- W6B3C1 (See other available formats)
- Other Names
- Prominin-1, PROM1, AC133
- Mouse IgG1, κ
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CD133, also known as Prominin-1 and AC133 antigen, is a 120 kD pentaspan glycoprotein with 5 transmembrane domains. CD133 was initially described as a surface antigen specific for human hematopoietic stem cells and as a marker for murine neuroepithelial cells and some embryonic epithelia. Later on, CD133 was found on other stem cells, including endothelial progenitor cells, glioblastomas, neuronal, and glial stem cells. In addition to stem cells for normal tissue, CD133 was found on cancer cells, such as some leukemia cells and brain tumor cells. Although the biological function of CD133 is not completely understood, CD133 has been extensively used as a stem cell marker for normal and cancerous tissues.Product Details
- Antibody Type
- Host Species
- WERI-RB-1 human retinoblastoma cell line
- Phosphate-buffered solution, pH 7.2, containing 0.09% sodium azide.
- The antibody was purified by affinity chromatography.
- 0.5 mg/mL
- Storage & Handling
- The antibody solution should be stored undiluted between 2°C and 8°C.
FC - Quality tested
- 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 ≤ 0.5 µg per million cells in 100 µl volume. It is recommended that the reagent be titrated for optimal performance for each application.
- Application Notes
W6B3C1 antibody does not compete against AC133, 293C2, clone 7, S16015F, S16016B, or S16016E antibody binding to target.
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- Hermansen SK, et al. 2011. J. Histochem Cytochem. 59(4): 391.
- Rappa G, et al. 2008. Stem Cells. 26(12): 3008.
- Tardito S, et al. 2015. Nat Cell Biol. 17(12): 1556.
- 120 kD pentaspan transmembrance glycoprotein with 5 transmembrane domains.
Hematopoietic stem cells and progenitor cells, fetal liver cells, tissue specific stem cells or progenitor cells such as renal and prostate, a variety of tumor cells.
- May play a role in cell differentiation, proliferation, and apoptosis.
- NAT8; NAT8B; CDHR1
- Cell Type
- Hematopoietic stem and progenitors, Leukemia, Leukocytes
- Biology Area
- Cancer Biomarkers, Cell Biology, Immuno-Oncology
- Molecular Family
- CD Molecules
- Antigen References
- Yin AH, et al. 1997. Blood. 90:5002.
- Miraglia S, et al. 1997. Blood. 90:5013.
- Bühring HJ, et al. 1999. Ann. NY Acad. Sci. 872:25.
- Gene ID
- 8842 View all products for this Gene ID
- View information about CD133 on UniProt.org
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