Detects human Lgr5/GPR49 in ELISAs. Stains human and mouse Lgr5 transfected cells but not irrelevant transfectants in Flow Cytometry and Immunocytochemistry. This antibody, also known as "RD42", has been found to detect an epitope in the C-terminal LRR cap of Lgr5 (Ref. 1).
Monoclonal Mouse IgG2A Clone # 707042
Protein A or G purified from hybridoma culture supernatant
Chinese hamster ovary cell line CHO-derived recombinant human Lgr5/GPR49 Met1-Ile560 Accession # O75473
Supplied in a saline solution containing BSA and Sodium Azide.
Detection of Lgr5/GPR49 in NS0 Mouse Cell Line Transfected with Human Lgr5/GPR49 and eGFP by Flow Cytometry.
NS0 mouse myeloma cell line transfected with human Lgr5/GPR49 and eGFP was stained with either (A) Mouse Anti-Human Lgr5/GPR49 PE‑conjugated Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # FAB8078P) or (B) Mouse IgG2A Phycoerythrin Isotype Control (Catalog # IC003P). View our protocol for Staining Membrane-associated Proteins.
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.
Leucine‑rich repeat G‑protein‑coupled receptor 5 (Lgr5), also called GPR49, is a 907 amino acid (aa), approximately 97 kDa (calculated), seven‑transmembrane glycoprotein receptor in the Lgr family of cell surface receptors. The subfamily of Lgrs comprising Lgr4, Lgr5, and Lgr6 are G‑protein‑independent mediators of the potentiating effect of R‑Spondins on Wnt signaling (2). Lgr5 binds and forms complexes with R‑Spondins, Frizzled Wnt receptors and LRP Wnt co‑receptors. The region of the human Lgr5 long extracellular domain used as an immunogen shares 90% amino acid sequence identity with mouse and rat Lgr5, respectively. Lgr5 is found on embryonic and adult epithelial stem cells (3). Lgr5+ stem cells can produce all epithelial cell types of the intestinal crypts (4). Abnormal Lgr5 expression and regulation in stem cells might give rise to cancers such as intestinal, hepatocellular, pancreatic and ovarian carcinomas (5,6). This antibody has been referred to as "RD42" in Peng et al. (1).
Peng et al. (2013) Cell Rep. 3(6):1885.
de Lau et al. (2014) Genes Dev. 28(4):305.
Barker et al. (2013) Development 140(12):2484.
Clevers (2013) Nature 495(7439):53.
Wu et al. (2014) Nat Commun 5:3149.
Jang et al. (2013) PLoS One 8(12): e82390495.
Leucine-rich Repeat Containing G Protein-coupled Receptor 5
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