A human melanoma-associated chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan plays a role in stabilizing cell-substratum interactions during early events of melanoma cell spreading on endothelial basement membranes. CSPG4 represents an integral membrane chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan expressed by human malignant melanoma cells.
Suitable for use in ELISA, RIA, Immunohistochemistry and Western Blot. Other applications have not been tested.
Western Blot: 1:1000-1:4000 (ECL)
Optimal dilutions to be determined by the researcher.
Storage and Stability:
May be stored at 4°C for short-term only. Aliquot to avoid repeated freezing and thawing. Store at -20°C. Aliquots are stable for 12 months. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap.
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|Supplied as a liquid.|
|Recognizes both mouse (fetal and adult) and human (fetal and adult) chondroitinase ABC digested cartilage proteoglycans. Chondroitin 4 sulfate disaccharides successfully inhibit the binding of monoclonal antibody to proteoglycans. No reaction with native proteoglycans or with proteoglycans digested with either chondroitinase AC or testicular hyaluronidase. Species Crossreactivity: bovine, sheep, canine and rat|
|Intended for research use only. Not for use in human, therapeutic, or diagnostic applications.|
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