• Product nameAnti-PLVAP antibody [MECA-32]
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  • Description
    Rat monoclonal [MECA-32] to PLVAP
  • SpecificityThis antibody is specific to PLVAP.
  • Tested applicationsSuitable for: Flow Cyt, IP, IHC-Fr, ICC, WBmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Mouse
  • Immunogen

    Tissue/ cell preparation: Mouse lymph node stromal cells.

  • Positive control
    • Embryonic and adult mouse endothelial cell surfaces with the exceptions of cardiac, skeletal muscle and brain.



Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab27853 in the following tested applications.

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

Application Abreviews Notes
Flow Cyt Use 1µg for 106 cells. ab18450-Rat monoclonal IgG2a, is suitable for use as an isotype control with this antibody.
IP Use at an assay dependent concentration.
IHC-Fr Use at an assay dependent concentration.

Acetone fixed sections.

ICC Use at an assay dependent concentration.
WB Use at an assay dependent concentration. Detects a band of approximately 50 - 55 kDa (predicted molecular weight: 51 kDa).


  • FunctionInvolved in the formation of stomatal and fenestral diaphragms of caveolae. May function in microvascular permeability.
  • Tissue specificityExpressed in lung, kidney, heart, aorta, placenta, muscle, pituitary gland, adrenals, mammary gland, bladder, lymph node, bone marrow, trachea, digestive tract, liver and tumor-associated endothelium.
  • Cellular localizationCell membrane. Membrane > caveola. Cytoplasm > perinuclear region. Membrane-associated protein of caveolae. Found in fenestral and stomatal diaphragms in fenestrated endothelia and transendothelial channels. Also colocalized with CAV1 in perinuclear region.
  • Information by UniProt
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  • Alternative names
    • FELS antibody
    • Fenestrated endothelial linked structure protein antibody
    • Fenestrated endothelial-linked structure protein antibody
    • gp68 antibody
    • Hypothetical protein DKFZp667O074 antibody
    • Meca 32 antigen antibody
    • MECA32 antigen antibody
    • Panendothelial cell antigen antibody
    • Plasmalemma vesicle associated protein antibody
    • Plasmalemma vesicle protein 1 antibody
    • Plasmalemma vesicle-associated protein antibody
    • Plvap antibody
    • PLVAP_HUMAN antibody
    • PV 1 antibody
    • PV-1 antibody
    • PV1 antibody
    • PV1 protein antibody
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References for Anti-PLVAP antibody [MECA-32] (ab27853)

This product has been referenced in:
  • Wang XL  et al. VEGFR-3 blocking deteriorates inflammation with impaired lymphatic function and different changes in lymphatic vessels in acute and chronic colitis. Am J Transl Res 8:827-41 (2016). IHC-Fr ; Mouse . Read more (PubMed: 27158372) »
  • Menezes MJ  et al. The extracellular matrix protein laminin a2 regulates the maturation and function of the blood-brain barrier. J Neurosci 34:15260-80 (2014). Read more (PubMed: 25392494) »

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