Human ULBP-1 Antibody

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AF1380
AF1380-SP
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Human ULBP-1 Antibody Summary

Species Reactivity
Human
Specificity
Detects human ULBP-1 in direct ELISAs and Western blots. In direct ELISAs, less than 10% cross-reactivity with recombinant human (rh) ULBP-2 and rhULBP-3 is observed.
Source
Polyclonal Goat IgG
Purification
Antigen Affinity-purified
Immunogen
S. frugiperda insect ovarian cell line Sf 21-derived recombinant human ULBP-1
Gly26-Pro215
Accession # Q9BZM6
Formulation
Lyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered solution in PBS with Trehalose. *Small pack size (SP) is supplied either lyophilized or as a 0.2 µm filtered solution in PBS.
Endotoxin Level
<0.10 EU per 1 μg of the antibody by the LAL method.
Label
Unconjugated

Applications

Recommended Concentration
Sample
Western Blot
0.1 µg/mL
Recombinant Human ULBP‑1 Fc Chimera (Catalog # 1380-UL)
Blockade of Receptor-ligand Interaction
In a functional ELISA, 0.4-1.2 µg/mL of this antibody will block 50% of the binding of 20 ng/mL of biotinylated Recombinant Human ULBP-1 Fc Chimera to immobilized Recombinant Human NKG2D Fc Chimera (Catalog # 1299-NK) coated at 2 µg/mL (100 µL/well). At 30 μg/mL, this antibody will block >90% of the binding.
 

Please Note: Optimal dilutions should be determined by each laboratory for each application. General Protocols are available in the Technical Information section on our website.

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Preparation and Storage

Reconstitution
Reconstitute at 0.2 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
Reconstitution Buffer Available
Reconstitution Buffer 1 (PBS)
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Availability
Size / Price
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RB01
Shipping
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: ULBP-1

ULBP-1 is a member of a family of cell-surface proteins that function as ligands for human NKG2D. ULBP-1 has also been described under the names RaeT1I (retinoic acid early transcript), ALCAN-beta, and NKG2DL1. The name ULBP-1 derives from the original identification of three proteins, ULBP-1, -2, and -3, as ligands for the human cytomegalovirus glycoprotein UL16; they were designated UL16 binding proteins (ULBP). The gene for ULBP-1 resides in a cluster of ten related genes, six of which encode potentially functional glycoproteins. Amino acid sequence identity within this family ranges from 30‑95%. These proteins are distantly related to MHC class I proteins, but they possess only the alpha 1 and alpha 2 Ig-like domains, and they have no capacity to bind peptide or interact with beta 2-microglobulin. They are anchored to the membrane via a GPI-linkage. ULBP-1 and several other family members are known to bind to human NKG2D, an activating receptor expressed on NK cells, NKT cells, gamma δ T cells, and CD8+ alpha beta T cells. Engagement of NKG2D results in the activation of cytolytic activity and/or cytokine production by these effector cells. ULBP-1 is expressed on some tumor cells and has been implicated in tumor surveillance (1‑8).

References
  1. Cosman, D. et al. (2001) Immunity 14:123.
  2. Kubin, M. et al. (2001) Eur. J. Immunol. 31:1428.
  3. Sutherland, C. et al. (2002) J. Immunol. 168:671.
  4. Steinle, A. et al. (2001) Immunogenetics 53:279.
  5. Sutherland, C. et al. (2001) Immunol. Rev. 181:185
  6. Pende, D. et al. (2002) Cancer Res. 62:6178.
  7. Radosavljevic, M. et al. (2002) Genomics 79:114.
  8. NKG2D and its Ligands, 2002, www.RnDSystems.com.
Long Name
UL16 Binding Protein-1
Entrez Gene IDs
80329 (Human); 77777 (Mouse)
Alternate Names
ALCAN-beta; MULT-1; N2DL1; N2DL-1; NKG2D ligand 1; NKG2DL; NKG2DL1; RAET1I; RAET1Ialcan-beta; Retinoic acid early transcript 1I; UL16 binding protein 1; UL16-binding protein 1; ULBP1; ULBP-1

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Citations for Human ULBP-1 Antibody

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  1. Natural Killer Cell Evasion Is Essential for Infection by Rhesus Cytomegalovirus
    PLoS Pathog, 2016;12(8):e1005868.
    Species: Human
    Sample Types: Whole Cells
    Applications: Flow Cytometry
  2. PRL-3 mediates the protein maturation of ULBP2 by regulating the tyrosine phosphorylation of HSP60.
    Authors: Leung W, Vong Q, Lin W, Bouck D, Wendt S, Sullivan E, Li Y, Bari R, Chen T, Leung W
    J Immunol, 2015;194(6):2930-41.
    Species: Human
    Sample Types: Cell Lysates
    Applications: Western Blot
  3. Immunohistochemical validation and expression profiling of NKG2D ligands in a wide spectrum of human epithelial neoplasms.
    Authors: Fujita H, Hatanaka Y, Sutoh Y, Suzuki Y, Oba K, Hatanaka K, Mitsuhashi T, Otsuka N, Fugo K, Kasahara M, Matsuno Y
    J Histochem Cytochem, 2015;63(3):217-27.
    Species: Human
    Sample Types: Whole Tissue
    Applications: IHC-P
  4. NKG2D ligand expression in human colorectal cancer reveals associations with prognosis and evidence for immunoediting.
    Authors: McGilvray RW, Eagle RA, Watson NF, Al-Attar A, Ball G, Jafferji I, Trowsdale J, Durrant LG
    Clin. Cancer Res., 2009;15(22):6993-7002.
    Species: Human
    Sample Types: Whole Tissue
    Applications: IHC-P

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