|Application ||WB, E|
|Calculated MW||65563 Da|
|Antigen Region||465-494 aa|
|Other Names||Glypican-3, GTR2-2, Intestinal protein OCI-5, MXR7, Secreted glypican-3, GPC3, OCI5|
|Target/Specificity||This GPC3 antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 465-494 amino acids from the C-terminal region of human GPC3.|
|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||GPC3 Antibody (C-term) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Cell surface proteoglycan that bears heparan sulfate. Inhibits the dipeptidyl peptidase activity of DPP4. May be involved in the suppression/modulation of growth in the predominantly mesodermal tissues and organs. May play a role in the modulation of IGF2 interactions with its receptor and thereby modulate its function. May regulate growth and tumor predisposition.|
|Cellular Location||Cell membrane; Lipid-anchor, GPI-anchor; Extracellular side|
|Tissue Location||Highly expressed in lung, liver and kidney.|
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Cell surface heparan sulfate proteoglycans are composed of a membrane-associated protein core substituted with a variable number of heparan sulfate chains. Members of the glypican-related integral membrane proteoglycan family (GRIPS) contain a core protein anchored to the cytoplasmic membrane via a glycosyl phosphatidylinositol linkage. These proteins may play a role in the control of cell division and growth regulation. The protein encoded by this gene can bind to and inhibit the dipeptidyl peptidase activity of CD26, and it can induce apoptosis in certain cell types. Deletion mutations in this gene are associated with Simpson-Golabi-Behmel syndrome, also known as Simpson dysmorphia syndrome. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants.
Lai, J.P., et al. Hepatology 52(5):1680-1689(2010)
Sakurai, M., et al. Gynecol. Oncol. 119(2):332-336(2010)
Zynger, D.L., et al. Histopathology 56(6):750-757(2010)
Davoodi, J., et al. Proteomics 7(13):2300-2310(2007)
Hsu, H.C., et al. Cancer Res. 57(22):5179-5184(1997)
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