InVivoMAb anti-mouse Kappa Immunoglobulin Light Chain

Catalog #BE0176
Clone:
187.1 (HB58)
Reactivities:
Mouse

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Product Details

The 187.1 monoclonal antibody reacts with the kappa chain of the mouse immunoglobulin light chain. The κ chain is one of two types of polypeptide subunits which make up the immunoglobulin light chain. A typical antibody is composed of two immunoglobulin heavy chains and two immunoglobulin light chains. The κ chain is coded for by V (variable), J (joining) and C (constant) genes. These genes undergo V(D)J recombination to generate a diverse repertoire of immunoglobulins.

Specifications

Isotype Rat IgG1, κ
Recommended Isotype Control(s) InVivoMAb rat IgG1 isotype control, anti-horseradish peroxidase
Recommended Dilution Buffer InVivoPure pH 7.0 Dilution Buffer
Immunogen Mouse IgG2b Isotype control antibody clone MPC-11
Reported Applications Immunofluorescence
Formulation PBS, pH 7.0
Contains no stabilizers or preservatives
Endotoxin <2EU/mg (<0.002EU/μg)
Determined by LAL gel clotting assay
Purity >95%
Determined by SDS-PAGE
Sterility 0.2 μM filtered
Production Purified from tissue culture supernatant in an animal free facility
Purification Protein G
RRID AB_10948999
Molecular Weight 150 kDa
Storage The antibody solution should be stored at the stock concentration at 4°C. Do not freeze.
Immunofluorescence
Burbage, M., et al. (2015). "Cdc42 is a key regulator of B cell differentiation and is required for antiviral humoral immunity" J Exp Med 212(1): 53-72. PubMed

The small Rho GTPase Cdc42, known to interact with Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome (WAS) protein, is an important regulator of actin remodeling. Here, we show that genetic ablation of Cdc42 exclusively in the B cell lineage is sufficient to render mice unable to mount antibody responses. Indeed Cdc42-deficient mice are incapable of forming germinal centers or generating plasma B cells upon either viral infection or immunization. Such severe immune deficiency is caused by multiple and profound B cell abnormalities, including early blocks during B cell development; impaired antigen-driven BCR signaling and actin remodeling; defective antigen presentation and in vivo interaction with T cells; and a severe B cell-intrinsic block in plasma cell differentiation. Thus, our study presents a new perspective on Cdc42 as key regulator of B cell physiology.