Intact IgG appears on a non-reducing gel as ~150 kDa band and upon reduction generating a ~25 kDa light chain band and a ~50 kDa heavy chain.
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.
PDGFR-alpha belongs to the protein tyrosine kinase family, and binds to the alpha chain of PDGF. Members of the PDGF receptor subfamily are cell surface receptors that act as mitogens for cells of mesenchymal origin, and consist of alpha and beta isoforms of ~190, and 125 kDa, respectively. Activated PDGF receptors act on signaling pathways that control cell growth, actin reorganization, migration, and differentiation. In humans, the gene is located on the q arm of chromosome 4.
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Protein Aliases: alpha-type platelet-derived growth factor receptor; CD140 antigen-like family member A; CD140a antigen; MGC74795; PDGF Receptor alpha; PDGF-R-alpha; pdgfr-a; PDGFR2; PDGFRA/BCR fusion; platelet-derived growth factor receptor 2; platelet-derived growth factor receptor, alpha polypeptide; rearranged-in-hypereosinophilia-platelet derived growth factor receptor alpha fusion protein; RHEPDGFRA
Gene Aliases: CD140A; GAS9; PDGFR-2; PDGFR2; RHEPDGFRA
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 5156