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Purified Mouse Anti-Psme3/PA28-γ
Purified Mouse Anti-Psme3/PA28-γ

Western blot analysis of Psme3 on a rat cerebrum lysate. Lane 1: 1:1000, lane 2: 1:2000, lane 3: 1:4000 dilution of the Psme3 antibody.

Purified Mouse Anti-Psme3/PA28-γ

Immunofluorescent staining of HeLa (ATCC CCL-2) cells.  Cells were seeded in a 96 well imaging plate (Cat. No. 353219) at ~ 10 000 cells per well.  After overnight incubation, cells were stained using the alcohol perm protocol and the anti-Psme3/PA28-γ antibody.  The second step reagent was FITC goat anti mouse Ig (Cat. No. 554001).  The image was taken on a BD Pathway™ 855 Bioimager using a 20x objective.  This antibody also stained A549 (ATCC CCL-185) and U-2 OS (ATCC HTB-96) cells using both the Triton™ X-100 and alcohol perm protocols (see Recommended Assay Procedure).

Western blot analysis of Psme3 on a rat cerebrum lysate. Lane 1: 1:1000, lane 2: 1:2000, lane 3: 1:4000 dilution of the Psme3 antibody.

Immunofluorescent staining of HeLa (ATCC CCL-2) cells.  Cells were seeded in a 96 well imaging plate (Cat. No. 353219) at ~ 10 000 cells per well.  After overnight incubation, cells were stained using the alcohol perm protocol and the anti-Psme3/PA28-γ antibody.  The second step reagent was FITC goat anti mouse Ig (Cat. No. 554001).  The image was taken on a BD Pathway™ 855 Bioimager using a 20x objective.  This antibody also stained A549 (ATCC CCL-185) and U-2 OS (ATCC HTB-96) cells using both the Triton™ X-100 and alcohol perm protocols (see Recommended Assay Procedure).

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BD Transduction Laboratories™
PA28-γ
Rat (QC Testing), Human, Mouse, Dog (Tested in Development)
Mouse IgG1
Mouse Psme3/PA28-γ aa. 45-147
Western blot (Routinely Tested), Bioimaging (Tested During Development)
36 kDa
250 µg/ml
AB_398714
Aqueous buffered solution containing BSA, glycerol, and ≤0.09% sodium azide.
RUO


Preparation And Storage

Store undiluted at -20°C. The monoclonal antibody was purified from tissue culture supernatant or ascites by affinity chromatography.

Recommended Assay Procedures

Bioimaging

1. Seed the cells in appropriate culture medium at ~10,000 cells per well in a BD Falcon™ 96-well Imaging Plate (Cat. No. 353219) and culture overnight.

2. Remove the culture medium from the wells, and fix the cells by adding 100 μl of BD Cytofix™ Fixation Buffer (Cat. No. 554655) to each well.  Incubate for 10 minutes at room temperature (RT).

3. Remove the fixative from the wells, and permeabilize the cells using either BD Perm Buffer III, 90% methanol, or Triton™ X-100:

a. Add 100 μl of -20°C 90% methanol or Perm Buffer III (Cat. No. 558050) to each well and incubate for 5 minutes at RT.

     OR

b. Add 100 μl of 0.1% Triton™ X-100 to each well and incubate for 5 minutes at RT.

4. Remove the permeabilization buffer, and wash the wells twice with 100 μl of 1× PBS.

5. Remove the PBS, and block the cells by adding 100 μl of BD Pharmingen™ Stain Buffer (FBS) (Cat. No. 554656) to each well. Incubate for 30 minutes at RT.

6. Remove the blocking buffer and add 50 μl of the optimally titrated primary antibody (diluted in Stain Buffer) to each well, and incubate for 1 hour at RT.

7. Remove the primary antibody, and wash the wells three times with 100 μl of 1× PBS.

8. Remove the PBS, and add the second step reagent at its optimally titrated concentration in 50 μl to each well, and incubate in the dark for 1 hour at RT.

9. Remove the second step reagent, and wash the wells three times with 100 μl of 1× PBS.

10. Remove the PBS, and counter-stain the nuclei by adding 200 μl per well of 2 μg/ml Hoechst 33342 (e.g., Sigma-Aldrich Cat. No. B2261) in 1× PBS to each well at least 15 minutes before imaging.

11. View and analyze the cells on an appropriate imaging instrument.

Bioimaging:  For more detailed information please refer to http://www.bdbiosciences.com/support/resources/protocols/ceritifed_reagents.jsp

Western blot:  For more detailed information please refer to http://www.bdbiosciences.com/pharmingen/protocols/Western_Blotting.shtml

Product Notices

  1. Since applications vary, each investigator should titrate the reagent to obtain optimal results.
  2. Please refer to www.bdbiosciences.com/us/s/resources for technical protocols.
  3. This antibody has been developed and certified for the bioimaging application. However, a routine bioimaging test is not performed on every lot. Researchers are encouraged to titrate the reagent for optimal performance.
  4. Caution: Sodium azide yields highly toxic hydrazoic acid under acidic conditions. Dilute azide compounds in running water before discarding to avoid accumulation of potentially explosive deposits in plumbing.
  5. Source of all serum proteins is from USDA inspected abattoirs located in the United States.
  6. Triton is a trademark of the Dow Chemical Company.
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Antibody Details
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47/Psme3

The 20S proteasome is the major constituent of the proteasomal complex that mediates degradation events, including the generation of antigenic peptides that interact with MHC class I. The 20S proteasome is a cylindrical shaped complex composed of four layers of rings, each with seven subunits. The inner rings contain α-subunits, while the outer rings contain β-catalytic subunits. The constituents of the PA28 activator complex are additional subunits with specialized roles in class I-mediated antigen presentation. PA28 is a ring-shaped structure with alternating α- and β-subunits. This complex binds the α-rings of 20S and stimulates its activity. Expression of the PA28 α- and β-subunits is strongly induced by IFN-γ. The protein product of the Psme3 gene, also known as the Ki antigen, is highly homologous to the PA28 α- and β-subunits and has been designated the PA28 γ-subunit. This protein forms a homohexamer that binds the 20S proteasome and is thought to modulate proteasome activity. The PA28 α- and β-subunits are located in the cytoplasm and in the nucleus, while the γ-subunit is almost exclusively nuclear.

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Purified
Tissue culture supernatant is purified by either protein A/G or affinity purification methods. Both methods yield antibody in solution that is free of most other soluble proteins, lipids, etc. This format provides pure antibody that is suitable for a number of downstream applications including: secondary labeling for flow cytometry or microscopy, ELISA, Western blot, etc.
Purified
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Citations & References
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Development References (1)

  1. Kohda K, Ishibashi T, Shimbara N, Tanaka K, Matsuda Y, Kasahara M. Characterization of the mouse PA28 activator complex gene family: complete organizations of the three member genes and a physical map of the approximately 150-kb region containing the alpha- and beta-subunit genes. J Immunol. 1998; 160(10):4923-4935. (Biology). View Reference
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