Detects human IGF-I R in sandwich ELISAs and Western blots. Detects mouse IGF-I R in Immunohistochemistry. In sandwich immunoassays, less than 0.15% cross-reactivity or interference was observed with recombinant human (rh) IGF-I, rhIGF-II, rhIL-3 R alpha, rhIL‑9 R, and rhTGF-beta RII.
Monoclonal Mouse IgG1 Clone # 33255
Protein A or G purified from hybridoma culture supernatant
S. frugiperda insect ovarian cell line Sf 21-derived recombinant human IGF-I R Glu31-Asn932 Accession # P08069
Lyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered solution in PBS with Trehalose. *Small pack size (SP) is supplied as a 0.2 µm filtered solution in PBS.
<0.10 EU per 1 μg of the antibody by the LAL method.
Human IGF‑I R Biotinylated Antibody (Catalog # BAF391)
Recombinant Human IGF-I R Protein, CF (Catalog # 391-GR)
Measured by its ability to neutralize IGF‑I-induced proliferation in the MCF‑7 human breast cancer cell line. Karey, K.P. et al. (1988) Cancer Research 48:4083. At 11 µg/mL, this antibody will neutralize approximately 50-75% of the bioactivity due to 6 ng/mL Recombinant Human IGF‑I.
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.
Western blot shows lysates of NTera‑2 human testicular embryonic carcinoma cell line, SK‑Mel‑28 human malignant melanoma cell line, and G361 human melanoma cell line. PVDF membrane was probed with 1 µg/mL of Mouse Anti-Human/Mouse IGF-I R Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB391) followed by HRP-conjugated Anti-Mouse IgG Secondary Antibody (Catalog # HAF007). A specific band was detected for IGF-I R at approximately 275 kDa (as indicated). This experiment was conducted under non-reducing conditions and using Immunoblot Buffer Group 2.
IGF‑I R in Mouse Heart. IGF‑I R was detected in perfusion fixed paraffin-embedded sections of mouse heart using Mouse Anti-Human/Mouse IGF‑I R Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB391) at 15 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 plasma membrane and cytoplasm. View our protocol for IHC Staining with VisUCyte HRP Polymer Detection Reagents.
Cell Proliferation Induced by IGF‑I and Neutralization by Human IGF‑I R Antibody.
Recombinant Human IGF‑I (Catalog # 291-G1) stimulates proliferation in the MCF‑7 human breast cancer cell line in a dose-dependent manner (orange line). Proliferation elicited by Recombinant Human IGF‑I (6 ng/mL) is neutralized (green line) by increasing concentrations of Mouse Anti-Human/Mouse IGF-I R Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB391). At 11 µg/mL, this antibody will neutralize 50-75% rhIGF-1 induced activity.
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: IGF-I R
Insulin-like growth factor I receptor (IGF-I R) is a disulfide-linked heterotetrameric transmembrane protein consisting of two alpha and two beta subunits. Both the alpha and beta subunits are encoded within a single receptor precursor cDNA. The proreceptor polypeptide is proteolytically cleaved and disulfide-linked to yield the mature heterotetrameric receptor. The alpha subunit of IGF-I R is extracellular while the beta subunit has an extracellular domain, a transmembrane domain and a cytoplasmic tyrosine kinase domain. IGF-I R is highly expressed in all cell types and tissues. Essentially all of the biological activities of IGF-I and -II have been shown to be mediated via IGF-I R.
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