Store vial at -20° C prior to opening. Aliquot contents and freeze at -20° C or below for extended storage. Avoid cycles of freezing and thawing. Centrifuge product if not completely clear after standing at room temperature. This product is stable for several weeks at 4° C as an undiluted liquid. Dilute only prior to immediate use.
This antibody is reactive with Notch 1 by western blotting and ELISA. An 80 kDa band corresponding to Notch 1 was observed at a 1:500 dilution. Specific conditions for reactivity should be optimized by the end user.
This antiserum is directed against human NOTCH 1. Based on the immunogen sequence, we expect this antibody to react as well with mouse and rat NOTCH 1 (100% sequence homology). This antibody reacts with mouse Notch constructs present in lysates of HEK 293 cells. Only the cleaved intracellular (activated) form (NICD) is detected. No reactivity is detected against mouse N2, N3 or N4. The immunogen epitope is only exposed after gamma secretase cleavage and is not accessible in the uncleaved form.
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