Recombinant rabbit monoclonal antibodies are produced using in vitro expression systems. The expression systems are developed by cloning in the specific antibody DNA sequences from immunoreactive rabbits. Then, individual clones are screened to select the best candidates for production. The advantages of using recombinant rabbit monoclonal antibodies include: better specificity and sensitivity, lot-to-lot consistency, animal origin-free formulations, and broader immunoreactivity to diverse targets due to larger rabbit immune repertoire.
Neuropilin 1 is a 923 amino acid containing membrane bound coreceptor to a tyrosine kinase receptor belonging to the neuropilin family with two CUB domains, two F5/8 type C domains and a MAM domain. Neuropilin 1 forms a heterodimer with NRP2 (Neuropilin 2) and is known to bind to plexin (PLXNB1) to form semaphorin receptors. Expressed mostly in the nervous system this receptor is implicated in a wide range of functions including in the development of the cardiovascular system, angiogenesis, repulsive axon guidance, formation of certain neuronal circuits, cell survival, control of neuronal migration and organogenesis outside the nervous system. This semaphorin receptor functions as receptors for both the semaphorins and vascular endothelial growth factor and is also a regulator of VEGF-induced angiogenesis. Neuropilin 1 may be involved in aggressive advanced prostate carcinoma and in the progression of breast cancer.
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Protein Aliases: A5 protein; CD304; Neuropilin; Neuropilin-1; Neuropilin-1 precursor (A5 protein); Neuropilin1; NRP 1; sNRP 1; sNRP1; soluble NRP 1; soluble NRP1; transmembrane receptor; Vascular endothelial cell growth factor 165 receptor
Gene Aliases: BDCA4; C530029I03; CD304; NP-1; NP1; NPN-1; Npn1; NRP; NRP1; VEGF165R
Molecular Function: apolipoprotein cell adhesion molecule enzyme modulator extracellular matrix protein hydrolase membrane-bound signaling molecule metalloprotease oxidase oxidoreductase protease receptor serine protease signaling molecule transfer/carrier protein transporter