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Neutralizing Neuropilin-1 (NRP1) antibodies: Trusted Tools for SARS-CoV-2 Intervention Research

Neuropilin-1 (NRP1) is a transmembrane glycoprotein that functions as coreceptors for VEGF. It exhibits high expression in dendritic cells, where it mediates DC-induced T cell proliferation, and in respiratory / olfactory epithelium cells. The primary structure of NRPI is well conserved and is divided into four domains, CUB (a1/a2) domain, FV/FVIII (b1/b2) domain, MAM (c) domain, and (d) domain.

Multiple studies reveal that the NRP1 expressed in the respiratory and olfactory epithelial facilitates SARS-CoV-2 entry into the host cell.

1) SARS-CoV-2 uses Spike (S) protein for host cell attachment and entry.

2) The host protease furin cleaves the full-length precursor S glycoprotein into two associated polypeptides: S1 and S2.

3) Cleavage of S generates a polybasic Arg-Arg-Ala-Arg C-terminal sequence on S1 fragment.

4) Modified S1 fragment binds directly to the NRPI b1 domain of cell surface NRP1 and significantly potentiates viral infectivity.

Thus, RNAi, selective inhibitors, and antibodies could all exert the blockage. Cantuti-Castlelvetri revealed this antibody-mediated NRP1-Spike blocking interaction reduces viral infectivity in vitro and makes it a potential therapeutic target for antiviral intervention. This specific blockage also provide a route for COVID-19 therapies.

Creative Diagnostics provides a list of high-affinity NRP1 antibodies well validated in various applications: ELISA, Block/Neutralization, Western Blot, Immunohistochemistry and Flow Cytometry. Some of our antibodies are also supplied at a low endotoxin level to fit different needs.

Featured Products

Cat# Product Description Species Application
CABT-L681 Rabbit Anti-NRP1 monoclonal antibody Human, Rat, Mouse WB, ICC/IF,
IHC, IP, FC
CABT-B12289 Mouse Anti-NRP1 monoclonal antibody Human FC
CABT-Z389S Sheep Anti-NRP1 polyclonal antibody
(*Endotoxin level: <0.10 EU/ug, by LAL method)
Human WB, FC, IHC,
Block/Neut
CABT-Z390R Rat Anti-NRP1 monoclonal antibody
(*Endotoxin level: <0.10 EU/ug, by LAL method)
Mouse FC, Block/Neut
CABT-Z388G Goat Anti-NRP1 polyclonal antibody
(*Endotoxin level: <0.10 EU/ug, by LAL method)
Mouse, Rat WB, FC, IHC,
Block/Neut

* The products are for research use only and are not intended for therapeutic or diagnostic applications. Should you have any specific questions, please do not hesitate to contact us: info@creative-diagnostics.com.

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