Description: The eBioHMb1-1 monoclonal antibody reacts with mouse and rat CD29 (integrin beta 1), a 110-120 kDa member of the beta integrin family expressed by leukocytes, endothelial, smooth muscle and epithelial cells. CD29 binds non-covalently with the alpha integrins CD49a-f to form the VLA-1 through VLA-6 complexes, as well as with CD51. These alpha-beta integrin heterodimers are capable of mediating a variety of cellular responses including adhesion, trafficking, proliferaton and differentiation. All integrins which include CD29 bind to extracellular matrix proteins including collagen, laminin, fibronectin and vitronectin, whereas some CD29-containing integrins can also interact with cellular receptors such as VCAM-1 and MadCAM-1. Applications Reported: This eBioHMb1-1 (HMb1-1) antibody has been reported for use in flow cytometric analysis. Applications Tested: This eBioHMb1-1 (HMb1-1) antibody has been tested by flow cytometric analysis of mouse bone marrow cells. This can be used at less than or equal to 0.5 µg per test. A test is defined as the amount (µg) of antibody that will stain a cell sample in a final volume of 100 µL. Cell number should be determined empirically but can range from 10^5 to 10^8 cells/test. It is recommended that the antibody be carefully titrated for optimal performance in the assay of interest. APC-eFluor 780 emits at 780 nm and is excited with the Red laser (633 nm).Please make sure that your instrument is capable of detecting this fluorochome. Light sensitivity: This tandem is sensitive to photo-induced oxidation. Please protect this vial and stained samples from light. Fixation: Samples can be stored in IC Fixation Buffer (cat. 00-8222) (100 µL cell sample + 100 µL IC Fixation Buffer) or 1-step Fix/Lyse Solution (cat. 00-5333) for up to 3 days in the dark at 4°C with minimal impact on brightness and FRET efficiency/compensation. Some generalizations regarding fluorophore performance after fixation can be made, but clone specific performance should be determined empirically. Excitation: 633-647 nm; Emission: 780 nm; Laser: Red Laser. Filtration: 0.2 µm post-manufacturing filtered. CD29 (beta1 integrin subunit, GPIIa) forms non-covalently linked heterodimers with at least 6 different alpha chains (alpha1-alpha6, CD49a-f) determining the binding properties of beta1 (VLA) integrins. These integrins mediate cell adhesion to collagen, fibronectin, laminin and other extracellular matrix (ECM) components. This interaction hinders cell death, whereas disruption of anchorage to ECM leads to apoptosis. Decreased expression of most beta1 integrins correlates with acquiring multidrug resistance of tumour cells during selection in presence of antitumour drug. In platelets, translocation of intracellular pool of beta1 integrins to the plasma membrane following thrombin stimulation. These integrins are also up-regulated in leukocytes during emigration and extravascular migration and appear to be critically involved in regulating the immune cell trafficking from blood to tissue, as well as in regulating tissue damage and disease symptoms related to inflammatory bowel disease. Through a beta1 integrin-dependent mechanism, fibronectin and type I collagen enhance cytokine secretion of human airway smooth muscle in response to IL-1beta.
|CD29 (Integrin beta 1)|
|4° C, store in dark, DO NOT FREEZE!|
|PBS with 0.09% sodium azide; pH 7.2|
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