CD140a (PDGFRA) Rat anti-Mouse, PE-Cyanine7, Clone: APA5, eBioscience
Rat Monoclonal Antibody
Manufacturer: Invitrogen 25140182
Description: The APA5 monoclonal antibody reacts with the mouse CD140a molecule, the alpha chain of the platelet derived growth factor receptor (PDGF receptor). PDGFRa is a receptor tyrosine kinase that forms dimers on the surface upon ligand binding and phosphorylates substrates. Dimers of PDGFR consist of either homodimers of alpha/alpha, beta/beta, or heterodimers of alpha/beta and serve as a substrate for its kinase activity. CD140a is expressed by embryonic tissues and mesenchymal-derived cells of the adult mouse tissues. Applications Reported: This APA5 antibody has been reported for use in flow cytometric analysis. Applications Tested: This APA5 antibody has been tested by flow cytometric analysis of NIH/3T3 cells. This can be used at less than or equal to 0.125 µg per test. A test is defined as the amount (µg) of antibody that will stain a cell sample in a final volume of 100 µL. Cell number should be determined empirically but can range from 10^5 to 10^8 cells/test. It is recommended that the antibody be carefully titrated for optimal performance in the assay of interest. Light sensitivity: This tandem dye is sensitive to photo-induced oxidation. Please protect this vial and stained samples from light. Fixation: Samples can be stored in IC Fixation Buffer (cat. 00-8222) (100 µL of cell sample + 100 µL of IC Fixation Buffer) or 1-step Fix/Lyse Solution (cat.00-5333) for up to 3 days in the dark at 4°C with minimal impact on brightness and FRET efficiency/compensation. Some generalizations regarding fluorophore performance after fixation can be made, but clone specific performance should be determined empirically. Excitation: 488-561 nm; Emission: 775 nm; Laser: Blue Laser, Green Laser, Yellow-Green Laser. Filtration: 0.2 µm post-manufacturing filtered. PDGFRA 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. Studies in knockout mice, where homozygosity is lethal, indicate that the alpha form of the platelet-derived growth factor receptor is particularly important for kidney development since mice heterozygous for the receptor exhibit defective kidney phenotypes.
|PBS with 0.1% gelatin and 0.09% sodium azide; pH 7.2|
|PDGF Receptor alpha, MGC74795, PDGFR2, RHEPDGFRA, CD140 antigen-like family member A, CD140a antigen, PDGF-R-alpha, PDGFRA/BCR fusion, pdgfr-a|
|4° C, store in dark, DO NOT FREEZE!|
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