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Anti-E-Cadherin Antibody

serum, Upstate®

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eCl@ss:
32160702
NACRES:
NA.41

biological source

rabbit

Quality Level

antibody form

serum

antibody product type

primary antibodies

clone

polyclonal

species reactivity

human

packaging

antibody small pack of 25 μL

manufacturer/tradename

Upstate®

technique(s)

immunohistochemistry: suitable
western blot: suitable

isotype

IgG

NCBI accession no.

UniProt accession no.

shipped in

ambient

target post-translational modification

unmodified

Gene Information

human ... CDH1(999)

General description

Cadherin-1 (UniProt: P12830; also known as CAM 120/80, Epithelial cadherin, E-cadherin, Uvomorulin, CD324) is encoded by the CDH1 (also known as CDHE, UVO) gene (Gene ID: 999) in human. Cadherins are calcium-dependent cell adhesion molecules that participate in cell-cell adhesion during embryogenesis, development, organogenesis, and differentiation. E-cadherin is a single-pass type I membrane glycoprotein that is mainly expressed in non-neural epithelial tissues. It is synthesized with a signal peptide (aa 1-22) and a propeptide (aa 23-154) that are subsequently cleaved off to produce the mature form that contains an extracellular domain (aa 155-709), a transmembrane domain (aa 710-730), and a cytoplasmic domain (aa 731-882). N-glycosylation at Asn-637 is shown to be essential for its expression, folding, and trafficking. E-cadherin is known to contain five cadherin domains. Three calcium ions are usually bound at the interface of each cadherin domain and rigidify the connections, imparting a strong curvature to the full-length ectodomain. Post-translationally it can be cleaved into three chains: E-Cad/CTF1 (aa 701-882); E-Cad/CTF2 (aa 732-882); and E-Cad/CTF3 (aa 751-882). During apoptosis or with calcium influx, it is cleaved by a membrane-bound metalloproteinase (ADAM10; at residues 700-701), which causes disruption of cell-cell adhesion and the subsequent release of b-catenin into the cytoplasm. The residual membrane-tethered cleavage product is then rapidly degraded via an intracellular proteolytic pathway. It can also be cleaved by PS1/g-secretase (at residues 731-732) and this cleavage promotes disassembly of adherens junctions. Caspase 3 can cleave it at residues 750-751, which releases the cytoplasmic tail resulting in disintegration of the actin microfilament system. (Ref.: Marambaud, M., et al. (2002). EMBO J. 21(8); 1948-1956; Steinhausen, U., et al. (2001). J. Biol. Chem. 276(7); 4972-4980; Ito, K., et al. (1999). Oncogene. 18(50); 7080-7090).

Specificity

E-Cadherin
Predicted to cross-react with mouse, rat, orangutan, bovine, chicken and canine based on sequence homology

Immunogen

synthetic peptide corresponding to amino acids 859-874 of human E-Cadherin

Application

Detect E-Cadherin using this Anti-E-Cadherin Antibody validated for use in Immunohistochemistry and WB.

Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin) Analysis: A 1:250 dilution of this antibody detected E-Cadherin in Human small intestine tissue sections.
Western Blotting Analysis: A 1:1,000 dilution of this antibody detected E-Cadherin in HepG2 cell lysate.
Research Category
Cell Structure
Research Sub Category
Adhesion (CAMs)

Quality

Routinely evaluated by immunoblot with RIPA lysates from HepG2 cells.

Target description

106kDa

Physical form

Serum

Storage and Stability

2 years at -20°C from date of shipment

Other Notes

Please refer to lot specific datasheet.

Legal Information

UPSTATE is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

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