This Antibody was verified by Relative expression to ensure that the antibody binds to the antigen stated. View Details
MA1-06908 detects vimentin in human, rat, goat, canine, hamster and swine samples.
MA1-06908 has sucessfully been used in Western blotting, immunocytochemistry and immunohistochemistry (paraffin) procedures. By Western blot it detects a ~57 kDa band representing vimentin.
The MA1-06908 immunogen is cytoskeletal vimentin extract of calf lens.
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This gene encodes a member of the intermediate filament family. Intermediate filamentents, along with microtubules and actin microfilaments, make up the cytoskeleton. The protein encoded by this gene is responsible for maintaining cell shape, integrity of the cytoplasm, and stabilizing cytoskeletal interactions. It is also involved in the immune response, and controls the transport of low-density lipoprotein (LDL)-derived cholesterol from a lysosome to the site of esterification. It functions as an organizer of a number of critical proteins involved in attachment, migration, and cell signaling. Mutations in this gene causes a dominant, pulverulent cataract.
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Protein Aliases: epididymis luminal protein 113; FLJ36605; VIM; Vimentin
Gene Aliases: CTRCT30; HEL113; VIM