alpha smooth muscle Actin Recombinant Rabbit monoclonal Antibody IgG
Fig1: Western blot analysis of alpha smooth muscle Actin on different lysates using anti-alpha smooth muscle Actin antibody at 1/1,000 dilution.
Lane 1: Hela
Lane 2: A431
Lane 3: NIH/3T3
Fig2: ICC staining alpha smooth muscle Actin in HepG2 cells (green). The nuclear counter stain is DAPI (blue). Cells were fixed in paraformaldehyde, permeabilised with 0.25% Triton X100/PBS.
Fig3: ICC staining alpha smooth muscle Actin in RH-35 cells (green). The nuclear counter stain is DAPI (blue). Cells were fixed in paraformaldehyde, permeabilised with 0.25% Triton X100/PBS.
Host Species; Species ReactivityRabbit; Human, Mouse, Rat
Application SummaryWB, ICC/IF, IHC, FC
Purification; FormulationProA affinity purified; 1*TBS (pH7.4), 1%BSA, 40%Glycerol. Preservative: 0.05% Sodium Azide.; Liquid form.
ALTnamesActin, aortic smooth muscle, Alpha-actin-2, Cell growth-inhibiting gene 46 protein
BackgroundAll eukaryotic cells express Actin, which often constitutes as much as 50% of total cellular protein. Actin filaments can form both stable and labile structures and are crucial components of microvilli and the contractile apparatus of muscle cells. While lower eukaryotes, such as yeast, have only one Actin gene, higher eukaryotes have several isoforms encoded by a family of genes. At least six types of Actin are present in mammalian tissues and fall into three classes. α-Actin expression is limited to various types of muscle, whereas β-Actin and γ-Actin are the principle constituents of filaments in other tissues. Members of the small GTPase family regulate the organization of the Actin cytoskeleton. Rho controls the assembly of Actin stress fibers and focal adhesion. Rac regulates Actin filament accumulation at the plasma membrane. Cdc42 stimulates formation of filopodia.(ET1607-53)