Detects human CCL5/RANTES in direct ELISAs and Western blots. In direct ELISAs and Western blots, this antibody does not cross-react with other chemokines, including recombinant human CCL2, 3, 4, recombinant mouse (rm) CCL3, and rmCCL4.
Monoclonal Mouse IgG1 Clone # 21445
Protein A or G purified from hybridoma culture supernatant
E. coli-derived recombinant human CCL5/RANTES Accession # P13501
Supplied in a saline solution containing BSA and Sodium Azide.
Detection of CCL5/RANTES in NS0 Mouse Cell Line Transfected with Human CCL5/RANTES by Flow Cytometry.
NS0 mouse myeloma cell line transfected with human CCL5/RANTES was stained with Mouse Anti-Human CCL5/RANTES Fluorescein‑conjugated Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # IC278F, filled histogram) or isotype control antibody (Catalog # IC002F, open histogram). To facilitate intracellular staining, cells were fixed with Flow Cytometry Fixation Buffer (Catalog # FC004) and permeabilized with Flow Cytometry Permeabilization/Wash Buffer I (Catalog # FC005). View our protocol for Staining Intracellular Molecules.
Preparation and Storage
The product is shipped with polar packs. Upon receipt, store it immediately at the temperature recommended below.
Stability & Storage
Protect from light. Do not freeze.
12 months from date of receipt, 2 to 8 °C as supplied.
RANTES (Regulated upon Activation, Normal T cell Expressed and presumably Secreted) is a 7-9 kDa member of the beta (C-C) chemokine subfamily and is now designated CCL5. It binds and activates the chemokine receptors CCR1, 3 and 5, and is reported to be a ligand for GPR75. CCL5 contains O-linked glycosylation and undergoes N-terminal processing by MMP-13. One extended, alternative splice form has been reported that shows a 91 amino acid (aa) substitution of aa 64-91. CCL5 homooligomers likely exist, in the presence of HSPG, and heterodimers with alpha -Defensin, CXCL4 and CCL2 have been noted. Functionally, CCL5 promotes the migration of CD8+ T cells, Th1 type T cells, macrophages, and eosinophils, and induces the formation of chemokine-activated killer cells. Cells known to express CCL5 include tumor-associated marcophages, keratinocytes, fibroblasts, platelets, mast cells, endothelial cells, vascular smooth muscle cells, monocyte-derived dendritic cells, and CD4+ T cells. Human and mouse CCL5 share 84% aa sequence identity.
CCL5; chemokine (C-C motif) ligand 5; D17S136Enormally T-expressed, and presumably secreted; EoCP; Eosinophil chemotactic cytokine; RANTES; SISd; SIS-delta; small inducible cytokine A5 (RANTES); small inducible cytokine subfamily A (Cys-Cys), member 5; Small-inducible cytokine A5; T cell-specific protein P228; T-cell specific protein p288; TCP228T-cell-specific protein RANTES
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