Detects human Semaphorin 4B in direct ELISAs and Western blots. In direct ELISAs, approximately 15% cross‑reactivity with recombinant mouse Semaphorin 4B is observed and less than 1% cross‑reactivity with recombinant human (rh) Semaphorin 3A, 4A, and 7A is observed.
Polyclonal Goat IgG
Mouse myeloma cell line NS0-derived recombinant human Semaphorin 4B isoform 1 Leu39-Glu712 Accession # Q9NPR2
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.
2.5 µg/106 cells
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.
Detection of Semaphorin 4B in THP‑1 Human Cell Line by Flow Cytometry.
THP‑1 human acute monocytic leukemia cell line was stained with Goat Anti-Human Semaphorin 4B Antigen Affinity‑purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF5485, filled histogram) or isotype control antibody (Catalog # AB-108-C, open histogram), followed by Phycoerythrin-conjugated Anti-Goat IgG Secondary Antibody (Catalog # F0107).
Western blot shows lysates of human brain tissue. PVDF membrane was probed with 1 µg/mL of Goat Anti-Human Semaphorin 4B Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF5485) followed by HRP-conjugated Anti-Goat IgG Secondary Antibody (Catalog # HAF019). A specific band was detected for Semaphorin 4B at approximately XXX kDa (as indicated). This experiment was conducted under reducing conditions and using Immunoblot Buffer Group 8.
Preparation and Storage
Reconstitute at 0.2 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: Semaphorin 4B
The Semaphorins make up the largest family of axon guidance cues yet described. Semaphorins are divided into 8 classes (classes 3-7 found in vertebrates). Class 3 Semaphorins are secreted, classes 4 through 6 are transmembrane proteins, and class 7 are membrane associated via glycosylphosphatidylinositol (GPI) linkage. They are characterized structurally by a conserved ~400 amino acid sema domain. They are classically described as collapsing factors and mediators of axon repulsion, although they may also act as context-dependent chemoattractants. Semaphorins have been shown to have roles in cardiovascular development and in the regulation of immune cell antigen presentation. Receptors or receptor complexes that mediate semaphorin signaling include proteins of the Neuropilin and Plexin families.
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