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Normal Rat Serum Control, Invitrogen™ Non-distribution product as customer accommodation.

Rat Control

Manufacturer:  Invitrogen 10710C

Catalog No. 10-710-C

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Normal Rat Serum Control, 10710C, from Invitrogen™. Species Reactivity: Rat; Applications: Control.

The isotype of a primary antibody and the application it is being used in can result in background staining. Primary antibody background noise can be caused by binding to Fc receptors on target cells; by non-specific interactions with cellular proteins, carbohydrates, and lipids; or by cell autofluorescence. Isotype control antibodies can act as negative controls to help differentiate non-specific background signal from specific antibody signal because they have no relevant specificity to a target antigen. While isotype controls are most commonly used in flow cytometry, they are useful in other applications such as chromatin immunoprecipitation (ChIP), immunohistochemistry, and gel shifts. Isotype controls should match with the primary antibody's species and isotype so that the level of specific staining by the primary antibody may be accurately determined. If using directly labeled primary antibodies, the isotype control works best if conjugated with the same label as the test antibody.
Cross Reactivity: Rat
Immunogen: Rat Immunoglobin
Formulation: 10mL unpurified control antibody in whole serum and 0.1% sodium azide


Normal Rat Serum
Whole serum
Rat Immunoglobin
Store at -20°C
whole serum with 0.1% sodium azide
Ig Mix
Not Applicable
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