Product Pathways - Cytoskeletal Signaling
EpCAM (VU1D9) Mouse mAb (Pacific Blue™ Conjugate) #9032
Reactivity Key: H=Human
Species cross-reactivity is determined by western blot. Species enclosed in parentheses are predicted to react based on 100% sequence homology.
Specificity / Sensitivity
EpCAM (VU1D9) Mouse mAb (Pacific Blue™ Conjugate) recognizes endogenous levels of total EpCAM protein.
Source / Purification
Monoclonal antibody is produced by immunizing animals with NCI-H69 small cell lung carcinoma cells.
This Cell Signaling Technology antibody is conjugated to Pacific Blue™ fluorescent dye and tested in-house for direct flow cytometry analysis in human cells. The antibody is expected to exhibit the same species cross-reactivity as the unconjugated EpCAM (VU1D9) Mouse mAb #2929.
Epithelial cell adhesion and activating molecule (EpCAM/CD326) is a transmembrane glycoprotein that mediates Ca2+-independent, homophilic adhesions on the basolateral surface of most epithelial cells. EpCAM is not expressed in adult squamous epithelium, but it is highly expressed in adeno and squamous cell carcinomas (1). Research studies identified EpCAM as one of the first tumor-associated antigens, and it has long been a marker of epithelial and tumor tissue. Investigators have shown that EpCAM is highly expressed in cancer cells (reviewed in 2,3).
- Went, P.T. et al. (2004) Hum Pathol 35, 122-8.
- Baeuerle, P.A. and Gires, O. (2007) Br J Cancer 96, 417-23.
- Armstrong, A. and Eck, S.L. (2003) Cancer Biol Ther 2, 320-6.
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For Research Use Only. Not For Use In Diagnostic Procedures.