The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
Use 10µl for 106 cells. or 100µl whole blood
ab37391-Mouse monoclonal IgG1, is suitable for use as an isotype control with this antibody.
FunctionImportant 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.
Tissue specificityExpressed 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 [STA], prediluted (Allophycocyanin) (ab103173)
This product has been referenced in:
Leca G et al. Expression of VCAM-1 (CD106) by a subset of TCR gamma delta-bearing lymphocyte clones. Involvement of a metalloprotease in the specific hydrolytic release of the soluble isoform. J Immunol154:1069-77 (1995).
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