In a functional ELISA, 0.03-0.1 µg/mL of this antibody will block 50% of the binding of 50 ng/mL of Recombinant Biotinylated Human MICA Fc Chimera to immobilized Recombinant Human NKG2D Fc Chimera (Catalog # 1299‑NK) coated at 2 µg/mL (100 µL/well). At 0.4 μg/mL, this antibody will block >90% of the binding.
Ready to be labeled using established conjugation methods. No BSA or other carrier proteins that could interfere with conjugation.
Please Note: Optimal dilutions should be determined by each laboratory for each application.
are available in the Technical Information section on our website.
Detection of MICA/B in K562 Human Cell Line by Flow Cytometry.
K562 human chronic myelogenous leukemia cell line was stained with Mouse Anti-Human MICA/B Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB13001, filled histogram) or isotype control antibody (Catalog # MAB003, open histogram), followed by Phycoerythrin-conjugated Anti-Mouse IgG Secondary Antibody (Catalog # F0102B). View our protocol for Staining Membrane-associated Proteins.
MICA/B in Human Pancreas.
MICA/B was detected in immersion fixed paraffin-embedded sections of human pancreas using Mouse Anti-Human MICA/B Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB13001) at 15 µg/mL overnight at 4 °C. Before incubation with the primary antibody, tissue was subjected to heat-induced epitope retrieval using Antigen Retrieval Reagent-Basic (Catalog # CTS013). Tissue was stained using the Anti-Mouse HRP-DAB Cell & Tissue Staining Kit (brown; Catalog # CTS002) and counterstained with hematoxylin (blue). Specific staining was localized to exocrine cells. View our protocol for Chromogenic IHC Staining of Paraffin-embedded Tissue Sections.
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.
MICA and MICB are stress-induced type I transmembrane proteins that
function as ligands for NKG2D. They are distantly related to MHC class
I proteins and are expressed on epithelial tumors and in response to
MHC Class I-related Protein A and B
Entrez Gene IDs:
MHC class I chain-related protein A; MHC class I chain-related protein B; MIC; MICA; MICA/B; MICB; PERB11; PERB11.1; PERB11.2
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