Galectin 9 Mouse anti-Human, Functional Grade, Clone: 9M1-3, eBioscience
Mouse Monoclonal Antibody
Manufacturer: Invitrogen 16911685
Description: This 9M1-3 monoclonal antibody reacts with human Galectin-9. Galectin-9 is one of fifteen members of the galectin family of glycan-binding proteins. It is expressed on activated T helper cells and Foxp3+ T regulatory cells and plays a critical role in the regulation of immune function. Interaction of Galectin-9 with its ligand, TIM3, induces apoptosis in Th1 and Th17, inhibits Th17 polarization and IFN gamma expression, and drives Treg expansion. Galectin-9 is also thought to contribute to the survival and expansion of some tumors by inhibiting the anti-tumor response and promoting immune evasion. Along with Galectin-1 and Galectin-3, high levels of Galectin-9 expression are associated with poor cancer prognosis, making these potential therapeutic targets. Applications Reported: This 9M1-3 antibody has been reported for use in flow cytometric analysis and functional assays. (Fluorochrome-conjugated 9M1-3 is recommended for use in intracellular flow cytometry.). Applications Tested: This 9M1-3 antibody has been tested by flow cytometric analysis of normal human peripheral blood cells. This can be used at less than or equal to 1 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. Endotoxin: Less than 0.001 ng/ug antibody as determined by the LAL assay. Storage and handling: Use in a sterile environment. Filtration: 0.2 µm post-manufacturing filtered. Purity: Greater than 90%, as determined by SDS-PAGE. Endotoxin Level: Less than 0.001 ng/µg antibody, as determined by LAL assay. Aggregation: Less than 10%, as determined by HPLC. The galectins are a family of beta-galactoside-binding proteins implicated in modulating cell-cell and cell-matrix interactions. The protein encoded by this gene is an S-type lectin. It is overexpressed in Hodgkin ft.s disease tissue and might participate in the interaction between the H&RS cells with their surrounding cells and might thus play a role in the pathogenesis of this disease and/or its associated immunodeficiency. Multiple alternatively spliced transcript variants have been found for this gene.
|PBS with no preservative; pH 7.2|
|HUAT, LGALS9A, ecalectin, gal-9, galectin 9, galectin-9, tumor antigen HOM-HD-21, urate transporter/channel protein|
|Flow Cytometry, Functional Assay|
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