Anti-Bacteria Monoclonal antibody (DMAB9440)
Mouse Anti-Bacteria Monoclonal antibody for WB, AP
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Dental bacterial plaque from human
Dental bacterial plaque
Dental plaque is a biofilm, usually a pale yellow, that develops naturally on the teeth. Like any biofilm, dental plaque is formed by colonizing bacteria trying to attach themselves to a smooth surface (of a tooth). It has been also speculated that plaque forms part of the defense systems of the host by helping to prevent colonization by microorganisms which may be pathogenic. The oral cavity contains the only known anatomical aspect of the human body that does not have a regulated system of shedding surfaces: the teeth. This allows a numerous amount of microorganisms to adhere to the surface of teeth for long periods of time. These multiple species of bacteria become dental biofilm. Dental biofilm, more commonly referred to as dental plaque, is composed of about a thousand bacteria that take part in the complex ecosystems of the mouth. The natural, non-frequent regulation of tooth shedding plays a large role in making dental biofilm the most diverse biofilm in the human body despite the relatively small size of the teeth.
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Russell, MW; Hajishengallis, G; et al. Secretory immunity in defense against cariogenic mutans streptococci. CARIES RESEARCH 33:4-15(1999).
Wardle, HM; et al. The challenge of growing oral spirochaetes. JOURNAL OF MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY 46:104-116(1997).
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We offer labeled antibodies using our catalogue antibody products and a broad range of intensely fluorescent dyes and labels including HRP, biotin, ALP, Alexa Fluor® dyes, DyLight® Fluor dyes, R-phycoerythrin (R-PE), at scales from less than 100 μg up to 1 g of IgG antibody.