FITC Anti-Mouse CD62L (L-Selectin) (MEL-14)
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The MEL-14 antibody is specific for mouse CD62L, also known as L-Selectin, a cell adhesion molecule which facilitates lymphocyte “rolling” on activated vascular endothelium and homing to high endothelial venules (HEV) as immune cells transmigrate from blood into peripheral tissues. L-Selectin is a member of a family of Selectin molecules which act together with the integrin αfamily of adhesion molecules to mediate leukocyte-endothelial interactions. L-Selectin is characteristically expressed by neutrophils, and is also found on B cells, monocytes, granulocytes, and at varying levels on naive, effector and memory T cells. It is rapidly shed upon cell activation, releasing into the circulation a soluble form whose biological role is of particular interest in cancer biology research.
The MEL-14 antibody may be used as a phenotypic marker for CD62L expression on a variety of immune cell types. Please note that CD62L (L-Selectin) itself is also referred to as MEL-14 in the literature.
Fenutría R, Martinez VG, Simões I, Postigo J, Gil V, Martínez-Florensa M, Sintes J, Naves R, Cashman K, Alberola-Ila J, Ramos-Casals M, Soldevila G, Raman C, Merino J, Merino R, Engel P and Lozano F. 2014. PloS One. 9:e84895. (Flow Cytometry)
Pannu J, Belle JI, Forster M, Duerr CU, Shen S, Kane L, Harcourt K, Fritz JH, Clare S and Nijnik A. 2015. PloS one. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0117304. (Flow Cytometry)
|Name||FITC Anti-Mouse CD62L (L-Selectin) (MEL-14)|
|Alternative Names||LECAM-1, Ly-22|
|Isotype||Rat IgG2a, κ|