Purified from rabbit serum by sequential epitope-specific chromatography. The antibody has been negatively preadsorbed using i) a non-phosphopeptide corresponding to the site of phosphorylation to remove antibody that is reactive with non-phosphorylated paxillin, and ii) a generic tyrosine phosphorylated peptide to remove antibody that is reactive with phosphotyrosine, irrespective of the sequence. The final product is generated by affinity chromatography using a paxillin-derived peptide that is phosphorylated at tyrosine 31.
Western blot - Paxillin (phospho Y118) antibody (ab4833)
Predicted band size : 68 kDa
Peptide Competition: Extracts prepared from NMµMG cells transfected with EGFP-tagged paxillin were resolved by SDS-PAGE on a 10% polyacrylamide gel and transferred to PVDF. Membranes were blocked with a 5% BSA-TBST buffer overnight at 4oC, then were incubated with 0.75 µg/mL ab4833 antibody for two hours at room temperature in a 3% BSA-TBST buffer, following prior incubation with: no peptide (1), the non-phosphopeptide corresponding to the immunogen (2), a generic phosphotyrosine containing peptide (3), or, the phosphopeptide immunogen (4). After washing, membranes were incubated with goat F(ab’)2 anti-rabbit IgG alkaline phosphatase and bands were detected using the Tropix WesternStar method. The data show that only the peptide corresponding to ab4833 blocks the antibody signal, thereby demonstrating the specificity of the antibody.
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