Human ULBP-3 Biotinylated Antibody
Human ULBP-3 Biotinylated Antibody Summary
Accession # NP_078794
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.
Preparation and Storage
- 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.
ULBP-3 is a member of a family of cell-surface proteins that function as ligands for human NKG2D. ULBP-3 has also been described under the names RaeT1N (retinoic acid early transcript), NKG2DL3, and ALCAN-gamma. The name ULBP-3 derives from the original identification of three proteins, ULBP-1, -2, and -3, as ligands for the human cytomegalovirus glycoprotein UL16; they were designated UL16 binding proteins (ULBP). The gene for ULBP-3 resides in a cluster of ten related genes, six of which encode potentially functional glycoproteins. Amino acid sequence identity within this family ranges from 30 - 60%. These proteins are distantly related to MHC class I proteins, but they possess only the alpha 1 and alpha 2 Ig-like domains, and they have no capacity to bind peptide or interact with beta 2‑microglobulin. Some family members, including ULBP-3, are anchored to the membrane via a GPI-linkage, whereas others have transmembrane domains. ULBP‑3 and several other family members are known to bind to human NKG2D, an activating receptor expressed on NK cells, NKT cells, gamma δ T cells, and CD8+ alpha beta T cells. Engagement of NKG2D results in the activation of cytolytic activity and/or cytokine production by these effector cells. The ULBPs are expressed on some tumor cells and have been implicated in tumor surveillance (1-7).
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- NKG2D and its Ligands (2002) http://www.RnDSystems.com/.
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Increasing TIMP3 expression by hypomethylating agents diminishes soluble MICA, MICB and ULBP2 shedding in acute myeloid leukemia, facilitating NK cell-mediated immune recognition
Authors: AB Raneros, AM Puras, RM Rodriguez, E Colado, T Bernal, E Anguita, AV Mogorron, AC Gil, JR Vidal-Cast, L Márquez-Ki, PD Bulnes, AM Marin, MCG Garay, B Suarez-Alv, C Lopez-Larr
Sample Types: Cell Culture Supernates
Applications: ELISA Development
The prognostic significance of soluble NKG2D ligands in B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
Authors: Nuckel H, Switala M, Sellmann L, Horn PA, Durig J, Duhrsen U, Kuppers R, Grosse-Wilde H, Rebmann V
Sample Types: Plasma
Applications: ELISA Development
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