NELL1 in IMR32 Human Cell Line. NELL1 was detected in immersion fixed IMR32 human neuroblastoma cell line using Mouse Anti-Human NELL1 Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB54871) at 10 µg/mL for 3 hours at room temperature. Cells were stained using the NorthernLights™ 557-conjugated Anti-Mouse IgG Secondary Antibody (red; Catalog # NL007) and counterstained with DAPI (blue). Specific staining was localized to cytoplasm. View our protocol for Fluorescent ICC Staining of Cells on Coverslips.
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.
NELL1 (neural EGF-like like protein 1) is an 89 kDa (predicted) member of the EGF-like domain containing family, Laminin G/N-TSP1/Pentraxin gene superfamily of molecules. When secreted, NELL1 exists as a phosphoglycoprotein that can add as much as 50 kDa to the calculated MW. NELL1 has restricted expression, being limited to pre-B cells and osteoblasts, where it apparently promotes osteoblast maturation and bone formation. In tumors, it is found in neuroblastoma-derived cells. NELL1 is both secreted and retained intracellularly where it is phosphorylated by PKC. The human NELL1 precursor is 810 amino acids (aa) in length. It contains a 16 aa signal sequence plus a 794 aa mature region. The mature region possesses an N-terminal TSP domain (aa 81-230), two VWFC domains (aa 271-390), six consecutive EGF-like domains (aa 391-631), and three additional C-terminal VWFC domains (aa 632-807). Secreted NELL1 forms a 400-420 kDa noncovalent homotrimer. Over aa 17-810, human NELL1 shares 93% aa identity with mouse and rat NELL1. Alternate splicing generates an additional isoform of human NELL1 that lacks the fifth EGF-like domain.
Entrez Gene IDs:
4745 (Human); 338352 (Mouse)
FLJ45906; IDH3GL; nel (chicken)-like 1; NELL1; NEL-like 1 (chicken); NEL-like protein 1; Nel-related protein 1; neural epidermal growth factor-like 1; NRP1; protein kinase C-binding protein NELL1
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