Mouse Galectin-9 Antibody

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AF3535
AF3535-SP
Detection of Galectin-9 in Mouse Thymocytes by Flow Cytometry.
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Mouse Galectin-9 Antibody Summary

Species Reactivity
Mouse
Specificity
Detects mouse Galectin‑9 in direct ELISAs and Western blots. In Western blots, approximately 30% cross-reactivity with recombinant human (rh) Galectin-9 is observed. In direct ELISAs and Western blots, less than 2% cross‑reactivity with rhGalectin-1, rhGalectin-2, rhGalectin-3, rhGalectin-7, rhGalectin-8, recombinant mouse (rm) Galectin-1, rmGalectin-3, rmGalectin-4, and rmGalectin-7 is observed.
Source
Polyclonal Goat IgG
Purification
Antigen Affinity-purified
Immunogen
E. coli-derived recombinant mouse Galectin‑9
Ala2-Thr353; aa 148-178 deletion
Accession # O08573
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
Recombinant Mouse Galectin‑9
CyTOF-ready
Ready to be labeled using established conjugation methods. No BSA or other carrier proteins that could interfere with conjugation.
 
Immunocytochemistry
5-15 µg/mL
See below
Intracellular Staining by Flow Cytometry
2.5 µg/106 cells
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

Intracellular Staining by Flow Cytometry Detection of Galectin-9 in Mouse Thymocytes by Flow Cytometry. View Larger

Detection of Galectin-9 in Mouse Thymocytes by Flow Cytometry.

Mouse thymocytes were stained with Goat Anti-Mouse Galectin-9 Short Isoform Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF3535, filled histogram) or control antibody (Catalog # AB-108-C, open histogram), followed by Allophycocyanin-conjugated Anti-Rat IgG Secondary Antibody (Catalog # F0108). To facilitate intracellular staining, cells were fixed with paraformaldehyde and permeabilized with saponin.

Immunocytochemistry Galectin‑9  in Mouse Splenocytes. View Larger

Galectin‑9 in Mouse Splenocytes. Galectin‑9 was detected in immersion fixed mouse splenocytes using Goat Anti-Mouse Galectin‑9 Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF3535) at 15 µg/mL for 3 hours at room temperature. Cells were stained using the NorthernLights™ 557-conjugated Anti-Goat IgG Secondary Antibody (red; Catalog # NL001) and counterstained with DAPI (blue). Specific staining was localized to cytoplasm. View our protocol for Fluorescent ICC Staining of Non-adherent Cells.

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Preparation and Storage

Reconstitution
Reconstitute at 0.2 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
Reconstitution Buffer Available
Reconstitution Buffer 1 (PBS)
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Availability
Size / Price
Qty
RB01
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: Galectin-9

Galectin-9, also known as Ecalectin, belongs to the Galectin family (S-type lectins) of galactoside-binding proteins. It is a 36‑39 kDa protein that lacks a secretion signal sequence, but can be secreted by a non-classical pathway. Galectin-9 is a tandem-repeat Galectin with two Galectin domains joined by a linker region. Two alternative spliced variants, a short and a long isoform, exist. Galectin-9 short isoform is expressed in a variety of tissues and cells, including fibroblasts, hepatocytes, endothelial cells and astrocytes. The long isoform, however, is expressed primarily in the intestine. Galectin-9 binds TIM-3 on Th1 cells, inducing apoptosis. Mouse Galectin-9 shares 69% and 85% amino acid sequence identity with human and rat Galectin-9, respectively.

Entrez Gene IDs
3965 (Human); 16859 (Mouse)
Alternate Names
Ecalectin; GAL9; gal-9; galectin 9; Galectin9; Galectin-9; HUAT; lectin, galactoside-binding, soluble, 9; LGALS9; LGALS9A; MGC117375; MGC125973; MGC125974; Tumor antigen HOM-HD-21; urate transporter/channel protein

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Citations for Mouse Galectin-9 Antibody

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  1. Astrocyte galectin-9 potentiates microglial TNF secretion.
    Authors: Steelman, Andrew J, Li, Jianrong
    J Neuroinflammation, 2014;11(0):144.
  2. Galectin-9 protein is up-regulated in astrocytes by tumor necrosis factor and promotes encephalitogenic T-cell apoptosis.
    Authors: Steelman A, Smith R, Welsh C, Li J
    J Biol Chem, 2014;288(33):23776-87.
    Species: Mouse
    Sample Types: Cell Lysates
    Applications: WB
  3. TIM-3 does not act as a receptor for galectin-9.
    Authors: Leitner, Judith, Rieger, Armin, Pickl, Winfried, Zlabinger, Gerhard, Grabmeier-Pfistershammer, Katharin, Steinberger, Peter
    PLoS Pathog, 2013;9(3):e1003253.
    Species: Mouse
    Sample Types: Whole Cells
    Applications: Flow
  4. Endogenous galectin-1 and acute inflammation: emerging notion of a galectin-9 pro-resolving effect.
    Authors: Iqbal AJ, Sampaio AL, Maione F, Greco KV, Niki T, Hirashima M, Perretti M, Cooper D
    Am. J. Pathol., 2011;178(3):1201-9.
    Species: Mouse
    Sample Types: Tissue Homogenates
    Applications: WB

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