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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  CD49b  Antibodies

DATA SHEET: hamster anti-RAT CD49B (Integrin Alpha 2 chain)

Catalog#: RDI-RTCD49B-HA29  $594.00/vial

also available:FITC labeled-  cat#RDI-RTCD49B-HA29FT   $625.00/0.5mg

LOT# see batch sheet

Package Size: 500ug purified in with 0.1% NaN3

Species: Armenian hamster IgG


Activity: reacts with the 160kDa integrin alpha 2 chain (CD49B) that is a transmembrane glycoprotein that non-covlently associates with the integrin B1 subunit (CD29) to form the A2B1 complex or VLA-2 complex. VLA-2 is a receptor for collagen and lamminin and is expressed on activated lymphocytes, on epithelial cells and on platelets. It has been reported that this clone can block VLA-2 mediated binding to collagen and laminin. Also reacts with CD49B.

Application: -Indirect immunofluorescence cell surface staining.

                   -function blocking

                   -histochemistry (acetone fixed frozen  sections

Storage: Store at 4 DEG C for up to 30 days. Prolonged storage at -20 DEG C. Avoid repeated freeze thaw cycles.

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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