Human Galectin-3 Antibody Summary
Accession # P17931.5
Human Galectin-3 Sandwich Immunoassay
Please Note: Optimal dilutions should be determined by each laboratory for each application. General Protocols are available in the Technical Information section on our website.
Detection of Human Galectin‑3 by Western Blot. Western blot shows lysates of COLO 205 human colorectal adenocarcinoma cell line, MCF‑7 human breast cancer cell line, and U‑118‑MG human glioblastoma/astrocytoma cell line. PVDF membrane was probed with 0.2 µg/mL of Mouse Anti-Human Galectin‑3 Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB11541) followed by HRP-conjugated Anti-Mouse IgG Secondary Antibody (Catalog # HAF018). A specific band was detected for Galectin‑3 at approximately 28 kDa (as indicated). This experiment was conducted under reducing conditions and using Immunoblot Buffer Group 1.
Galectin‑3 in Human Prostate Cancer Tissue. Galectin‑3 was detected in immersion fixed paraffin-embedded sections of human prostate cancer tissue using Mouse Anti-Human Galectin‑3 Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB11541) at 1.7 µg/mL for 1 hour at room temperature followed by incubation with the Anti-Mouse IgG VisUCyte™ HRP Polymer Antibody (Catalog # VC001). Tissue was stained using DAB (brown) and counterstained with hematoxylin (blue). Specific staining was localized to cytoplasm and plasma membrane in epithelial cells. View our protocol for IHC Staining with VisUCyte HRP Polymer Detection Reagents.
Detection of Human Galectin‑3 by Simple WesternTM.
Simple Western lane view shows lysates of COLO 205 human colorectal adenocarcinoma cell line, MCF‑7 human breast cancer cell line, and U‑118‑MG human glioblastoma/astrocytoma cell line, loaded at 0.2 mg/mL. A specific band was detected for Galectin‑3 at approximately 38 kDa (as indicated) using 10 µg/mL of Mouse Anti-Human Galectin‑3 Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB11541). This experiment was conducted under reducing conditions and using the
12-230 kDa separation system. Non-specific interaction with the 230 kDa Simple Western standard may be seen with this antibody.
Preparation and Storage
- 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.
Galectin-3, also known as Mac-2, L29, CBP35 and epsilon BP, is a member of a large family of carbohydrate-binding proteins with specificity for N-acetyl-lactosamine-containing glycoproteins. At least 14 mammalian galectins, which share structural similarities in their carbohydrate recognition domains (CRD), have been identified to date. Galectin-3 is expressed in tumor cells, macrophages, activated T cells, osteoclasts, epithelial cells and fibroblasts.
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Very sensitive, followed Milk block, primary BSA, Secondary Milk. As low as 1:2500 works too.
Buffer: Milk, BSA, Milk
The antibody is specific and detects only cells but not the background.
Very good binding ability. Detects galectin-3 at low dilutions also.
Specificity: Reasonably specific