|Other Names||Intercellular adhesion molecule 1, ICAM-1, Major group rhinovirus receptor, CD54, ICAM1|
|Target/Specificity||The synthetic peptide sequence used to generate the antibody AP8656b was selected from the C-term region of human ICAM1. A 10 to 100 fold molar excess to antibody is recommended. Precise conditions should be optimized for a particular assay.|
|Format||Synthetic peptide was lyophilized with 100% acetonitrile and is supplied as a powder. Reconstitute with 0.1 ml DI water for a final concentration of 1 mg/ml.|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C.|
|Precautions||This product is for research use only. Not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||ICAM proteins are ligands for the leukocyte adhesion protein LFA-1 (integrin alpha-L/beta-2). During leukocyte trans- endothelial migration, ICAM1 engagement promotes the assembly of endothelial apical cups through ARHGEF26/SGEF and RHOG activation. In case of rhinovirus infection acts as a cellular receptor for the virus.|
|Cellular Location||Membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein|
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Provided below are standard protocols that you may find useful for product applications.
ICAM1 is a cell surface glycoprotein which is typically expressed on endothelial cells and cells of the immune system. It binds to integrins of type CD11a / CD18, or CD11b / CD18 and is also exploited by Rhinovirus as a receptor.
Denkers,I.A., et.al., Leuk. Res. 16 (5), 469-474 (1992)Rossler,K., et.al., J. Neurosci. Res. 31 (2), 365-374 (1992)
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