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Camelid single domain antibodies (sdAbs) consist only of one antigen binding site of an Alpaca heavy chain antibody. With only ~15 kDa, these Tags are about 10-times smaller than conventional IgG antibody molecules.
|Cat. No. N2302-AF568-L||
200 µl purified antibody, lyophilized from PBS, fluorescence-labeled with AZdye 568.
Fluorescence labeled antibodies conjugated to Alexa® dyes are well suited for standard epi-fluorescence setups and confocal microscopy.
AZdye® 568: λex 568 nm / λem 665 nm (identical to Alexa® 568)
This product or portions thereof is manufactured under license from Life Technologies Corporation.
Reconstitute immediately upon receipt! Avoid bright light when working with the antibody to minimize photo bleeching of the fluorescent dye.
|Label||AZdye 568, two fluorophores coupled to one FluoTag|
|Immunogen||Recombinant protein corresponding to AA 80 to 421 from rat Synaptotagmin1 (UniProt Id: P21707)|
Reacts with: mouse (P46096), rat (P21707).
Other species not tested yet.
Synaptotagmin 1 also known as p65, is an integral membrane glycoprotein of neuronal synaptic vesicles and secretory granules of neuroendocrine cells that is widely (but not ubiquitously) expressed in the central and peripheral nervous system. It has a variable N-terminal domain that is exposed to the lumen of the vesicle and a conserved cytoplasmic tail that contains two Ca2+-binding C2-domains.
Ca2+-binding to synaptotagmin triggers exocytosis of synaptic vesicles, thus linking Ca2+-influx during depolarization to neurotransmitter release.
Lumenal antibodies were used in living neurons to label synaptic vesicles from the outside via endocytotic uptake.
Unlabeled variants and several modifications of sdAbs like biotin, fluorophore or DBCO conjugation are available.
In FluoTag®-X2 two fluorophore molecules are site-specifically coupled to each FluoTag molecule. Therefore, the reagent simultaneously targets two fluorophores to the protein of interest, which ensures up to two-fold („2X“)-brighter signals. Owing to the small size of the FluoTags, the distance between the target epitope and each fluorophore is ~ 3 nm.
In comparison to detection systems using conventional antibodies, FluoTag-X can thus improve the localization accuracy by 10-15 nm. Both features - superior brightness and precise fluorophore placement - render the FluoTag-X products excellent tools for all microscopy techniques.