Human/Mouse/Rat MARCH8 Antibody

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  • Species Reactivity
    Human, Mouse, Rat
  • Specificity
    Detects human MARCH8 in direct ELISAs. In Western blots, no cross-reactivity with recombinant human (rh) MARCH-1 or rhGRAIL is observed.
  • Source
    Monoclonal Mouse IgG2B Clone # 710424
  • Purification
    Protein A or G purified from hybridoma culture supernatant
  • Immunogen
    E. coli-derived recombinant human MARCH8
    Gln218-Val291
    Accession # Q5T0T0
  • 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
    0.1 µg/mL
    See below
  • Immunocytochemistry
    8-25 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
Detection of Human, Mouse, and Rat MARCH8 by Western Blot. Western blot shows lysates of HeLa human cervical epithelial carcinoma cell line, K562 human chronic myelogenous leukemia cell line, L1.2 mouse pro-B cell line, and Y3‑Ag rat myeloid cell line. PVDF membrane was probed with 0.1 µg/mL of Mouse Anti-Human/Mouse/Rat MARCH8 Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB6969) followed by HRP-conjugated Anti-Mouse IgG Secondary Antibody (Catalog # HAF007). A specific band was detected for MARCH8 at approximately 40 kDa (as indicated). This experiment was conducted under reducing conditions and using Immunoblot Buffer Group 1.
Immunocytochemistry
MARCH8 in Human Dendritic Cells. MARCH8 was detected in immersion fixed immature human dendritic cells using Mouse Anti-Human/Mouse/Rat MARCH8 Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB6969) at 10 µg/mL for 3 hours at room temperature. Cells were stained using the NorthernLights™ 557-conjugated Anti-Mouse IgG Secondary Antibody (red, upper panel; Catalog # NL007) and counterstained with DAPI (blue, lower panel). Specific staining was localized to nuclei. View our protocol for Fluorescent ICC Staining of Non-adherent Cells.
Preparation and Storage
  • Reconstitution
    Sterile PBS to a final concentration of 0.5 mg/mL.
  • 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: MARCH8
MARCH8 (membrane-associated RING-CH VIII), also called MIR (modulator of immune recognition), or RNF178 (ring finger 178), is a 33 kDa two-pass transmembrane protein of lysosomal and early endosomal membranes in the MARCH family. MARCH proteins are E3 ubiquitin ligases that promote endocytosis and degradation of their target proteins. MARCH8 ubiquitinates B7-2/CD86 and probably Fas, Tfr and MHC class II proteins such as HLA-A2.1. Within the cytoplasmic C-terminal region used as an immunogen, human MARCH8 shares 87% amino acid identity with mouse and rat MARCH8.
  • Long Name:
    Membrane Associated Ring Finger (C3HC4) 8
  • Entrez Gene IDs:
    220972 (Human); 71779 (Mouse); 312656 (Rat)
  • Alternate Names:
    Cellular modulator of immune recognition; c-MIR; EC 6.3.2; EC 6.3.2.-; MARCH8; MARCH-VIII; MARCH-VIIIcellular modulator of immune recognition; membrane-associated ring finger (C3HC4) 8; Membrane-associated RING finger protein 8; Membrane-associated RING-CH protein VIII; MIR; RING finger protein 178; RNF178
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