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You are here:Home » Antibodies » Abs to Tubulin » Anti -Tubulin, gamma (TUBG, Tubulin gamma 1 Chain, TUBG1, Tubulin gamma 2 Chain, TUBG2, Gamma 1 Tubulin, Gamma 2 Tubulin, Gamma Tubulin 1, Gamma Tubulin 2, Gamma Tubulin Complex Component 1, GCP 1, GCP-1, MGC131994, Xgam)

Anti -Tubulin, gamma (TUBG, Tubulin gamma 1 Chain, TUBG1, Tubulin gamma 2 Chain, TUBG2,
Gamma 1 Tubulin, Gamma 2 Tubulin, Gamma Tubulin 1, Gamma Tubulin 2, Gamma Tubulin Complex
Component 1, GCP 1, GCP-1, MGC131994, Xgam)

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Specifications

Clone Host Grade Applications
Monoclonal Mouse Affinity Purified IC
Gamma tubulin, a member of the tubulin superfamily, is a ubiquitous and highly conserved protein within the microtubule organizing centre (MTOC). Gamma tubulin is not a component of microtubules, rather it functions as the microtubule nucleator at the MOTC, is responsible for binding microtubule minus ends and mediating the link between microtubles and the centrosome. By binding to the beta tubulin subunit of the tubulin molecule, it establishes the polarity of a microtubule leaving the alpha tubulin subunit exposed at the positive end.
Catalog #T9156-40F
The abundance of Gamma tubulin is less than 1% pf the level of either alpha or beta tubulin. It shares approximately 28-32% identity with alpha tubulin from various organisms and 32-36% identity with beta tubulins. The detection, localization and characterization of proteins involved in microtubule function is fundamental to the understanding of mitosis, meiosis and the microtubule cytoskeleton. Antibodies reacting specifically with gamma tubulin serve as an essential tool in the detection of the presence and role of this molecule in various cellular settings. Gamma tubulin 1 and Gamma tubulin 2 are different isoforms that are 97% homologous.
ApplicationsSuitable for use in Immunocytochemistry. Other applications not tested.
Recommended DilutionOptimal dilutions to be determined by the researcher.
Storage and StabilityMay be stored at 4°C for short-term only. For long-term storage and to avoid repeated freezing and thawing, add sterile glycerol (40-50%), aliquot and store at -20°C. Aliquots are stable for at least 3 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 TypeMonoclonal
IsotypeIgG2b
Clone No9F153
HostMouse
SourceHuman
Concentration~1mg/ml
FormSupplied as liquid tissue culture supernatant, 15mM sodium azide.
PurityPurified by Protein A affinity chromatography.
ImmunogenSynthetic peptide: EYHAATRPDYISWGTQ conjugated to KLH, corresponding to amino acids 434/449 of Human gamma Tubulin.
SpecificityRecognizes gamma tubulin expressed on stomach, kidney, liver, lung, muscle, ovary, heart, colon, thymus, brain. Species Crossreactivity: Reacts with Human, Mouse, Rat, Xenopus laevis, Chicken, porcine, Protozoa and Plants.
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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