CD41a / Integrin alpha2b (Platelet Marker) Antibody - Without BSA and Azide
Mouse Monoclonal Antibody [Clone ITGA2B/1036 ]
|Application ||IF, FC|
|Other Accession||3674, 411312|
|Isotype||Mouse / IgG1, kappa|
|Other Names||Integrin alpha-IIb, GPalpha IIb, GPIIb, Platelet membrane glycoprotein IIb, CD41, Integrin alpha-IIb heavy chain, Integrin alpha-IIb light chain, form 1, Integrin alpha-IIb light chain, form 2, ITGA2B, GP2B, ITGAB|
|Storage||Store at 2 to 8°C.Antibody is stable for 24 months.|
|Precautions||CD41a / Integrin alpha2b (Platelet Marker) Antibody - Without BSA and Azide is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Integrin alpha-IIb/beta-3 is a receptor for fibronectin, fibrinogen, plasminogen, prothrombin, thrombospondin and vitronectin. It recognizes the sequence R-G-D in a wide array of ligands. It recognizes the sequence H-H-L-G-G-G-A-K-Q-A-G-D-V in fibrinogen gamma chain. Following activation integrin alpha- IIb/beta-3 brings about platelet/platelet interaction through binding of soluble fibrinogen. This step leads to rapid platelet aggregation which physically plugs ruptured endothelial cell surface.|
|Cellular Location||Membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein|
|Tissue Location||Isoform 1 and isoform 2 were identified in platelets and megakaryocytes, but not in reticulocytes or in Jurkat and U-937 white blood cell line. Isoform 3 is expressed by leukemia, prostate adenocarcinoma and melanoma cells but not by platelets or normal prostate or breast epithelial cells|
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Reacts with a calcium-dependent complex of CD41/CD61, a dimer of 90kDa and 140kDa present on the membrane of normal platelets and megakaryocytes. CD41/CD61 is also known as platelet glycoprotein GPIIb/GPIIIa or integrin IIa/3. This complex is the receptor of fibrinogen, fibronectin and von Willebrand factor, and mediates platelet adhesion and aggregation.
McMichael AJ et al. (eds) Leukocyte Typing III, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1987. | Schlossman S. et al. (eds) Leukocyte Typing V, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1995. | Smith JW et al. Interaction of integrins v3 and glycoprotein IIb-IIIa with fibrinogen. Differential peptide recognition accounts for distinct binding sites. J Biol Chem 1990, 265(21):12267-12271. | Du XP et al. Ligands activate integrin IIb/3 (platelet GPIIb-IIIa). Cell 1991, 65(3):409-416. | Law DA et al. Outside-in integrin signal transduction. IIb/3-(GP IIb/IIIa) tyrosine phosphorylation induced by platelet aggregation. J Biol Chem 1996, 271(18):10811-10815. | Moroi M and Jung SM. Integrin-mediated platelet adhesion. Front Biosci 1998, 3:D719-728
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