|Flow Cytometry (Flow)||1 µg/10^6 cells|
|Tested Species reactivity||Mouse|
|Host / Isotype||Mouse / IgG2a, kappa|
|Contains||0.1% sodium azide|
|Storage conditions||4° C|
HLA-B belongs to the HLA class I heavy chain paralogues. This class I molecule is a heterodimer consisting of a heavy chain and a light chain (beta-2 microglobulin). The heavy chain is anchored in the membrane. Class I molecules play a central role in the immune system by presenting peptides derived from the endoplasmic reticulum lumen. They are expressed in nearly all cells. The heavy chain is approximately 45 kDa and its gene contains 8 exons. Exon 1 encodes the leader peptide, exon 2 and 3 encode the alpha1 and alpha2 domains, which both bind the peptide, exon 4 encodes the alpha3 domain, exon 5 encodes the transmembrane region and exons 6 and 7 encode the cytoplasmic tail. Polymorphisms within exon 2 and exon 3 are responsible for the peptide binding specificity of each class one molecule. Typing for these polymorphisms is routinely done for bone marrow and kidney transplantation. Hundreds of HLA-B alleles have been described.
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Protein Aliases: H-2 class I histocompatibility antigen L-D alpha chain; H-2 class I histocompatibility antigen, D-B alpha chain; H-2D cell surface glycoprotein; H-2D(B); H2-DC1-beta transplantation antigen protein; H2L; H2LD; MHC class I antigen; MHC class I H-2Dp; MHC class I H2 antigen; MHC H2-D-q alpha-chain; Q5k protein
Gene Aliases: H-2D; H2-D; H2-D1
UniProt ID: (Mouse) P01899
Entrez Gene ID: (Mouse) 14964
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