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Recombinant Ep-CAM / CD326 (Extracellular Domain) (Epithelial Marker) Antibody [EGP40/2571R]

In Stock
Catalog Number Formulation Size Price
4072-RBM24-P0
Purified Ab with BSA and Azide at 200ug/ml
20ug
$229.00
4072-RBM24-P1
Purified Ab with BSA and Azide at 200ug/ml
100ug
$519.00
4072-RBM24-P1ABX
Purified Ab WITHOUT BSA and Azide at 1.0mg/ml
100ug
$519.00
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Applications & Dilutions

Applications Tested Dillution Protocol Note
Flow Cytometry (Flow)
1-2ug/million cells
Immunohistochemistry (IHC)
1-2ug/ml
30 min at RT. Staining of formalin-fixed tissues requires heating tissue sections in 10mM Tris with 1mM EDTA, pH 9.0, for 45 min at 95°C followed by cooling at RT for 20 minutes

Summary

Epitope of this MAb is mapped between aa 202-212 of EGP40, which is a 40-43kDa transmembrane epithelial glycoprotein, also identified as epithelial specific antigen (ESA), or epithelial cellular adhesion molecule (Ep-CAM). It is expressed on baso-lateral cell surface in most simple epithelia and a vast majority of carcinomas. Antibody to Ep-CAM has been used to distinguish adenocarcinoma from pleural mesothelioma and hepatocellular carcinoma. This antibody is also useful in distinguishing serous carcinomas of the ovary from mesothelioma.

Product Properties & Targets

Host
Rabbit
Species Reactivity
Research Areas
Isotype / Light Chain
IgG / Kappa
Cellular Localization
Cell junction, Lateral cell membrane, Tight junction
Gene Name
Positive Control
MCF-7 or HT29 cells. Breast tumor.
Immunogen
Recombinant human EpCAM fragment from extracellular domain (around aa100-224) (exact sequence is proprietary)
Alternate Names
Epithelial cell adhesion molecule, Adenocarcinoma-associated antigen, Cell surface glycoprotein Trop-1, Epithelial cell surface antigen, Epithelial glycoprotein, Epithelial glycoprotein 314, KS 1/4 antigen, KSA, Major gastrointestinal tumor-associated protein GA733-2, Tumor-associated calcium signal transducer 1, Adenocarcinoma-associated Antigen; Cell Surface Glycoprotein Trop-1; EGP2; EGP314; EGP40; Epithelial Cell Adhesion Molecule; Epithelial Glycoprotein 314; ESA; KSA; TACD1; TROP1; Tumor-associated Calcium Signal Transducer 1 (TACSTD1)

Database Links

Entrez Gene ID
SwissProt

Additional Information

Clone
EGP40/2571R
Chromosome Location
2q21
Mol. Weight of Antigen
40-43kDa

Functions

  • May act as a physical homophilic interaction molecule between intestinal epithelial cells (IECs) and intraepithelial lymphocytes (IELs) at the mucosal epithelium for providing immunological barrier as a first line of defense against mucosal infection. Plays a role in embryonic stem cells proliferation and differentiation. Up-regulates the expression of FABP5, MYC and cyclins A and E.

Key References

  • Bjork, P., et al. 1993. J. Biol. Chem. 268: 24232-24241.

Storage & Stability

Antibody with azide - store at 2 to 8°C. Antibody without azide - store at -20 to -80°C. Antibody is stable for 24 months. Non-hazardous. No MSDS required.

Limitations

This antibody is available for research use only and is not approved for use in diagnosis.

Supplied as

200ug/ml of Ab Purified by Protein A. Prepared in 10mM PBS with 0.05% BSA & 0.05% azide. Also available WITHOUT BSA & azide at 1.0mg/ml.

Warranty

There are no warranties, expressed or implied, which extend beyond this description. Company is not liable for any personal injury or economic loss resulting from this product.

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