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Anti -NOV (CCN3)

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Specifications

Clone Host Grade Applications
Polyclonal Rabbit Affinity Purified E B
NOV is a member of the CCN family of matricellular proteins. Nov is strongly expressed by vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMCs) of the rat carotid artery. However, 7 days after injury, Nov expression is down-regulated, except near the luminal surface of the developing intima, where it is strongly expressed. These data suggested that NOV might be involved in the regulation of endothelial cell adhesion. NOV promoted the adhesion of human umbilical vein endothelial cells (HUVECs), which was abolished by anti-NOV antibody. HUVEC adhesion to NOV required divalent cations and was inhibited by GRGDS peptide, implicating integrins in the adhesion mechanism. HUVEC adhesion to NOV caused intracellular signalling, as evidenced by increased phosphotyrosine content of focal adhesion kinase. Together with evidence that Nov expression in a variety of tissues is restricted to blood vessels containing VSMCs, these data are consistent with a role for NOV in endothelial cell adhesion in vascular homeostasis and in the response to injury.
Catalog #N5375-98
ApplicationsSuitable for use in ELISA and Western Blot. Other applications not tested.
Recommended DilutionELISA: To detect hNOV by direct ELISA (using 100µl/well antibody solution) a concentration of at least 0.5µg/ml of this antibody is required. This antigen affinity purified antibody, in conjunction with compatible secondary reagents, allows the detection of 0.2-0.4ng/well of recombinant hNOV.
Western Blot: To detect hNOV by Western Blot analysis this antibody can be used at a concentration of 0.1-0.2ug/ml. Used in conjunction with compatible secondary reagents the detection limit for recombinant hNOV is 1.5-3.0ng/lane, under either reducing or non-reducing conditions.
Optimal dilutions to be determined by the researcher.
ReconstitutionReconstitute to 0.2mg/ml with sterile dH2O or sterile 40-50% glycerol for long term storage.
Storage and StabilityLyophilized powder may be stored at 4°C for short-term only. Reconstitute to nominal volume by adding sterile 40-50% glycerol and store at -20°C. Reconstituted product is stable for 12 months at -20°C. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap. Further dilutions can be made in assay buffer.
Country of OriginUSA
Clone TypePolyclonal
IsotypeIgG
HostRabbit
SourceHuman
Concentration~1mg/ml
FormSupplied as a lyophilized powder from PBS. Reconstitute with sterile ddH2O or sterile 40-50% glycerol to 1mg/ml.
PurityPurified by affinity chromatography employing immobilized hNOV matrix.
ImmunogenHighly pure (> 98%) recombinant human NOV
SpecificityRecognizes human NOV.
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological.


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