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RFP-Booster (Atto 594) Accessory Reagents

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Catalog No. ABIN1082216
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100 μL ABIN1082216
100 μL ABIN1082216
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  • Target
    Antibody Type
    Recombinant Antibody
    Atto 594
    Fluorescence Microscopy (FM), Immunofluorescence (IF)
    With our Booster you reactivate, boost, stabilizate the signals of your fusion proteins.
    RFP-Booster efficiently highlights, enhancesand stabilizes monomeric red fluorescentproteins such as mRFP1, mCherry or mPlum but also mRuby
    • Enhance, stabilize and reactivate your fl uorescent proteins
    • RFP-Booster high specifi city for various monomeric red fl uorescent proteins derived from DsRed
    • Coupled to bright and photostable chemical dyes from ATTO-TEC
    RFP-Trap® coupled to fluorescent dye ATTO 594
    Discover our best selling RFP Primary Antibody
  • Application Notes
    For the immunofluorescence staining of RFP-fusion proteins in fixed cells

    Booster are very small, highly specific GFP- or RFP-binding proteins covalently coupled to the superior fluorescent dyes from ATTO-TEC.

    Assay Procedure
    • 1. Fixation: 4% paraformaldehyde (PFA) or 1:10 formalin (37% formaldehyde, 10-15% MetOH) in PBS, 10 min., RT.
    • 2. Wash 3x with PBS containing 0.1% Tween 20 (PBST). Critical: do not let coverslips “dry”.
    • 3. Permeabilisation: PBS containing 0.5% Triton X-100, 5 min., RT. Alternatively, permeabilise by incubating in 100% methanol for 5 min at -20°C.
    • 4. Wash 2x with PBST.
    • 5. Blocking: 4% BSA in PBST, 10 min, RT.
    • 6. RFP-Booster incubation: dilute RFP-Booster 1:200 – 1:400 in blocking buffer and incubate 1 h, RT.
      Note: For multiplexing protocols you can combine RFP-Booster with any other antibody.
    • 7. Wash 3x 5-10 min in PBST.
    • 8. If required, counterstain with DNA fluorescent dyes, e.g. DAPI.
    • 9. Before mounting, coverslips can be very briefly rinsed in water to prevent salt crystals to form.
    • 10. Mount in VectaShield (Vector Labs) or other mounting media with anti-fading agents and seal mounted coverslips with clear nail polish.
    For Research Use only
  • Format
    0.2 mg/ml
    PBS, 0.01% Sodium azide
    Sodium azide
    Precaution of Use
    This product contains sodium azide: a POISONOUS AND HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE which should be handled by trained staff only.
    Handling Advice
    Do not freeze. Protect from light.
    4 °C
    Expiry Date
    6 months
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    Vietri, Schink, Campsteijn, Wegner, Schultz, Christ, Thoresen, Brech, Raiborg, Stenmark: "Spastin and ESCRT-III coordinate mitotic spindle disassembly and nuclear envelope sealing." in: Nature, Vol. 522, Issue 7555, pp. 231-5, 2015 (PubMed).

    Osterfield, Schüpbach, Wieschaus, Shvartsman: "Diversity of epithelial morphogenesis during eggshell formation in drosophilids." in: Development (Cambridge, England), Vol. 142, Issue 11, pp. 1971-7, 2015 (PubMed).

    Platonova, Winterflood, Junemann, Albrecht, Faix, Ewers: "Single-molecule microscopy of molecules tagged with GFP or RFP derivatives in mammalian cells using nanobody binders." in: Methods (San Diego, Calif.), 2015 (PubMed).

    Biermann, Sokoll, Klueva, Missler, Wiegert, Sibarita, Heine: "Imaging of molecular surface dynamics in brain slices using single-particle tracking." in: Nature communications, Vol. 5, pp. 3024, 2014 (PubMed).

    Bleck, Itano, Johnson, Thomas, North, Bieniasz, Simon: "Temporal and spatial organization of ESCRT protein recruitment during HIV-1 budding." in: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Vol. 111, Issue 33, pp. 12211-6, 2014 (PubMed).

    Winterflood, Ewers: "Single-Molecule Localization Microscopy using mCherry." in: Chemphyschem : a European journal of chemical physics and physical chemistry, Vol. 15, Issue 16, pp. 3447-51, 2014 (PubMed).

    Hasegawa, Ryu, Kaláb: "Chromosomal gain promotes formation of a steep RanGTP gradient that drives mitosis in aneuploid cells." in: The Journal of cell biology, Vol. 200, Issue 2, pp. 151-61, 2013 (PubMed).

    Franz, Roque, Saurya, Dobbelaere, Raff: "CP110 exhibits novel regulatory activities during centriole assembly in Drosophila." in: The Journal of cell biology, Vol. 203, Issue 5, pp. 785-99, 2013 (PubMed).

    Ridzuan, Moon, Knuepfer, Black, Holder, Green: "Subcellular location, phosphorylation and assembly into the motor complex of GAP45 during Plasmodium falciparum schizont development." in: PLoS ONE, Vol. 7, Issue 3, pp. e33845, 2012 (PubMed).

    Mikeladze-Dvali, von Tobel, Strnad, Knott, Leonhardt, Schermelleh, Gönczy: "Analysis of centriole elimination during C. elegans oogenesis." in: Development (Cambridge, England), Vol. 139, Issue 9, pp. 1670-9, 2012 (PubMed).

    Ries, Kaplan, Platonova, Eghlidi, Ewers: "A simple, versatile method for GFP-based super-resolution microscopy via nanobodies." in: Nature methods, Vol. 9, Issue 6, pp. 582-4, 2012 (PubMed).

    Weil, Parton, Herpers, Soetaert, Veenendaal, Xanthakis, Dobbie, Halstead, Hayashi, Rabouille, Davis: "Drosophila patterning is established by differential association of mRNAs with P bodies." in: Nature cell biology, Vol. 14, Issue 12, pp. 1305-13, 2012 (PubMed).

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    Guizetti, Schermelleh, Mäntler, Maar, Poser, Leonhardt, Müller-Reichert, Gerlich: "Cortical constriction during abscission involves helices of ESCRT-III-dependent filaments." in: Science (New York, N.Y.), Vol. 331, Issue 6024, pp. 1616-20, 2011 (PubMed).

  • Target
    Alternative Name
    RFP ()
    Red fluorescent proteins (RFP) and variants thereof are widely used to study protein localization and dynamics in living cells. However, photo stability and quantum efficiency of RFP are not sufficient for Super-Resolution Microscopy (e.g. 3D-SIM or STED) of fixed samples. In addition, many cell biological methods such as BrdU-staining, EdU-Click-iT™ treatment or Fluorescent In Situ Hybridization result in disruption of the RFP signal.The RFP-Booster_Atto594, a specific RFP-binding protein coupled to the fluorescent dye ATTO 594, reactivates, boosts and stabilizes your RFP signal.
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