Galectin 3 Rat anti-Human, Mouse, PE, Clone: eBioM3/38 (M3/38), eBioscience™
Rat Monoclonal Antibody
Manufacturer: Invitrogen 12530183
Description: The eBioM3/38 antibody reacts with mouse Galectin-3 (Mac-2). Galectins are a family of animal lectins which appear to exhibit a variety of biological functions. Galectin 3 (aka LGALS3, galactose-specific soluble lectin 3, Mac-2, L-29) is one of the more extensively studied members of this family and is a 30 kDa beta-galactoside-binding protein. Due to a C-terminal carbohydrate binding site, Galectin 3 is capable of binding IgE and mammalian cell surfaces only when homodimerized or homo-oligomerized. Galectin 3 is normally distributed in epithelia of many organs and various inflammatory cells, including macrophages, as well as dendritic cells and Kupffer cells. The expression of this lectin is up-regulated during inflammation, cell proliferation, cell differentiation and through trans-activation by viral proteins. This monoclonal antibody eBioM3/38 crossreacts to human Galectin-3 (LGALS3). Applications Reported: This eBioM3/38 (M3/38) antibody has been reported for use in flow cytometric analysis. Applications Tested: This eBioM3/38 (M3/38) antibody has been tested by flow cytometric analysis of mouse thioglycolate-elicited peritoneal macrophages. This can be used at less than or equal to 0.06 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. Excitation: 488-561 nm; Emission: 578 nm; Laser: Blue Laser, Green Laser, Yellow-Green Laser. Filtration: 0.2 μm post-manufacturing filtered. Galactose-specific lectin which binds IgE. May mediate with the alpha-3, beta-1 integrin the stimulation by CSPG4 of endothelial cells migration. Together with DMBT1, required for terminal differentiation of columnar epithelial cells during early embryogenesis. In the nucleus: acts as a pre-mRNA splicing factor. Involved in acute inflammatory responses including neutrophil activation and adhesion, chemoattraction of monocytes macrophages, opsonization of apoptotic neutrophils, and activation of mast cells.
|PBS with 0.1% gelatin and 0.09% sodium azide; pH 7.2|
|4° C, store in dark, DO NOT FREEZE!|
|BP (IgE Binding Protein), Mac-2, CBP-30, L-29|
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