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- Other Names
- PDGF receptor-α, PDGFR-α
- Rat IgG2a, κ
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Platelet-derived growth factor receptor-α (PDGFR-α), CD140a, is one of two receptors for platelet-derived growth factors (PDGFs) and binds to all isoforms of PDGFs: PDGF-AA, PDGF-AB, and PDGF-BB. PDGFRa is a receptor tyrosine kinase that forms homodimers or heterodimers on the surface upon ligand binding and phosphorylates substrates. PDGFRs consist of either homodimers of α/α, β/β, or heterodimers of α/β. PDGF receptors, α and β, are single glycoproteins with intracellular tyrosine kinase domain. Their ligand, PDGF, is a mitogen for connective tissue and glial cells. CD140a is expressed on embryonic tissues and mesenchymal-derived cells of adult mice. PDGF plays a role in wound healing and acts as a chemoattractant for fibroblasts, smooth muscle cells, glial cells, monocytes, and neutrophils.Product Details
- Antibody Type
- Host Species
- Mouse PDGFR-α-hIgG1 recombinant fusion protein
- Phosphate-buffered solution, pH 7.2, containing 0.09% sodium azide.
- The antibody was purified by affinity chromatography and conjugated with PE/Cyanine7 under optimal conditions.
- 0.2 mg/ml
- Storage & Handling
- The antibody solution should be stored undiluted between 2°C and 8°C, and protected from prolonged exposure to light. Do not freeze.
FC - Quality tested
- 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 =0.25 µg per million cells in 100 µl volume. It is recommended that the reagent be titrated for optimal performance for each application.
- Excitation Laser
Blue Laser (488 nm)
Green Laser (532 nm)/Yellow-Green Laser (561 nm)
- Application Notes
Additional reported (for relevant formats) applications include: Western Blot, blocking function2, and immunohistochemical staining of paraffin and frozen sections. The LEAF™ purified antibody is recommended for functional assays.
- Additional Product Notes
- BioLegend is in the process of converting the name PE/Cy7 to PE/Cyanine7. The dye molecule remains the same, so you should expect the same quality and performance from our PE/Cyanine7 products. Please contact Technical Service if you have any questions.
(PubMed link indicates BioLegend citation)
- Takakura N, et al. 1996. J. Invest. Dermatol. 107:770.
- Liao C, et al. 2010. J. Clin. Invest. 120:242. (Block)
- Chen H, et al. 2015. ASN Neuro 8:7. PubMed.
- Miyawaki T, et al. 2004. J Neurosci. 24(37): 8124-34. (IHC-F)
- Product Citations
AB_2715973 (BioLegend Cat. No. 135911)
AB_2715974 (BioLegend Cat. No. 135912)
- Alpha chain of the platelet-derived growth factor receptor, a receptor tyrosine kinase that forms homo- or hetero-dimers on the surface after ligand binding.
Expressed on embryonic tissues and mesenchymal-derived cells of adult mouse.
- Play a role in wound healing and act as a chemoattractant for fibroblasts, smooth muscle cells, glial cells, monocytes and neutrophils.
- Cell Type
- Embryonic Stem Cells, Mesenchymal cells, Mesenchymal Stem Cells
- Biology Area
- Cell Biology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Neuroscience Cell Markers, Stem Cells
- Molecular Family
- CD Molecules, Cytokine/Chemokine Receptors
- Antigen References
1. Mukouyama YS, et al. 2006. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 103(5):1551
2. Miyawaki T, et al. 2004. J Neurosci. 24(37):8124
3. Takakura N, et al. 1997. J Histochem Cytochem. 45(6):883
- Gene ID
- 18595 View all products for this Gene ID
- View information about CD140a on UniProt.org
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