Target of this antibody:
Alternative names of antibody target:
Mouse complement C5a is a 77-amino acid peptide generated during complement activation from the alpha-chain of complement C5. Mouse C5a shares 60% and 82% amino acid sequence identity to human and rat C5a, respectively. C5a binds to a signaling G-protein coupled receptor (GPCR) (C5aR/CD88), inducing neutrophil chemotaxis and endothelial cell activation. It also triggers an oxidative burst in macrophages and neutrophils, and induces release of histamine in basophils and mast cells.
Clonality of antibody:
This antibody reacts with:
E. coli expressed mouse C5a
Concentration of antibody:
Form of antibody:
Formulation of this antibody:
100 µg (0.5 mg/ml) affinity purified rabbit polyclonal antibody in phosphate buffered saline (PBS), pH 7.2, containing 30% glycerol, 0.5% BSA, 0.01% thimerosal.
This antibody has been succesfully tested for use in following methods:
Western blot analysis (0.5-4 µg/ml). However, the optimal conditions should be determined individually. Recombinant mouse C5a (Cat.# 4895A-20) can be used as a positive control. Other applications have not been determined.
Shelf time: 12 months in temp.: -20 deg.C
How to handle this antibody:
The antibody solution should be gently mixed before use.
This antibody needs to be stored at + 4°C in a fridge short term in a concentrated dilution. Freeze thaw will destroy a percentage in every cycle and should be avoided.
If you buy Antibodies supplied by Biovision they should be stored frozen at - 24°C for long term storage and for short term at + 5°C.