Description: The monoclonal antibody ebio84-3C1 reacts with CD43, which is also known as leukosialin, galactoglycoprotein and sialophorin. CD43 is a sialomucin which like many mucins can have both adhesive and anti-adhesive functions. Expression of CD43 is found on most leukocytes except resting B lymphocytes. Proteolytic processing upon activation decreases surface expression. CD43 is involved in activation of T cells, B cells, NK cells, and monocytes. The counter-receptor for CD43 is CD169/SIGLEC-1, which is expressed on macrophages.
Applications Reported: This eBio84-3C1 (84-3C1) antibody has been reported for use in flow cytometric analysis, western blotting, and immunohistochemical staining of formalin-fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections.
Applications Tested: This eBio84-3C1 (84-3C1) antibody has been tested by flow cytometric analysis of human peripheral blood cells and by immunohistochemistry of formalin-fixed paraffin embedded human spleen using low pH antigen retreival at less than or equal to 20 µg/mL. It is recommended that the antibody be carefully titrated for optimal performance in the assay of interest.
Purity: Greater than 90%, as determined by SDS-PAGE.
Aggregation: Less than 10%, as determined by HPLC.
Filtration: 0.2 µm post-manufacturing filtered.
CD43 (leukosialin, sialophorin) is a transmembrane mucin-like protein with high negative charge, expressed on the surface of most hematopoietic cells. CD43 contributes to a repulsive barrier that interferes with cellular adhesion, however, in certain cases also promotes leukocyte aggregation. By interaction with actin-binding proteins ezrin and moesin CD43 plays a regulatory role in remodeling T-cell morphology and regulates cell-cell interactions during lymphocyte traffic. CD43 signaling both enhances LFA-1 adhesiveness and counteracts LFA-1 induction via other receptors. Expression of CD43 causes induction of functionally active tumor suppressor p53 protein, but in case of p53 and ARF deficiency CD43 promotes tumor proliferation and viability. CD43 appears to be an important modulator of leukocyte functions. Diseases associated with CD43 dysfunction include Wiscott-Aldrich Syndrome and Adenoid Basal Cell Carcinoma.
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Protein Aliases: CD43; Galactoglycoprotein; GALGP; GPL115; Leukocyte sialoglycoprotein; Leukosialin; LSN; Sialophorin; sialophorin (gpL115, leukosialin, CD43); sialophorin gpL115
Gene Aliases: CD43; GALGP; GPL115; LSN; SPN
UniProt ID: (Human) P16150
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 6693