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This antibody has specificity for Mouse Pleiotrophin/PTN/HB-GAM.
Pleiotrophin (PTN) is an 18 kDa secreted heparin and chondroitin-binding protein that is a regulatory cytokine critical to the early development of blood vessels and neurons. High PTN serum levels are associated with a variety of solid tumors. It was shown that patients with multiple myeloma (MM) also have elevated serum levels of this protein. The expression of this protein is very limited in normal adult tissues.
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Protein Aliases: HB-GAM; HBBM; HBGF-8; HBNF; heparin affin regulatory peptide; Heparin-binding brain mitogen; Heparin-binding growth factor 8; Heparin-binding growth-associated molecule; heparin-binding neurite promoting factor; heparin-binding neurotorphic factor; Heparin-binding neutrophic factor; OSF-1; Osteoblast-specific factor 1; osteoblastic cell factor; Pleiotrophin; PTN
Gene Aliases: HARP; HB-GAM; HBBN; HBGF-8; HBNF; OSF; Osf-1; Osf1; Ptn
UniProt ID: (Mouse) P63089
Entrez Gene ID: (Mouse) 19242