InVivoMAb anti-rat β-2-Microglobulin

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4C9 BE0143 InVivoMab Antibodies
$95 - $3250
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About InVivoMAb anti-rat β-2-Microglobulin

The 4C9 monoclonal antibody reacts with rat beta 2 microglobulin (β2M) a 12 kDa component of MHC class I molecules. β-2-microglobulin, a non-membrane-anchored glycoprotein, noncovalently associates with the polymorphic heavy chain of MHC class I molecules to form the HLA class I antigen complex. β-2-microglobulin is expressed on all leukocytes, platelets, endothelial cells and epithelial cells and plays an essential role in mediating proper folding and expression of MHC class I molecules. The importance of β-2-microglobulin is illustrated by β-2-microglobulin knockout mice which show a normal distribution of T lymphocytes, but have no mature CD4 or CD8 T cells and are therefore defective in CD4 and CD8 T cell-mediated cytotoxicity. The 4C9 antibody recognizes rat β-2-microglobulin alone or complexed with FcRn heavy chains.

InVivoMAb anti-rat β-2-Microglobulin Specifications


Mouse IgG1

Recommended Isotype Control(s) InVivoMAb mouse IgG1 isotype control, unknown specificity(BE0083)
Recommended InVivoPure Dilution Buffer InVivoPure pH 7.0 Dilution Buffer(IP0070)

Soluble neonatal Fc receptor (FcRn)

  • <2EU/mg (<0.002EU/μg)
  • Determined by LAL gel clotting assay
  • >95%
  • Determined by SDS-PAGE
  • PBS, pH 7.0
  • Contains no stabilizers or preservatives

0.2 μM filtered


Purified from tissue culture supernatant in an animal free facility


Protein G


The antibody solution should be stored undiluted at 4°C, and protected from prolonged exposure to light. Do not freeze.