|Application ||WB, IHC-P, E|
|Calculated MW||37077 Da|
|Antigen Region||75-104 aa|
|Other Names||T-cell surface glycoprotein CD1a, T-cell surface antigen T6/Leu-6, hTa1 thymocyte antigen, CD1a, CD1A|
|Target/Specificity||This CD1A antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 75-104 amino acids from the Central region of human CD1A.|
|Format||Purified polyclonal antibody supplied in PBS with 0.09% (W/V) sodium azide. This antibody is purified through a protein A column, followed by peptide affinity purification.|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 2 weeks. For long term storage store at -20°C in small aliquots to prevent freeze-thaw cycles.|
|Precautions||CD1A Antibody (Center) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Antigen-presenting protein that binds self and non-self lipid and glycolipid antigens and presents them to T-cell receptors on natural killer T-cells.|
|Cellular Location||Cell membrane; Single- pass type I membrane protein. Membrane raft; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Endosome membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Note=Subject to intracellular trafficking between the cell membrane and endosomes (PubMed:11231314). Localizes to cell surface lipid rafts (PubMed:18178838).|
|Tissue Location||Expressed on cortical thymocytes, epidermal Langerhans cells, dendritic cells, on certain T-cell leukemias, and in various other tissues.|
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This gene encodes a member of the CD1 family of transmembrane glycoproteins, which are structurally related to the major histocompatibility complex (MHC) proteins and form heterodimers with beta-2-microglobulin. The CD1 proteins mediate the presentation of primarily lipid and glycolipid antigens of self or microbial origin to T cells. The human genome contains five CD1 family genes organized in a cluster on chromosome 1. The CD1 family members are thought to differ in their cellular localization and specificity for particular lipid ligands. The protein encoded by this gene localizes to the plasma membrane and to recycling vesicles of the early endocytic system. Alternatively spliced transcript variants have been observed, but their biological validity has not been determined.
Zeissig, S., et al. J. Clin. Invest. 120(8):2889-2899(2010)
Davila, S., et al. Genes Immun. 11(3):232-238(2010)
Valencia, J., et al. J. Leukoc. Biol. 87(3):405-414(2010)
Cernadas, M., et al. J. Immunol. 184(3):1235-1241(2010)
Young, D.C., et al. J. Biol. Chem. 284(37):25087-25096(2009)
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