Anti-LC3 (Human) mAb (Monoclonal Antibody)

LC3 Monoclonal Antibody.



This LC3 antibody is validated for multiple applications (WB, ICC, IH, IP, FCM, Immuno-EM) and has over 25 citations. This is a monoclonal antibody of 200 μg targeting LC3 for FCM, ICC, IP, WB.

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Target: LC3
Product Type: Antibody
Size: 100 uL
Application: FCM, ICC, IH, Immuno-EM, IP, WB
Research Area / Disease: Autophagy
Conjugate: Unlabeled
Antibody Type: Monoclonal
Clone Number: 4E12
Concentration: 2 mg/mL
Formulation: 200 μg IgG in 100 μl volume of PBS containing 50% glycerol, pH 7.2. No preservative is contained.
Isotype: IgG1 ĸ
Immunogen: Recombinant human LC3 (MAP1LC3B: 1-120 a.a.)
Host Species: Mouse
Species Reactivity: Hamster, Human, Mouse, Rat
Source: This antibody was purified from hybridoma (clone 4E12) supernatant using protein A agarose. This hybridoma was established by fusion of mouse myeloma cell P3U1 with C3H mouse lymphocyte immunized with the recombinant human LC3 [MAP1LC3B (1-120 aa)].
Reactivity: This antibody reacts with LC3 (MAP1LC3A, B) on Immunocytochemistry, Western blotting and Immunoprecipitation.
Gene ID Human:


Gene ID Mouse:

67443, 66734

Gene ID Rat:


Storage Temperature: -20°C
Regulatory Statement: For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.


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