|Application ||WB, IHC-P, FC, E|
|Other Accession||P43627, NP_036444.1|
|Calculated MW||33502 Da|
|Antigen Region||39-65 aa|
|Other Names||Killer cell immunoglobulin-like receptor 2DS2, CD158 antigen-like family member J, MHC class I NK cell receptor, NK receptor 183 ActI, Natural killer-associated transcript 5, NKAT-5, p58 natural killer cell receptor clone CL-49, p58 NK receptor CL-49, CD158j, KIR2DS2, CD158J, NKAT5|
|Target/Specificity||This KIR2DS2 antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 39-65 amino acids from the Central region of human KIR2DS2.|
|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||KIR2DS2 Antibody (Center) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Receptor on natural killer (NK) cells for HLA-C alleles. Does not inhibit the activity of NK cells.|
|Cellular Location||Cell membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein|
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Killer cell immunoglobulin-like receptors (KIRs) are transmembrane glycoproteins expressed by natural killer cells and subsets of T cells. The KIR genes are polymorphic and highly homologous and they are found in a cluster on chromosome 19q13.4 within the 1 Mb leukocyte receptor complex (LRC). The gene content of the KIR gene cluster varies among haplotypes, although several 'framework' genes are found in all haplotypes (KIR3DL3, KIR3DP1, KIR3DL4, KIR3DL2). The KIR proteins are classified by the number of extracellular immunoglobulin domains (2D or 3D) and by whether they have a long (L) or short (S) cytoplasmic domain. KIR proteins with the long cytoplasmic domain transduce inhibitory signals upon ligand binding via an immune tyrosine-based inhibitory motif (ITIM), while KIR proteins with the short cytoplasmic domain lack the ITIM motif and instead associate with the TYRO protein tyrosine kinase binding protein to transduce activating signals. The ligands for several KIR proteins are subsets of HLA class I molecules; thus, KIR proteins are thought to play an important role in regulation of the immune response.
Biassoni, R., et al. J. Exp. Med. 183(2):645-650(1996)
Dohring, C., et al. Immunogenetics 44(3):227-230(1996)
Wagtmann, N., et al. Immunity 2(5):439-449(1995)
Colonna, M., et al. Science 268(5209):405-408(1995)
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