|Application ||WB, E|
|Calculated MW||28233 Da|
|Antigen Region||79-106 aa|
|Other Names||Interleukin-15 receptor subunit alpha, IL-15 receptor subunit alpha, IL-15R-alpha, IL-15RA, CD215, Soluble interleukin-15 receptor subunit alpha, sIL-15 receptor subunit alpha, sIL-15R-alpha, sIL-15RA, IL15RA|
|Target/Specificity||This IL15RA antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 79-106 amino acids from the Central region of human IL15RA.|
|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||IL15RA Antibody (Center) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||High-affinity receptor for interleukin-15. Can signal both in cis and trans where IL15R from one subset of cells presents IL15 to neighboring IL2RG-expressing cells. Expression of different isoforms may alter or interfere with signal transduction. Isoform 5, isoform 6, isoform 7 and isoform 8 do not bind IL15. Signal transduction involves SYK.|
|Cellular Location||Membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein Nucleus membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Note=Mainly found associated with the nuclear membrane Isoform 6: Endoplasmic reticulum membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Golgi apparatus membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Cytoplasmic vesicle membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Note=Isoform 5, isoform 6, isoform 7 and isoform 8 are associated with endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi and cytoplasmic vesicles, but not with the nuclear membrane Isoform 8: Endoplasmic reticulum membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Golgi apparatus membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Cytoplasmic vesicle membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Note=Isoform 5, isoform 6, isoform 7 and isoform 8 are associated with endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi and cytoplasmic vesicles, but not with the nuclear membrane|
|Tissue Location||Isoform 1, isoform 3, isoform 4, isoform 5, isoform 6, isoform 7, isoform 8 and isoform 9 are widely expressed. Expressed in fetal brain with higher expression in the hippocampus and cerebellum than in cortex and thalamus. Higher levels of soluble sIL-15RA form in comparison with membrane-bound forms is present in all brain structures|
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This gene encodes a cytokine receptor that specifically binds interleukin 15 (IL15) with high affinity. The receptors of IL15 and IL2 share two subunits, IL2R beta and IL2R gamma. This forms the basis of many overlapping biological activities of IL15 and IL2. The protein encoded by this gene is structurally related to IL2R alpha, an additional IL2-specific alpha subunit necessary for high affinity IL2 binding. Unlike IL2RA, IL15RA is capable of binding IL15 with high affinity independent of other subunits, which suggests distinct roles between IL15 and IL2. This receptor is reported to enhance cell proliferation and expression of apoptosis inhibitor BCL2L1/BCL2-XL and BCL2. Multiple alternatively spliced transcript variants of this gene have been reported.
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Liu, C.Y., et al. Carcinogenesis 31(7):1259-1263(2010)
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Yokoyama, K., et al. Nephron Clin Pract 115 (4), C237-C243 (2010) :
Bergamaschi, C., et al. J. Immunol. 183(5):3064-3072(2009)
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