Human BAI1 Antibody

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Detection of BAI1 in HEK293 Human Cell Line Transfected with Human BAI1 and eGFP by Flow Cytometry.
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Human BAI1 Antibody Summary

Species Reactivity
Detects human BAI1 in direct ELISAs.
Monoclonal Mouse IgG1 Clone # 480912
Protein A or G purified from hybridoma culture supernatant
HEK293 human embryonic kidney cell line transfected with human BAI1
Accession # O14514
Lyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered solution in PBS with Trehalose. *Small pack size (SP) is supplied as a 0.2 µm filtered solution in PBS.


Recommended Concentration
Flow Cytometry
0.25 µg/106 cells
See below
Ready to be labeled using established conjugation methods. No BSA or other carrier proteins that could interfere with conjugation.

Please Note: Optimal dilutions should be determined by each laboratory for each application. General Protocols are available in the Technical Information section on our website.

Data Example

Flow Cytometry Detection of BAI1 antibody in HEK293 Human Cell Line Transfected with Human BAI1 and eGFP antibody by Flow Cytometry. View Larger

Detection of BAI1 in HEK293 Human Cell Line Transfected with Human BAI1 and eGFP by Flow Cytometry. HEK293 human embryonic kidney cell line transfected with human BAI1 and eGFP was stained with (A) Mouse Anti-Human BAI1 Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB49691) or (B) Mouse IgG1 isotype control antibody (Catalog # MAB002) followed by Allophycocyanin-conjugated Anti-Mouse IgG Secondary Antibody (Catalog # F0101B). View our protocol for Staining Membrane-associated Proteins.

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Preparation and Storage

Reconstitute at 0.5 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
Reconstitution Buffer Available
Reconstitution Buffer 1 (PBS)
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The product is shipped at ambient temperature. Upon receipt, store it immediately at the temperature recommended below. *Small pack size (SP) is shipped with polar packs. Upon receipt, store it immediately at -20 to -70 °C
Stability & Storage
Use a manual defrost freezer and avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
  • 12 months from date of receipt, -20 to -70 °C as supplied.
  • 1 month, 2 to 8 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
  • 6 months, -20 to -70 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.

Background: BAI1

Brain Angiogenesis Inhibitor 1 (BAI1) is a 170 kDa 7-transmembrane domain G protein-coupled receptor (GPCR) that has a large N-terminal extracellular region with an RGD motif, five thrombospondin type I repeats, and a juxtamembrane GPS (GPCR proteolytic cleavage site) (1). Within the extracellular domain (ECD) up to the GPS (amino acids 31‑879), mature human BAI1 shares 94% amino acid sequence identity with mouse and rat BAI1. BAI1 is preferentially expressed on brain neurons but also is found on astrocytes and macrophages and in the pancreas, stomach, and colon (1‑8). BAI1 can be cleaved within the GPS to release a 120 kDa fragment termed Vasculostatin which corresponds to nearly the entire N-terminal ECD (9). Generation of additional soluble fragments suggests the cleavage of BAI1 at multiple sites (9, 10). BAI1 fragments interact with Integrin alpha V beta 5 or CD36 on microvascular endothelial cells to inhibit cell proliferation and migration (10, 11). Overexpression of BAI1 in glioblastoma or pancreatic adenocarcinoma cells inhibits their tumorigenicity and the development of tumor-associated neovascularization (6, 12). Fragments of the ECD, including Vasculostatin, also suppress in vivo angiogenesis and tumor growth (1, 9, 11). BAI1 is down‑regulated in glioblastoma, carcinomas of the pancreas, colon, and stomach and also in experimental ischemia (2, 4, 6‑8). Its expression is inversely correlated with tumor vascularity in colorectal and pulmonary carcinomas (8, 13). On macrophages and astrocytes, BAI1 mediates the phagocytosis of apoptotic cells through recognition of cell surface phosphatidylserine (5).

  1. Nishimori, H. et al. (1997) Oncogene 15:2145.
  2. Koh, J.T. et al. (2001) Brain Res. Mol. Brain Res. 87:223.
  3. Mori, K. et al. (2002) Neurosci. Res. 43:69.
  4. Kaur, B. et al. (2003) Am. J. Pathol. 162:19.
  5. Park, D. et al. (2007) Nature 450:430.
  6. Duda, D.G. et al. (2002) Br. J. Cancer 86:490.
  7. Lee, J.H. et al. (2001) Int. J. Oncol. 18:355.
  8. Fukushima, Y. et al. (1998) Int. J. Oncol. 13:967.
  9. Kaur, B. et al. (2005) Oncogene 24:3632.
  10. Koh, J.T. et al. (2004) Exp. Cell Res. 294:172.
  11. Kaur, B. et al. (2009) Cancer Res. 69:1212.
  12. Kang, X. et al. (2006) Cancer Gene Ther. 13:385.
  13. Hatanaka, H. et al. (2000) Int. J. Mol. Med. 5:181.
Long Name
Brain-specific Angiogenesis Inhibitor 1
Entrez Gene IDs
575 (Human); 107831 (Mouse); 362931 (Rat)
Alternate Names
BAI1; brain-specific angiogenesis inhibitor 1; FLJ41988; GDAIF

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