Store vial at -20° C prior to opening. Aliquot contents and freeze at -20° C or below for extended storage. Avoid cycles of freezing and thawing. Centrifuge product if not completely clear after standing at room temperature. This product is stable for several weeks at 4° C as an undiluted liquid. Dilute only prior to immediate use.
A BLAST analysis was used to suggest cross-reactivity with sheep, primate, bat, rat, rabbit, mouse, elephant, horse, human, cat, armadillo, and hedgehog based on 100% sequence homology. Cross-reactivity with Caveolin 1 from other sources has not been determined.
Caveolin-1 or CAV1 is a scaffolding proteins within caveolar membranes. It interacts directly with G-protein alpha subunits and can functionally regulate their activity. Caveolin-1 is also involved in the co-stimulatory signal essential for T-cell receptor (TCR) mediated T-cell activation. It can bind with DPP4 and induces T-cell proliferation and NF-kappa-B activation in a T-cell receptor/CD3-dependent manner. Mutations affecting the CAV1 gene can result in congenital generalized lipodystrophy 3, pulmonary hypertension primary 3, or partial lipodystrophy/congenital cataracts, and neurodegeneration syndrome.
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Protein Aliases: caveolae; caveolin 1, caveolae protein, 22kDa; Caveolin-1; cell growth-inhibiting protein 32; HGNC:1527; OTTHUMP00000196475
Gene Aliases: BSCL3; CAV; CAV1; CGL3; LCCNS; MSTP085; PPH3; VIP21
UniProt ID: (Human) Q03135
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 857
Molecular Function: scaffold/adaptor protein