Detection of Human and Mouse beta -I Tubulin by Western Blot.
Western blot shows lysates of human platelets and mouse platelets. PVDF membrane was probed with 0.2 µg/mL of Mouse Anti-Human beta -I Tubulin Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB8527) followed by HRP-conjugated Anti-Mouse IgG Secondary Antibody (Catalog # HAF018). A specific band was detected for beta -I Tubulin at approximately 50 kDa (as indicated). This experiment was conducted under reducing conditions and using Immunoblot Buffer Group 1.
beta -I Tubulin in BG01V Human Embryonic Stem Cells.
beta -I Tubulin was detected in immersion fixed BG01V human embryonic stem cells differentiated into cardiomyocytes using Mouse Anti-Human beta -I Tubulin Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB8527) at 10 µg/mL for 3 hours at room temperature. Cells were stained using the NorthernLights™ 557-conjugated Anti-Goat IgG Secondary Antibody (red; Catalog # NL001) and counterstained with DAPI (blue). Specific staining was localized to cytoplasm and cytoskeleton. View our protocol for Fluorescent ICC Staining of Cells on Coverslips.
Preparation and Storage
Reconstitute at 0.5 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
Reconstitution Buffer Available
The product is shipped at ambient temperature. Upon receipt, store it immediately at the temperature recommended below. *Small pack size (SP) is shipped with polar packs. Upon receipt, store it immediately at -20 to -70 °C
Stability & Storage
Use a manual defrost freezer and avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
12 months from date of receipt, -20 to -70 °C as supplied.
1 month, 2 to 8 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
6 months, -20 to -70 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
Background: beta-I Tubulin
beta -tubulin is a 50 kDa cytoskeletal protein which is the a major component of neuronal processes: axons, dendrites, and dendritic spines. beta -tubulin is represented by different isoforms including beta -I, beta -II, beta -III, and beta -IV. Elimination of beta -I isoform will decrease the viability of neuroblastoma cells. Formation of actin tubules may be directly inhibited by beta -I isoform which results in decreasing cellular adhesion. beta -I Tubulin levels in different brain regions of schizophrenia patients undergo noticeable changes suggesting that this isoform may have a specific role in the pathophysiology of this illness by affecting actin tubule formation which is required for cell division and differentiation.
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