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Negative Controls

In order to verify that a reagent is staining according to its correct specificity, a negative control should be included in each staining run. These negative controls provided have been optimised to work with MenaPath X-Cell-Plus Detection Systems or polymer detection systems.

Negative Control Mouse IgG1

Negative Control Mouse IgG1 (MP-NC490)

Negative control for mouse antibodies. This product is to be used as a negative control substitution for mouse monoclonal antibodies. SDS-PAGE shows two bands corresponding to heavy and light chain. The IgG preparation has been purified from pooled sera and contains a spectrum of the IgG subclasses.

Negative Control Rabbit IgG

Negative Control Rabbit IgG (MP-NC495)

Negative control for polyclonal antibodies. These antibodies have been purified from pooled sera of healthy adult rabbits and contain the full spectrum of the IgG subclasses. This product is intended for use as a negative control with rabbit polyclonal antibodies.

Universal Negative Control Serum

Universal Negative Control Serum (MP-NC498)

Negative control for mouse and rabbit antibodies. The Universal Negative Control Serum is designed to work with both mouse and rabbit antibodies. The Universal Negative Control Serum has been titered for MenaPath products including monoclonal and polyclonal antibodies, and antibody combinations. It can be used with any of the MenaPath mouse and/or rabbit streptavidin kits. It can also be used on an automated staining system such as intelliPATH FLX®. For all MenaPath polymer detection systems, please use MP-NC499.

Polymer Negative Control Serum (Mouse and Rabbit)

Polymer Negative Control Serum (Mouse and Rabbit) (MP-NC499)

This Polymer Negative Control Serum is designed to work with both mouse and rabbit antibodies. The Polymer Negative Control Serum has been titered for MenaPath products including monoclonal and polyclonal antibodies, and antibody combinations. It can be used with any of MenPath’s mouse and/or rabbit polymer detection kits or MenaPath double stain kits. It can also be used on an automated staining system such as intelliPATH FLX®. For all non-polymer based detection systems, please use MP-NC498.