Human Plexin A4 Antibody

  
  • Species Reactivity
    Human
  • Specificity
    Detects human Plexin A4 in direct ELISAs. In direct ELISAs, no cross-reactivity with recombinant human Plexin A1, recombinant mouse (rm) Plexin A1 or rmPlexin A2 is observed.
  • Source
    Monoclonal Mouse IgG1 Clone # 707206
  • Purification
    Protein A or G purified from hybridoma culture supernatant
  • Immunogen
     Chinese hamster ovary cell line CHO-derived recombinant human Plexin A4
    Thr24-Pro1237
    Accession # Q9HCM2
  • Formulation
    Lyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered solution in PBS with Trehalose. *Small pack size (SP) is supplied as a 0.2 µm filtered solution in PBS.
  • Label
    Unconjugated
Applications
  •  
    Recommended
    Concentration
    Sample
  • Flow Cytometry
    2.5 µg/106 cells
    See below
  • CyTOF-ready
    Ready to be labeled using established conjugation methods. No BSA or other carrier proteins that could interfere with conjugation.
Please Note: Optimal dilutions should be determined by each laboratory for each application. General Protocols are available in the Technical Information section on our website.
Data Examples
Detection of Plexin A4 in Human Blood Lymphocytes by Flow Cytometry.

Human peripheral blood lymphocytes were stained with Mouse Anti-Human Plexin A4 Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB58561) followed by Phycoerythrin-conjugated Anti-Mouse IgG Secondary Antibody (Catalog # F0102B) and Mouse Anti-Human CD3 epsilon APC-conjugated Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # FAB100A). Quadrant markers were set based on control antibody staining (Catalog # MAB002).

Preparation and Storage
  • Reconstitution
    Sterile PBS to a final concentration of 0.5 mg/mL.
  • Shipping
    The product is shipped at ambient temperature. Upon receipt, store it immediately at the temperature recommended below. *Small pack size (SP) is shipped with polar packs. Upon receipt, store it immediately at -20 to -70 °C
  • Stability & Storage
    Use a manual defrost freezer and avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
    • 12 months from date of receipt, -20 to -70 °C as supplied.
    • 1 month, 2 to 8 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
    • 6 months, -20 to -70 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
Background: Plexin A4

Plexin A4 is a 220‑230 kDa member of the plexin A subfamily, plexin family of proteins (1). It is found on sensory, autonomic and motor neurons and oligodendrocytes, plus T cells and dendritic cells (1‑8). Mature human Plexin A4 is an 1871 amino acid (aa) type I transmembrane glycoprotein with a 23 aa signal sequence, a 1214 aa extracellular domain (ECD), and a 636 aa cytoplasmic region. The ECD contains one Sema-domain (aa 51‑482), three PSI domains (aa 509‑856) and four IPT regions (aa 858‑1230) that contain a phosphoserine at aa 946 (1). Of three isoform variants, one shows a 65 aa substitution for aa 458‑1894, a second shows an 80 aa substitution for aa 1292‑1894, and a third shows the just mentioned 80 aa substitution coupled to a 14 aa substitution for aa 1‑535 (9). The human Plexin A4 ECD shares 97% aa identity with mouse, equine, canine, and bovine Plexin A4. Full‑length Plexin A4 also shares 67% aa identity with the most related family member, Plexin A2. Plexin A4 regulates cell migration, activation and axon guidance via repulsion (1‑5). It serves as a receptor for transmembrane semaphorins, Sema6A and 6B, and as a coreceptor with neuropilin-1 for the secreted semaphorin, Sema3A (1‑8). During development, it plays a role in nerve migration and midline crossing and down‑regulates dendrite formation (2‑8). It is often co‑expressed with Plexin A3, which can also engage class 6 semaphorins but prefers Sema3F/neuropilin‑2 to Sema3A/neuropilin-1 (3, 8). Thus, Plexins A3 and A4 are redundant in some functions, but unique in others. In T cells, Plexin A4 engages Sema3A and negatively regulates TCR signals (6).

  • References:
    1. Suto, F. et al. (2003) Mech. Dev. 120:385.
    2. Suto, F. et al. (2005) J. Neurosci. 25:3628.
    3. Faulkner, R.L. et al. (2008) Neural Dev. 3:21.
    4. Waimey, K.E. et al. (2008) Dev. Biol. 315:448.
    5. Runker, A.E. et al. (2008) Neural Dev. 3:34.
    6. Yamamoto, M. et al. (2008) Int. Immunol. 20:413.
    7. Okada, A. et al. (2007) Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 352:158.
    8. Yaron, A. et al. (2005) Neuron 45:513.
    9. Protein Accession # NP_861440, EAW83796, EAL24077.
  • Entrez Gene IDs:
    91584 (Human); 243743 (Mouse); 312213 (Rat)
  • Alternate Names:
    A; DKFZp434G0625; FAYV2820; FLJ35026; FLJ38287; KIAA1550DKFZp566O0546; PLEXA4; Plexin A4; plexin A4, B; plexin-A4; PLXNA4; PLXNA4A; PLXNA4B; PRO34003
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