Galectin-3 Antibody [Unconjugated]

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Western blot shows lysates of MCF‑7 human breast cancer cell line, U‑118‑MG human glioblastoma/astrocytoma cell line, C6 rat glioma cell line, and NR8383 rat alveolar macrophage cell line. PVDF membrane ...read more
Galectin‑3 was detected in immersion fixed frozen sections of mouse embryo (15 d.p.c., cross-section through the eye) using Goat Anti-Human Galectin‑3 Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF1197 ...read more
Simple Western lane view shows lysates of HT‑2 mouse T cell line and Balb/3T3 mouse embryonic fibroblast cell line, loaded at 0.2 mg/mL. A specific band was detected for Galectin‑3 at approximately 44 kDa (as ...read more
Western blot shows lysates of 4T1 mouse breast cancer cell line, Balb/3T3 mouse embryonic fibroblast cell line and HT‑2 mouse T cell line. PVDF membrane was probed with 0.05 µg/mL of Goat Anti-Mouse Galectin‑3 ...read more

Product Details

Summary
Reactivity Hu, Mu, RtSpecies Glossary
Applications WB, Simple Western, IHC
Clonality
Polyclonal
Host
Goat
Conjugate
Unconjugated
Concentration
LYOPH

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Galectin-3 Antibody [Unconjugated] Summary

Immunogen
E. coli-derived recombinant mouse Galectin‑3
Ala2-Ile264
Accession # NP_034835
Specificity
Detects human, mouse, and rat Galectin-3 in Western blots. Detects mouse Galectin-3 in direct ELISAs. In direct ELISAs, approximately 20% cross-reactivity with recombinant human (rh) Galectin-3 is observed and less than 1% cross-reactivity with recombinant mouse (rm) Galectin-4 and rmGalectin-9 is observed.
Source
N/A
Isotype
IgG
Clonality
Polyclonal
Host
Goat
Gene
LGALS3
Purity Statement
Antigen Affinity-purified
Innovator's Reward
Test in a species/application not listed above to receive a full credit towards a future purchase.

Applications/Dilutions

Dilutions
  • Immunohistochemistry 5-15 ug/mL
  • Simple Western 10 ug/mL
  • Western Blot 0.05-0.2 ug/mL
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Packaging, Storage & Formulations

Storage
Use a manual defrost freezer and avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
  • 12 months from date of receipt, -20 to -70 °C as supplied.
  • 1 month, 2 to 8 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
  • 6 months, -20 to -70 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
Buffer
Lyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered solution in PBS with Trehalose. *Small pack size (SP) is supplied either lyophilized or as a 0.2 µm filtered solution in PBS.
Preservative
No Preservative
Concentration
LYOPH
Reconstitution Instructions
Reconstitute at 0.2 mg/mL in sterile PBS.

Notes

This product is produced by and ships from R&D Systems, Inc., a Bio-Techne brand.

Alternate Names for Galectin-3 Antibody [Unconjugated]

  • AGE-R3
  • Carbohydrate-binding protein 35
  • CBP 35,35 kDa lectin
  • CBP35
  • GAL3
  • Gal-3
  • galactin-3
  • Galactose-specific lectin 3
  • Galactoside-binding protein
  • GALBPCBP35
  • Galectin3
  • Galectin-3
  • GALIG
  • IgE-binding protein
  • L29
  • L31
  • L-31
  • Laminin-binding protein
  • Lectin L-29
  • lectin, galactoside-binding, soluble, 3
  • LGALS2
  • LGALS3
  • Mac-2 antigen
  • Mac-2
  • MAC2GAL3

Background

The galectins constitute a large family of carbohydrate-binding proteins with specificity for N-acetyl-lactosamine-containing glycoproteins. At least 14 mammalian galectins, which share structural similarities in their carbohydrate recognition domains (CRD), have been identified. The galectins have been classified into the prototype galectins (-1, -2, -5, -7, -10, -11, -13, -14), which contain one CRD and exist either as a monomer or a noncovalent homodimer; the chimera galectins (Galectin-3) containing one CRD linked to a nonlectin domain; and the tandem-repeat galectins (-4, -6, -8, -9, -12) consisting of two CRDs joined by a linker peptide. Galectins lack a classical signal peptide and can be localized to the cytosolic compartments where they have intracellular functions. However, via one or more as yet unidentified non-classical secretory pathways, galectins can also be secreted to function extracellularly. Individual members of the galectin family have different tissue distribution profiles and exhibit subtle differences in their carbohydrate-binding specificities. Each family member may preferentially bind to a unique subset of cell-surface glycoproteins (1-4).

Galectin-3, also known as Mac-2, L29, CBP35, and epsilon BP, is a chimera galectin that has a tendency to dimerize. Besides the soluble protein, alternatively spliced forms of chicken Galectin-3 containing a transmembrane-spanning domain and a leucine zipper motif have been reported. Galectin-3 is expressed in tumor cells, macrophages, activated T cells, osteoclasts, epithelial cells, and fibroblasts. It binds various matrix glycoproteins including laminin, fibronectin, LAMPS, 90K/Mac-2BP, MP20, and CEA. Galectin-3 promotes cell growth and proliferation for many cell types. Galectin-3 acts intracellularly to prevent apoptosis. Depending on the cell types, Galectin-3 exhibits pro- or anti-adhesive properties. Galectin-3 has proinflammatory activities in vitro and in vivo. It induces pro-inflammatory and inhibits Th2 type cytokine production. Galectin-3 chemoattracts monocytes and macrophages. It activates and degranulates basophils and mast cells. Elevated circulating levels of Galectin-3 has been show to correlate with the malignant potential of several types of cancer, suggesting that Galectin-3 is also involved in tumor growth and metastasis. Human and mouse Galectin-3 shares approximately 80% amino acid sequence similarity (1-5).

  1. Rabinovich, A. et al. (2002) Trends in Immunol. 23:313.
  2. Rabinovich, A. et al. (2002) J. Leukocyte Biology 71:741.
  3. Hughes, R.C. (2001) Biochimie 83:667.
  4. R&D Systems Cytokine Bulletin; Summer 2002.
  5. Gorski, J.P. et al. (2002) J. Biol. Chem. 277:18840.

Limitations

This product is for research use only and is not approved for use in humans or in clinical diagnosis. Primary Antibodies are guaranteed for 1 year from date of receipt.

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Publications for Galectin-3 Antibody (AF1197)(18)

We have publications tested in 2 confirmed species: Human, Mouse.

We have publications tested in 4 applications: ICC, IHC, IHC-P, Western Blot.


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C Duarte, C Yamada, C Garcia, J Akkaoui, A Ho, F Nichols, A Movila Crosstalk between dihydroceramides produced by Porphyromonas gingivalis and host lysosomal cathepsin B in the promotion of osteoclastogenesis Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, 2022;0(0):. 2022 [PMID: 35429112] (Western Blot, Mouse) Western Blot Mouse
T Wan, W Zhu, Y Zhao, X Zhang, R Ye, M Zuo, P Xu, Z Huang, C Zhang, Y Xie, X Liu Astrocytic phagocytosis contributes to demyelination after focal cortical ischemia in mice Nature Communications, 2022;13(1):1134. 2022 [PMID: 35241660] (ICC, Mouse) ICC Mouse
JC Fernández-, AM Espinosa-O, I García-Dom, I Rosado-Sán, YM Pacheco, R Moyano, JG Monterde, JL Venero, RM de Pablos Gal3 Plays a Deleterious Role in a Mouse Model of Endotoxemia International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 2022;23(3):. 2022 [PMID: 35163089] (IHC, Mouse) IHC Mouse
C Emre, KV Do, B Jun, E Hjorth, SG Alcalde, MI Kautzmann, WC Gordon, P Nilsson, NG Bazan, M Schultzber Age-related changes in brain phospholipids and bioactive lipids in the APP knock-in mouse model of Alzheimer's disease Acta neuropathologica communications, 2021;9(1):116. 2021 [PMID: 34187579] (Western Blot, Mouse) Western Blot Mouse
NJ Esposito, F Mazzoni, JA Vargas, SC Finnemann Diurnal Photoreceptor Outer Segment Renewal in Mice Is Independent of Galectin-3 Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 2021;62(2):7. 2021 [PMID: 33538769] (IHC, Mouse) IHC Mouse
M Huang, E Modeste, E Dammer, P Merino, G Taylor, DM Duong, Q Deng, CJ Holler, M Gearing, D Dickson, NT Seyfried, T Kukar Network analysis of the progranulin-deficient mouse brain proteome reveals pathogenic mechanisms shared in human frontotemporal dementia caused by GRN mutations Acta Neuropathol Commun, 2020;8(1):163. 2020 [PMID: 33028409] (Western Blot, Mouse) Western Blot Mouse
CY Han, I Kang, M Omer, S Wang, T Wietecha, TN Wight, A Chait Serum amyloid A-containing HDL binds adipocyte-derived versican and macrophage-derived biglycan, reducing its anti-inflammatory properties JCI Insight, 2020;0(0):. 2020 [PMID: 32970631] (IHC, Human) IHC Human
YR Lee, HK Joo, EO Lee, MS Park, HS Cho, S Kim, H Jin, JO Jeong, CS Kim, BH Jeon Plasma APE1/Ref-1 Correlates with Atherosclerotic Inflammation in ApoE-/- Mice Biomedicines, 2020;8(9):. 2020 [PMID: 32967121] (Western Blot, Mouse) Western Blot Mouse
M Svensson, E Andersson, O Manouchehr, Y Yang, T Deierborg Voluntary running does not reduce neuroinflammation or improve non-cognitive behavior in the 5xFAD mouse model of Alzheimer's disease Sci Rep, 2020;10(1):1346. 2020 [PMID: 31992814] (Western Blot, Mouse) Western Blot Mouse
T Iwanaga, J Nio-Kobaya, H Takahashi- Bush-like integrin filament networks associated with hyaloid vasculature in murine neonate eyes Biomed. Res., 2019;40(2):79-85. 2019 [PMID: 30982803] (IHC, Mouse) IHC Mouse
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Reviews for Galectin-3 Antibody (AF1197) (2) 4.52

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We have 2 reviews tested in 2 species: Mouse, Rat.

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ApplicationImmunocytochemistry
Sample TestedSee PMID 22981630
SpeciesRat
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ApplicationImmunohistochemistry-Paraffin
Sample TestedSee PMID 23175698
SpeciesMouse

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