MilliporeSigma
All Photos(3)

Documents

06-480-I

Sigma-Aldrich

Anti-Cathepsin B

from rabbit, purified by affinity chromatography

Sign Into View Organizational & Contract Pricing

Synonym(s):
Cathepsin B1, RSG-2
eCl@ss:
32160702

biological source

rabbit

Quality Level

antibody form

affinity isolated antibody

antibody product type

primary antibodies

clone

polyclonal

purified by

affinity chromatography

species reactivity

human, rat

technique(s)

immunohistochemistry: suitable (paraffin)
western blot: suitable

NCBI accession no.

UniProt accession no.

shipped in

ambient

target post-translational modification

unmodified

Gene Information

human ... CTSB(1508)
rat ... Ctsb(64529)

General description

Cathepsin B (UniProt: P00787; also known as Cathepsin B1, RSG-2) is encoded by the Ctsb gene (Gene ID: 64529) in rat. Cathepsin B is a secreted lysosomal a lysosomal cysteine protease protease that is synthesized as a procathepsin with a signal peptide of 17 amino acids that directs it the lumen of rough endoplasmic reticulum where the signal peptide is removed to generate the inactive procathepsin B with a propeptide sequence. Procathepsin B is then transported to the Golgi apparatus where it is glycosylated at two asparagine residues by mannose containing oligosaccharides with phosphorylated mannose residues. The propeptide functions as an inhibitor and also stabilizes the enzyme. Procathepsin B is transported to lysosomes where under acidic conditions it undergoes autocatalytic activation following the removal of propeptide. Active cathepsin B is a dimer of a light chain and a heavy chain cross-linked by a disulfide bond. Cathepsin B hydrolyses proteins with broad specificity and preferentially cleaves Arg-Arg-|-Xaa bonds. In addition to being an endopeptidase, it also shows peptidyl-dipeptidase activity, liberating C-terminal dipeptides. Cathepsin B expression is elevated in several human cancers at the mRNA, protein, and activity levels. It is also frequently overexpressed in premalignant lesions. During the transition to malignancy, cathepsin B localizes to the cell periphery and at the basal pole of polarized cells and active cathepsin B is secreted from tumors and facilitates in invasion and metastasis. (Ref.: Aggarwal, N and Sloane, BF (2014) Proteomics Clin. Appl. 8, 427-437).

Specificity

This polyclonal antibody specifically recognizes Cathepsin B. It detects both pro and mature forms of cathepsin B.

Immunogen

GST-tagged recombinant fragment of 322 amino acids from rat cathepsin B.

Application

Detect Cathepsin B using this rabbit polyclonal Anti-Cathepsin B Antibody, Cat. No. 06-480-I. It has been tested in Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin) and Western Blotting.
Immunohistochemistry Analysis: A 1:1,000 dilution from a representative lot detected Cathepsin B in human cerebral cortex, human liver, human bone marrow, and human prostate cancer tissue.
Research Category
Apoptosis & Cancer

Quality

Evaluated by Western Blotting in rat kidney microsomal preparations

Western Blotting Analysis: 2 µg/mL of this antibody detected Cathepsin B in 10 µg of rat kidney microsomal preparartion.

Target description

~40 kDa observed; 37.47 kDa calculated. Uncharacterized bands may be observed in some lysate(s).

Linkage

Replaces: 06-480

Physical form

Affinity Purified
Purified rabbit polyclonal antibody in buffer containing 0.1 M Tris-Glycine (pH 7.4), 150 mM NaCl with 0.05% sodium azide.

Storage and Stability

Stable for 1 year at 2-8°C from date of receipt.

Other Notes

Concentration: Please refer to lot specific datasheet.

Disclaimer

Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.

Storage Class

12 - Non Combustible Liquids

wgk_germany

WGK 1

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable


Certificates of Analysis (COA)

Search for Certificates of Analysis (COA) by entering the products Lot/Batch Number. Lot and Batch Numbers can be found on a product’s label following the words ‘Lot’ or ‘Batch’.

Already Own This Product?

Documents related to the products that you have purchased in the past have been gathered in the Document Library for your convenience.

Visit the Document Library

Difficulty Finding Your Product Or Lot/Batch Number?

Product numbers are combined with Pack Sizes/Quantity when displayed on the website (example: T1503-25G). Please make sure you enter ONLY the product number in the Product Number field (example: T1503).

Example:

T1503
Product Number
-
25G
Pack Size/Quantity

Additional examples:

705578-5MG-PW

PL860-CGA/SHF-1EA

MMYOMAG-74K-13

1000309185

enter as 1.000309185)

Having trouble? Feel free to contact Technical Service for assistance.

Lot and Batch Numbers can be found on a product's label following the words 'Lot' or 'Batch'.

Aldrich Products

  • For a lot number such as TO09019TO, enter it as 09019TO (without the first two letters 'TO').

  • For a lot number with a filling-code such as 05427ES-021, enter it as 05427ES (without the filling-code '-021').

  • For a lot number with a filling-code such as STBB0728K9, enter it as STBB0728 without the filling-code 'K9'.

Not Finding What You Are Looking For?

In some cases, a COA may not be available online. If your search was unable to find the COA you can request one.

Request COA

Our team of scientists has experience in all areas of research including Life Science, Material Science, Chemical Synthesis, Chromatography, Analytical and many others.

Contact Technical Service