Description: The monoclonal antibody PAJ-17R recognizes mouse IL-17 receptor A (IL-17RA) also known as CD217. This single transmembrane domain-containing receptor can homo- or heterodimerize with IL-17RC or IL-17RB. IL-17RA binds to IL-17A, IL-17F(cytokines of the Th 17 lineage), or IL-17E (IL-25). Ligand binding to the single subunit of IL-17RA has been shown to induce homo- or heterodimerization of the receptor complex that in turn recruits Act-1 via the SEFIR domains leading to recruitment of TRAF6 and signaling through the NFkappaB and MAPK pathways. Initial reports suggested ubiquitous expression of IL-17RA based on binding studies with IL-17-Fc and expression of mRNA. Interestingly, despite this, not all cells expressing the receptor respond to IL-17A. In particular, resting T cells do not respond. It is not known if the expression level of IL-17RA protein varies or if some cells express the receptor but are not able to activate downstream signaling events. Recent evidence suggests a more limited expression profile based on IL-17RA knock-out mice which display decreased numbers of neutrophils with impaired function in response to challenge with K. pneumonia or Candida albicans. This suggests IL-17RA plays a more domit and critical role in neutrophil development and function. Our studies suggest that expression can be found on abundantly on Gr-1^dim population and many of the Gr-1^bright bone marrow cells, as well as some F4/80 positive cells.This staining with PAJ-17R is not detected in IL-17RA knock-out mice. Applications Reported: This PAJ-17R antibody has been reported for use in flow cytometric analysis. Applications Tested: This PAJ-17R antibody has been tested by flow cytometric analysis of mouse bone marrow cells. This can be used at less than or equal to 0.5 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. Excitation: 488-561 nm; Emission: 578 nm; Laser: Blue Laser, Green Laser, Yellow-Green Laser. Filtration: 0.2 µm post-manufacturing filtered. Interleukin 17A (IL-17A) is a proinflammatory cytokine secreted by activated T-lymphocytes. It is a potent inducer of the maturation of CD34-positive hematopoietic precursors into neutrophils. IL-17RA is a ubiquitous type I membrane glycoprotein that binds with low affinity to IL-17A and IL-17F. IL-17A and its receptor play a pathogenic role in many inflammatory and autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis. Defects in IL-17RA are the cause of familial candidiasis type 5 (CANDF5) which is a rare disorder with altered immune responses and impaired clearance of fungal infections.
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