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B2M / beta-2 microglobulin Antibody, Rabbit MAb

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Human B2M Antibody Product Information
Immunogen:Recombinant Human B2M / beta-2 microglobulin protein (Catalog#11976-H08H)
Clone ID:201
Ig Type:Rabbit IgG
Concentration:
Endotoxin:
Formulation:0.2 μm filtered solution in PBS with 5% trehalose
Preparation:This antibody was obtained from a rabbit immunized with purified, recombinant Human B2M / beta-2 microglobulin (rh B2M / beta-2 microglobulin; Catalog#11976-H08H; NP_004039.1; Met 1-Met 119).
Human B2M Antibody Usage Guide
Specificity:Human B2M / beta-2 microglobulin
Application:WB, IP

WB: 20-50 μg/mL

IP: 1-6 μg/mg of lysate

Storage:This antibody can be stored at 2℃-8℃ for one month without detectable loss of activity. Antibody products are stable for twelve months from date of receipt when stored at -20℃ to -80℃. Preservative-Free.
Sodium azide is recommended to avoid contamination (final concentration 0.05%-0.1%). It is toxic to cells and should be disposed of properly. Avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
Human B2M Antibody WB Application Image
B2M / beta-2 microglobulin Antibody, Rabbit MAb, Western blot
Human B2M Antibody IP Application Image
B2M / beta-2 microglobulin Antibody, Rabbit MAb, Immunoprecipitation
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B2M/beta-2 microglobulin Background

B2M, also known as β2-Microglobulin or CDABP0092, is a component of MHC class I molecules found expression in all nucleated cells (excludes red blood cells). The major function of MHC class I moleculesis is to display fragments of proteins from within the cell to T-cells and cells containing foreign proteins will be attacked. B2M(β2-Microglobulin) is a low molecular weight protein. It was demonstrated that B2M(β2-Microglobulin) was localized in the membranes of nucleated cells and was found to be associated with HL-A antigens.B2M(β2- Microglobulin) is present in free form in various body fluids and as a subunit of histocompatibility antigens on cell surfaces lateral to theα3 chain. Unlikeα3, β2 has no transmembrane region. Directly above β2 lies the α1 chain, which itself is lateral to the α2. In the absence of B2M(β2 microglobulin), very limited amounts of MHC class I (classical and non-classical) molecules can be detected on the surface. In the absence of MHC class I, CD8 T cells, a subset of T cells involved in the development of acquired immunity cannot develop. Low levels of B2M(β2 microglobulin) can indicate non-progression of HIV.

Human B2M/beta-2 microglobulin References
  • Poulik MD, et al. (1979) Beta 2-Microglobulin: methods and clinical applications. CRC Ctit Rev Clin Lab Sci. 10(3): 225-45.
  • Poulik MD, et al. (1975) Beta2-Microglobulins. Contemp Top Mol Immunol. 4: 157-204.
  • Berggard I. (1976) Beta2-Microglobulins: isolation, properties, and distribution. Fed Proc. 35(5): 1167-70.
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