|Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin) (IHC (P))||4 µg/ml|
|Tested Species reactivity||Human|
|Host / Isotype||Rabbit / IgG|
|Immunogen||Synthetic 16 amino acid peptide from N-terminus of human CAV1 / Caveolin.|
|Purification||Antigen affinity chromatography|
|Contains||< 0.1% sodium azide|
|Storage conditions||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 1 month. For long term storage store at -20°C|
In IHC applications, antigen retrieval using a citrate buffer (pH 6.0) is recommended.
Percent identity with other species by BLAST analysis: Human, Chimpanzee, Gorilla, Gibbon, Baboon, Monkey, Marmoset (100%) Orangutan, Guinea pig (94%).
Caveolae are specialized domains of the plasma membrane that are implicated in the sequestration of a variety of lipid and protein molecules. It has been suggested that these important cellular organelles have a pivotal role in such diverse biochemical processes as lipid metabolism, growth regulation, signal transduction, and apoptosis. Caveolin interacts with and regulates heterotrimeric G-proteins. Currently, there are three members of the caveolin multigene family which are known to encode 21-24 kDa integral membrane proteins that comprise the major structural component of the caveolar membrane in vivo. Caveolin-2 protein is abundantly expressed in fibroblasts and differentiated adipocytes, smooth and skeletal muscle, and endothelial cells. The expression of caveolin-1 is similar to that of caveolin-2 while caveolin-3 expression appears to be limited to muscle tissue types.
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Protein Aliases: BSCL3; caveolin 1, caveolae protein, 22kDa; Caveolin-1; cell growth-inhibiting protein 32; CGL3; MSTP085; VIP21
Gene Aliases: BSCL3; CAV; CAV1; CGL3; LCCNS; MSTP085; PPH3; VIP21
UniProt ID: (Human) Q03135
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 857
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