Lyve-1 Rat anti-Mouse, Biotin, Clone: ALY7, eBioscience™

Rat Monoclonal Antibody

Brand: Affymetrix eBioscience

Manufacturer Part Number: 13-0443-80


UNSPSC: 12352200

Code: Z2

Additional Details:
Additional Details: Weight: 0.25000kg

Disclaimers: For Research Use Only.

Product Code. 15249559

Quantity Price
1 £101.00 / 25µg
Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 02-11-2016
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Description and Specification


Antigen Lyve-1
Applications Flow Cytometry
Applications Immunohistochemistry (Frozen)
Clone ALY7
Concentration 0.5mg/mL
Conjugate Biotin
Format Conjugated
Formulation aqueous buffer, 0.09% sodium azide, may contain carrier protein/stabilizer
Gene Alias Lymphatic Vessel Endothelial Hyaluronan Receptor 1
Host Species Rat
Isotype IgG1
Quantity 25μg
Regulatory Status RUO
Species Reactivity Mouse
Storage Requirements Store at 2-8°C. Do not freeze.
Primary or Secondary Primary
Monoclonal or Polyclonal Monoclonal

The monoclonal antibody ALY7 recognizes mouse LYVE-1, a transmembrane glycoprotein with similarity to CD44. The extracellular domain contains a conserved hyaluronan binding domain also found in CD44. Expression is found on lymphatic and liver endothelial cells and some populations of macrophages. The lymphatic system is responsible for transporting proteins and cells (especially dendritic cells) to tissues throughout the body, thereby acting as immune surveyors. LYVE-1 is one characteristic protein, along with podoplanin, PROX-1, Tie-2 and VEGFR-3, that is expressed on lymphatic endothelial cells (LECS). The ligand for LYVE-1 is hyaluronan, a large mucopolysaccharide. Although LYVE-1 can bind hyaluronan in vitro, the site for ligand binding in vivo is masked by sialyated O-linked glycan chains. It is postulated that binding to ligand requires modification/unmasking to expose the binding site. The development and remodeling of the endothelium after injury is an area of extensive study. When transplanted, hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) can give rise to LECs that integrate into the endothelium in normal and metastatic tissue.