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Mucin 18 / MUC18 / CD146 / MCAM Recombinant Monoclonal Mouse Antibody (rMUC18/1130)

Mel-CAM belongs to the immunoglobulin superfamily and functions as a Ca2+-independent cell adhesion molecule.

Product Attributes

Antibody number

2302

Reactivity (target)

MUC18, MCAM, CD146

Antibody type

Primary

Host species

Mouse

Clonality

Recombinant Monoclonal

Clone

rMUC18/1130

Isotype

IgG1

Molecular weight

130 kDa

Synonyms

Cell Surface Glycoprotein MUC18, Cell Surface Glycoprotein P1H12, Gicerin, Melanoma Adhesion Molecule (MCAM), Melanoma Associated Glycoprotein MUC18, Melanoma Cell Adhesion Molecule, Melanoma-associated Antigen A32, Mel-CAM, S-endo 1 Endothelial-associated Antigen, Sendo1

Human gene symbol

MCAM

Entrez gene ID

4162

SwissProt

P43121

Unigene

599039

Immunogen

Recombinant full-length human MUC18 protein

Cellular localization

Membrane/cell surface

Species reactivity

Human

Applications

Immunohistology (formalin)

Application notes

Immunohistology (formalin): 0.5-1.0 ug/mL for 30 minutes at RT, Staining of formalin-fixed tissues requires boiling tissue sections in 1 mM EDTA pH 8.0 for 10-20 minutes followed by cooling at RT for 20 minutes, Optimal dilution for a specific application should be determined by user

Positive control

A-375, HUV-EC or HeLa Cells. Tonsil or Melanoma.

Shipping condition

Room temperature

Storage Conditions

Store at 2 to 8 °C, Protect fluorescent conjugates from light, Note: store BSA-free antibodies at -10 to -35 °C

Shelf life

Guaranteed for at least 24 months from date of receipt when stored as recommended

Regulatory status

For research use only (RUO)

Research areas

Cancer, Mucins

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Product Description

Mel-CAM belongs to the immunoglobulin superfamily and functions as a Ca2 -independent cell adhesion molecule. Mel-CAM expression is restricted to advanced primary and metastatic melanomas and to cell lines of the neuroectodermal lineage, but not normal melanocytes. Mel-CAM is found on 80% of advanced primary human melanomas and correlates well with development of metastatic disease.

Primary antibodies are available purified, or with a selection of fluorescent CF® dyes and other labels. CF® dyes offer exceptional brightness and photostability. See the CF® Dye Brochure for more information. Note: Conjugates of blue fluorescent dyes like CF®405S and CF®405M are not recommended for detecting low abundance targets, because blue dyes have lower fluorescence and can give higher non-specific background than other dye colors.

Stock status: Because Biotium offers a large number of antibody and conjugation options, primary antibody conjugates may be made to order. Typical lead times are up to one week for CF® dye and biotin conjugates, and up to 2-3 weeks for fluorescent protein and enzyme conjugates. Please email order@biotium.com to inquire about stock status and lead times before placing your order.

 Catalog number key for antibody number 2302, Anti-MUC18 / CD146 / MCAM (rMUC18/1130) 

Antibody # prefixConjugationEx/EmConcentrationStorage Buffer
BNC04CF®405S404/431 nm0.1 mg/mL PBS, 0.1% BSA, 0.05% azide
BNC05CF®405M408/452 nm0.1 mg/mL PBS, 0.1% BSA, 0.05% azide
BNC88CF®488A490/515 nm0.1 mg/mL PBS, 0.1% BSA, 0.05% azide
BNC43CF®543541/560 nm0.1 mg/mL PBS, 0.1% BSA, 0.05% azide
BNC55CF®555555/565 nm0.1 mg/mL PBS, 0.1% BSA, 0.05% azide
BNC68CF®568562/583 nm0.1 mg/mL PBS, 0.1% BSA, 0.05% azide
BNC94CF®594593/614 nm0.1 mg/mL PBS, 0.1% BSA, 0.05% azide
BNC40CF®640R642/662 nm0.1 mg/mL PBS, 0.1% BSA, 0.05% azide
BNC47CF®647650/665 nm0.1 mg/mL PBS, 0.1% BSA, 0.05% azide
BNC61CF®660R663/682 nm0.1 mg/mL PBS, 0.1% BSA, 0.05% azide
BNC80CF®680681/698 nm0.1 mg/mL PBS, 0.1% BSA, 0.05% azide
BNC81CF®680R680/701 nm0.1 mg/mL PBS, 0.1% BSA, 0.05% azide
BNC70CF®770770/797 nm0.1 mg/mL PBS, 0.1% BSA, 0.05% azide
BNCRR-PE (PE)496, 546, 565/578 nm0.1 mg/mL PBS, 0.1% BSA, 0.05% azide
BNCAAPC650/660 nm0.1 mg/mL PBS, 0.1% BSA, 0.05% azide
BNCPPerCP482/677 nm0.1 mg/mL PBS, 0.1% BSA, 0.05% azide
BNCBBiotinN/A0.1 mg/mL PBS, 0.1% BSA, 0.05% azide
BNCAPAlkaline PhosphataseN/A0.1 mg/mL PBS, 0.1% BSA, 0.05% azide
BNCHHorseradish PeroxidaseN/A0.1 mg/mL PBS, 0.05% BSA, no azide
BNUBPurified, with BSA N/A0.2 mg/mL PBS, 0.05% BSA, 0.05% azide
BNUMPurified, BSA-freeN/A1 mg/mL PBS, no BSA, no azide

References

Pruszak J et al. Stem Cells 25:2257-68 (2007).

 

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