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EpCAM Antibody [Clone VU-1D9]

Purified Mouse Monoclonal Antibody

  •  - EpCAM Antibody [Clone VU-1D9] AH10359
    Surface staining of HT29 cells using Ep-CAM Ab (VU-1D9) (red) and isotype control Ab (green).
Product Information
  • Applications Legend:
  • WB=Western Blot
  • IHC=Immunohistochemistry
  • IHC-P=Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin-embedded Sections)
  • IHC-F=Immunohistochemistry (Frozen Sections)
  • IF=Immunofluorescence
  • FC=Flow Cytopmetry
  • IC=Immunochemistry
  • ICC=Immunocytochemistry
  • IP=Immunoprecipitation
  • DB=Dot Blot
  • CHIP=Chromatin Immunoprecipitation
  • FA=Fluorescence Assay
  • IEM=Immunoelectronmicroscopy
  • EIA=Enzyme Immunoassay
Primary Accession P16422
Reactivity Human
Host Mouse
Clonality Monoclonal
Isotype IgG1, kappa
Clone Names VU-1D9
Calculated MW 40-43kDa
Additional Information
Gene ID 4072
Other Names Epithelial cell adhesion molecule, Ep-CAM, Adenocarcinoma-associated antigen, Cell surface glycoprotein Trop-1, Epithelial cell surface antigen, Epithelial glycoprotein, EGP, Epithelial glycoprotein 314, EGP314, hEGP314, KS 1/4 antigen, KSA, Major gastrointestinal tumor-associated protein GA733-2, Tumor-associated calcium signal transducer 1, CD326, EPCAM, GA733-2, M1S2, M4S1, MIC18, TACSTD1, TROP1
Target/Specificity Small cell lung carcinoma cells
Application Note ELISA : For coating, order Ab without BSA
Flow Cytometry : 0.5-1ug/million cells
Immunofluorescence : 1-2ug/ml
Western Blotting : 0.5-1.0 µg/ml
Immunoprecipitation : 1-2ug/500ug protein lysate
Immunohistology (Frozen & Formalin-fixed) : 0.5-1.0 µg/ml for 30 minutes at RT
(Staining of formalin-fixed tissues requires boiling tissue sections in 10mM citrate buffer, pH 6.0, for 10-20 min followed by cooling at RT for 20 minutes).
Format 0.5 ml at 40ug/ml; conjugated to PE
StorageStore at 2 to 8°C.Antibody is stable for 24 months.
PrecautionsEpCAM Antibody [Clone VU-1D9] is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
Protein Information
Synonyms GA733-2, M1S2, M4S1, MIC18, TACSTD1, TRO
Function May act as a physical homophilic interaction molecule between intestinal epithelial cells (IECs) and intraepithelial lymphocytes (IELs) at the mucosal epithelium for providing immunological barrier as a first line of defense against mucosal infection. Plays a role in embryonic stem cells proliferation and differentiation. Up-regulates the expression of FABP5, MYC and cyclins A and E.
Cellular Location Lateral cell membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Cell junction, tight junction. Note=Colocalizes with CLDN7 at the lateral cell membrane and tight junction
Tissue Location Highly and selectively expressed by undifferentiated rather than differentiated embryonic stem cells (ESC). Levels rapidly diminish as soon as ESC's differentiate (at protein levels). Expressed in almost all epithelial cell membranes but not on mesodermal or neural cell membranes. Found on the surface of adenocarcinoma.
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EGP40 is a 40-43kDa transmembrane epithelial glycoprotein, also identified as epithelial specific antigen (ESA), or epithelial cellular adhesion molecule (Ep-CAM). It is expressed on baso-lateral cell surface in most simple epithelia and a vast majority of carcinomas. This antibody has been used to distinguish adenocarcinoma from pleural mesothelioma and hepatocellular carcinoma. This antibody is also useful in distinguishing serous carcinomas of the ovary from mesothelioma.


1. Litvinov SV et. al. J Cell Biol, 1994, 125:437-46.
2. Tsubura A et. al. J Cut Pathol, 1992, 19:73-9.

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Cat# AH10359
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