|Application ||IF, FC|
|Other Accession||709196, 634|
|Isotype||Mouse / IgG2b|
|Calculated MW||76795 Da|
|Other Names||Carcinoembryonic Antigen-related Cell Adhesion Molecule 5, CEACAM5, CD66, Biliary Glycoprotein (BGP-1)|
|Application Note||Flow Cytometry (0.5-1ug/million cells); ,Immunofluorescence (1-2ug/ml),Optimal dilution for a specific application should be determined.|
|Format||200ug/ml of Ab purified from Bioreactor Concentrate by Protein A/G. Prepared in 10mM PBS with 0.05% BSA & 0.05% azide. Also available WITHOUT BSA & azide at 1.0mg/ml.|
|Storage||Store at 2 to 8°C.Antibody is stable for 24 months.|
|Precautions||Anti-Carcinoembryonic Antigen (CEA) / CD66 Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Cell surface glycoprotein that plays a role in cell adhesion, intracellular signaling and tumor progression (PubMed:2803308, PubMed:10910050, PubMed:10864933). Mediates homophilic and heterophilic cell adhesion with other carcinoembryonic antigen-related cell adhesion molecules, such as CEACAM6 (PubMed:2803308). Plays a role as an oncogene by promoting tumor progression; induces resistance to anoikis of colorectal carcinoma cells (PubMed:10910050).|
|Cellular Location||Cell membrane; Lipid- anchor, GPI-anchor. Apical cell membrane. Cell surface Note=Localized to the apical glycocalyx surface|
|Tissue Location||Expressed in columnar epithelial and goblet cells of the colon (at protein level) (PubMed:10436421). Found in adenocarcinomas of endodermally derived digestive system epithelium and fetal colon.|
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This antibody recognizes proteins of 80-200kDa, identified as different members of CEA family. CEA is synthesized during development in the fetal gut and is re-expressed in increased amounts in intestinal carcinomas and several other tumors. This MAb does not react with nonspecific cross-reacting antigen (NCA) and with human polymorphonuclear leucocytes. It shows no reaction with a variety of normal tissues and is suitable for staining of formalin/paraffin tissues. CEA is not found in benign glands, stroma, or malignant prostatic cells. Antibody to CEA is useful in detecting early foci of gastric carcinoma and in distinguishing pulmonary adenocarcinomas (60-70% are CEA+) from pleural mesotheliomas (rarely or weakly CEA+). Anti-CEA positivity is seen in adenocarcinomas from the lung, colon, stomach, esophagus, pancreas, gallbadder, urachus, salivary gland, ovary, and endocervix.
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