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You are here:Home » Antibodies » Abs to Complement » Anti -Complement C3, C3c (Complement Component C3c, C3/C3c, Acylation Stimulating Protein Cleavage Product, ASP, Complement Component 3, Complement Factor 3, CPAMD1)

Anti -Complement C3, C3c (Complement Component C3c, C3/C3c, Acylation Stimulating Protein
Cleavage Product, ASP, Complement Component 3, Complement Factor 3, CPAMD1)

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Clone Host Grade Applications
Polyclonal Goat Purified E
C3 is the most abundant complement protein in rat serum. Its biological function strongly resembles that of C3 in man and other laboratory animal species. It has a central role in the activation system being common to both pathways. Activation of C3 is achieved by very specific limited proteolysis resulting in the release of a number of degradation fragments. The anaphylotoxin C3a promotes smooth muscle contraction and increases vascular permeability: the large C3b fragment is involved in binding to the complement activator and can be interact with specific receptors to allow efficient clearance of the activating cell or particle; degradation fragments of C3b (C3bi, C3c, C3dg C3d) are important in receptor binding and clearance mechanisms, in virus neutralization and possibly in the immune response. The polyclonal antibody is raised against C3c, which is the major fragment resulting from C3 cleavage by C3 convertase and factor I. It is composed of an intact beta chain bound to two fragments of the alpha chain.
Catalog #C7850-14U1
ApplicationsSuitable for use in ELISA, Immunoelectrophoresis and Double Radial Immunodiffusion. Other applications not tested.
Recommended DilutionELISA: 1:500-1:2000
Optimal dilutions to be determined by the researcher.
Storage and StabilityLyophilized powder may be stored at -20°C. Stable for 12 months at -20°C. Reconstitute with sterile ddH2O. Aliquot to avoid repeated freezing and thawing. Store at -20°C. Reconstituted product is stable for 12 months at -20°C. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap. Further dilutions can be made in assay buffer.
Clone TypePolyclonal
IsotypeIgG
HostGoat
SourceRat
ConcentrationNot determined
FormSupplied as a lyophilized powder from PBS, pH 7.2. No preservatives added. Reconstitute in 1ml sterile ddH2O. Dilute further in PBS, pH 7.2.
PurityPurified
ImmunogenC3c isolated and purified from pooled normal rat serum.
SpecificityRecognizes both native and activated rat C3, C3c. In immunoelectrophoresis against fresh rat serum, a single precipitin line is obtained in the beta-1 region representing native C3. Against serum containing partly activated C3, a precipitin line is obtained which extends from the beta-1 into the alpha-2 region, demonstrating a gradient. In old serum containing totally activated C3 a single precipitin line in the alpha-2 region is obtained. Also reacts with the fragments C3b, C3bi and smaller fragments, since they all carry antigenic determinants of the C3c domain. Does not react with any other protein components of rat serum or plasma.
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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