|Calculated MW||39448 Da|
|Other Names||T-cell surface antigen CD2, Erythrocyte receptor, LFA-2, LFA-3 receptor, Rosette receptor, T-cell surface antigen T11/Leu-5, CD2, CD2, SRBC|
|Target/Specificity||A synthetic peptide corresponding to residues in human CD2 was used as an immunogen.|
|Format||50 mM Tris-Glycine (pH 7.4), 0.15 M NaCl, 40% Glycerol, 0.01% sodium azide and 0.05% BSA.|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C in small aliquots to prevent freeze-thaw cycles.|
|Precautions||CD2 Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||CD2 interacts with lymphocyte function-associated antigen (LFA-3) and CD48/BCM1 to mediate adhesion between T-cells and other cell types. CD2 is implicated in the triggering of T- cells, the cytoplasmic domain is implicated in the signaling function.|
|Cellular Location||Membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein|
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T-cell surface antigen CD2 (CD2) is a T-cell specific surface glycoprotein that is critically important for mediating adherence of T cells to antigen-presenting cells or target cells (1). It interacts with lymphocyte function-associated antigen (LFA-3) and CD48/BCM1 to mediate adhesion between T-cells and other cell types. CD2 is implicated in the triggering of T-cells, and the cytoplasmic domain is implicated in the signaling function (2). CD2 is one of the largest T-cell markers, being present on more than 95% of thymocytes; it is also found one some natural killer cells but not on B lymphocytes (3).
1. Withka J.M., et al. Structure 1:69-81, 1993 2. The UniProt Consortium, The Universal Protein Resource (UniProt). Nucleic Acids Res. 36:D190-D195 (2008) 3. Sewell, W. A.Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 83: 8718-8722, 1986
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