- 16A1 (See other available formats)
- Other Names
- Platelet-derived growth factor receptor, alpha polypeptide, PDGFR2, PDGFRα, PDGFRa, PDGF receptor alpha
- Mouse IgG1, κ
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The 16A1 monoclonal antibody recognizes human CD140a also known as the platelet-derived growth factor receptor, alpha polypeptide, PDGFR2, and PDGFRα. CD140a is a cell surface tyrosine kinase receptor for members of the platelet-derived growth factor family. The identity of the growth factor bound to the receptor determines whether the functional receptor is a homodimer or heterodimer composed of both PDGFR-α and -β. CD140a contains three immunoglobulin-like domains and a tyrosine kinase domain with a predicted molecular weight of approximately 123 kD. CD140a is widely expressed on a variety of mesenchymal-derived cells and has been implicated in the development of some tumors including basal cell carcinoma and gastric stromal cell tumors. Binding of A-chain containing PDGF molecules as well as protease-activated PDGF-C molecules can stimulate cell proliferation. CD140a has been shown to interact with a number of proteins including CRK, Grb2, Grb14, SHP2, and others as integrin β3, caveolin-1, and nexin sorting molecules. The PDGFRα is heavily phosphorylated on numerous tyrosine residues through both autophosphorylation and ligand-dependent processes. The 16A1 antibody has been shown to be useful for flow cytometric detection of CD140a.Product Details
- Antibody Type
- Host Species
- NIH 3T3 cells transfected with human PDGFRalpha
- Phosphate-buffered solution, pH 7.2, containing 0.09% sodium azide.
- The antibody was purified by affinity chromatography.
- 0.5 mg/ml
- Storage & Handling
- The antibody solution should be stored undiluted between 2°C and 8°C.
FC - Quality tested
IF - Reported in the literature
- Recommended Usage
Each lot of this antibody is quality control tested by immunofluorescent staining with flow cytometric analysis. For flow cytometric staining, the suggested use of this reagent is ≤ 0.5 µg per 106 cells in 100 µl volume. It is recommended that the reagent be titrated for optimal performance for each application.
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AB_755996 (BioLegend Cat. No. 323502)
- Cell surface tyrosine kinase receptor for members of the platelet-derived growth factor family.
Widely expressed on a variety of mesenchymal-derived cells.
- Stimulation of cell proliferation; mitogenic activity for cells of mesenchymal origin. Knock-out studies have implicated an essential role for CD140a in kidney development. Has been implicated in basal cell carcinoma and gastric stromal cell tumors.
- Interacts with Crk, as well as a variety of adaptor molecules and signaling intermediates (Grb2, Grb14, SHP2, others). Has also been shown to associate with integrin β3, caveolin-1, and nexin sorting molecules
- Binds to A-chain containing PDGF molecules and protease-activated PDGF-C molecules
- Multiple tyrosine phosphorylation sites (Y720, Y731, Y742, Y754, Y762, Y767, Y768, Y988, Y993, Y1018)
- Cell Type
- Embryonic Stem Cells, Mesenchymal cells, Mesenchymal Stem Cells, Neural Stem Cells
- Biology Area
- Angiogenesis, Cell Biology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Neuroscience Cell Markers, Stem Cells
- Molecular Family
- CD Molecules, Cytokine/Chemokine Receptors
- Antigen References
1. Gronwald RG, et al. 1988. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 85:3435.
2. Gilbertson DG, et al. 2001. J. Biol. Chem. 276:27406.
3. Seifert RA, et al. 1989. J. Biol. Chem. 264:8771.
4. Rupp E, et al. 1994. Eur. J. Biochem. 225:29.
- Gene ID
- 5156 View all products for this Gene ID
- View information about CD140a on UniProt.org
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