|Flow Cytometry (Flow)||Assay-Dependent|
|Tested Species reactivity||Human|
|Host / Isotype||Mouse / IgG1|
|Storage buffer||PBS with 4mg/ml BSA|
|Contains||0.1% sodium azide|
|Storage conditions||4° C, store in dark|
Commonly used, FITC conjugates provide relatively high absorptivity, excellent fluorescence quantum yield, and good water solubility.
CD71 (transferrin receptor) is a type II transmembrane glycoprotein expressed as homodimer in erythroid blood cell line and in activated leukocytes. Upon binding of holotransferrin (complex of transferrin and iron ions), CD71 is internalized by clathrin-mediated endocytosis. Acidification of endosomes by vesicular membrane proton pumps leads to dissociation of iron ions, whereas transferrin (apotransferrin) remains associated with CD71 and recycles to the cell surface, where it is released upon exposure to normal pH. CD71 is also involved in uptake of non-transferrin bound iron.
Analyte Specific Reagent
Protein Aliases: CD71; p90; T9; TFR; TFR1; TR; Transferrin receptor protein 1; TRFR
Gene Aliases: CD71; IMD46; p90; T9; TFR; TFR1; TFRC; TR; TRFR
UniProt ID: (Human) P02786
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 7037
Molecular Function: receptor
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