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PLGF (Placental Growth Factor) Antibody - With BSA and Azide

Purified Mouse Monoclonal Antibody

Product Information
  • Applications Legend:
  • WB=Western Blot
  • IHC=Immunohistochemistry
  • IHC-P=Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin-embedded Sections)
  • IHC-F=Immunohistochemistry (Frozen Sections)
  • IF=Immunofluorescence
  • FC=Flow Cytopmetry
  • IC=Immunochemistry
  • ICC=Immunocytochemistry
  • IP=Immunoprecipitation
  • DB=Dot Blot
  • CHIP=Chromatin Immunoprecipitation
  • FA=Fluorescence Assay
  • IEM=Immunoelectronmicroscopy
  • EIA=Enzyme Immunoassay
Primary Accession P49763
Reactivity Human
Host Mouse
Clonality Monoclonal
Isotype IgG1, kappa
Clone Names PLGF94
Calculated MW 18kDa
Additional Information
Gene ID 5228
Other Names Placenta growth factor, PlGF, PGF, PGFL, PLGF
Target/Specificity Recombinant human PLGF protein
Application Note ELISA : For coating, order Ab without BSA
Functional Studies : Order Ab without BSA & Azide.
Format 0.5 ml at 200ug/ml with BSA and azide
StorageStore at 2 to 8°C.Antibody is stable for 24 months.
Precautions PLGF (Placental Growth Factor) Antibody - With BSA and Azide is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
Protein Information
Name PGF
Synonyms PGFL, PLGF
Function Growth factor active in angiogenesis and endothelial cell growth, stimulating their proliferation and migration. It binds to the receptor FLT1/VEGFR-1. Isoform PlGF-2 binds NRP1/neuropilin-1 and NRP2/neuropilin-2 in a heparin-dependent manner. Also promotes cell tumor growth.
Cellular Location Secreted. Note=The three isoforms are secreted but PlGF-2 appears to remain cell attached unless released by heparin
Tissue Location While the three isoforms are present in most placental tissues, PlGF-2 is specific to early (8 week) placenta and only PlGF-1 is found in the colon and mammary carcinomas
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The onset of angiogenesis is believed to be an early event in tumorigenesis and may facilitate tumor progression and metastasis. Several growth factors with angiogenic activity have been described. These include fibroblast growth factor (FGF), platelet derived growth factor (PDGF), vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and placenta growth factor (PlGF). Like VEGF, several PlGF vari- ants have been shown to arise from alternative mRNA splicings. Evidence has suggested VEGF to be an obligatory component in PlGF signaling. While VEGF homodimers and VEGF/PlGF heterodimers function as potent mediators of mitogenic and chemotactic responses in endothelial cells, PlGF homodimers are effectual only at extremely high concentrations. Indeed, many of the physiological effects attributed to VEGF may actually be a result of VEGF/PlGF. VEGF and PlGF share a common receptor, Flt-1, and may also activate Flk-1/KDR.


1. Beiswenger TR et al. The effect of cigarette smoke extract on trophoblast cell viability and migration: the role of adrenomedullin. Reprod Sci 19:526-33 (2012).
2. Xu HX et al. Expression and prognostic significance of placental growth factor in hepatocellular carcinoma and peritumoral liver tissue. Int J Cancer 128:1559-69 (2011).

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