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Pack Size:100μg/vial
Validated Species:Human, Mouse, Rat
Application:IHC, WB
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Product Name Anti-Integrin Alpha E Antibody
SKU/Catalog Number PA1622
Description Rabbit IgG polyclonal antibody for Integrin alpha-E(ITGAE) detection. Tested with WB, IHC-P in Human;Mouse;Rat.
Cite This Product Anti-Integrin Alpha E Antibody (Boster Biological Technology, Pleasanton CA, USA, Catalog # PA1622)
Replacement Item This antibody may replace the following items: sc-19981|sc-28662|sc-53357|sc-6606|sc-6607 from Santa Cruz Biotechnology.
Host Rabbit
Isotype N/A
Validated Species Human, Mouse, Rat
Predicted Species Horse, Monkey, Rabbit

*This antibody is predicted to react with the above species based on antigen sequence similarities. Our Boster Guarantee covers the use of this product with the above species.

Application IHC, WB

*Our Boster Guarantee covers the use of this product in the above tested applications.

**For positive and negative control design, consult "Tissue specificity" under Protein Target Info.

Recommended Detection Systems Boster recommends Enhanced Chemiluminescent Kit with anti-Rabbit IgG (EK1002) for Western blot, and HRP Conjugated anti-Rabbit IgG Super Vision Assay Kit (SV0002-1) for IHC(P).
*Blocking peptide can be purchased at $50. Contact us for more information
**Boster also offers various secondary antibodies for Immunoflourescecne and IHC. Take advantage of the buy 1 primary antibody get 1 secondary antibody for free promotion for the entire year 2018!
Immunogen A synthetic peptide corresponding to a sequence at the C-terminus of human Integrin alpha E(1153-1168aa KRKYQQLNLESIRKAQ), different from the related rat and mouse sequences by two amino acids.
Cross Reactivity No cross reactivity with other proteins
Pack Size 100μg/vial


Clonality Polyclonal
Form Lyophilized
Contents Each vial contains 5mg BSA, 0.9mg NaCl, 0.2mg Na2HPO4, 0.05mg Thimerosal, 0.05mg NaN3.
Concentration Add 0.2ml of distilled water will yield a concentration of 500ug/ml.
Storage At -20°C for one year. After reconstitution, at 4°C for one month. It can also be aliquotted and stored frozen at -20°C for a longer time.Avoid repeated freezing and thawing.
Purification Immunogen affinity purified.
Isotype N/A

Protein Target Info (Source:

You can check the tissue specificity below for information on selecting positive and negative control.

Gene Name ITGAE
Protein Name Integrin alpha-E
Molecular Weight 130159 MW
Protein Function Integrin alpha-E/beta-7 is a receptor for E-cadherin. It mediates adhesion of intra-epithelial T-lymphocytes to epithelial cell monolayers.
Tissue Specificity Expressed on a subclass of T-lymphocytes known as intra-epithelial lymphocytes which are located between mucosal epithelial cells.
Sequence Similarities Belongs to the integrin alpha chain family.
Subcellular Localization Membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein.
Uniprot ID P38570
Alternative Names Integrin alpha-E;HML-1 antigen;Integrin alpha-IEL;Mucosal lymphocyte 1 antigen;CD103;Integrin alpha-E light chain;Integrin alpha-E heavy chain;ITGAE;
Research Areas |signal transduction|cytoskeleton / ecm|cell adhesion|integrins| immunology|cell type markers| stem cells|hematopoietic progenitors|lymphoid|t lymphocytic lineage|adaptive immunity|regulatory t cells|
*if product is indicated to react with multiple species, protein info is based on the human gene.

Background for Integrin alpha-E

ITGAE(INTEGRIN, ALPHA-E), also known as CD103, is an integrin protein that in human is encoded by the ITGAE gene. The ITGAE gene is mapped to chromosome 17p13 by inclusion within a BAC contig. ITGAE is expressed widely on intraepithelial lymphocyte(IEL) T cells(both alphabeta T cells and gammadelta T cells) and on some peripheral regulatory T cells(Tregs) which is important for decreasing the immune response and appears to play a crucial role in the prevention of autoimmune diseases. ITGAE shares overall homology with other alpha integrins but has a unique 55-amino acid "extra" region located just N-terminal to the I domain that contains 18 consecutive charged residues and a proteolytic cleavage site.

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Anti-Integrin Alpha E Antibody
Anti-Integrin alpha E antibody, PA1622, IHC(P)
IHC(P): Human Rectal Cancer Tissue
Anti-Integrin Alpha E Antibody
Anti-Integrin alpha E antibody, PA1622,Western blotting
All lanes: Anti Integrin alpha E (PA1622) at 0.5ug/ml
Lane 1: JURKAT Whole Cell Lysate at 40ug
Lane 2: RAJI Whole Cell Lysate at 40ug
Predicted bind size: 130KD
Observed bind size: 130KD
Anti-Integrin Alpha E Antibody
Anti-Integrin alpha E antibody, PA1622, IHC(P)
IHC(P): Rat Intestine Tissue
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Customer Q&As

Q: Do you offer BSA-free antibodies? Keyword: Bovine serum albumin, carrier protein, conjugation
A: Yes, please contact us at for more information about BSA-free antibodies and availability. The new BSA-free formula uses trehalose as a replacement to BSA. We have tested many alternative chemicals and found that trehalose protects the antibodies the best.
Q: Is your western blot protocol provided from the website applicable for all your antibodies? Keyword: applications, WB
A: The protocol is applicable for all our antibodies in WB, the NC Membrane(0.45μm or 0.22μm) and transfer time(70 mins or 50 mins) depends on the protein molecular weight, details can be found in included protocol.
Q: Can I conjugate markers to this antibody? Can I link custom conjugates to this antibody? Keyword: conjugation
A: The antibody is stored with BSA and cannot be conjugated with markers. Carrier free antibodies are available upon request. Please contact
Q: What should I use for negative control?
A: Please contact us for negative control suggestions. You can also check expression databases such as genecards, uniprot etc. Due to logistic reasons, we do not sell serum or lysates that we use internally for positive or negative control.
Q: Where can I find troubleshooting information? What should I do if I have unexpected bands, high background, no signal, weak signal
A: You can find Boster's troubleshoot guides under tech support tab. Please contact us for further assistance on troubleshooting your experiment.
Q: What is the immunogen sequence of this antibody? Is this antibody polyclonal or monoclonal?
A: You can find the immunogen sequence under "Immunogen" and clonality in the product name.
Q: What is the expected band size? Why is it different than the observed band size?
A: The expected band size is predicted on the size of the protein. The actual band size may be affected by a few other factors including but not limited to:
1. Post-translational modification:phosphorylation, methylation, glycosylation etc. These modifications prevent SDS molecules from binding to the target protein and thus make the band size appear larger than expected
2. Post-translational cleavage: this can cause smaller bands and or multiple bands

3. Alternative splicing: the same gene can have alternative splicing patterns generating different size proteins, all with reactivities to the antibody.

4. Amino Acid R chain charge: SDS binds to positive charges. The different size and charge of the Amino Acid side chains can affect the amount of SDS binding and thus affect the observed band size.
5. Multimers: Multimers are usually broken up in reducing conditions. However if the interactions between the multimers are strong, the band may appear higher.,
Q: What is the suggested dilution ratio for Western Blot (WB), Immunohistochemistry (IHC) and or ELISA standards? What is the optimal pH for the sample?
A: Check the datasheet for the product for details on dilution ratios for different experiments. You can find the datasheet button on the right side of the product page.
Q: What is the protocol you used for your Western blotting (WB) and Immunohistochemistry (IHC)?
A: Check our protocols under the tech support tab.
Q: What are some alternative names that could be used to describe this product?
A: Some common names include but are not limited to integrin alpha 2 antibody, integrin alpha-2 antibody