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CD44 / HCAM Std. Antibody

Mouse Monoclonal Antibody [Clone DF1485 ]

  • IHC -  CD44 / HCAM Std. Antibody AH12746
    Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded human Breast Carcinoma stained with CD44 Monoclonal Antibody (DF1485)
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 P16070
Other Accession 960, 502328
Reactivity Human, Mouse
Host Mouse
Clonality Monoclonal
Isotype Mouse / IgG1, kappa
Clone Names DF1485
Calculated MW 80-95kDa
Additional Information
Gene ID 960
Other Names CD44 antigen, CDw44, Epican, Extracellular matrix receptor III, ECMR-III, GP90 lymphocyte homing/adhesion receptor, HUTCH-I, Heparan sulfate proteoglycan, Hermes antigen, Hyaluronate receptor, Phagocytic glycoprotein 1, PGP-1, Phagocytic glycoprotein I, PGP-I, CD44, CD44, LHR, MDU2, MDU3, MIC4
StorageStore at 2 to 8°C.Antibody is stable for 24 months.
Precautions CD44 / HCAM Std. Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
Protein Information
Name CD44
Synonyms LHR, MDU2, MDU3, MIC4
Function Receptor for hyaluronic acid (HA). Mediates cell-cell and cell-matrix interactions through its affinity for HA, and possibly also through its affinity for other ligands such as osteopontin, collagens, and matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs). Adhesion with HA plays an important role in cell migration, tumor growth and progression. In cancer cells, may play an important role in invadopodia formation. Also involved in lymphocyte activation, recirculation and homing, and in hematopoiesis. Altered expression or dysfunction causes numerous pathogenic phenotypes. Great protein heterogeneity due to numerous alternative splicing and post-translational modification events.
Cellular Location Cell membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Note=Colocalizes with actin in membrane protrusions at wounding edges.
Tissue Location Isoform 10 (epithelial isoform) is expressed by cells of epithelium and highly expressed by carcinomas Expression is repressed in neuroblastoma cells
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Recognizes a cell surface glycoprotein of 80-95kDa (CD44) on lymphocytes, monocytes, and granulocytes (Leucocyte Typing Workshop V). Its epitope is resistant to digestion by trypsin and chymotrypsin. The CD44 family of glycoproteins exists in a number of variant isoforms, the most common being the standard 85-95kDa or hematopoietic variant (CD44s). Higher molecular weight isoforms are described in epithelial cells (CD44v), which are believed to function in intercellular adhesion and stromal binding. CD44 immunostaining is commonly used for the discrimination of urothelial transitional cell carcinoma in-situ from non-neoplastic changes in the urothelium.


Stoll M, Dalchau R, Schmidt RE. N6 Cluster report: CD44. In: Knapp W, Drken B, Gilks WR, Rieber EP, | Schmidt RE, Stein H, et al., editors. Leukocyte typing IV. White cell differentiation antigens. Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop and Conference; 1989 Feb 21-25; Vienna, Austria. Oxford, New York, Tokyo: Oxford University Press; 1989. p. 619-22. | Horny HP, Menke DM, Kaiserling E. Neoplastic human tissue mast cells express the adhesion molecule CD44/HCAM. Virchows Arch 1996;429:91-4

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Cat# AH12746
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