Table 1.

Anti-laminin antibodies

Antibody Type Chain Species Reactivitya Source Reference
ah, human; d, dog; m, mouse.
b4C7 initially was thought to identify the laminin α1 chain. Recent studies have demonstrated conclusively that 4C7 actually is specific for the laminin α5 chain (29).
161EB7 Monoclonal Laminin α1 h I. Virtanen Virtanen et al. (21)
8B3 Monoclonal Laminin α1 m D. Abrahamson Abrahamson et al. (16)
2G9 Monoclonal Laminin α2 h Chemicon (Temecula, CA) Leivo and Engvall (17)
5H2 Monoclonal Laminin α2 h Gibco BRL (Rockville, MD) Leivo and Engvall (17)
Anti-laminin α2 G domain Polyclonal Laminin α2 d, h, m P. Yurchenco Cheng et al. (18)
4C7b Monoclonal Laminin α5 h Chemicon Engvall et al. (19)
Anti-laminin α5 Polyclonal Laminin α5 m J. Miner Miner et al. (12)
2E8 Monoclonal Laminin γ1 d, h Hybridoma Bank (Iowa City, IA) Engvall et al. (19)
MAB1914 Monoclonal Laminin γ1 m, h Chemcion
3E5 Monoclonal Laminin β1 d, h Chemicon Engvall et al. (19)
5A2 Monoclonal Laminin β1 m D. Abrahamson Abrahamson et al. (16)
C4 Monoclonal Laminin β2 d, h Hybridoma Bank Sanes and Chiu (20)