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Product Summary for Human/Mouse/Rat Vimentin Antibody
Accession # P08670
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Detection of Human Vimentin by Western Blot.Western blot shows lysates of Jurkat human acute T cell leukemia cell line and K562 human chronic myelogenous leukemia cell line. PVDF membrane was probed with 2 µg/mL of Rat Anti-Human/Mouse/Rat Vimentin Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB2105) followed by HRP-conjugated Anti-Rat IgG Secondary Antibody (Catalog # HAF005). A specific band was detected for Vimentin at approximately 55 kDa (as indicated). This experiment was conducted under reducing conditions and using Immunoblot Buffer Group 1.
Detection of Mouse and Rat Vimentin by Western Blot.Western blot shows lysates of MEF mouse embryonic feeder cells, NIH-3T3 mouse embryonic fibroblast cell line, Rat-2 rat embryonic fibroblast cell line, and NR8383 rat alveolar macrophage cell line. PVDF membrane was probed with 1 µg/mL of Rat Anti-Human/Mouse/Rat Vimentin Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB2105) followed by HRP-conjugated Anti-Rat IgG Secondary Antibody (Catalog # HAF005). A specific band was detected for Vimentin at approximately 55 kDa (as indicated). This experiment was conducted under reducing conditions and using Immunoblot Buffer Group 1.
Vimentin in NTera‑2 Human Cell Line.Vimentin was detected in immersion fixed NTera-2 human testicular embryonic carcinoma cell line using Rat Anti-Human/Mouse/Rat Vimentin Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB2105) at 10 µg/mL for 3 hours at room temperature. Cells were stained using the NorthernLights™ 557-conjugated Anti-Rat IgG Secondary Antibody (yellow; Catalog # NL013) and counterstained with DAPI (blue). View our protocol for Fluorescent ICC Staining of Cells on Coverslips.
Applications for Human/Mouse/Rat Vimentin Antibody
Sample: Immersion fixed human neural progenitor cells, NTera-2 human testicular embryonic carcinoma cell line, A549 human lung carcinoma cell line, mouse cortical stem cells, and rat cortical stem cells
Sample: Immersion fixed paraffin-embedded sections of human tonsil
Intracellular Staining by Flow Cytometry
Sample: A172 human glioblastoma cell line fixed with Flow Cytometry Fixation Buffer (Catalog # FC004) and permeabilized with Flow Cytometry Permeabilization/Wash Buffer I (Catalog # FC005)
Sample: Jurkat human acute T cell leukemia cell line
Sample: Jurkat human acute T cell leukemia cell line, K562 human chronic myelogenous leukemia cell line, MEF mouse embryonic feeder cells, NIH‑3T3 mouse embryonic fibroblast cell line, Rat‑2 rat embryonic fibroblast cell line, and NR8383 rat alveolar macrophage cell line
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Formulation, Preparation and Storage
Stability & Storage
- 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.
Vimentin is a 57 kDa class III intermediate filament (IF) protein that belongs to the intermediate filament family. It is the predominant IF in cells of mesenchymal origin such as vascular endothelium and blood cells (1-3). The human Vimentin cDNA encodes a 466 amino acid (aa) protein that contains head and tail regions with multiple regulatory Ser/Thr phosphorylation sites, and a central rod domain with three coiled-coil regions separated by linkers (1, 2). Human Vimentin shares 97-98% aa identity with mouse, rat, ovine, bovine, and canine Vimentin. Sixteen Vimentin coiled-coil dimers self-assemble to form intermediate (10-12 nm wide) filaments (4). These filaments then anneal longitudinally to form non-polarized fibers that support cell structure and withstand stress (4). IF fibers are highly dynamic, and half-life depends on the balance between kinase and phosphatase activity. For example, phosphorylation followed by dephosphorylation drives IF disintegration, followed by reorganization during mitosis (1, 5, 6). Interactions of head and tail domains link IFs with other structures such as actin and microtubule cytoskeletons (7). Vimentin is involved in positioning autophagosomes, lysosomes and the Golgi complex within the cell (8). It facilitates cell migration and motility by recycling internalized trailing edge integrins back to the cell surface at the leading edge (9-11). Vimentin helps maintain the lipid composition of cellular membranes, and caspase cleavage of Vimentin is a key event in apoptosis (8, 12). Phosphorylation promotes secretion of Vimentin by TNF-alpha -stimulated macrophages (13). Extracellular Vimentin has been shown to associate with several microbes, and appears to promote an antimicrobial oxidative burst (13, 14). Cell-associated Vimentin can also interact with NKp46 to recruit NK cells to tuberculosis-infected monocytes (15).
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Product Specific Notices for Human/Mouse/Rat Vimentin Antibody
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