|Flow Cytometry (Flow)||2µg/ml|
|Immunoprecipitation (IP)||Assay Dependent|
|Western Blot (WB)||Assay Dependent|
|Tested Species reactivity||Human|
|Host / Isotype||Mouse / IgG1|
|Immunogen||KG1 human acute myelogenous leukaemia cell line.|
|Storage buffer||TBS, pH 8|
|Contains||15mM sodium azide|
|Storage conditions||4° C, do not freeze|
Western blot should be performed under non-reducing conditions.
CD71 (transferrin receptor) is a type II transmembrane glycoprotein expressed as homodimer in erythroid blood cell line and in activated leukocytes. Upon binding of holotransferrin (complex of transferrin and iron ions), CD71 is internalized by clathrin-mediated endocytosis. Acidification of endosomes by vesicular membrane proton pumps leads to dissociation of iron ions, whereas transferrin (apotransferrin) remains associated with CD71 and recycles to the cell surface, where it is released upon exposure to normal pH. CD71 is also involved in uptake of non-transferrin bound iron.
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Protein Aliases: CD71; p90; T9; TFR; TFR1; TR; Transferrin receptor protein 1; TRFR
Gene Aliases: CD71; IMD46; p90; T9; TFR; TFR1; TFRC; TR; TRFR
UniProt ID: (Human) P02786
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 7037
Molecular Function: receptor
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