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.
Tyrosine-protein kinase that acts as a cell-surface receptor for VEGFA, VEGFB and PGF, and plays an essential role in the development of embryonic vasculature, the regulation of angiogenesis, cell survival, cell migration, macrophage function, chemotaxis, and cancer cell invasion. May play an essential role as a negative regulator of embryonic angiogenesis by inhibiting excessive proliferation of endothelial cells. Can promote endothelial cell proliferation, survival and angiogenesis in adulthood. Its function in promoting cell proliferation seems to be cell-type specific. Promotes PGF-mediated proliferation of endothelial cells, proliferation of some types of cancer cells, but does not promote proliferation of normal fibroblasts (in vitro). Has very high affinity for VEGFA and relatively low protein kinase activity; may function as a negative regulator of VEGFA signaling by limiting the amount of free VEGFA and preventing its binding to KDR.
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Protein Aliases: Embryonic receptor kinase 2; FLT; FLT-1; FMS-like tyrosine kinase 1; Fms-related tyrosine kinase 1 (vascular endothelial growth factor/vascular permeability factor receptor); i21; soluble VEGFR 1; sVEGFR 1; Tyrosine-protein kinase FRT; Tyrosine-protein kinase receptor FLT; Vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 1; vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-1; Vascular permeability factor receptor; VEGF R1; VEGFR-1
Gene Aliases: AI323757; Emrk2; FLT; FLT-1; FLT1; FRT; sFlt1; VEGFR-1; VEGFR1