|Application ||IF, FC|
|Other Accession||940, 591629|
|Reactivity||Human, Mouse, Pig, Cow, Sheep|
|Isotype||Mouse / IgG2a, kappa|
|Calculated MW||44kDa (monomer); 88kDa (dimer)|
|Other Names||T-cell-specific surface glycoprotein CD28, TP44, CD28, CD28|
|Storage||Store at 2 to 8°C.Antibody is stable for 24 months.|
|Precautions||CD28 Antibody - Without BSA and Azide is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Involved in T-cell activation, the induction of cell proliferation and cytokine production and promotion of T-cell survival. Enhances the production of IL4 and IL10 in T-cells in conjunction with TCR/CD3 ligation and CD40L costimulation (PubMed:8617933). Isoform 3 enhances CD40L-mediated activation of NF-kappa-B and kinases MAPK8 and PAK2 in T-cells (PubMed:15067037).|
|Cellular Location||Membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein|
|Tissue Location||Expressed in T-cells and plasma cells, but not in less mature B-cells|
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Recognizes a glycoprotein of 44-88kDa, which is identified as CD28. It is the critical T-cell co-stimulatory receptor which provides to the cell the important second activation signal by binding CD80 and CD86 that are expressed by antigen presenting cells. Besides its co-stimulation role, CD28 functions in preventing T-cells from anergic hyporesponsive state or from undergoing premature apoptotic cell death. CD28 is also expressed on human fetal NK cells and some NK cell lines, whereas on murine NK cells the CD28 expression is much broader.
In Leucocyte typing Workshop VI. Sandilands, G. et al. Clinical and Experimental Immunology, 162(3), 516-27 (2010)
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