CD16 / Fc-gamma Receptor III Antibody - Without BSA and Azide
Mouse Monoclonal Antibody [Clone C16/1045 ]
|Application ||IF, FC|
|Other Accession||2214, 372679|
|Isotype||Mouse / IgG1, kappa|
|Other Names||Low affinity immunoglobulin gamma Fc region receptor III-A, CD16a antigen, Fc-gamma RIII-alpha, Fc-gamma RIII, Fc-gamma RIIIa, FcRIII, FcRIIIa, FcR-10, IgG Fc receptor III-2, CD16a, FCGR3A, CD16A, FCG3, FCGR3, IGFR3|
|Storage||Store at 2 to 8°C.Antibody is stable for 24 months.|
|Precautions||CD16 / Fc-gamma Receptor III Antibody - Without BSA and Azide is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Synonyms||CD16A, FCG3, FCGR3, IGFR3|
|Function||Receptor for the Fc region of IgG. Binds complexed or aggregated IgG and also monomeric IgG. Mediates antibody-dependent cellular cytotoxicity (ADCC) and other antibody-dependent responses, such as phagocytosis.|
|Cellular Location||Cell membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Secreted. Note=Exists also as a soluble receptor|
|Tissue Location||Expressed on natural killer cells, macrophages, subpopulation of T-cells, immature thymocytes and placental trophoblasts|
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It recognizes CD16 (FcγRIII), the low-affinity receptor for IgG with an apparent molecular weight of 50-80kDa. Two similar genes represent CD16, CD16A (FcγRIIIA), which exists as a hetero-oligomeric polypeptide-anchored form in macrophages and NK cells and CD16B (FcγRIIIB), which exist as a monomeric GPI-anchored form in neutrophils. Furthermore, there are two known polymorphisms of CD16B, NA-1 and NA-2. Individuals homozygous for NA-2 show a lower phagocytic capacity compared with NA-1. CD16 binds IgG in the form of immune complexes and shows preferential binding of IgG1 and IgG3 isotypes and minimal binding of IgG2 and IgG4. Upon IgG binding, both CD16 isoforms initiate signal transduction cascades that lead to a variety of responses including antibody-dependent cell-mediated cytotoxicity (ADCC), phagocytosis, degranulation and proliferation.
Knapp W. et al. (eds) Leukocyte Typing IV, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1989. | Lanier LL et al. Functional properties of a unique subset of cytotoxic CD3+ T lymphocytes that express Fc receptors for IgG (CD16/Leu-11 antigen). J Exp Med 1985, 162(6):2089-2106
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