Anti-Aquaporin 3/AQP3 Antibody

SKU PA1488
Size 100μg/vial
Reactivity Human, Mouse, Rat
Clonality Polyclonal
Host Rabbit
Ig Isotype N/A
Applications Flow Cytometry, IHC, ICC, WB

Overview

Product Name Anti-Aquaporin 3/AQP3 Antibody
SKU/Catalog Number PA1488
Storage & Handling At -20°C for one year. After reconstitution, at 4°C for one month. It can also be aliquotted and stored frozen at -20°C for a longer time.Avoid repeated freezing and thawing.
Size 100μg/vial
Description Rabbit IgG polyclonal antibody for Aquaporin-3(AQP3) detection. Tested with WB, IHC-P, IHC-F, ICC, FCM in Human;Mouse;Rat.
Cite This Product Anti-Aquaporin 3/AQP3 Antibody (Boster Biological Technology, Pleasanton CA, USA, Catalog # PA1488)
Host Rabbit
Contents/Buffer Each vial contains 5mg BSA, 0.9mg NaCl, 0.2mg Na2HPO4, 0.05mg Thimerosal, 0.05mg NaN3.
Form Lyophilized
Immunogen A synthetic peptide corresponding to a sequence at the C-terminus of human Aquaporin 3(278-292aa EENVKLAHVKHKEQI), different from the related rat and mouse sequences by one amino acid.
Reactivity Human, Mouse, Rat

Assay Details

Assay Dilutions Overview

Concentration: Add 0.2ml of distilled water will yield a concentration of 500ug/ml.
Immunohistochemistry(Paraffin-embedded Section), 0.5-1μg/ml, Human, Rat, Mouse, By Heat
Immunocytochemistry , 0.5-1μg/ml, Human, Mouse, Rat
Immunohistochemistry(Frozen Section), 0.5-1μg/ml, Rat, Human, Mouse
Western blot, 0.1-0.5μg/ml, Human, Mouse, Rat
Flow Cytometry, 1-3μg/1x106 cells, Human

Boster's Secondary Antibodies And IHC, WB Kits

The following reagents are used to generate the images below.

Boster recommends Enhanced Chemiluminescent Kit with anti-Rabbit IgG (EK1002) for Western blot, and HRP Conjugated anti-Rabbit IgG Super Vision Assay Kit (SV0002-1) for IHC(P), IHC(F) and ICC.

Images And Assay Conditions

Figure 1. Western blot analysis of Aquaporin 3 using anti- Aquaporin 3 antibody (PA1488).
Electrophoresis was performed on a 5-20% SDS-PAGE gel at 70V (Stacking gel) / 90V (Resolving gel) for 2-3 hours. The sample well of each lane was loaded with 50ug of sample under reducing conditions.
Lane 1: Rat Kidney Tissue Lysate
Lane 2: Rat Lung Tissue Lysate
Lane 3: Mouse Kidney Tissue Lysate
Lane 4: MM453 Whole Cell Lysate
Lane 5: SMMC-7721 Whole Cell Lysate
After Electrophoresis, proteins were transferred to a Nitrocellulose membrane at 150mA for 50-90 minutes. Blocked the membrane with 5% Non-fat Milk/ TBS for 1.5 hour at RT. The membrane was incubated with rabbit anti- Aquaporin 3 antigen affinity purified polyclonal antibody (Catalog # PA1488) at 0.5 μg/mL overnight at 4°C, then washed with TBS-0.1%Tween 3 times with 5 minutes each and probed with a goat anti-rabbit IgG-HRP secondary antibody at a dilution of 1:10000 for 1.5 hour at RT. The signal is developed using an Enhanced Chemiluminescent detection (ECL) kit (Catalog # EK1002) with Tanon 5200 system. A specific band was detected for Aquaporin 3 at approximately 32KD. The expected band size for Aquaporin 3 is at 32KD.

Figure 2. IHC analysis of Aquaporin 3 using anti- Aquaporin 3 antibody (PA1488).
Aquaporin 3 was detected in paraffin-embedded section of rat kidney tissues. Heat mediated antigen retrieval was performed in citrate buffer (pH6, epitope retrieval solution) for 20 mins. The tissue section was blocked with 10% goat serum. The tissue section was then incubated with 1μg/ml rabbit anti- Aquaporin 3 Antibody (PA1488) overnight at 4°C. Biotinylated goat anti-rabbit IgG was used as secondary antibody and incubated for 30 minutes at 37°C. The tissue section was developed using Strepavidin-Biotin-Complex (SABC)(Catalog # SA1022) with DAB as the chromogen.

Figure 3. IHC analysis of Aquaporin 3 using anti- Aquaporin 3 antibody (PA1488).
Aquaporin 3 was detected in immunocytochemical section of HELA cell. Enzyme antigen retrieval was performed using IHC enzyme antigen retrieval reagent (AR0022) for 15 mins. The cells were blocked with 10% goat serum. And then incubated with 1μg/ml rabbit anti- Aquaporin 3 Antibody (PA1488) overnight at 4°C. Biotinylated goat anti-rabbit IgG was used as secondary antibody and incubated for 30 minutes at 37°C. The section was developed using Strepavidin-Biotin-Complex (SABC)(Catalog # SA1022) with DAB as the chromogen.

Figure 4. IHC analysis of Aquaporin 3 using anti- Aquaporin 3 antibody (PA1488).
Aquaporin 3 was detected in frozen section of rat kidney tissues. The tissue section was blocked with 10% goat serum. The tissue section was then incubated with 1μg/ml rabbit anti- Aquaporin 3 Antibody (PA1488) overnight at 4°C. Biotinylated goat anti-rabbit IgG was used as secondary antibody and incubated for 30 minutes at 37°C. The tissue section was developed using Strepavidin-Biotin-Complex (SABC)(Catalog # SA1022) with DAB as the chromogen.

Figure 6. IHC analysis of Aquaporin 3 using anti- Aquaporin 3 antibody (PA1488).
Aquaporin 3 was detected in paraffin-embedded section of human lung cancer tissues. Heat mediated antigen retrieval was performed in citrate buffer (pH6, epitope retrieval solution) for 20 mins. The tissue section was blocked with 10% goat serum. The tissue section was then incubated with 1μg/ml rabbit anti- Aquaporin 3 Antibody (PA1488) overnight at 4°C. Biotinylated goat anti-rabbit IgG was used as secondary antibody and incubated for 30 minutes at 37°C. The tissue section was developed using Strepavidin-Biotin-Complex (SABC)(Catalog # SA1022) with DAB as the chromogen.

Figure 5. IHC analysis of Aquaporin 3 using anti- Aquaporin 3 antibody (PA1488).
Aquaporin 3 was detected in paraffin-embedded section of human renal cancer tissues. Heat mediated antigen retrieval was performed in citrate buffer (pH6, epitope retrieval solution) for 20 mins. The tissue section was blocked with 10% goat serum. The tissue section was then incubated with 1μg/ml rabbit anti- Aquaporin 3 Antibody (PA1488) overnight at 4°C. Biotinylated goat anti-rabbit IgG was used as secondary antibody and incubated for 30 minutes at 37°C. The tissue section was developed using Strepavidin-Biotin-Complex (SABC)(Catalog # SA1022) with DAB as the chromogen.

Figure 7. Flow Cytometry analysis of Hela cells using anti-Aquaporin 3 antibody (PA1488).
Overlay histogram showing Hela cells stained with PA1488 (Blue line).The cells were blocked with 10% normal goat serum. And then incubated with rabbit anti-Aquaporin 3 Antibody (PA1488,1μg/1x106 cells) for 30 min at 20°C. DyLight®488 conjugated goat anti-rabbit IgG (BA1127, 5-10μg/1x106 cells) was used as secondary antibody for 30 minutes at 20°C. Isotype control antibody (Green line) was rabbit IgG (1μg/1x106) used under the same conditions. Unlabelled sample (Red line) was also used as a control.

Target Info

Protein Target Info (Source: Uniprot.org)

Uniprot Id Q92482
Gene Name AQP3
Protein Name Aquaporin-3
Tissue Specificity Widely expressed in epithelial cells of kidney (collecting ducts) and airways, in keratinocytes, immature dendritic cells and erythrocytes. Isoform 2 is not detectable in erythrocytes at the protein level.
Alternative Names Aquaporin-3;AQP-3;Aquaglyceroporin-3;AQP3;
Subcellular Localization Basolateral cell membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein. In collecting ducts of kidney.
Molecular Weight 31544 MW

*if product is indicated to react with multiple species, protein info is based on the human gene.

Ontology

Protein Function Water channel required to promote glycerol permeability and water transport across cell membranes. Acts as a glycerol transporter in skin and plays an important role in regulating SC (stratum corneum) and epidermal glycerol content. Involved in skin hydration, wound healing, and tumorigenesis. Provides kidney medullary collecting duct with high permeability to water, thereby permitting water to move in the direction of an osmotic gradient. Slightly permeable to urea and may function as a water and urea exit mechanism in antidiuresis in collecting duct cells. It may play an important role in gastrointestinal tract water transport and in glycerol metabolism (By similarity). .
Research Areas Human, Mouse, Rat

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Background This gene encodes the water channel protein aquaporin 3. Aquaporins are a family of small integral membrane proteins related to the major intrinsic protein, also known as aquaporin 0. Aquaporin 3 is localized at the basal lateral membranes of collecting duct cells in the kidney. In addition to its water channel function, aquaporin 3 has been found to facilitate the transport of nonionic small solutes such as urea and glycerol, but to a smaller degree. It has been suggested that water channels can be functionally heterogeneous and possess water and solute permeation mechanisms. Alternative splicing of this gene results in multiple transcript variants encoding different isoforms.

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Polyclonal antibody for AQUAPORIN 3/AQP3 detection. Host: Rabbit.Size: 100μg/vial. Tested applications: IHC-P. Reactive species: Human. AQUAPORIN 3/AQP3 information: Molecular Weight: 31544 MW; Subcellular Localization: Basolateral cell membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein. In collecting ducts of kidney; Tissue Specificity: Widely expressed in epithelial cells of kidney (collecting ducts) and airways, in keratinocytes, immature dendritic cells and erythrocytes. Isoform 2 is not detectable in erythrocytes at the protein level.
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Expression pattern of aquaporins in patients with primary nephrotic syndrome with edema
Shin SY, Lee DH, Gil HN, Kim BS, Choe JS, Kim JB, Lee YH, Lim Y. Sci Rep. 2017 Sep 11;7(1):11175. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-11642-x. Agerarin, identified from Ageratum houstonianum, stimulates circadian CLOCK-mediated aquaporin-3 gene expression in ...

Customer Q&As

  • Q: Do you offer BSA-free antibodies? Keyword: Bovine serum albumin, carrier protein, conjugation
    A: Yes, please contact us at support@bosterbio.com for more information about BSA-free antibodies and availability. The new BSA-free formula uses trehalose as a replacement to BSA. We have tested many alternative chemicals and found that trehalose protects the antibodies the best.
  • Q: Is your western blot protocol provided from the website applicable for all your antibodies? Keyword: applications, WB
    A: The protocol is applicable for all our antibodies in WB, the NC Membrane(0.45μm or 0.22μm) and transfer time(70 mins or 50 mins) depends on the protein molecular weight, details can be found in included protocol.
  • Q: Can I conjugate markers to this antibody? Can I link custom conjugates to this antibody? Keyword: conjugation
    A: The antibody is stored with BSA and cannot be conjugated with markers. Carrier free antibodies are available upon request. Please contact support@bosterbio.com
  • Q: What should I use for negative control?
    A: Please contact us for negative control suggestions. You can also check expression databases such as genecards, uniprot etc. Due to logistic reasons, we do not sell serum or lysates that we use internally for positive or negative control.
  • Q: Where can I find troubleshooting information? What should I do if I have unexpected bands, high background, no signal, weak signal
    A: You can find Boster's troubleshoot guides under tech support tab. Please contact us for further assistance on troubleshooting your experiment.
  • Q: What is the immunogen sequence of this antibody? Is this antibody polyclonal or monoclonal?
    A: You can find the immunogen sequence under "
  • Q: What is the expected band size? Why is it different than the observed band size?
    A: The expected band size is predicted on the size of the protein. The actual band size may be affected by a few other factors including but not limited to:<br>1. Post-translational modification:phosphorylation, methylation, glycosylation etc. These modifications prevent SDS molecules from binding to the target protein and thus make the band size appear larger than expected<br>2. Post-translational cleavage: this can cause smaller bands and or multiple bands <br><br>3. Alternative splicing: the same gene can have alternative splicing patterns generating different size proteins, all with reactivities to the antibody. <br><br>4. Amino Acid R chain charge: SDS binds to positive charges. The different size and charge of the Amino Acid side chains can affect the amount of SDS binding and thus affect the observed band size.<br>5. Multimers: Multimers are usually broken up in reducing conditions. However if the interactions between the multimers are strong, the band may appear higher., <br>
  • Q: What is the suggested dilution ratio for Western Blot (WB), Immunohistochemistry (IHC) and or ELISA standards? What is the optimal pH for the sample?
    A: Check the datasheet for the product for details on dilution ratios for different experiments. You can find the datasheet button on the right side of the product page.
  • Q: What is the protocol you used for your Western blotting (WB) and Immunohistochemistry (IHC)?
    A: Check our protocols under the tech support tab.
  • Q: What are some alternative names that could be used to describe this product?
    A: Some common names include but are not limited to aqp3 antibody, aquaporin-3 antibody
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