Mouse Osteopontin/OPN PE-conjugated Antibody

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  • Species Reactivity
  • Specificity
    Detects mouse Osteopontin (OPN) in ELISAs and Western blots. In sandwich ELISAs, less than 3% cross-reactivity with recombinant human OPN is observed.
  • Source
    Polyclonal Goat IgG
  • Purification
    Antigen Affinity-purified
  • Immunogen
    Mouse myeloma cell line NS0-derived recombinant mouse Osteopontin/OPN
    Leu17-Asn294 (Glu99Gly)
    Accession # Q547B5
  • Formulation
    Supplied in a saline solution containing BSA and Sodium Azide.
  • Label
  • Intracellular Staining by Flow Cytometry
    10 µL/106 cells
    See below
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.
Data Examples
Intracellular Staining by Flow Cytometry
Detection of Osteopontin/OPN in RAW 264.7 Mouse Cell Line by Flow Cytometry. RAW 264.7 mouse monocyte/macrophage cell line either (A) untreated or (B) treated with LPS was stained with Goat Anti-Mouse Osteopontin/OPN PE‑conjugated Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # IC808P, filled histogram) or isotype control antibody (Catalog # IC108P, open histogram). To facilitate intracellular staining, cells were fixed with Flow Cytometry Fixation Buffer (Catalog # FC004) and permeabilized with Flow Cytometry Permeabilization/Wash Buffer I (Catalog # FC005). View our protocol for Staining Intracellular Molecules.
Preparation and Storage
  • Shipping
    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.
Background: Osteopontin/OPN

Osteopontin (OPN, previously also referred to as transformation-associated secreted phosphoprotein, bone sialoprotein I, 2ar, 2B7, early T lymphocyte activation 1 protein, minopotin, calcium oxalate crystal growth inhibitor protein), is a secreted, highly acidic, calcium-binding, RGD-containing, phosphorylated glycoprotein originally isolated from bone matrix (1). Subsequently, OPN has been found in kidney, placenta, blood vessels and various tumor tissues. Many cell types (including macrophages, osteoclasts, activated T cells, fibroblasts, epithelial cells, vascular smooth muscle cells, and natural killer cells) can express OPN in response to activation by cytokines, growth factors or inflammatory mediators. Elevated expression of OPN has also been associated with numerous pathobiological conditions such as atherosclerotic plaques, renal tubulointerstitial fibrosis, granuloma formations in tuberculosis and silicosis, neointimal formation associated with balloon catheterization, metastasizing tumors, and cerebral ischemia. Mouse OPN cDNA encodes a 294 amino acid (aa) residue precursor protein with a 16 aa residue predicted signal peptide that is cleaved to yield a 278 aa residue mature protein with an integrin binding sequence (RGD), and N- and O-glycosylation sites. OPN has been shown to bind to different cell types through RGD-mediated interaction with the integrins alpha v beta 1, alpha v beta 3, alpha v beta 5, and non-RGD-mediated interaction with CD44 and the integrins alpha 8 beta 1 or alpha 9 beta 1. Functionally, OPN is chemotactic for macrophages, smooth muscle cells, endothelial cells and glial cells. OPN has also been shown to inhibit nitric oxide production and cytotoxicity by activated macrophages. Human, mouse, rat, pig and bovine OPN share from approximately 40-80% amino acid sequence identity. Osteopontin is a substrate for proteolytic cleavage by thrombin, enterokinase, MMP-3 and MMP-7. The functions of OPN in a variety of cell types were shown to be modified as a result of proteolytic cleavage (2, 3).

  • References:
    1. Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci., vol. 760, 1995, Apr. 21.
    2. Senger, D.R. et al. (1996) Biochim. Biophys. Acta. 1314:13.
    3. Agnihotri, R. et al. (2001) J. Biol. Chem. 276:28261.
  • Long Name:
    Secreted Phosphoprotein 1 [BNSP]
  • Entrez Gene IDs:
    6696 (Human); 20750 (Mouse); 25353 (Rat); 281499 (Bovine)
  • Alternate Names:
    BNSP; Bone sialoprotein 1; Eta-1; MGC110940; Nephropontin; OPN; osteopontin; secreted phosphoprotein 1bone sialoprotein I, early T-lymphocyteactivation 1); secreted phosphoprotein-1 (osteopontin, bone sialoprotein); Spp1; SPP-1; SPP1/CALPHA1 fusion; Urinary stone protein; uropontin
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  1. The Menin-Bach2 axis is critical for regulating CD4 T-cell senescence and cytokine homeostasis.
    Authors: Kuwahara M, Suzuki J, Tofukuji S, Yamada T, Kanoh M, Matsumoto A, Maruyama S, Kometani K, Kurosaki T, Ohara O, Nakayama T, Yamashita M
    Nat Commun, 2014;5(0):3555.
    Species: Mouse
    Sample Type: Whole Cells
    Application: Flow
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Goat IgG PE-conjugated Antibody

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Flow Cytometry Permeabilization/Wash Buffer I (1X)

Flow FC005 4
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Flow Cytometry Fixation Buffer (1X)

Flow FC004 3
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Flow Cytometry Fixation & Permeabilization Buffer Kit I

Flow FC009
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Flow Cytometry Fixation/Permeabilization Buffer I (1X)

Flow FC007
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