- MC-480 (See other available formats)
- Regulatory Status
- Other Names
- Stage-Specific Embryonic Antigen 1, X-hapten, Lewis X, 3-FAL, CD15, SSEA1, SSEA-1
- Mouse IgM, κ
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The MC-480 antibody reacts with mouse and human Stage-Specific Embryonic Antigen-1 (SSEA-1). It is a Lewis blood group related carbohydrate antigen, also known as X-hapten, Lewis X, 3-FAL, 3-fucosyl-N-acetyllactosamine, or CD15. The expression pattern of SSEA-1 antigen is different in humans than in mice. In mice, SSEA-1 is expressed on embryonic stem cells (ES), embryonal carcinoma cells (EC), 8-cell to blastocyst embryos, and a subset of embryonic inner cell mass. The expression on murine ES cells is decreased upon differentiation. In humans, however, SSEA-1 is not found on undifferentiated ES cells, but its expression is upregulated along with differentiation. CD15 is highly expressed on adult human granulocytes. It has been reported that SSEA-1 plays a role in cell adhesion and regulation of cell differentiation.Product Details
- Mouse, Cross-Reactivity: Human
- Antibody Type
- Host Species
- Mouse F9 Teratocarcinoma Stem Cells (X-irradiated)
- 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 FITC 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
- 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.
- Excitation Laser
Blue Laser (488 nm)
- Application Notes
Additional reported applications (for the relevant formats) include: immunoprecipitation1, Western blotting1, and immunohistochemistry1 of acetone-fixed frozen tissue sections and formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded sections.
(PubMed link indicates BioLegend citation)
- Solter D and Knowles BB. 1978. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 75:5565. (IHC, IP, WB)
- Product Citations
AB_2561706 (BioLegend Cat. No. 125611)
AB_2561707 (BioLegend Cat. No. 125612)
- Carbohydrate epitope, Lewis blood group antigens
Murine embryonic stem cells (ES), embryonal carcinoma cells, 8-cell to blastocyst embryos; human differentiated cells, not on undifferentiated ES cells
- Adhesion, differentiation
- Cell Type
- Embryonic Stem Cells, Neural Stem Cells
- Biology Area
- Cell Biology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Neuroscience Cell Markers, Stem Cells
- Molecular Family
- CD Molecules
- Antigen References
1. Solter D and Knowles BB. 1978. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 75:5565.
2. Harris JF, et al. 1984. J. Immunol. 132:2502.
3. Gooi HC, et al. 1981. Nature 292:156.
4. Cui L, et al. 2004. J. Histochem. Cytochem. 52:1447.
- Gene ID
- 14345 View all products for this Gene ID 2526 View all products for this Gene ID
- Specificity (DOES NOT SHOW ON TDS):
- Specificity Alt (DOES NOT SHOW ON TDS):
- View information about CD15 on UniProt.org
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