Immunofluorescent analysis of Caveolin-1 (red) in HEK293T cells. Cells fixed with 4% formaldehyde were permeabilized and blocked with 1X PBS containing 5% BSA and 0.3% Triton X-100 for 1 hour at room temperature. Cells were probed with a Caveolin-1 polyclonal antibody (Product # PA5-17447) at a dilution of 1:100 overnight at 4°C in 1X PBS containing 1% BSA and 0.3% Triton X-100, washed with 1X PBS, and incubated with a fluorophore-conjugated goat anti-rabbit IgG secondary antibody at a dilution of 1:200 for 1 hour at room temperature. Nuclei (blue) were stained with DAPI. Images were taken on a Leica DM1000 microscope at 40X magnification. Data courtesy of the Innovators Program.
|Tested species reactivity||Bovine, Chicken, Hamster, Human, Mouse, Pig, Rat, Zebrafish|
|Host / Isotype||Rabbit / IgG|
|Immunogen||Synthetic peptide corresponding to residues surrounding Glu20 of human caveolin-1|
|Purification||Antigen affinity chromatography|
|Storage buffer||0.01M HEPES, pH 7.5, with 0.15M NaCl, 100µg/ml BSA, 50% glycerol|
|Tested Applications||Dilution *|
|Flow Cytometry (Flow)||1:50|
|Immunohistochemistry (Frozen) (IHC (F))||1:1000|
|Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin) (IHC (P))||1:50-1:500|
|Western Blot (WB)||1:1000|
* Suggested working dilutions are given as a guide only. It is recommended that the user titrate the product for use in their own experiment using appropriate negative and positive controls.
It is not recommended to aliquot this antibody.
This antibody is not cross-reactive with caveolin-2 or -3.
The scaffolding protein encoded by this gene is the main component of the caveolae plasma membranes found in most cell types. The protein links integrin subunits to the tyrosine kinase FYN, an initiating step in coupling integrins to the Ras-ERK pathway and promoting cell cycle progression. The gene is a tumor suppressor gene candidate and a negative regulator of the Ras-p42/44 mitogen-activated kinase cascade. Caveolin 1 and caveolin 2 are located next to each other on chromosome 7 and express colocalizing proteins that form a stable hetero-oligomeric complex. Mutations in this gene have been associated with Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy. Alternatively spliced transcripts encode alpha and beta isoforms of caveolin 1.
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