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Anti-Caveolin-1 antibody produced in rabbit

affinity isolated antibody, buffered aqueous solution

Anti-VIP21, Anti-Caveolin-1
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biological source


Quality Level



antibody form

affinity isolated antibody

antibody product type

primary antibodies




buffered aqueous solution

mol wt

antigen 22 kDa

species reactivity

rat, human, mouse


indirect immunofluorescence: 4-8 μg/mL using HUVEC cell line
indirect immunofluorescence: suitable
western blot: 1-2 μg/mL using whole cell extract of the human endothelial ECV304 cell line and the mouse fibroblast NIH3T3 cell line

UniProt accession no.

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dry ice

storage temp.


Gene Information

human ... CAV1(857)
mouse ... Cav1(12389)
rat ... Cav1(25404)

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General description

Caveolin, a 20-24 kDa integral transmembrane protein, has been identified as a principal component of caveolae membranes. Caveolin (also termed VIP21) exists in several isoforms termed caveolin-1, caveolin-2 and caveolin-3. Caveolin-1 (CAV1) (20- 22 kDa) can exist as two isoforms, caveolin-1α and -1β due to alternative splicing of the mRNA. Caveolin-1 and -2 have similar tissue distribution.


The sequence is highly conserved in many species, e.g., identical in rat, mouse, bovine, and dog caveolin-1. The sequence is not found in caveolin-2 or caveolin-3.


synthetic peptide corresponding to a region at the N-terminus of human caveolin-1 (amino acids 2-20).


Anti-Caveolin-1 antibody produced in rabbit has been used in:
  • immunoblotting
  • immunofluorescence
  • immunohistochemistry

Biochem/physiol Actions

Caveolin can simultaneously recognize GPI-linked proteins and interact directly with a number of caveolae associated downstream signaling molecules, such as H-Ras, hetero-trimeric G-proteins, annexin-II, epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR), protein kinase C, src-family tyrosine kinases and nitric oxide synthase (NOS) isoforms. Caveolin-1 participates in angiogenesis and is expected to play a major role in the growth and evolution of cancer. It participates in glucose metabolism by controlling the expression of glucose transporters.

Physical form

Solution in 0.01 M phosphate buffered saline, pH 7.4, containing 15 mM sodium azide.


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Storage Class Code

12 - Non Combustible Liquids



Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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