Ricin (RTA subunit), clone MMA

AS09 648 | clonality: Polyclonal | Host: Mouse | Reactivity: Ricinus communis

Ricin (RTA subunit), clone MMA in the group Plant/Algal Antibodies / Food Proteins at Agrisera AB (Antibodies for research) (AS09 648)


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product information

Ricin is a protein found in castor bean (Ricinus communis) acting as protein synthesis inhibitor. It is a toxin involved in plant defence. A chain of ricin can inactivate few thousands of ribosomes per minute. B chain facilitates the entry of A chain into the cell. 


ricin, RTA subunit

Host Mouse
Clonality Monoclonal
Clone IgG1
Purity Purified IgG
Format Lyophilized in phosphate buffer saline pH 7.4, contains mannitol
Quantity 200 ĩg
Reconstitution For reconstitution add 200 ĩl of sterile water.
Storage Store at -70°C; once reconstituted make aliquots to avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles. Please, remember to spin tubes briefly prior to opening them to avoid any losses that might occur from lyophilized material adhering to the cap or sides of the tubes. For storage at 4°C sodium azide can be added.
Tested applications ELISA (ELISA), Immunohistochemistry (IHC)
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collection of antibodies to food proteins

Secondary antibodies

Additional information

Antibodies have been purified by affinity chromatography on Protein G from tissue culture supernatant.

Ricin detection limit is 5 ng/ml, signal to noise ratio is 15-50 up to 100 ng/ml

Suggested protocol can be found here.

application information
Recommended dilution The optimal working dilution should be determined by the investigator. for specific application
Expected | apparent MW

29.8 kDa

Confirmed reactivity Ricinus communis
Predicted reactivity Ricinus communis
Not reactive in No confirmed exceptions from predicted reactivity are currently known.
Additional information

Detected epitope is located on the surface of RTA subunit not accssible in intact ricin molecule. This antibody does not cross-react to whole ricin molecule.

Selected references

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