beta -III Tubulin in Rat Cortical Stem Cells.
beta -III Tubulin was detected in immersion fixed 7 day differentiated rat cortical stem cells using Neuron-specific beta -III Tubulin Biotinylated Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # BAM1195) at 10 µg/mL for 3 hours at room temperature. Cells were stained using the NorthernLights™ 557-conjugated Streptavidin (yellow; Catalog # NL999) and counterstained with DAPI (blue). View our protocol for Fluorescent ICC Staining of Cells on Coverslips.
Preparation and Storage
Reconstitute at 0.5 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
Reconstitution Buffer Available
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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: beta-III Tubulin
Class III beta tubulin, also known as tubulin beta -4, is regarded as a neuron-specific marker. The expression of class III beta -tubulin has been suggested to be one of the earliest markers to signal neuronal commitment in primitive neuroepithelium (1, 2).
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