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REACTIVITY SENSITIVITY MW (kDa) SOURCE
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Product Usage Information

Storage: Supplied in 10 mM sodium HEPES (pH 7.5), 150 mM NaCl, 100 µg/ml BSA and 50% glycerol. Store at –20°C. Do not aliquot the antibody.

Specificity / Sensitivity

VCAM-1 Antibody recognizes endogenous levels of total VCAM-1 protein. This antibody cross-reacts with proteins of unknown origin 48 and 49 kDa.


Source / Purification

Polyclonal antibodies are produced by immunizing animals with a synthetic peptide corresponding to residues surrounding Pro354 of human VCAM-1 protein. Antibodies are purified by protein A and peptide affinity chromatography.

VCAM-1 (vascular cell adhesion molecule-1) is a transmembrane glycoprotein containing multiple amino-terminal extracellular Ig-like domains, a transmembrane domain, and a short carboxy-terminal cytoplasmic domain (1). Alternative splicing generates two isoforms of VCAM-1 (2). The role of VCAM-1 during infection and inflammatory diseases is well characterized. Expression of VCAM-1 is induced in endothelial cells by inflammatory cytokines including TNF-α and IL-1β (1). VCAM-1 on endothelial cells interacts with the integrin VLA-4 (α4β1) on leukocytes to mediate migration of circulating leukocytes from the blood across the endothelium and into tissues (3).


1.  Osborn, L. et al. (1989) Cell 59, 1203-11.

2.  Hession, C. et al. (1991) J Biol Chem 266, 6682-5.

3.  Elices, M.J. et al. (1990) Cell 60, 577-84.


Entrez-Gene Id 7412
Swiss-Prot Acc. P19320


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VCAM-1 Antibody