|Application ||WB, IHC-P, IF, E|
|Other Accession||NP_004347, 4757944|
|Reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat|
|Calculated MW||Predicted: 26 kDa |
Observed: 25 kDa
|Application Notes||CD81 antibody can be used for detection of CD81 by Western blot at 2.5 µg/mL. Antibody can also be used for immunohistochemistry starting at 5 µg/mL. For immunofluorescence start at 20 µg/mL.|
|Reconstitution & Storage||CD81 antibody can be stored at 4℃ for three months and -20℃, stable for up to one year. As with all antibodies care should be taken to avoid repeated freeze thaw cycles. Antibodies should not be exposed to prolonged high temperatures.|
|Precautions||CD81 Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||May play an important role in the regulation of lymphoma cell growth. Interacts with a 16-kDa Leu-13 protein to form a complex possibly involved in signal transduction. May act as the viral receptor for HCV.|
|Cellular Location||Membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein.|
|Tissue Location||Hematolymphoid, neuroectodermal and mesenchymal tumor cell lines|
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CD81 Antibody: CD81 is a member of the transmembrane 4 superfamily, also known as the tetraspanin family, a group of cell-surface proteins that are characterized by the presence of four hydrophobic domains and mediate signal transduction events that play a role in the regulation of cell development, activation, growth and motility. CD81 is a cell surface glycoprotein that associates with integrins and appears to promote muscle cell fusion and support myotube maintenance. Along with SCARB1, LDL-R, and CLDN1, CD81 has been reported to be an entry factor for the Hepatitis C virus. Finally, recent evidence indicates that the CD81 gene is localized in a tumor-suppressor gene region and is thus a candidate gene for malignancies.
Oren R, Takahashi S, Doss C, et al. TAPA-1, the target of an antiproliferative antibody, defines a new family of transmembrane proteins. Mol. Cell Biol. 1990; 10:4007-15.
Charrin S, le Naour F, Silvie O, et al. Lateral organization of membrane proteins: tetraspanins spin their web. Biochem. J. 2009; 420:133-54.
Mannion BA, Berditchevski F, Kraeft SK, et al. Transmembrane-4 superfamily proteins CD81 (TAPA-1), CD82, CD63, and CD53 specifically associated with integrin alpha 4 beta 1 (CD49d/CD29). J. Immunol. 1996; 157:2039-47.
Tacvhibana I and Hemler ME. Role of transmembrane 4 superfamily (TM4SF) proteins CD9 and CD81 in muscle cell fusion and myotube maintenance. J. Cell Biol. 1999; 146:893-90.
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