|Other Names||T-cell-specific surface glycoprotein CD28, TP44, CD28, CD28|
|Target/Specificity||The synthetic peptide sequence used to generate the antibody AP6982b was selected from the C-term region of human CD28. A 10 to 100 fold molar excess to antibody is recommended. Precise conditions should be optimized for a particular assay.|
|Format||Synthetic peptide was lyophilized with 100% acetonitrile and is supplied as a powder. Reconstitute with 0.1 ml DI water for a final concentration of 1 mg/ml.|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C.|
|Precautions||This product is for research use only. 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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CD28 costimulation is essential for CD4-positive T-cell proliferation, survival, interleukin-2 production, and T-helper type-2 (Th2) development.
Zocchi,M.R., et.al., Eur. J. Cancer 28A (4-5), 749-754 (1992)
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