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CoraLite®488-conjugated ICAM-1 Monoclonal antibody

ICAM-1 Monoclonal Antibody for FC, IF

Host / Isotype

Mouse / IgG2b






CoraLite®488 Fluorescent Dye



Cat no : CL488-60299


BB2, CD54, ICAM 1, ICAM1, P3.58

Tested Applications

Positive IF detected inhuman lung cancer tissue
Positive FC detected inRaji cells
For other applications, we recommend the unconjugated version of this antibody, 60299-1-Ig

Recommended dilution

Immunofluorescence (IF)IF : 1:50-1:500
Sample-dependent, check data in validation data gallery

Product Information

CL488-60299 targets ICAM-1 in IF, FC applications and shows reactivity with human samples.

Tested Reactivity human
Host / Isotype Mouse / IgG2b
Class Monoclonal
Type Antibody
Immunogen ICAM-1 fusion protein Ag8309
Full Name intercellular adhesion molecule 1
Calculated molecular weight 90 kDa
Observed molecular weight 85-95 kDa
GenBank accession numberBC015969
Gene symbol ICAM1
Gene ID (NCBI) 3383
Conjugate CoraLite®488 Fluorescent Dye
Excitation/Emission maxima wavelengths488 nm/515 nm
Form Liquid
Purification Method Protein A purification
Storage Buffer PBS with 50% Glycerol, 0.05% Proclin300, 0.5% BSA, pH 7.3.
Storage ConditionsStore at -20°C. Avoid exposure to light. Stable for one year after shipment. Aliquoting is unnecessary for -20oC storage.

Background Information

Where is ICAM-1 expressed?

Intercellular Adhesion Molecule 1 (ICAM-1), also known as Cluster of Differentiation 54 (CD54) is a transmembrane glycoprotein constitutively expressed at low levels in endothelial cells, pericytes and on some lymphocytes and monocytes1. It is located at the cytoplasmic membrane, with a large extracellular region of mainly hydrophobic amino acids joined to a small transmembrane region and a cytoplasmic tail. It has a molecular weight of 75 to 115 kDa depending on the level of glycosylation.

 What is the function of ICAM-1?

ICAM-1 is important in both innate and adaptive immune responses as an adhesion molecule. Although it is constitutively expressed, in the presence of pro-inflammatory cytokines such as TNFα the endothelial cells are activated and upregulate expression of ICAM-12. In blood vessels lined with endothelial cells, leukocytes that are rolling over the surface are able to bind to ICAM-1 and transmigrate through the endothelial barrier and into the tissue. The initial binding of the leukocytes to ICAM-1 causes a Ca2+ release that initiates endothelial cell contraction and weakening of the intercellular tight junctions3, 4. This protein can be used as an indicator of endothelial activation and of vascular inflammation.

 What is the role of ICAM-1 in disease?

Beyond the role in the immune response, ICAM-1 has also been identified as the target of attachment for the human rhinovirus, the cause of the common cold. Binding of the virus to ICAM-1 causes the viral capsid to uncoat and leads to release of the genetic material5.

  1.  Hubbard, A. K. & Rothlein, R. Intercellular adhesion molecule-1 (ICAM-1) expression and cell signaling cascades. Free Radic. Biol. Med. 28, 1379-86 (2000).

  2. Long, E. O. ICAM-1: getting a grip on leukocyte adhesion. J. Immunol. 186, 5021-3 (2011).

  3. Lawson, C. & Wolf, S. ICAM-1 signaling in endothelial cells. (2009).

  4. Lyck, R. & Enzmann, G. The physiological roles of ICAM-1 and ICAM-2 in neutrophil migration into tissues. Curr. Opin. Hematol. 22, 53-59 (2015).

  5. Xing, L., Casasnovas, J. M. & Cheng, R. H. Structural analysis of human rhinovirus complexed with ICAM-1 reveals the dynamics of receptor-mediated virus uncoating. J. Virol. 77, 6101-7 (2003).


Product Specific Protocols
IF protocol for CL488 ICAM-1 antibody CL488-60299Download protocol
FC protocol for CL488 ICAM-1 antibody CL488-60299Download protocol
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