Elastin Polyclonal antibody

Elastin Polyclonal Antibody for IHC, IP, WB,ELISA

Host / Isotype

Rabbit / IgG







Cat no : 15257-1-AP


elastin, ELN, SVAS, Tropoelastin, WBS, WS

Tested Applications

Positive WB detected inhuman artery tissue
Positive IP detected inhuman placenta tissue
Positive IHC detected inhuman lung tissue, human skin cancer tissue
Note: suggested antigen retrieval with TE buffer pH 9.0; (*) Alternatively, antigen retrieval may be performed with citrate buffer pH 6.0

Recommended dilution

Western Blot (WB)WB : 1:1000-1:5000
Immunoprecipitation (IP)IP : 0.5-4.0 ug for IP and 1:200-1:1000 for WB
Immunohistochemistry (IHC)IHC : 1:500-1:2000
Sample-dependent, check data in validation data gallery

Product Information

15257-1-AP targets Elastin in WB, IP, IHC, IF, ELISA applications and shows reactivity with human samples.

Tested Reactivity human
Cited Reactivityhuman
Host / Isotype Rabbit / IgG
Class Polyclonal
Type Antibody
Immunogen Elastin fusion protein Ag7179
Full Name elastin
Calculated molecular weight 68 kDa
Observed molecular weight 60-70 kDa
GenBank accession numberBC065566
Gene symbol ELN
Gene ID (NCBI) 2006
Conjugate Unconjugated
Form Liquid
Purification Method Antigen affinity purification
Storage Buffer PBS with 0.02% sodium azide and 50% glycerol pH 7.3.
Storage ConditionsStore at -20°C. Stable for one year after shipment. Aliquoting is unnecessary for -20oC storage.

Background Information

Elastic fibers are an abundant and integral part of many extracellular matrices, in which they provide the elastic properties to tissues such as arterial, lung, and skin. Elastic fibers are consisting of an elastin core surrounded by a mantle of fibrillin-rich microfibrils (PMID: 12082143). Elastin is an extremely durable, insoluble biopolymer formed through the lysine-mediated crosslinking of its soluble precursor tropoelastin, which is an approximately 60-70 kDa protein (PMID: 15837523). Deletions and mutations in the elastin gene (ELN) are associated with supravalvular aortic stenosis (SVAS) and autosomal dominant cutis laxa.


Product Specific Protocols
WB protocol for Elastin antibody 15257-1-APDownload protocol
IHC protocol for Elastin antibody 15257-1-APDownload protocol
IP protocol for Elastin antibody 15257-1-APDownload protocol
Standard Protocols
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