Anti-Integrin alpha 3/ITGA3 Antibody
|Reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat|
|Product Name||Anti-Integrin alpha 3/ITGA3 Antibody|
|Storage & Handling||At -20°C for one year. After reconstitution, at 4°C for one month. It can also be aliquotted and stored frozen at -20°C for a longer time.Avoid repeated freezing and thawing.|
|Description||Rabbit IgG polyclonal antibody for Integrin alpha-3(ITGA3) detection. Tested with WB, IHC-P in Human;Mouse;Rat.|
|Cite This Product||Anti-Integrin alpha 3/ITGA3 Antibody (Boster Biological Technology, Pleasanton CA, USA, Catalog # PA1621-1)|
|Contents/Buffer||Each vial contains 5mg BSA, 0.9mg NaCl, 0.2mg Na2HPO4, 0.05mg Thimerosal, 0.05mg NaN3.|
|Immunogen||A synthetic peptide corresponding to a sequence at the C-terminus of human Integrin alpha 3(1026-1040aa ALYEAKRQKAEMKSQ), identical to the related mouse and rat sequences.|
|Reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat|
Assay Dilutions Overview
Immunohistochemistry(Paraffin-embedded Section), 0.5-1μg/ml, Human, Mouse, Rat, By Heat
Western blot, 0.1-0.5μg/ml, Rat, Human, Mouse
Boster's Secondary Antibodies And IHC, WB Kits
The following reagents are used to generate the images below.Boster recommends Enhanced Chemiluminescent Kit with anti-Rabbit IgG (EK1002) for Western blot, and HRP Conjugated anti-Rabbit IgG Super Vision Assay Kit (SV0002-1) for IHC(P).
Images And Assay Conditions
Anti-Integrin alpha 3 antibody, PA1621-1, Western blotting
WB: Rat Liver Tissue Lysate
Anti-Integrin alpha 3 antibody, PA1621-1, IHC(P)
IHC(P): Human Intestinal Cancer Tissue
Protein Target Info (Source: Uniprot.org)
|Protein Name||Integrin alpha-3|
|Tissue Specificity||Isoform 1 is widely expressed. Isoform 2 is expressed in brain and heart. In brain, both isoforms are exclusively expressed on vascular smooth muscle cells, whereas in heart isoform 1 is strongly expressed on vascular smooth muscle cells, isoform 2 is detected only on endothelial vein cells. .|
|Alternative Names||Integrin alpha-3;CD49 antigen-like family member C;FRP-2;Galactoprotein B3;GAPB3;VLA-3 subunit alpha;CD49c;Integrin alpha-3 heavy chain;Integrin alpha-3 light chain;ITGA3;MSK18;|
|Subcellular Localization||Cell membrane ; Single-pass type I membrane protein . Cell membrane ; Lipid-anchor . Cell projection, invadopodium membrane ; Single-pass type I membrane protein . Cell projection, filopodium membrane ; Single-pass type I membrane protein . Enriched preferentially at invadopodia, cell membrane protrusions that correspond to sites of cell invasion, in a collagen-dependent manner. .|
|Molecular Weight||116612 MW|
*if product is indicated to react with multiple species, protein info is based on the human gene.
|Protein Function||Integrin alpha-3/beta-1 is a receptor for fibronectin, laminin, collagen, epiligrin, thrombospondin and CSPG4. Integrin alpha-3/beta-1 provides a docking site for FAP (seprase) at invadopodia plasma membranes in a collagen-dependent manner and hence may participate in the adhesion, formation of invadopodia and matrix degradation processes, promoting cell invasion. Alpha- 3/beta-1 may mediate with LGALS3 the stimulation by CSPG4 of endothelial cells migration. .|
|Research Areas||Human, Mouse, Rat
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|Background||ITGA3(INTEGRIN, ALPHA-3), also called CD49C, VLA3 or GAPB3, is a protein that in humans is encoded by the ITGA3 gene. ITGA3 is an integrin alpha subunit which is also a member of the family of cell surface adhesion molecules. ITGA3 is mapped to chromosome 17 and its exact cytogenetic location is 17q21.33. ITGA3 makes up half of the alpha3beta1 integrin duplex that plays a role in neural migration and corticogenesis together with beta-1 subunit. A functional link between DAB1 phosphorylation and ITGA3 signaling drives the timely detachment of migrating neurons from radial glial fibers. Expression of human ITGA3 increased the infectivity of virus for Chinese hamster ovary cells. ITGA3 also contains 13 potential N-glycosylation sites, 2 potential cleavage sites, and the 7 N-terminal repeating units characteristic of ITGAs. Recombinant ITGA3 is expressed as a 150-kD protein as the same size as the native protein by the western blot analysis.|
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Q: Do you offer BSA-free antibodies? Keyword: Bovine serum albumin, carrier protein, conjugationA: Yes, please contact us at email@example.com for more information about BSA-free antibodies and availability. The new BSA-free formula uses trehalose as a replacement to BSA. We have tested many alternative chemicals and found that trehalose protects the antibodies the best.
Q: Is your western blot protocol provided from the website applicable for all your antibodies? Keyword: applications, WBA: The protocol is applicable for all our antibodies in WB, the NC Membrane(0.45μm or 0.22μm) and transfer time(70 mins or 50 mins) depends on the protein molecular weight, details can be found in included protocol.
Q: Can I conjugate markers to this antibody? Can I link custom conjugates to this antibody? Keyword: conjugationA: The antibody is stored with BSA and cannot be conjugated with markers. Carrier free antibodies are available upon request. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: What should I use for negative control?A: Please contact us for negative control suggestions. You can also check expression databases such as genecards, uniprot etc. Due to logistic reasons, we do not sell serum or lysates that we use internally for positive or negative control.
Q: Where can I find troubleshooting information? What should I do if I have unexpected bands, high background, no signal, weak signalA: You can find Boster's troubleshoot guides under tech support tab. Please contact us for further assistance on troubleshooting your experiment.
Q: What is the immunogen sequence of this antibody? Is this antibody polyclonal or monoclonal?A: You can find the immunogen sequence under "
Q: What is the expected band size? Why is it different than the observed band size?A: The expected band size is predicted on the size of the protein. The actual band size may be affected by a few other factors including but not limited to:<br>1. Post-translational modification:phosphorylation, methylation, glycosylation etc. These modifications prevent SDS molecules from binding to the target protein and thus make the band size appear larger than expected<br>2. Post-translational cleavage: this can cause smaller bands and or multiple bands <br><br>3. Alternative splicing: the same gene can have alternative splicing patterns generating different size proteins, all with reactivities to the antibody. <br><br>4. Amino Acid R chain charge: SDS binds to positive charges. The different size and charge of the Amino Acid side chains can affect the amount of SDS binding and thus affect the observed band size.<br>5. Multimers: Multimers are usually broken up in reducing conditions. However if the interactions between the multimers are strong, the band may appear higher., <br>
Q: What is the suggested dilution ratio for Western Blot (WB), Immunohistochemistry (IHC) and or ELISA standards? What is the optimal pH for the sample?A: Check the datasheet for the product for details on dilution ratios for different experiments. You can find the datasheet button on the right side of the product page.
Q: What is the protocol you used for your Western blotting (WB) and Immunohistochemistry (IHC)?A: Check our protocols under the tech support tab.
Q: What are some alternative names that could be used to describe this product?A: One other very common name is integrin beta-3 antibody