducing apoptosis and suppressing nuclear factor-κ B transcriptional activity and desensitizing tumor necrosis factor-alpha-mediated nuclear factor-κ B activation. Furthermore, the gene for AIM2 shows a high frequency of mutations that are associated with microsatellite unstable colorectal cancers. AIM2 plays a critical role in the activation of caspase-1, the protease responsible for the processing of pro-inflammatory cytokines IL-1β and IL-18. AIM2 is also essential for mediating inflammatory reactions triggered by cytoplasmic DNA. AIM2 is an important sensor for different pathogens through the binding of cytoplasmic double-stranded DNA through HIN-200 domain and formation of inflammatsomes including ASC/AIM2. This complex then triggers caspase-1 activation. Recent studies also show that AIM2/ASC complex acts as a novel caspase-8 activation platform.

Product Details
Technical Data Sheet (pdf)

Product Details

Antibody Type
Host Species
Recombinant fragment, corresponding to amino acids 1-186 of human AIM2 with a GST tag.
Phosphate-buffered solution, pH 7.2, containing 0.09% sodium azide and 0.2% (w/v) BSA (origin USA).
The antibody was purified by affinity chromatography and conjugated with PE under optimal conditions.
Lot-specific (to obtain lot-specific concentration, please enter the lot number in our Concentration and Expiration Lookup or Certificate of Analysis online tools.)
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.

ICFC - Quality tested

Recommended Usage

Each lot of this antibody is quality control tested by intracellular flow cytometry using our True-Nuclear™ Transcription Factor Staining Protocol. For flow cytometric staining, the suggested use of this reagent is 5 µl per million cells in 100 µl staining volume or 5 µl per 100 µl of whole blood.

Excitation Laser
Blue Laser (488 nm)
Green Laser (532 nm)/Yellow-Green Laser (561 nm)
Application Notes

Additional reported applications (for the relevant formats) include: Western blotting1, immunofluorescence staining3 and immunoprecipitation2.

NOTE: For flow cytometric staining with this clone, True-Nuclear™ Transcription Factor Buffer Set (Cat. No. 424401) offers improved staining and is highly recommended.

Application References
  1. Pierini R, et al. 2012. Cell Death Differ. 19:1709. (WB)
  2. Fernandez-Alnemri T, et al. 2009. Nature 7237:509. (IP)
  3. Sagulenko V, et al. 2013. Cell Death Differ. 9:1149. (IF)
Product Citations
  1. Svensson A, et al. 2017. PLoS One.. 10.1371/journal.pone.0183268. PubMed
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Antigen Details

343 amino acids with predicted molecular weight of 39 kD.


Tumor suppressor which may act by repressing NF-κ B transcriptional activity.
Biology Area
Apoptosis/Tumor Suppressors/Cell Death, Cell Biology, Immunology, Innate Immunity
Antigen References

1. DeYoung KL, et al. 1997. Oncogene 15:453.
2. Choubey D, et al. 2000. FEBS Lett. 474:38.
3. Chen IF, et al. 2006. Mol. Cancer Ther. 5:1.
4. Roberts TL, et al. 2009. Science 323:1057.
5. Jones JW, et al. 2010. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 107:9771.
6. Fernandes-Alnemri T, et al. 2010. Nat. Immunol. 11:385.
7. Schroder K and Tschopp J. 2010. Cell 140:821.
8. Jin T, et al. 2012. Immunity 36:561.

Gene ID
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We use R-PE in our conjugates.
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