Detection of Integrin alpha L/CD11a in Human peripheral blood monocytes by Flow Cytometry. Human peripheral blood monocytes were stained with Human Integrin alpha L/CD11a Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB35951, filled histogram) or isotype control antibody (Catalog # MAB003, open histogram), followed by Allophycocyanin-conjugated Anti-Mouse IgG F(ab')2 Secondary Antibody (Catalog # F0101B).
Preparation and Storage
Sterile PBS to a final concentration of 0.5 mg/mL.
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: Integrin alpha L/CD11a
Integrin subunit alpha L/CD11a is a 180 kDa type I TM glycoprotein that interacts only with Integrin beta 2/CD18 to form LFA-1, a leukocyte adhesion protein which binds endothelial cell ICAM. Human Integrin alpha L contains a 1064 aa extracellular domain (ECD), a 20 aa TM sequence and a 58 aa cytoplasmic domain. The ECD contains seven repeats that form a beta-propeller structure and one inserted vWA domain (I domain) containing a metal ion-dependent adhesion site (MIDAS). Human and mouse Integrin alpha L ECD share 74% aa identity. A second isoform has a 53 aa insert in the ECD.
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