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Actin, beta (Non-muscle), Control Peptide

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Actin and myosin are the two major cytoskeleton proteins implicated in cellular movement, secretion, phagocytosis, and kinesis. Actin is one of the most conserved cellular protein. At least 6 actin isoforms have been identified by protein sequence analyses. Four actin isoforms represent the differentiation markers of muscle tissues. There are three a-actins: a-skeletal, a-cardiac, and a-smooth muscle), one b-actin (b-non-muscle), and two g-actins (g- smooth muscle and g-non-muscle). Actin isoform are >90% conserved, except in the N-terminal 18aa (50-60% homology). Beta-actin protein and mRNA levels are often used as a reference for comparing changes in cellular protein/mRNA levels by Western or Northern blots.
Catalog #A0760-40K1
SourceSynthetic peptide corresponding to N-terminal 15aa of human beta-actin, non-muscle.
ApplicationsSuitable for use in Antibody Blocking and ELISA. Other applications not tested.
Recommended DilutionELISA: 1ug/ml
Optimal dilutions to be determined by the researcher.
Storage and StabilityMay be stored at 4°C for short-term only. Aliquot to avoid repeated freezing and thawing. Store at -20°C. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap.
SourceSynthetic peptide
PurityPurified
ConcentrationAs reported
FormSupplied as a lyophilized powder from PBS, 0.05% sodium azide.
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological.


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