CD106 / VCAM1 (Activated Endothelial Cell Marker) Antibody
Mouse Monoclonal Antibody [Clone VCAM1/843 ]
|Application ||IHC, IF, FC|
|Other Accession||7412, 109225|
|Isotype||Mouse / IgG1, kappa|
|Other Names||Vascular cell adhesion protein 1, V-CAM 1, VCAM-1, INCAM-100, CD106, VCAM1, L1CAM|
|Storage||Store at 2 to 8°C.Antibody is stable for 24 months.|
|Precautions||CD106 / VCAM1 (Activated Endothelial Cell Marker) Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Important in cell-cell recognition. Appears to function in leukocyte-endothelial cell adhesion. Interacts with integrin alpha-4/beta-1 (ITGA4/ITGB1) on leukocytes, and mediates both adhesion and signal transduction. The VCAM1/ITGA4/ITGB1 interaction may play a pathophysiologic role both in immune responses and in leukocyte emigration to sites of inflammation.|
|Cellular Location||Membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein|
|Tissue Location||Expressed on inflammed vascular endothelium, as well as on macrophage-like and dendritic cell types in both normal and inflammed tissue|
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Recognizes a protein of 110kDa, identified as CD106 (also known as vascular cell adhesion molecule-1 (VCAM-1) and INCAM-100). CD106 is a member of the Ig superfamily of adhesion molecules and is expressed at high levels on cytokine stimulated vascular endothelial cells, and at minimal levels on un-stimulated endothelial cells. It is also present on follicular and inter-follicular dendritic cells of lymph nodes, myoblasts, and some macrophages. CD106 serves as a ligand for leukocyte integrin (VLA-4 or CD49d/CD29) and mediates cell adhesion of leukocytes to activated endothelium. It plays a role in various immunological and inflammatory responses.
Vermot-Desroches C et al. Heterogeneity of antigen expression among human umbilical cord vascular endothelial cells: identification of cell subsets by co-expression of haemopoietic antigens. Immunol Lett 1995, 48(1):1-9 | Rice GE et al. Vascular and nonvascular expression of INCAM-110. A target for mononuclear leukocyte adhesion in normal and inflamed human tissues. Am J Pathol 1991, 138(2):385-393 | Huang MJ et al. Expression of vascular cell adhesion molecule-1 by follicular dendritic cells. Leuk Lymphoma 1995, 18(3-4):259-264
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