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Dystrophin (DMD) (Marker of Duchenne and Becker Muscular Dystrophy) Antibody [DMD/3676]

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Catalog Number Formulation Size Price
Purified Ab with BSA and Azide at 200ug/ml
Purified Ab with BSA and Azide at 200ug/ml
Purified Ab WITHOUT BSA and Azide at 1.0mg/ml
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Applications & Dilutions

Applications Tested Dillution Protocol Note
Immunohistochemistry (IHC)
30 min at RT. Staining of formalin-fixed tissues requires heating tissue sections in 10mM Tris with 1mM EDTA, pH 9.0, for 45 min at 95°C followed by cooling at RT for 20 minutes


Dystrophin-glycoprotein complex (DGC) connects the F-Actin cytoskeleton on the inner surface of muscle fibers to the surrounding extracellular matrix, through the cell membrane interface. A deficiency in this protein contributes to Duchenne (DMD) and Becker (BMD) muscular dystrophies. The human dystrophin gene measures 2.4 megabases, has more than 80 exons, produces a 14 kb mRNA and contains at least 8 independent tissue-specific promoters and 2 poly A sites. The dystrophin mRNA can undergo differential splicing and produce a range of transcripts that encode a large set of proteins. Dystrophin represents approximately 0.002% of total striated muscle protein and localizes to triadic junctions in skeletal muscle, where it is thought to influence calcium ion homeostasis and force transmission.

Product Properties & Targets

Antibody Type
Species Reactivity
Research Areas
Isotype / Light Chain
IgG2b / Kappa
Cellular Localization
Cell junction, Cell membrane, Cytoplasm, Cytoskeleton, Postsynaptic cell membrane, Sarcolemma, Synapse
Gene Name
Positive Control
Human skeletal muscle and heart muscle tissues (IHC).
A recombinant fragment (around aa 114-263) of human DMD protein (exact sequence is proprietary)
Alternate Names
Dystrophin, BMD; CMD3B; Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD); Dystrophin; Muscular dystrophy Duchenne and Becker types

Database Links

Entrez Gene ID

Additional Information

Chromosome Location
Mol. Weight of Antigen


  • Anchors the extracellular matrix to the cytoskeleton via F-actin. Ligand for dystroglycan. Component of the dystrophin-associated glycoprotein complex which accumulates at the neuromuscular junction (NMJ) and at a variety of synapses in the peripheral and central nervous systems and has a structural function in stabilizing the sarcolemma. Also implicated in signaling events and synaptic transmission.

Key References

  • BlakeDJ, et al. (2002)Function and genetics of dystrophin and dystrophin related proteins in muscle.Physiol Rev82:291 329.

PubMed Links

Storage & Stability

Antibody with azide - store at 2 to 8 °C. Antibody without azide - store at -20 to -80 °C. Antibody is stable for 24 months. Non-hazardous. No MSDS required.


This antibody is available for research use only and is not approved for use in diagnosis.

Supplied as

200ug/ml of Ab purified from Bioreactor Concentrate by Protein A/G. Prepared in 10mM PBS with 0.05% BSA & 0.05% azide. Also available WITHOUT BSA & azide at 1.0mg/ml.


There are no warranties, expressed or implied, which extend beyond this description. Company is not liable for any personal injury or economic loss resulting from this product.


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