- 4E2/MCP (See other available formats)
- Other Names
- Monocyte chemoattractant protein-1, Monocyte chemoattractant and activating factor (MCAF), JE, Small inducible cytokine A2 (SCYA2), HC-11, P6, Smooth muscle cell chemotactic factor (SMC-CF), CCL2
- Armenian Hamster IgG
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Monocyte chemotactic protein-1 (MCP-1) also known as monocyte chemotactic and activating factor (MCAF) was identified based on its ability to chemoattract monocytes. Subsequently, MCP-1 has also been found to regulate adhesion molecule expression and cytokine production in monocytes. MCP-1 is identical to the product of the JE gene, a PDGF inducible gene. MCP-1 is a member of the beta (C-C) chemokine subfamily, known as CCL2. The 4E2/MCP antibody reacts with mouse MCP-1. This antibody does not react with human MCP-1 and related mouse beta chemokines, TCA3 and MIP-1beta. The 4E2/MCP antibody can not neutralize the bioactivity of natural or recombinant MCP-1.Product Details
- Antibody Type
- Host Species
- CHO-expressed, recombinant mouse MCP-1
- 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.
ELISA Capture - Quality tested
WB - Reported in the literature
- Recommended Usage
Each lot of this antibody is quality control tested by ELISA assay. For use as an ELISA capture antibody, a concentration range of 1-4 µg/ml is recommended. To obtain a linear standard curve, serial dilutions of MCP-1 recombinant protein ranging from 1000 to 8 pg/ml are recommended for each ELISA plate. It is recommended that the reagent be titrated for optimal performance for each application.
- Application Notes
ELISA or ELISPOT Capture: The purified 4E2/MCP antibody is useful as the capture antibody in a sandwich ELISA or ELISPOT assay, when used in conjunction with the biotinylated 2H5 antibody (Cat. No. 505908) as the detecting antibody for the detection of mouse MCP-1. The LEAF™ purified antibody is suggested for ELISPOT capture.
Additional reported applications (for the relevant formats) include: Western blotting1. The 4E2/MCP is a non-neutralizing antibody1.
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- Luo Y, et al. 1994. J. Immunol. 153:3708.
- Luo Y, et al. 1999 J. Immunol. 163:3985.
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AB_2290924 (BioLegend Cat. No. 506004)
- CC chemokine; dimer; 13.8 kD (Mammalian)
- Chemoattractant; regulates adhesion molecule expression, cytokine production in monocytes; proliferation/activation of CC-chemokine activated killer cells
- Cell Sources
- Monocytes, vascular endothelial cells, smooth muscle, glomerular mesangial cells
- Cell Targets
- Monocytes, basophils, T cells, NK cells, immature dendritic cells
- CCR2; CCR5; CCR10; D6; possibly L-CCR
- Biology Area
- Cell Biology, Neuroinflammation, Neuroscience
- Molecular Family
- Antigen References
1. Fitzgerald K, et al. Eds. 2001. The Cytokine FactsBook. Academic Press San Diego.
2. Bischoff S, et al. 1992. J. Exp. Med. 175:1271.
3. Charo I, et al. 1994. P. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 91:2752.
4. Jiang Y, et al. 1992. J. Immunol. 148:2423.
- Upregulated by IL-1, TNF-a, PDGF, TGF-ß
- Gene ID
- 20296 View all products for this Gene ID
- View information about CCL2 on UniProt.org
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