Anti-Monoamine Oxidase B/MAOB Antibody

Rabbit IgG polyclonal antibody for Amine oxidase[flavin-containing] B(MAOB) detection. Tested with WB, IHC-P in Mouse;Rat.

SKU PA1649
Size 100μg/vial
Reactivity Mouse, Rat
Clonality Polyclonal
Host Rabbit
Ig Isotype N/A
Applications IHC, WB


Product Name Anti-Monoamine Oxidase B/MAOB Antibody
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SKU/Catalog Number PA1649
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 Polyclonal antibody for MAO B/MAOB detection. Host: Rabbit.Size: 100μg/vial. Tested applications: IHC-P. Reactive species: Mouse. MAO B/MAOB information: Molecular Weight: 58558 MW; Subcellular Localization: Mitochondrion outer membrane ; Single-pass type IV membrane protein ; Cytoplasmic side .
Cite This Product Anti-Monoamine Oxidase B/MAOB Antibody (Boster Biological Technology, Pleasanton CA, USA, Catalog # PA1649)
Specificity Anti-Monoamine Oxidase B/MAOB Antibody (PA1649) reacts with Mouse, Rat Maob, in native form and recombinant. Superfamily members of Maob are not reactive to PA1649.
Host Rabbit
Contents/Buffer Each vial contains 5mg BSA, 0.9mg NaCl, 0.2mg Na2HPO4, 0.05mg Thimerosal, 0.05mg NaN3.
Form Lyophilized
Reconstitution Add 0.2ml of distilled water will yield a concentration of 500ug/ml.
Immunogen A synthetic peptide corresponding to a sequence at the N-terminus of mouse MAOB (42-56aa RTYTIRNKNVKYVDL), identical to the related rat sequence.
Reactivity Mouse, Rat

Assay Details

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*The recommended dilution ratios/concentrations are for reference only and optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.

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, Mouse, Rat, By Heat
Western blot, 0.1-0.5μg/ml, Mouse, Rat

Boster's Compatible Products

The following reagents are used to generate the images below for Anti-Monoamine Oxidase B/MAOB Antibody (PA1649).

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).

Images And Assay Conditions


Anti-MAOB antibody, PA1649, IHC(P)
IHC(P): Rat Liver Tissue


Anti-MAOB antibody, PA1649, Western blotting
All lanes: Anti MAOB (PA1649) at 0.5ug/ml
Lane 1: Mouse Liver Tissue Lysate at 50ug
Lane 2: Mouse Lung Tissue Lysate at 50ug
Lane 3: Rat Kidney Tissue Lysate at 50ug
Lane 4: Rat Brain Tissue Lysate at 50ug
Lane 5: Rat Liver Tissue Lysate at 50ug
Lane 6: Rat Lung Tissue Lysate at 50ug
Predicted bind size: 59KD
Observed bind size: 59KD

Target Info

Protein Target Info (Source:

Uniprot Id Q8BW75
Gene Name Maob
Protein Name Amine oxidase [flavin-containing] B
Alternative Names Amine oxidase [flavin-containing] B;;Monoamine oxidase type B;MAO-B;Maob;
Subcellular Localization Mitochondrion outer membrane ; Single-pass type IV membrane protein ; Cytoplasmic side .
Molecular Weight 58558 MW

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


Protein Function Catalyzes the oxidative deamination of biogenic and xenobiotic amines and has important functions in the metabolism of neuroactive and vasoactive amines in the central nervous system and peripheral tissues. MAOB preferentially degrades benzylamine and phenylethylamine (By similarity). .
Research Areas Mouse, Rat

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Background MAOB(MONOAMINE OXIDASE B), also called MAO, BRAIN, AMINE OXIDASE(FLAVIN-CONTAINING) B, is a protein that in humans is encoded by the MAOB gene. MAOB is a member of the flavin monoamine oxidase family. And it is mapped on Xp11.3. MAOB catalyzes the oxidative deamination of biogenic and xenobiotic amines and plays an important role in the metabolism of neuroactive and vasoactive amines in the central nervous system and peripheral tissues. This protein preferentially degrades benzylamine and phenylethylamine. Like MAOA, it also degrades dopamine. MAO-B is involved in the breakdown of dopamine, a neurotransmitter implicated in reinforcing and motivating behaviors as well as movement. MAO-B inhibition is, therefore, associated with enhanced activity of dopamine, as well as with decreased production of hydrogen peroxide, a source of reactive oxygen species.

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Customer Q&As

  • Q: Do you offer BSA-free antibodies? Keyword: Bovine serum albumin, carrier protein, conjugation
    A: Yes, please contact us at [email protected] 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 [email protected]
  • 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.
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