Product Name :
Mouse anti Human Fibronectin

Description :
| Clone EP5 | Isotype IgG1 | Product Type Monoclonal Antibody | Units 100 µg | Host Mouse | Species Reactivity Human Mouse | Application Immunohistochemistry (frozen & paraffin)

Background :
Hybridoma produced by the fusion of splenocytes from BALB/c mice immunized with T-cell lymphoma biopsy and mouse myeloma cells.

Source :
Fibronectins are a family of plasma and extracellular matrix glycoproteins that contain multiple sites for various ligands and cells. The region of fibronectin that mediates cell adhesion in a majority of cell types is in the carboxy terminal domain and involves the binding of the Arg-Gly-Asp (RGD) sequence to a specific polypeptide cell surface receptor. Although the mechanisms of fibronectin extracellular matrix assembly are not well understood, specific antibodies have been used to determine the domains involved in matrix assembly. This antibody stains the extracellular adhesive glycoprotein of fibronectin in connective tissues and vessels. It does not recognize the soluble dimeric form of fibronectin (plasma fibronectin) but strongly stains matrix fibronectin in tissues. Animal biodistribution experiments have shown that after intravenous administration, this antibody localizes to tumor vessels where it binds to the underlying basement membrane. The antigen is not accessible in normal tissues to circulating antibody indicating that this antibody can be used to target tumor vessels specifically in vivo. Synonyms: Fibronectin <

Product :
Provided as solution in phosphate buffered saline with 0.08% sodium azide Product Form: Unconjugated Purification Method: Protein A/G Chromatography Concentration: See vial for concentration

Specificity :

Applications :
Antibody can be used for staining of human and mouse frozen and paraffin-embedded tissue sections. Optimal concentration should be evaluated by serial dilutions. Functional Analysis: Paraffin Section Staining

Storage :
Product should be stored at -20°C. Aliquot to avoid freeze/thaw cycles Product Stability: See expiration date on vial Shipping Conditions: Ship at ambient temperature, freeze upon arrival

Caution :
This product is intended FOR RESEARCH USE ONLY, and FOR TESTS IN VITRO, not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures involving humans or animals. It may contain hazardous ingredients. Please refer to the Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for additional information and proper handling procedures. Dispose product remainders according to local regulations.This datasheet is as accurate as reasonably achievable, but our company accepts no liability for any inaccuracies or omissions in this information.

References :
1. Van Vliet, A., et al. Distribution of fibronectin isoforms in human renal disease. J. Pathol. 2001, 193, 256-262. 2. Athanassiadou, P., et al., Moc-31, fibronectin and CEA in the differential diagnosis of malignant effusions: an immunocytochemical study. Pathol. Oncol. Res. 2000, 6, 100-103. 3. Menzin, A.W., et al. Identification of oncofetal fibronectin in patients with advanced epithelial ovarian cancer: detection in ascitic fluid and localization to primary sites and metastatic implants. Cancer 1998, 82, 152-158.

Antibodies are immunoglobulins secreted by effector lymphoid B cells into the bloodstream. Antibodies consist of two light peptide chains and two heavy peptide chains that are linked to each other by disulfide bonds to form a “Y” shaped structure. Both tips of the “Y” structure contain binding sites for a specific antigen. Antibodies are commonly used in medical research, pharmacological research, laboratory research, and health and epidemiological research. They play an important role in hot research areas such as targeted drug development, in vitro diagnostic assays, characterization of signaling pathways, detection of protein expression levels, and identification of candidate biomarkers.
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