Donkey F(ab’)2 anti-Human IgM (µ)-Biotin, MinX Bo,Ho
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SKU 709-066-073 Host Species IgG Form Species Reactivity Specificity Isotype Clonality (Mono-/Polyclonal) Application Conjugation No Cross-reactivity (MinX) with Dilution Format Intended Use Product line / Topic Manufacturer / Brand
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Based on immunoelectrophoresis and/or ELISA, the antibody reacts with the Fc5µ portion of the human IgM heavy chain but not with human IgG, IgA, or the light chains of human immunoglobulins. No antibody was detected against non-immunoglobulin serum proteins. The antibody has been tested by ELISA and/or solid-phase adsorbed to ensure minimal cross-reaction with bovine and horse serum proteins, but it may cross-react with IgM from other species.
Biotin-SP is the trade name of Jackson ImmunoResearch for biotin with a 6-atom spacer positioned between biotin and the protein to which it is conjugated. When Biotin-SP-conjugated antibodies are used in enzyme immunoassays, there is an increase in sensitivity compared to biotin-conjugated antibodies without the spacer. This is especially notable when Biotin-SP conjugated antibodies are used with alkaline phosphatase-conjugated streptavidin. Apparently, the long spacer extends the biotin moiety away from the antibody surface, making it more accessible to binding sites on streptavidin. Biotinylated antibodies require an additional reagent for visualization. We offer streptavidin and Mouse Anti-Biotin conjugated to fluorophores and enzymes.