MITF antibody (mAb)
|Aliases: MI, WS2, CMM8, WS2A, bHLHe32|
|Catalog No: 39789||Format: 100 µg||$455||Buy|
|Catalog No: 39790||Format: 10 µg||$110||Buy|
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Applications Validated by Active Motif:
ChIP: 2.5 - 10 µg per ChIP
ChIP-Seq: 4 µg each
This antibody is also available as an AbFlex® engineered recombinant antibody. For details on the corresponding AbFlex Recombinant Antibody, see Catalog No. 91201.
The following applications have been published using this antibody. Unless noted above, Active Motif may not have validated the antibody for use in these applications:
Please see the original reference for clone C5, which has been characterized for IP, WB, ICC/IF, and EMSA.
This MITF antibody was raised against an N-terminal fragment of human MITF.
Purified IgG in 70 mM Tris (pH 8), 105 mM NaCl, 31 mM glycine, 0.07 mM EDTA, 30% glycerol and 0.035% sodium azide. Sodium azide is highly toxic.
MITF protein (Microphthalmia-associated Transcription Factor) is a basic helix-loop-helix type transcription factor involved in the differentiation and development of retinal pigment epithelium and melanocytes. It is also responsible for pigment cell-specific transcription of the melanogenesis enzyme genes tyrosinase and tyrosinase related protein 1. For activity MITF needs to heterodimerize with other bHLH proteins such as TFE3, TFEB or TFE. Defects in MITF are the cause of Waardenburg syndrome type 2A and Tietz syndrome.
Active Motif's Human Negative Control Primer Set 2 (Cat. No. 71002) has been validated for performing qPCR and endpoint PCR when this antibody has been used for ChIP on human samples. For ChIP experiments with this antibody on mouse samples, the Mouse Positive Control Primer Set Pax-2 (Cat. No. 71020) and Mouse Negative Control Primer Set 3 (Cat. No. 71013) have been validated for both qPCR and endpoint PCR.
Chromatin IP Assays
This antibody has been validated for use in ChIP and/or ChIP-Seq, and can be used with Active Motif's ChIP-IT® High Sensitivity Kit or our magnetic bead-based ChIP-IT® Express Kits. For an overview of all of our ChIP products, please visit our Chromatin IP Page to learn about ChIP products designed for use with MITF antibody (mAb).
Some products may be shipped at room temperature. This will not affect their stability or performance. Avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles by aliquoting items into single-use fractions for storage at -20°C for up to 2 years. Keep all reagents on ice when not in storage.
This product is guaranteed for 12 months from date of receipt.
This product is for research use only and is not for use in diagnostic procedures.
- ChIP = Chromatin Immunoprecipitation;
- ChIP = ChIP Sequencing;
- CUT&RUN = Cleavage Under Targets and Release Using Nuclease;
- CUT&Tag = Cleavage Under Targets and Tagmentation;
- DB = Dot Blot;
- ELISA = Enzyme-linked Immunosorbent Assay;
- EMSA = Electrophoretic Mobility Shift Assay
- FC = Flow Cytometry;
- ICC = Immunocytochemistry;
- IF = Immunofluorescence;
- IHC = Immunohistochemistry;
- IP = Immunoprecipitation;
- MeDIP = Methyl-DNA Immunoprecipitation;
- WB = Western Blotting