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c-MYC Polyclonal antibody

c-MYC Polyclonal Antibody for FC, IF, IP, WB, ELISA

Host / Isotype

Rabbit / IgG


human and More (7)





Cat no : 10828-1-AP


bHLHe39, c Myc, c-Myc, MRTL, MYC, Myc proto oncogene protein, Proto oncogene c Myc, Transcription factor p64

Tested Applications

Positive WB detected inHeLa cells, HT-29 cells, HL-60 cells, human placenta tissue, A549 cells, Jurkat cells, Raji cells, SH-SY5Y cells, HepG2 cells, Jurkat cells and Raji cells.
Positive IP detected inMCF-7 cells
Positive IF detected inU2OS cells, HEK-293 cells
Positive FC detected inHeLa cells

Recommended dilution

Western Blot (WB)WB : 1:2000-1:12000
Immunoprecipitation (IP)IP : 0.5-4.0 ug for IP and 1:500-1:2000 for WB
Immunofluorescence (IF)IF : 1:50-1:500
Sample-dependent, check data in validation data gallery

Product Information

10828-1-AP targets c-MYC in WB, IP, IF, FC, EMSA, CoIP, ChIP, ELISA applications and shows reactivity with human samples.

Tested Reactivity human
Cited Reactivityhuman, mouse, rat, chicken, mosue, P. lilacinum, pig, sheep
Host / Isotype Rabbit / IgG
Class Polyclonal
Type Antibody
Immunogen c-MYC fusion protein Ag1263
Full Name v-myc myelocytomatosis viral oncogene homolog (avian)
Calculated molecular weight 49 kDa
Observed molecular weight 62-65 kDa, 50 kDa
GenBank accession numberBC000141
Gene symbol MYC
Gene ID (NCBI) 4609
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. 20ul sizes contain 0.1% BSA.

Background Information


c-Myc (also known as Myc), together with l-Myc and n-Myc, belongs to the Myc family of transcription factors. c-Myc has a basic helix-loop-helix leucine zipper domain and through heterodimerization can bind and regulate the transcriptional activity of genes, either by repression or activation. It is a key player in the regulation of cell growth and cell cycle progression and acts as a proto-oncogene.

Tissue specificity

c-Myc is ubiquitously expressed in almost all cell types and its expression positively correlates with tissue proliferative capacity. c-Myc is also expressed during embryogenesis and is upregulated in many cancer types.

Involvement in disease

·         Upregulated in many cancer types, especially in aggressive, poorly differentiated tumors.

·         Mutations in the MYC gene and breakpoint translocations within the MYC gene cause Burkitt lymphoma.


There are 3 different isoforms of c-Myc: c-Myc1, c-Myc2, and c-MycS (PMID: 16260605). They differ in molecular size, can be preferentially expressed during cell growth, and are reported to be functionally distinct.

Post-translational modifications

c-Myc is subject to various post-translational modifications, including phosphorylation, acetylation, and ubiquitinylation (PMID: 16987807), which regulate its activity.

Cellular localization

c-Myc localizes to the nucleus but can also be present in the cytoplasm of certain cancer types.


Product Specific Protocols
WB protocol for c-MYC antibody 10828-1-APDownload protocol
IF protocol for c-MYC antibody 10828-1-APDownload protocol
IP protocol for c-MYC antibody 10828-1-APDownload protocol
Standard Protocols
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RIC-seq for global in situ profiling of RNA-RNA spatial interactions.

Authors - Zhaokui Cai

Cancer Cell

p53 Is a Master Regulator of Proteostasis in SMARCB1-Deficient Malignant Rhabdoid Tumors.

Authors - Alessandro Carugo
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Cell Metab

Efferocytosis induces macrophage proliferation to help resolve tissue injury.

Authors - Brennan D Gerlach
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Nat Cell Biol

Myc and Dnmt1 impede the pluripotent to totipotent state transition in embryonic stem cells.

Authors - Xudong Fu

Mol Cancer

The circACTN4 interacts with FUBP1 to promote tumorigenesis and progression of breast cancer by regulating the expression of proto-oncogene MYC.

Authors - Xiaosong Wang

Mol Cancer

PMID: 32727463

Authors - Cefan Zhou


The reviews below have been submitted by verified Proteintech customers who received an incentive forproviding their feedback.


Molly (Verified Customer) (05-02-2023)

The antibody worked well for western blotting following the recommended protocol.

  • Applications: Western Blot
  • Primary Antibody Dilution: 1:2000
  • Cell Tissue Type: Ewing sarcoma cell lines

Anna-Maria (Verified Customer) (08-13-2019)

This antibody worked as expected for western blotting

  • Applications: Western Blot,
  • Primary Antibody Dilution: 1:1000
  • Cell Tissue Type: Bladder cancer cell lines

Christine (Verified Customer) (11-13-2018)

The antibody worked better than the Abcam c-Myc antibody. However, I did not get clear nuclear staining but rather a mix of nuclear staining with cytoplasmic staining. This could be due non-optimized conditions.

  • Applications: Immunohistochemistry,
  • Primary Antibody Dilution: 1 to 300
  • Cell Tissue Type: Colon

Claudio (Verified Customer) (12-14-2017)

We tested the antibody in IHC/IFL on mouse brain tumors that showed c-myc upregulation at the mRNA level.

  • Applications: Immunohistochemistry, Immunofluorescence
  • Primary Antibody Dilution: 100
  • Cell Tissue Type: Mouse brain tumors with c-myc upregulation (determined at the mRNA level)