|Human Cell lysate that Mouse JAM3 / JAM-C transfected / overexpressed for Western blot (WB) positive control. The whole cell lysate is provided in 1X Sample Buffer (1X modified RIPA buffer+1X SDS loading buffer).|
|A DNA sequence encoding the mouse JAM3 (NP_075766.1) extracellular domain (Met 1-Asn 241) was expressed, fused with a polyhistidine tag at the C-terminus.|
|The secreted recombinant mouse JAM3 comprises 221 amino acids and has a predicted molecular mass of 25 kDa. As a result of glycosylation, the apparent molecular mass of rm JAM3 is approximately 30-35 kDa in SDS-PAGE under reducing conditions.|
|Cell lysate was prepared by homogenization in ice-cold modified RIPA Lysis Buffer with cocktail of protease inhibitors (Sigma). Cell debris was removed by centrifugation. Protein concentration was determined by Bradford assay (Bio-Rad protein assay, Microplate Standard assay). The cell lysate was boiled for 5 min in 1 x SDS loading buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 6.8, 12.5% glycerol, 1% sodium dodecylsulfate, 0.01% bromophenol blue) containing 5% b-mercaptoethanol, and lyophilized.|
|Modified RIPA Lysis Buffer: 50 mM Tris-HCl pH 7.4, 150 mM NaCl, 1mM EDTA, 1% Triton X-100, 0.1% SDS, 1% Sodium deoxycholate, 1mM PMSF.|
|12.5% SDS-PAGE Stained with Coomassie Blue after protein purification.|
|Samples are stable for up to twelve months from date of receipt.|
|1. Centrifuge the tube for a few seconds and ensure the pellet at the bottom of the tube. 2. Re-dissolve the pellet using 200μL pure water and boil for 2-5 min. 3. Store the lyophilized cell lysate at 4℃. After re-dissolution, recommend to aliquot it into smaller quantities and store at -80℃.|
|1 X Sample Buffer (1 X modified RIPA buffer+1 X SDS loading buffer).|
|Store at 4℃. After re-dissolution, aliquot and store at -80℃.|
|Western blot (WB): Use at an assay dependent dilution.|
Other Applications: Not tested.
Optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
Junctional Adhesion Molecule C Protein & Antibody (JAM-C, JAM3 Protein) also known as Junctional adhesion molecule 3, JAM3, is a single-pass type I membrane protein which belongs to the immunoglobulin superfamily. It is an adhesion molecule expressed by endothelial cells (ECs) that plays a role in tight junction formation, leukocyte adhesion, and transendothelial migration. JAM-C is an adhesion molecule that is expressed on cells within the vascular compartment and epithelial cells and, to date, has been largely studied in the context of inflammatory events. JAM-C is also expressed in peripheral nerves and that this expression is localized to Schwann cells at junctions between adjoining myelin end loops. JAM-C is a component of the autotypic junctional attachments of Schwann cells and plays an important role in maintaining the integrity and function of myelinated peripheral nerves. JAM-C was recently shown to be a counter receptor for the leukocyte beta2-integrin Mac-1 (CD11b/CD18), thereby mediating interactions between vascular cells, particularly in inflammatory cell recruitment. JAM-C is up-regulated by oxidized low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and may thereby contribute to increased inflammatory cell recruitment during atherosclerosis. JAM-C may therefore provide a novel molecular target for antagonizing interactions between vascular cells in atherosclerosis. JAM-C was shown to undergo a heterophilic interaction with the leukocyte beta2 integrin Mac-1, thereby mediating interactions between vascular cells in inflammatory cell recruitment. JAM-C undergoes a homophilic interaction via the Arg64-Ile65-Glu66 motif on the membrane-distal Ig domain of the molecule. The homophilic interaction of JAM-C can mediate tumor cell-endothelial cell interactions and may thereby be involved in the process of tumor cell metastasis.