HIF‑1 alpha in Human Kidney Cancer Tissue. HIF‑1 alpha was detected in immersion fixed paraffin-embedded sections of human kidney cancer tissue using Mouse Anti-Human/Mouse HIF‑1 alpha Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB1935) at 15 µg/mL overnight at 4 °C. Tissue was stained using the Anti-Mouse HRP-DAB Cell & Tissue Staining Kit (brown; Catalog # CTS002) and counterstained with hematoxylin (blue). Lower panel shows a lack of labeling if primary antibodies are omitted and tissue is stained only with secondary antibody followed by incubation with detection reagents. View our protocol for Chromogenic IHC Staining of Paraffin-embedded Tissue Sections.
Preparation and Storage
Reconstitute at 0.5 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
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: HIF-1 alpha
The hypoxia-inducible transcription factor 1 alpha (HIF-1 alpha ) is the regulated member of the transcription factor heterodimer HIF-1. HIF-1 binds to hypoxia-response elements (HREs) in the promoters of many genes involved in adapting to an environment of insufficient oxygen or hypoxia. Hypoxic tissue environments occur in vascular and pulmonary diseases as well as cancer, which illustrates the broad impact of gene regulation by HIF-1 alpha.
Hypoxia-inducible Transcription Factor 1 alpha
Entrez Gene IDs:
3091 (Human); 15251 (Mouse); 29560 (Rat)
ARNT-interacting protein; Basic-helix-loop-helix-PAS protein MOP1; BHLHE78; Class E basic helix-loop-helix protein 78; HIF 1A; HIF1 alpha; HIF-1 alpha; HIF1A; HIF-1a; HIF-1-alpha; HIF1-alpha; hypoxia inducible factor 1, alpha subunit (basic helix-loop-helix transcriptionfactor); hypoxia-inducible factor 1-alpha; Member of PAS protein 1; member of PAS superfamily 1; MOP1HIF1-ALPHA; PAS domain-containing protein 8; PASD8alpha subunit (basic helix-loop-helix transcriptionfactor)
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