PDGF antibody

Rabbit anti Human PDGF AA Homodimer

Product Type
Polyclonal Antibody
Isotype
Polyclonal IgG
Specificity
PDGF
Region
AA HOMODIMER

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Rabbit anti Human PDGF AA Homodimer antibody recognizes human PDGF-AA (Platelet derived growth factor A chain), a disulphide-linked alpha-chain homodimer and member of the PDGF family, released from platelet alpha-granules following trauma/platelet activation.

Naturally occurring active forms of PDGF exist as dimers of two alpha chains (AA), two beta chains (BB), or a combination of both chains (AB), all of which signal through the high-affinity PDGF-Ralpha receptor, and the latter two of which can also signal through the PDGF-Rbeta receptor. PDGFs are potent mitogens for a variety of cells including those of the connective tissue, bone and cartilage, blood and smooth muscle cells, and are involved in several biological processes including chemotaxis, hyperplasia and embryonic neurogenesis.

Increased expression of PDGF-AA has been associated with a diverse range of conditions including progression of osteosarcomas, persistent Cytomegalovirus infection in kidney allografts and mediation of IL-13-stimulated lung fibroblast proliferation in asthma.

Target Species
Human
Product Form
Purified IgG - lyophilized
Reconstitution
Reconstitute with 0.1ml distilled water. For long term storage the addition of 0.09% sodium azide is recommended. NB. For functional studies do not add azide.
Antiserum Preparation
Antisera to human PDGF-AA were raised by repeated immunisations of rabbits with highly purified antigen. Purified IgG prepared by affinity chromatography.
Buffer Solution
Phosphate buffered saline
Preservative Stabilisers
None present
Carrier Free
Yes
Immunogen
Recombinant human PDGF-AA.
Approx. Protein Concentrations
IgG concentration 1.0mg/ml after reconstitution
Regulatory
For research purposes only
Guarantee
12 months from date of despatch

Prior to reconstitution store at -20°C.
After reconstitution store at -20°C.

This product should be stored undiluted. Storage in frost-free freezers is not recommended. Avoid repeated freezing and thawing as this may denature the antibody. Should this product contain a precipitate we recommend microcentrifugation before use.

This product has been reported to work in the following applications. This information is derived from testing within our laboratories, peer-reviewed publications or personal communications from the originators. Please refer to references indicated for further information. For general protocol recommendations, please visit the antibody protocols page.
Application Name Verified Min Dilution Max Dilution
ELISA 0.5ug/ml
Functional Assays 0.17 0.19ug/ml
Immunohistology - Paraffin 1
Western Blotting 0.1 0.2ug/ml
  1. 1 This product requires enzyme mediated antigen retrieval prior to staining of parrafin sections. Proteinase K is recomended for this purpose.
Where this product has not been tested for use in a particular technique this does not necessarily exclude its use in such procedures. Suggested working dilutions are given as a guide only. It is recommended that the user titrates the product for use in their own system using appropriate negative/positive controls.

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Further Reading

  1. Rorsman, F. et al. (1988) Structural characterization of the human platelet-derived growth factor A-chain cDNA and gene: alternative exon usage predicts two different precursor proteins.
    Mol Cell Biol. 8 (2): 571-7.
  2. Ingram, J.L. et al. (2004) IL-13 and IL-1beta promote lung fibroblast growth through coordinated up-regulation of PDGF-AA and PDGF-Ralpha.
    FASEB J. 18 (10): 1132-4.

Synonyms
Platelet Derived Growth Factor AA
RRID
AB_844648
UniProt
P04085
Entrez Gene
PDGFA
GO Terms
GO:0000139 Golgi membrane
GO:0002576 platelet degranulation
GO:0005161 platelet-derived growth factor receptor binding
GO:0005518 collagen binding
GO:0005615 extracellular space
GO:0005788 endoplasmic reticulum lumen
GO:0009790 embryo development
GO:0008083 growth factor activity
GO:0009986 cell surface
GO:0010512 negative regulation of phosphatidylinositol biosynthetic process
GO:0010544 negative regulation of platelet activation
GO:0014910 regulation of smooth muscle cell migration
GO:0030168 platelet activation
GO:0030335 positive regulation of cell migration
GO:0031093 platelet alpha granule lumen
GO:0032956 regulation of actin cytoskeleton organization
GO:0042803 protein homodimerization activity
GO:0043498 cell surface binding
GO:0045740 positive regulation of DNA replication
GO:0046982 protein heterodimerization activity
GO:0048008 platelet-derived growth factor receptor signaling pathway
GO:0048146 positive regulation of fibroblast proliferation
GO:0048407 platelet-derived growth factor binding
GO:0050919 negative chemotaxis
GO:0051781 positive regulation of cell division
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