WholeIgGantibodiesareisolatedasintactmoleculesfromantiserabyimmunoaffinitychromatography.TheyhaveanFcportionandtwoantigenbindingFabportionsjoinedtogetherbydisulfidebondsandthereforetheyaredivalent.Theaveragemolecularweightisreportedtobeabout160kDa.ThewholeIgGformofantibodiesissuitableforthemajorityofimmunodetectionproceduresandisthemostcosteffective.

Basedonimmunoelectrophoresisand/orELISA,theantibodyreactswithwholemoleculeratIgG.Italsoreactswiththelightchainsofotherratimmunoglobulins.Noantibodywasdetectedagainstnon-immunoglobulinserumproteins.Theantibodymaycross-reactwithimmunoglobulinsfromotherspecies.
PhysicalState:Freeze-driedsolid
Storage:

Storefreeze-driedpowderat2-8°C.Whenreadytouse,rehydratewithindicatedvolumeofd.waterandcentrifugeifnotclear.Productisstableforabout6weeksat2-8°Casanundilutedliquid.Prepareworkingdilutionfresheachday.Forextendedstorageafterrehydration,addanequalvolumeofglycerol(ACSgradeorbetter)forafinalconcentrationof50%,andstoreat-20°Casaliquid.Note:aftertheadditionofglycerol,theconcentrationofproteinandbuffersaltsisone-halfoftheoriginal.Alternatively,aliquotandfreezetheproductat-70°Corbelowintheabsenceofglycerol.Avoidrepeatedfreezingandthawing.
Expirationdate:oneyearfromdateofrehydration.However,theexpirationdatemaybeextendediftheproductisstoredaccordingtotherecommendationandthetestresultsareacceptableforitsintendeduse.


Purity:Theantibodywaspurifiedfromantiserabyimmunoaffinitychromatographyusingantigenscoupledtoagarosebeads.
Buffer:0.01MSodiumPhosphate,0.25MNaCl,pH7.6
Preservative:0.05%SodiumAzide

SuggestedWorkingConcentrationorDilutionRange:
Histo-/Cyto-Chemistry:-1:50-1:200
FlowCytometry:-1:50-1:200

Dilutionfactorsarepresentedintheformofarangebecausetheoptimaldilutionisafunctionofmanyfactors,suchasantigendensity,permeability,etc.Theactualdilutionusedmustbedeterminedempirically.

Rhodamine(TRITC)

Amax:550Emax:570nm