Human/Mouse/Rat AIF Antibody

  
  • Species Reactivity
    Human, Mouse, Rat
  • Specificity
    Detects human, mouse, and rat AIF in Western blots.
  • Source
    Polyclonal Sheep IgG
  • Purification
    Antigen Affinity-purified
  • Immunogen
    E. coli-derived recombinant human AIF
    Glu121-Asp613
    Accession # O95831
  • Formulation
    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.
  • Label
    Unconjugated
Applications
  •  
    Recommended
    Concentration
    Sample
  • Western Blot
    1 µg/mL
    See below
  • Simple Western
    10 µg/mL
    See below
  • Immunohistochemistry
    5-15 µg/mL
    See below
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.
Data Examples
Immunohistochemistry
AIF in Human Colon. AIF was detected in immersion fixed paraffin-embedded sections of human colon using Sheep Anti-Human/Mouse/Rat AIF Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF5824) at 10 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-Sheep HRP-DAB Cell & Tissue Staining Kit (brown; Catalog # CTS019) and counterstained with hematoxylin (blue). View our protocol for Chromogenic IHC Staining of Paraffin-embedded Tissue Sections.
Detection of Human/Mouse/Rat AIF by Western Blot. Western blot shows lysates of Jurkat human acute T cell leukemia cell line, Hepa 1‑6 mouse hepatoma cell line, and L6 rat myoblast cell line. PVDF membrane was probed with 1 µg/mL of Sheep Anti-Human/Mouse/Rat AIF Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF5824) followed by HRP-conjugated Anti-Sheep IgG Secondary Antibody (Catalog # HAF016). A specific band was detected for AIF at approximately 65 kDa (as indicated). This experiment was conducted under reducing conditions and using Immunoblot Buffer Group 2.
Detection of Human AIF by Simple WesternTM. Simple Western lane view shows lysates of Jurkat human acute T cell leukemia cell line and MCF‑7 human breast cancer cell line, loaded at 0.2 mg/mL. A specific band was detected for AIF at approximately 69 kDa (as indicated) using 10 µg/mL of Sheep Anti-Human/Mouse/Rat AIF Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF5824) followed by 1:50 dilution ofHRP-conjugated Anti-Sheep IgG Secondary Antibody (Catalog # HAF016). This experiment was conducted under reducing conditions and using the
12-230 kDa separation system.
Preparation and Storage
  • Reconstitution
    Reconstitute at 0.2 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
  • Shipping
    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: AIF
Apoptosis-inducing factor (AIF, also known as programmed cell death protein 8) is a 58 kDa member of the FAD-dependent oxidoreductase family of molecules. It is ubiquitously expressed and found in the mitochondrial intermembrane space. AIF likely acts as a mitochondrial antioxidant providing protection via NADH oxidase activity. Upon release from the mitochondria, AIF passes into the nucleus where it initiates apoptosis. Human AIF precursor is 67 kDa in size and 613 amino acids (aa) in length and contains a cleavable N-terminal 102 aa mitochondrial localization sequence, followed by a spacer region (aa 103‑129) and an oxidoreductase domain (aa 130‑613) that possesses an NLS (aa 446‑451). Over aa 121‑613, human AIF shares 95% aa identity with mouse AIF.
  • Long Name:
    Apoptosis Inducing Factor
  • Entrez Gene IDs:
    9131 (Human); 26926 (Mouse); 83833 (Rat)
  • Alternate Names:
    AIF; AIFapoptosis-inducing factor 1, mitochondrial; AIFM1; apoptosis-inducing factor, mitochondrion-associated, 1; COXPD6; MGC111425; PDCD8; PDCD8striatal apoptosis-inducing factor; programmed cell death 8 (apoptosis-inducing factor); Programmed cell death protein 8
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