The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
1/100 - 1/200.
Use 10µl of the suggested working dilution to label 106 cells in 100µl.
ab18450 - Rat monoclonal IgG2a, is suitable for use as an isotype control with this antibody.
Use at an assay dependent concentration.
Important in cell-cell recognition. Appears to function in leukocyte-endothelial cell adhesion. Interacts with the beta-1 integrin VLA4 on leukocytes, and mediates both adhesion and signal transduction. The VCAM1/VLA4 interaction may play a pathophysiologic role both in immune responses and in leukocyte emigration to sites of inflammation.
Expressed on inflammed vascular endothelium, as well as on macrophage-like and dendritic cell types in both normal and inflammed tissue.
References for Anti-VCAM1 antibody [MVCAM.A(429)] (ab27560)
This product has been referenced in:
Horie T et al. MicroRNA-33 deficiency reduces the progression of atherosclerotic plaque in ApoE-/- mice. J Am Heart Assoc1:e003376 (2012).
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Mikkelsen HB et al. The macrophage system in the intestinal muscularis externa during inflammation: an immunohistochemical and quantitative study of osteopetrotic mice. Histochem Cell Biol130:363-73 (2008).
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