It is not recommended to aliquot this antibody.
PDGFRb is a cell surface tyrosine kinase receptor for members of the platelet-derived growth factor family. These growth factors are mitogens for cells of mesenchymal origin. The identity of the growth factor bound to a receptor monomer determines whether the functional receptor is a homodimer or a heterodimer, composed of both platelet-derived growth factor receptor alpha and beta polypeptides. The gene is flanked on chromosome 5 by the genes for granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor and macrophage-colony stimulating factor receptor; all three genes may be implicated in the 5-q syndrome. A translocation between chromosomes 5 and 12, that fuses this gene to that of the translocation, ETV6, leukemia gene, results in chronic myeloproliferative disorder with eosinophilia.
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Protein Aliases: Beta platelet-derived growth factor receptor; Beta-type platelet-derived growth factor receptor; CD140 antigen-like family member B; CD140b; CD140b antigen; PDGF beta chain; PDGF Receptor beta; PDGF-R-beta; PDGFR-1; PDGFR-beta; Platelet-derived growth factor receptor 1; Platelet-derived growth factor receptor beta; platelet-derived growth factor receptor beta variant 1; Platelet-derived growth factor receptor, beta; platelet-derived growth factor receptor, beta polypeptide
Gene Aliases: AI528809; CD140B; IBGC4; IMF1; JTK12; KOGS; PDGFR; PDGFR-1; PDGFR1; PDGFRB; PENTT