Detection of Integrin beta 3/CD61 in P815 Mouse Cell Line by Flow Cytometry.
P815 mouse mastocytoma cell line was stained with Rat Anti-Mouse Integrin beta 3/CD61 Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB41182, filled histogram) or isotype control antibody (Catalog # MAB005, open histogram), followed by Allophycocyanin-conjugated Anti-Rat IgG Secondary Antibody (Catalog # F0113).
Preparation and Storage
Reconstitute at 0.5 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
The product is shipped at ambient temperature. Upon receipt, store it immediately at the temperature recommended below.
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: Integrin beta 3/CD61
Integrin beta 3 (ITGB3) is also known as platelet glycoprotein IIIa (GPIIIa) and CD61. Integrins are integral cell-surface proteins known to participate in both cell adhesion and cell-surface mediated signaling. They are composed of an alpha chain and a beta chain. ITGB3 is an integrin beta chain that forms a heterodimer with alpha-IIb or alpha-V chains. It is involved in platelet aggregation, and serves as an anchor for fibrinogen, allowing platelets to form aggregates or clots. A functional absense of ITGB3 leads to Glanzmann's thrombasthenia, a condition where platelets are activated, but fail to form an aggregate. Alternatively spliced transcripts encoding different proteins have been described, in human.
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