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Also for ITGA4 (NM_000885)
|Integrin alpha 4 antibody was raised against a 15 amino acid peptide from near the center of human Integrin alpha 4.|
|Human, Mouse, Rat
||ELISA, WB: 1 ug/ml, IF
|PBS containing 0.02% sodium azide.|
|Affinity chromatography purified via peptide column
|Homo sapiens integrin, alpha 4 (antigen CD49D, alpha 4 subunit of VLA-4 receptor) (ITGA4)|
|The integrin alpha 4 (also known as CD49d and ITGA4) belongs to the integrin alpha chain family of proteins. Integrins are heterodimeric integral membrane proteins composed of an alpha and beta chains. Alpha 4 chain associates with either beta 1 or beta 7 chain. It has been demonstrated that the putative ligand-binding sites of both integrin alpha 4 beta 1 and alpha 4 beta 7 is located on the alpha 4 chain. These ligands included Madcam, VCAM, and fibronectin. Madcam is known as the principal ligand for integrin alpha 4 beta 7. Recently it was also demonstrated that HIV-1 envelope can mimic Madcam by binding to and signaling though integrin alpha 4 beta 7, the gut mucosal homing receptor for peripheral T cells. Despite its predicted molecular weight, Integrin alpha 4 will often run at higher molecular weight in SDS-PAGE. At least two isoforms are known to exist. The immunogen to this antibody is within the Integrin alpha 4 recombinant protein fragment and thus will recognize it.|
Hematopoietic cell lineage
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Western blot analysis of Integrin alpha 4 in rat spleen tissue lysate with Integrin alpha 4 antibody at 1 ug/mL in (A) the absence and (B) the presence of blocking peptide.
Immunofluorescence of Integrin alpha 4 in Jurkat cells with Integrin alpha 4 antibody at 2 ug/mL.