- BV9 (See other available formats)
- Other Names
- VE-Cadherin, cadherin-5, CDH5
- Mouse IgG2a, κ
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CD144, also known as VE-cadherin and cadherin-5, is a 140 kD glycoprotein which is composed of five extracellular cadherin repeats and a highly conserved cytoplasmic tail region. It is a calcium-dependent transmembrane cell-cell adhesion molecule localized at the intercellular boundaries of endothelial cells, hematopoietic stem cells, and perineurial cells. It functions as a classic cadherin by mediating homophilic adhesion and functions as a plasma membrane attachment site for the cytoskeleton. CD144 is thought to play a role in vascular development, permeability, and remodeling.Product Details
- Antibody Type
- Host Species
- Phosphate-buffered solution, pH 7.2, containing 0.09% sodium azide and 0.2% (w/v) BSA (origin USA).
- The antibody was purified by affinity chromatography and conjugated with Alexa Fluor® 647 under optimal conditions.
- Lot-specific (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, and protected from prolonged exposure to light. Do not freeze.
FC - Quality tested
IHC-P - Verified
- 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 5 µl per million cells in 100 µl staining volume or 5 µl per 100 µl of whole blood. For immunohistochemical staining on formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissue sections, a concentration range of 5 - 10 µg/ml is suggested. It is recommended that the reagent be titrated for optimal performance for each application.
* Alexa Fluor® 647 has a maximum emission of 668 nm when it is excited at 633 nm / 635 nm.
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- Excitation Laser
Red Laser (633 nm)
- Application Notes
Clone BV9 has been shown to block VE-cadherin, causing a redistribution of VE-cadherin away from intracellular junctions.6 This clone binds to EC3-EC4 region in the extracellular domain of human VE-cadherin.7 Additional reported applications (for the relevant formats) include: Western Blotting1,2, immunofluorescence microscopy1,3, immunoprecipitation1,4, blocking angiogenesis in vitro4,5, inhibiting VE-cadherin reorganization4, and inducing endothelial cell apoptosis4.
- Application References
- Almagro S, et al. 2010. Mol. Cell Biol. 30:1703. (WB, IF, IP)
- Zhang F, et al. 2004. J. Biol. Chem. 279:11760. (WB)
- Iurlaro M, et al. 2004. Am. J. Pathol. 165:181. (IF)
- Corada M, et al. 2001. Blood 97:1679. (IP, Block)
- Kooistra M, et al. 2005. FEBS 579:4966. (Block)
- Corada M, et al. 2001. Blood 97:1679. (Block)
- Bouillet L, et al. 2013. Laboratory Investigation 93:1194-11202.
AB_2563669 (BioLegend Cat. No. 348513)
AB_2563670 (BioLegend Cat. No. 348514)
- Member of the cadherin family; calcium-dependent transmembrane cell-cell adhesion glycoprotein composed of five extracellular cadherin repeats and a highly conserved cytoplasmic tail region
Endothelial cells, hematopoietic stem cells, perineurial cells
- Mediates calcium-dependent homophilic cell adhesion, plays fundamental roles in microvascular permeability and in the morphogenic and proliferative events associated with angiogenesis
- Cell Type
- Endothelial cells, Hematopoietic stem and progenitors, Mesenchymal Stem Cells
- Biology Area
- Angiogenesis, Cell Adhesion, Cell Biology, Cell Motility/Cytoskeleton/Structure, Immunology, Stem Cells
- Molecular Family
- Adhesion Molecules, CD Molecules, Protein Kinases/Phosphatase
- Antigen References
1. Taddei A, et al. 2008. Nat. Cell Biol. 10:923.
2. Gavard J, et al. 2006. Nat. Cell Biol. 8:1223.
3. Kim I, et al. 2005. Blood 106:903.
4. Suzuki S, et al. 1991. Cell Regul. 2:261.
- Gene ID
- 1003 View all products for this Gene ID
- View information about CD144 on UniProt.org
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