Polysialylated Neural Cell Adhesion Molecule (PSA-NCAM) Mouse, Clone: 12E3, eBioscience™

Mouse Monoclonal Antibody

Brand: Affymetrix eBioscience

Manufacturer Part Number: 14-9118-80

25UG Anti-Polysialylated Neural Cell Adhesion Molecule (PSA-NCAM) Purified

Code: NEW

Additional Details:
Additional Details: Weight: 0.09500kg

Disclaimers: For Research Use Only.

Product Code. 15517586

Quantity Price
1 £92.20 / 25µg
Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 27-10-2016
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Description and Specification


Antigen Polysialylated Neural Cell Adhesion Molecule (PSA-NCAM)
Applications Immunocytochemistry
Applications Immunohistochemistry (Formalin/Paraffin)
Applications Immunohistochemistry (Frozen)
Applications Microscopy
Clone 1.20E+04
Concentration 0.5mg/mL
Conjugate Unlabeled
Format Purified
Formulation aqueous buffer, 0.09% sodium azide, may contain carrier protein/stabilizer
Host Species Mouse
Isotype IgM
Quantity 25μg
Regulatory Status RUO
Species Reactivity Human, Mouse, Rat
Storage Requirements Store at 2-8°C.
Primary or Secondary Primary
Monoclonal or Polyclonal Monoclonal

The monoclonal antibody 12E3 specifically recognizes polysialylated neural cell adhesion molecule (PSA-NCAM) in human, mouse and rat. Polysialic acid is a long homopolymer of sialic acid that is negatively charged and is attached to neural cell adhesion molecule (CD56) and serves as a regulator of NCAM function. PSA attachment to NCAM is associated with inhibited adhesion of neural cells. PSA-NCAM expression is highly regulated and corresponds to specific neural developmental windows in which neural precursors are migrating and during the process of axonal sprouting, guidance, and targeting. PSA-NCAM expression is prevalent during development of the brain, but in the adult becomes restricted to regions undergoing self-renewal or exhibiting plasticity such as the olfactory bulb, suprachiasmatic nucleus, hippocampus, hypothalamus, and specific spinal cord nuclei. PSA-NCAM is re-expressed during tumorigenesis and is also expressed on cell lines isolated from neuroblastomas and pheochromocytomas.