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RDI Divison of Fitzgerald Industries Intl  offers a wide line of  antibodies. Since no one antibody works best for all applications (flow cytometry, neutralization, blotting, histochemistry, ELISA, etc), we offer many different types of antibodies to help solve this problem. Please inquire for other applications or types of antibodies not listed below. All products are for in vitro research use only-not for use in or on humans or animals-not for use in diagnostics. Price/availability/specifications subject to change without notice.

Anti-RAT  CD49a  Antibodies

DATA SHEET: hamster anti-RAT /Mouse CD49a (Integrin Alpha 1 chain)

Catalog#: RDI-RTCD49A-HA31   $625.00/vial

                 RDI-MCD49A-318        $500.00 (with azide)

LOT# see batch sheet

Package Size: 500ug purified in PBS (no carrier, no preservative)

Species: Armenian hamster IgG


Activity: reacts with the 180kDa integrin alpha 1 chain (CD49a) that is a transmembrane glycoprotein that non-covlently associates with the integrin B1 subunit (CD29) to from the CD49a/CD29 or VLA-1 complex. VLA-1 is expressed on activated T cells, smooth muscle cells and endothelial cells and it is a receptor for collagen and laminin. The antigen for this clone was emulsified rat glomeruli and the antibody is specific for rat and mouse CD49a. It has been reported that this clone can block VLA-1 mediated binding to collagen.

Application: -Indirect immunofluorescence cell surface staining.


                    -function blocking

                  -histochemistry (acetone fixed frozen sections

Storage: Store at 4 DEG C for up to 30 days..

Precautions: For In vitro research Use Only. Not for use in or on humans or animals or for diagnostics.

References: Mendrick,D.L et al. Lab Invest 72:367-375

It is the responsibility of the user to comply with all local/state and Federal rules in the use of this product. We are not responsible for any patent infringements that might result with the use of or derivation of this product.

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