• Product nameAnti-Caveolin-1 antibody
    See all Caveolin-1 primary antibodies
  • Description
    Rabbit polyclonal to Caveolin-1
  • Tested applicationsSuitable for: WB, ELISA, ICC/IFmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Human
  • Immunogen

    Synthetic peptide corresponding to Human Caveolin-1.
    Database link: Q03135

  • Positive control
    • Extracts from HuvEc cells, MCF7 cell line



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The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.

Application Abreviews Notes
WB 1/500 - 1/1000. Detects a band of approximately 24 kDa (predicted molecular weight: 20 kDa).
ELISA 1/10000.
ICC/IF Use a concentration of 5 µg/ml.


  • FunctionMay act as a scaffolding protein within caveolar membranes. Interacts directly with G-protein alpha subunits and can functionally regulate their activity (By similarity). Involved in the costimulatory signal essential for T-cell receptor (TCR)-mediated T-cell activation. Its binding to DPP4 induces T-cell proliferation and NF-kappa-B activation in a T-cell receptor/CD3-dependent manner. Recruits CTNNB1 to caveolar membranes and may regulate CTNNB1-mediated signaling through the Wnt pathway.
  • Tissue specificityExpressed in muscle and lung, less so in liver, brain and kidney.
  • Involvement in diseaseDefects in CAV1 are the cause of congenital generalized lipodystrophy type 3 (CGL3) [MIM:612526]; also called Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy type 3 (BSCL3). Congenital generalized lipodystrophies are autosomal recessive disorders characterized by a near absence of adipose tissue, extreme insulin resistance, hypertriglyceridemia, hepatic steatosis and early onset of diabetes.
  • Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the caveolin family.
  • Post-translational
    The initiator methionine for isoform Beta is removed during or just after translation. The new N-terminal amino acid is then N-acetylated.
  • Cellular localizationGolgi apparatus membrane. Cell membrane. Membrane > caveola. Membrane raft. Colocalized with DPP4 in membrane rafts. Potential hairpin-like structure in the membrane. Membrane protein of caveolae.
  • Information by UniProt
  • Database links
  • Alternative names
    • BSCL3 antibody
    • CAV antibody
    • CAV1 antibody
    • CAV1_HUMAN antibody
    • caveolae protein, 22 kD antibody
    • caveolin 1 alpha isoform antibody
    • caveolin 1 beta isoform antibody
    • Caveolin 1 caveolae protein 22kDa antibody
    • Caveolin-1 antibody
    • Caveolin1 antibody
    • cell growth-inhibiting protein 32 antibody
    • CGL3 antibody
    • LCCNS antibody
    • MSTP085 antibody
    • OTTHUMP00000025031 antibody
    • PPH3 antibody
    • VIP 21 antibody
    • VIP21 antibody
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Anti-Caveolin-1 antibody images

  • All lanes : Anti-Caveolin-1 antibody (ab52230) at 1/500 dilution

    Lane 1 : HuvEc cell extracts, untreated.
    Lane 2 : HuvEc cell extracts, treated with the immunising peptide.

    Predicted band size : 20 kDa
    Observed band size : 24 kDa (why is the actual band size different from the predicted?)
  • ICC/IF image of ab52230 stained MCF7 cells. The cells were 4% formaldehyde fixed (10 min) and then incubated in 1%BSA / 10% normal goat serum / 0.3M glycine in 0.1% PBS-Tween for 1h to permeabilise the cells and block non-specific protein-protein interactions. The cells were then incubated with the antibody (ab52230, 5µg/ml) overnight at +4°C. The secondary antibody (green) was ab96899, DyLight® 488 goat anti-rabbit IgG (H+L) used at a 1/250 dilution for 1h. Alexa Fluor® 594 WGA was used to label plasma membranes (red) at a 1/200 dilution for 1h. DAPI was used to stain the cell nuclei (blue) at a concentration of 1.43µM.

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