|Application ||IF, E|
|Calculated MW||30959 Da|
|Purification||Antisera to human LOX-1 (extracellular domain) were raised by repeated immunisations of rabbits with highly purified antigen.|
|Immunogen||Peptide corresponding to the C-terminal (extracellular) region of human LOX-1.|
|Shelf Life||18 months from date of despatch.|
|Other Names||Oxidized low-density lipoprotein receptor 1, Ox-LDL receptor 1, C-type lectin domain family 8 member A, Lectin-like oxidized LDL receptor 1, LOX-1, Lectin-like oxLDL receptor 1, hLOX-1, Lectin-type oxidized LDL receptor 1, Oxidized low-density lipoprotein receptor 1, soluble form, OLR1, CLEC8A, LOX1|
|Target/Specificity||Rabbit anti-Human LOX-1 antibody recognizes the extracellular (C-terminal) domain of human LOX-1, a receptor for oxidised low-density lipoproteins (LDL). This receptor mediates the recognition, internalisation and degradation of oxidised LDL. It is a Type II membrane protein with a typical C-type lectin structure at the extracellular C-terminus which recognises the ligand. LOX-1 activation by oxidised LDL causes endothelial changes such as decreased nitric oxide release and an increased expression of adhesion molecules. LOX-1 also binds activated platelets and apoptotic cells. The expression of LOX-1 is induced by proatherogenic conditions such as hyperlipidemia, hypertension and diabetes and as such appears to contribute to the pathogenesis of vascular disorders, particularly atherosclerosis.|
|Preservative & Stabilisers||0.09% Sodium Azide|
|Storage||Store at +4℃ or at -20 ℃.|
|Precautions||Anti-Human LOX-1 (Extracellular Domain) Antibody (Serum) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
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1. Chen, M. et al. (2002) LOX-1, the receptor for oxidized low-density lipoprotein identified from endothelial cells: implications in endothelial dysfunction and atherosclerosis.Pharmacol. Ther. 95: 89-100. 2. Li, D. et al. (2003) LOX-1, an oxidized LDL endothelial receptor, induces CD40/CD40L signaling in human coronary artery endothelial cells.Atherosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology 23: 816-821. 3. Morawietz, H. et al. (1999) Angiotensin II induces LOX-1, the human endothelial receptor for oxidized low-density lipoprotein.Circulation 100: 899-902. 4. Sawamura, T. et al. (1997) An endothelial receptor for oxidized low-density lipoprotein.Nature 386: 73-77. 5. Yoshida, H. et al. (1998) Identification of the lectin-like receptor for oxidized low-density lipoprotein in human macrophages and its potential role as a scavenger receptor.Biochem. J. 334: 9-13.
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