|Flow Cytometry (Flow)||0.25 µg/test|
|Flow Cytometry (Flow)||See 4 publications below|
|Immunofluorescence (IF)||See 1 publications below|
|Miscellaneous PubMed (MISC)||See 3 publications below|
|Functional Assay (FN)||See 2 publications below|
|Immunohistochemistry (IHC)||See 1 publications below|
|Immunoprecipitation (IP)||See 1 publications below|
|Tested Species reactivity||Mouse|
|Published species reactivity||Not Applicable|
|Host / Isotype||Rat / IgG1, kappa|
|Storage buffer||PBS, pH 7.2, with 0.1% gelatin|
|Contains||0.09% sodium azide|
|Storage conditions||4° C, store in dark, DO NOT FREEZE!|
Description: The eBioMWReg30 monoclonal antibody reacts with mouse CD41 (fibrinogen receptor, gpIIb, integrin alpha IIb). While initially thought to be expressed exclusively on the surface of platelets and megakaryocytes, it has been demonstrated that CD41 is also expressed on hematopoietic progenitors in the embryo, fetus and adult. CD41 associates with CD61 (gpIIIa, integrin beta III) to form a receptor which plays a major role in platelet function, including binding of several adhesion molecules such as fibrinogen, fibronectin and vitronectin.
Recently, the SLAM-family markers, CD48 and CD150 have been used to reliably identify hematopoietic stem cells (HSC). Specifically, it was found that CD150+CD48- bone marrow cells were highly efficient in their ability to confer long-term multi-lineage reconstitution in irradiated mice. Furthermore, the efficiency of reconstitution was enhanced when HSCs were further enriched through the exclusion of CD41+ cells. Thus, the use of CD150+CD48-CD41- as an expression profile efficiently identifies hematopoietic stem cells.
Applications Reported: This eBioMWReg30 (MWReg30) antibody has been reported for use in flow cytometric analysis.
Applications Tested: This eBioMWReg30 (MWReg30) antibody has been tested by flow cytometric analysis of mouse platelets. This can be used at less than or equal to 0.25 µg per test. A test is defined as the amount (µg) of antibody that will stain a cell sample in a final volume of 100 µL. Cell number should be determined empirically but can range from 10^5 to 10^8 cells/test. It is recommended that the antibody be carefully titrated for optimal performance in the assay of interest.
Excitation: 633-647 nm; Emission: 660 nm; Laser: Red Laser.
Filtration: 0.2 µm post-manufacturing filtered.
ITGA2B encodes integrin alpha chain 2b. Integrins are heterodimeric integral membrane proteins composed of an alpha chain and a beta chain. Alpha chain 2b undergoes post-translational cleavage to yield disulfide-linked light and heavy chains that join with beta 3 to form a fibronectin receptor expressed in platelets that plays a crucial role in coagulation. Mutations that interfere with this role result in thrombasthenia. In addition to adhesion, integrins are known to participate in cell-surface mediated signalling.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures. Not for resale without express authorization.
Protein Aliases: alpha IIb; CD41; GP IIb; GPalpha IIb; GPIIb; Integrin alpha-IIb; platelet glycoprotein IIb of IIb/II Ia complex; Platelet membrane glycoprotein IIb
Gene Aliases: AI172977; alphaIIb; CD41; CD41B; GpIIb; Itga2b
UniProt ID: (Mouse) Q9QUM0
Entrez Gene ID: (Mouse) 16399
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