*Optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the researcher.
Not tested in other applications.
Monoclonal Anti-Uvomorulin/E-Cadherin was selected against the mouse cell adhesion molecule uvomorulin/E-Cadherin. The antibody localizes the cell surface glycoprotein uvomorulin/E-cadherin that has been found to be identical to L-CAM, Cell CAM 80/120, and ARC-1. It blocks both the aggregation of mouse embryonal carcinoma cells and the compaction of pre-implantation embryos. The antibody disrupts confluent monolayers of Madin-Darby canine kidney (MDCK) epithelial cells. In indirect immunofluorescent staining of MDCK cells grown in culture, the antibody shows strong staining on the membrane of adjacent cells, after treatment with 0.5% Triton-X 100.
Ascites, 15 mM sodium azide
Store as concentrated solution. Centrifuge briefly prior to opening vial. For short-term storage (1-2 weeks), store at 4ºC. For long-term storage, aliquot and store at -20ºC or below. Avoid multiple freeze-thaw cycles.
mouse embryonal carcinoma cell line PCC4 Aza R1.
For laboratory use only. Not for any clinical, therapeutic, or diagnostic use in humans or animals. Not for animal or human consumption.
Cell-cell interactions during embryonic development and in tissue organization involve specific cell-adhesion molecules (CAMs) that are functionally defined by antibodies that interfere with cell-cell adhesion. CAMs are expressed on early embryonic cells and persist in derivatives of all three germ layers. The best characterized CAMs are N-CAM (neural CAM) and L-CAM (liver CAM). The protein Uvomorulin, initially identified in embryonal carcinoma, is identical to L-CAM, E-Cadherin, Cell CAM 80/120 and ARC-1, each of which have been characterized in different systems. E-Cadherin has been characterized as a 120 kDa cell surface glycoprotein from which an 84 kDa fragment can be released by trypsin digestion in the presence of Ca2+.