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Monoclonal Anti-Laminin antibody produced in mouse

clone LAM-89, ascites fluid

Synonym: Laminin Antibody - Monoclonal Anti-Laminin antibody produced in mouse, Laminin Antibody Sigma, Laminin Antibody

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Related Categories Alphabetical Index, Antibodies, Antibodies for Cell Biology, Antibodies to Extracellular Matrix, Antibodies to Extracellular Matrix Proteins,
conjugate   unconjugated
clone   LAM-89, monoclonal
biological source   mouse
application(s)   immunohistochemistry (formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded sections): 1:1,000 using enzyme-treated human tissue sections
  indirect ELISA: suitable
  western blot: suitable
species reactivity   human, feline, pig
should not react with   goat, rat, carp, lizard, rabbit, frog, canine, guinea pig, sheep, chicken, snake
shipped in   dry ice
storage temp.   −20°C
antibody form   ascites fluid
isotype   IgG1
Quality Level   200
antibody product type   primary antibodies
contains   15 mM sodium azide
UniProt accession no.   P07942
  P25391
Gene Information   human ... LAMA1(284217), LAMA2(3908), LAMB1(3912), LAMB2(3913)

Description

General description

Laminin, a 900kD (approx.) complex extracellular glycoprotein, is the most abundant structural and biologically active component present in the basement membranes. It is a cell substrate adhesion protein and thus has a crucial role in promoting neurite regeneration and modulating cellular functions like differentiation, cell shape and cell movement. Monoclonal Anti-laminin antibody can be used in immunohistochemistry to classify various disease processes involving basement membranes, to mark blood vessel walls of different species and to determine the origin and classification of human tumours. It can also be used in dot blot assays. Mouse anti- laminin antibody reacts specifically with purified human laminin but not with collagen IV, fibronectin, vitronectin or chondroitin sulfate types A, B, and C.

Monoclonal Anti-Laminin (mouse IgG1 isotype) is derived from the hybridoma produced by the fusion of mouse myeloma cells and splenocytes from an immunized mouse. Laminin, the most abundant structural and biologically active component in basement membranes, is a complex extracellular glycoprotein with an approximate molecular weight of 900 kDa. Laminin is composed of one A chain (400 kDa) one B1 chain (215 kDa) and one B2 chain (205 kDa) all held together by disulfide bonds. Laminin is only found in significant quantities in basement membranes, the thin extracellular matrices that surround epithelial tissue, nerve, fat cells and smooth, striated and cardiac muscle.

Immunogen

human laminin.

Application

Monoclonal Anti-Laminin antibody produced in mouse has been used in:
• immunohistochemistry to stain matrix proteins
• double immunofluorescence staining
• indirect immunofluorescence
• immunogold labelling for electron microscopy

Monoclonal Anti-laminin antibody can be used in indirect immunostaining to determine the distribution of laminin. It may also be used for ELISA, Immunofluorescence and western blotting.

Disclaimer

Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Laminin is a cell substrate adhesion protein and thus has a crucial role in promoting neurite regeneration and modulating cellular functions like differentiation, cell shape and cell movement because it appears to be an important cell substrate adhesion protein. It plays an important role in many aspects of the cell biology. Variations in the expression of this protein have been observed in embryogenesis, organogenesis, post traumatic healing and cancer.

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Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
nwg
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

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Protocols

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