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PDGFRA / CD140a Antibody, Mouse MAb

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Human PDGFRA Antibody Product Information
Immunogen:Recombinant Human PDGFRA / CD140a Protein (Catalog#10556-H08H)
Clone ID:02
Ig Type:Mouse IgG1
Formulation:0.2 μm filtered solution in PBS
Preparation:This antibody was produced from a hybridoma resulting from the fusion of a mouse myeloma with B cells obtained from a mouse immunized with purified, recombinant Human PDGFRA / CD140a (rh PDGFRA / CD140a; Catalog#10556-H08H; NP_006197.1; Met1-Glu524). The IgG fraction of the cell culture supernatant was purified by Protein A affinity chromatography.
Human PDGFRA Antibody Usage Guide
Specificity:Human PDGFRA / CD140a
Application:ELISA, FCM

ELISA: 0.5-1 μg/mL

This antibody can be used at 0.5-1 μg/mL with the appropriate secondary reagents to detect Human PDGFRA / CD140a.

FCM: 0.5-2 μg/Test

Storage:This antibody can be stored at 2℃-8℃ for one month without detectable loss of activity. Antibody products are stable for twelve months from date of receipt when stored at -20℃ to -80℃. Preservative-Free.
Sodium azide is recommended to avoid contamination (final concentration 0.05%-0.1%). It is toxic to cells and should be disposed of properly. Avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
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PDGFRA/CD140a Background

PDGFRA, also known as CD140a, together with the structurally homolog protein PDGFRB (CD140b), are cell surface receptors for members of the platelet-derived growth factor family. They are members of the class III subfamily of receptor tyrosine kinase (RTKs) with the similar structure characteristics of five immunoglobulin-like domains in their extracellular region and a split kinase domain in their intracellular region. PDGFRA is expressed in oligodendrocyte progenitor cells and mesothelial cell, and binds all three ligand isoforms PDGF-AA, PDGF-BB and PDGF-AB with high affinity, whereas PDGFRB dose not bind PDGF-AA. PDGFRA plays an essential role in regulating proliferation, chemotaxis and migration of mesangial cells. Recent studies have indicated that PDGFRA acts as a critical mediator of signaling in testis organogenesis and Leydig cell differentiation, and in addition, particularly important for kidney development. Additionally, PDGFRA is involved in tumor angiogenesis and maintenance of the tumor microenvironment and has been implicated in development and metastasis of Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). PDGFRA may represent a potential therapeutic target in thymic tumours. PDGFRA gene amplification rather than gene mutation may be the underlying genetic mechanism driving PDGFRA overexpression in a portion of gliomas.

Human PDGFRA/CD140a References
  • Oseini AM, et al. (2009) PDGFRalpha: a new therapeutic target in the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma? Expert Opin Ther Targets. 13(4): 443-54.
  • Meister M, et al. (2009) Expression and mutational status of PDGFR in thymic tumours. Anticancer Res. 29(10): 4057-61.
  • Martinho O, et al. (2009) Expression, mutation and copy number analysis of platelet-derived growth factor receptor A (PDGFRA) and its ligand PDGFA in gliomas. Br J Cancer. 101(6): 973-82.
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