This antibody gave a positive signal in Human Spleen and Thymus tissue lysates.
This antibody gave a positive result in IHC in the following FFPE tissue: Human normal spleen.
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The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
Use a concentration of 1 µg/ml. Detects a band of approximately 43 kDa (predicted molecular weight: 31 kDa).
Use a concentration of 5 µg/ml.
Receptor for TNFSF5/CD40LG.
B-cells and in primary carcinomas.
Defects in CD40 are the cause of hyper-IgM immunodeficiency syndrome type 3 (HIGM3) [MIM:606843]; also known as hyper-IgM syndrome 3. HIGM3 is an autosomal recessive disorder which includes an inability of B cells to undergo isotype switching, one of the final differentiation steps in the humoral immune system, an inability to mount an antibody-specific immune response, and a lack of germinal center formation.
CD40 contains a number of potential glycosylation sites (SwissProt) which may explain its migration at a higher molecular weight than predicted.
The predicted molecular weight of CD40 is 31 kDa (SwissProt), however we expect to observe a banding pattern around 43 kDa. Abcam welcomes customer feedback and would appreciate any comments regarding this product and the data presented above.
IHC image of CD40 staining in Human normal spleen formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue section, performed on a Leica BondTM system using the standard protocol F. The section was pre-treated using heat mediated antigen retrieval with sodium citrate buffer (pH6, epitope retrieval solution 1) for 20 mins. The section was then incubated with ab113701, 5µg/ml, for 15 mins at room temperature and detected using an HRP conjugated compact polymer system. DAB was used as the chromogen. The section was then counterstained with haematoxylin and mounted with DPX.
For other IHC staining systems (automated and non-automated) customers should optimize variable parameters such as antigen retrieval conditions, primary antibody concentration and antibody incubation times.