Human LOX-1/OLR1 Antibody Summary
Accession # P78380
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LOX‑1/OLR1 in Human Placenta. LOX-1/OLR1 was detected in immersion fixed paraffin-embedded sections of human placenta using Goat Anti-Human LOX-1/OLR1 Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF1798) at 1 µg/mL overnight at 4 °C. Tissue was stained using the Anti-Goat HRP-DAB Cell & Tissue Staining Kit (brown; Catalog # CTS008) and counterstained with hematoxylin (blue). Specific staining was localized to cytotrophoblasts. View our protocol for Chromogenic IHC Staining of Paraffin-embedded Tissue Sections.
Preparation and Storage
- 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.
Lectin-like oxidized low-density-lipoprotein receptor-1 (LOX-1), also known as oxidized low-density-lipoprotein receptor-1 (OLR-1), is a type II transmembrane receptor belonging to the C-type lectin family (1). It also belongs to the functionally defined scavenger receptor (SR) superfamily, whose members share the common ability to bind and internalize modified forms of Low Density Lipoproteins (LDL) (2 - 4). LOX-1 is the first member of the class E scavenger receptor subfamily (SR-E). It binds and supports the internalization of multiple structurally unrelated macromolecules including oxidized LDL, advanced glycation end products (AGE), activated platelets, bacteria, apoptotic or aged cells, and heat shock proteins (5 - 7). LOX-1 has also been implicated as an intestinal receptor involved in the transcytosis of pancreatic bile salt-dependent lipase (8). The human LOX-1 gene encodes a 273 amino acid (aa) residue protein with a short N-terminal intracellular domain, a transmembrane domain, an extracellular stalk/neck region followed by a C-type lectin-like domain (CTLD) (1, 6). The CTLD, which is required for ligand recognition, contains the six conserved cysteine residues present in all C-type lectins, but lacks the Ca2+-binding residues found in classical C-type lectins. LOX-1 can be detected on activated endothelial cells, vascular smooth muscle cells, macrophages, intestinal cells and dendritic cells (6 - 8). The expression of LOX-1 is induced by proinflammatory or proatherogenic stimuli, as well as by oxidized LDL itself and hemodynamic or oxidative stress. Human LOX-1 exists on the cell surface as covalent homodimers, which can further associate into non-covalent-linked oligomers (9). Cell surface LOX-1 can also be cleaved by yet unidentified proteases to release the soluble LOX-1 extracellular domain (6). Binding and endocytosis of oxidized LDL by LOX-1 induces oxidative stress, activates NF kappa B, and upregulates the expression of monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 and matrix metalloproteases (5 - 9). LOX-1-dependent oxidized LDL uptake also induces apoptosis by inducing the expression of the pro-apoptotic Bax and downregulation of the anti-apoptotic Bcl-2 (10). Oxidized LDL plays a key role in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis and endothelial dysfunction. Blockade of LOX-1 functions may turn out to be a suitable target for the therapeutic intervention of atherosclerosis.
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Osteopontin contributes to effective neutrophils recruitment, IL-1? production, and apoptosis in Aspergillus fumigatus keratitis
Authors: G Zhao, M Hu, C Li, J Lee, K Yuan, G Zhu, C Che
Immunol. Cell Biol., 2018;0(0):.
Sample Types: Whole Cells
Lectin-like oxidized LDL receptor-1 is an enhancer of tumor angiogenesis in human prostate cancer cells.
Authors: Gonzalez-Chavarria I, Cerro R, Parra N, Sandoval F, Zuniga F, Omazabal V, Lamperti L, Jimenez S, Fernandez E, Gutierrez N, Rodriguez F, Onate S, Sanchez O, Vera J, Toledo J
PLoS ONE, 2014;9(8):e106219.
Sample Types: Cell Lysates
Applications: Western Blot
Acute atrial tachyarrhythmia induces angiotensin II type 1 receptor-mediated oxidative stress and microvascular flow abnormalities in the ventricles.
Authors: Goette A, Bukowska A, Dobrev D, Pfeiffenberger J, Morawietz H, Strugala D, Wiswedel I, Rohl FW, Wolke C, Bergmann S, Bramlage P, Ravens U, Lendeckel U
Eur. Heart J., 2009;30(11):1411-20.
Sample Types: Tissue Homogenates
Applications: Western Blot
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