Ultra-LEAF™ Purified anti-mouse CD31 Antibody

Pricing & Availability
Clone
MEC13.3 (See other available formats)
Regulatory Status
RUO
Other Names
PECAM-1, EndoCAM
Isotype
Rat IgG2a, κ
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102529 100 µg 168,00€
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Description

CD31 is a 130-140 kD glycoprotein, also known as platelet endothelial cell adhesion molecule (PECAM-1), EndoCAM, and gpIIa. It is a member of the Ig superfamily, expressed on endothelial cells, platelets, granulocytes, monocytes/macrophages, dendritic cells, and T and B cell subsets, and is critical for cell-to-cell interactions. The primary ligands for CD31 have been reported to be CD38 and the vitronectin receptor (αv β3 integrin, CD51/CD61). Other reported functions of CD31 are neutrophil emigration to sites of inflammation, and angiogenesis.

Product Details
Technical data sheet

Product Details

Reactivity
Mouse
Antibody Type
Monoclonal
Host Species
Rat
Immunogen
Polyoma middle T transformed EC line tEnd.1
Formulation
0.2 µm filtered in phosphate-buffered solution, pH 7.2, containing no preservative. Endotoxin level is < 0.01 EU/µg of the protein (< 0.001 ng/µg of the protein) as determined by the LAL test.
Preparation
The Ultra-LEAF™ (Low Endotoxin, Azide-Free) antibody was purified by affinity chromatography.
Concentration
The antibody is bottled at the concentration indicated on the vial, typically between 2 mg/mL and 3 mg/mL. Older lots may have also been bottled at 1 mg/mL. Please contact technical support for concentration and total µg amount, or use our Lookup tool if you have a lot number.
Storage & Handling
The antibody solution should be stored undiluted between 2°C and 8°C. This Ultra-LEAF™ solution contains no preservative; handle under aseptic conditions.
Application

FC - Quality tested
IP, Block, IHC-F - Reported in the literature, not verified in house

Recommended Usage

Each lot of this antibody is quality control tested by immunofluorescent staining with flow cytometric analysis. For flow cytometric staining, the suggested use of this reagent is ≤ 0.25 µg per million cells in 100 µL volume. It is recommended that the reagent be titrated for optimal performance for each application.

Application Notes

Anti-mouse CD31 clones 390 and MEC13.3 bind to their respective non-overlapping epitopes in IgD2 of CD31.8 Additional reported applications (in the relevant formats) include: immunoprecipitation1, in vitro and in vivo blocking of CD31-mediated cell-cell interactions1-4, and immunohistochemical staining1,5,6 of acetone-fixed frozen sections and zinc-fixed paraffin-embedded sections.
Special Note: The antibody works well on acetone-fixed frozen sections as well as Zinc-fixed paraffin-embedded sections. It sometime works on formalin-fixed and paraformaldehyde-fixed paraffin-embedded tissue sections but inconsistent results have been reported. This antibody is not recommended for formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded sections or for Western blot analysis. The Ultra-LEAF™ Purified antibody (Endotoxin < 0.01 EU/µg, Azide-Free, 0.2 µm filtered) is recommended for functional assays (Cat. No. 102529 and 102530).

Application References

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  1. Vecchi A, et al. 1994. Eur. J. Cell Biol. 63:247. (IP, IHC, Block)
  2. Christofidou-Solomidou M, et al. 1997. J. Immunol. 158:4872. (Block)
  3. DeLisser HM, et al. 1997. Am. J. Pathol. 151:671. (Block)
  4. Rosenblum WI, et al. 1994. Am. J. Pathol. 145:33. (Block)
  5. Baldwin HS, et al. 1994. Development 120:2539. (IHC)
  6. Voswinckel R, et al. 2003. Circ. Res. 93:372. (IHC)
  7. Leung VW, et al. 2009. Am J. Pathol. 175:1757. PubMed
  8. Chacko AM, et al. 2012. PLoS One 7:e34958.
  9. Giacomini C, et al. 2014. Exp Eye Res. 18:1. PubMed
  10. Morita R, et al. 2015. PNAS. 112:160. PubMed
  11. Ito A, et al. 2015. Brain Res. 1594:310. PubMed
Product Citations
  1. Inverso D, et al. 2021. Developmental Cell. 56(11):1677-1693.e10. PubMed
RRID
AB_2832292 (BioLegend Cat. No. 102529)
AB_2832293 (BioLegend Cat. No. 102530)

Antigen Details

Structure
Ig superfamily, 130-140 kD
Distribution

Endothelial cells, platelets, granulocytes, monocytes/macrophages, dendritic cells, T and B cell subsets

Function
Adhesion
Ligand/Receptor
CD38, αV3 integrin
Cell Type
B cells, Dendritic cells, Endothelial cells, Granulocytes, Macrophages, Monocytes, Neutrophils, Platelets, T cells
Biology Area
Angiogenesis, Cell Adhesion, Cell Biology, Immunology, Neuroinflammation, Neuroscience
Molecular Family
Adhesion Molecules, CD Molecules
Antigen References

1. Barclay AN, et al. 1997. The Leukocyte Antigen FactsBook Academic Press.
2. DeLisser HM, et al. 1994. Immunol. Today 15:490.
3. Newman PJ, et al. 1990. Science 247:1219.

Gene ID
18613 View all products for this Gene ID
UniProt
View information about CD31 on UniProt.org

Related FAQs

Do you guarantee that your antibodies are totally pathogen free?

BioLegend does not test for pathogens in-house aside from the GoInVivo™ product line. However, upon request, this can be tested on a custom basis with an outside, independent laboratory.

Does BioLegend test each Ultra-LEAF™ antibody by functional assay?

No, BioLegend does not test Ultra-LEAF™ antibodies by functional assays unless otherwise indicated. Due to the possible complexities and variations of uses of biofunctional antibodies in different assays and because of the large product portfolio, BioLegend does not currently perform functional assays as a routine QC for the antibodies. However, we do provide references in which the antibodies were used for functional assays and we do perform QC to verify the specificity and quality of the antibody based on our strict specification criteria.

Does BioLegend test each Ultra-LEAF™ antibody for potential pathogens?

No, BioLegend does not test for pathogens in-house unless otherwise indicated.  However, we can recommend an outside vendor to perform this testing as needed.

Have you tested this Ultra-LEAF™ antibody for in vivo or in vitro applications?

We don't test our antibodies for in vivo or in vitro applications unless otherwise indicated. Depending on the product, the TDS may describe literature supporting usage of a particular product for bioassay. It may be best to further consult the literature to find clone specific information.

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