|Application ||WB, IHC-P|
|Calculated MW||113377 Da|
|Dilution||IHC-P (1:100), WB|
|Other Names||ITGA2B, BDPLT2, CD41B, GT, gp2B, Integrin alpha-IIb, ITGAB, GPIIb, HPA3, Platelet-specific antigen BAK, CD41, CD41 antigen, GPalpha IIb, GTA|
|Target/Specificity||Human ITGA2B / CD41|
|Reconstitution & Storage||Affinity purified|
|Precautions||Anti-ITGA2B / CD41 Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Integrin alpha-IIb/beta-3 is a receptor for fibronectin, fibrinogen, plasminogen, prothrombin, thrombospondin and vitronectin. It recognizes the sequence R-G-D in a wide array of ligands. It recognizes the sequence H-H-L-G-G-G-A-K-Q-A-G-D-V in fibrinogen gamma chain. Following activation integrin alpha- IIb/beta-3 brings about platelet/platelet interaction through binding of soluble fibrinogen. This step leads to rapid platelet aggregation which physically plugs ruptured endothelial cell surface.|
|Cellular Location||Membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein|
|Tissue Location||Isoform 1 and isoform 2 are expressed in platelets and megakaryocytes, but not in reticulocytes. Not detected in Jurkat, nor in U937 cell lines (PubMed:2351656) Isoform 3 is expressed in prostate adenocarcinoma, as well as in several erythroleukemia, prostate adenocarcinoma and melanoma cell lines, including PC-3, DU-145, HEL, WM983A, WM983B and WM35. Not detected in platelets, nor in normal prostate (at protein level) (PubMed:9809974).|
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