The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
Additional notesProtein concentration is above or equal to 0.05 mg/ml. Best used within three months from the date of receipt.
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Preparation and Storage
Stability and Storage
Shipped on dry ice. Upon delivery aliquot and store at -80ºC. Avoid freeze / thaw cycles.
pH: 8.00 Constituents: 0.3% Glutathione, 0.79% Tris HCl
IL 15R alpha
IL-15 receptor subunit alpha
Interleukin 15 receptor alpha
Interleukin 15 receptor subunit alpha
sIL-15 receptor subunit alpha
Soluble interleukin 15 receptor subunit alpha
Soluble interleukin-15 receptor subunit alpha
FunctionReceptor for interleukin-15. Expression of different isoforms may alter or interfere with signal transduction. Isoform 5, isoform 6, isoform 7 and isoform 8 do not bind IL15. Signal transduction involves STAT3, STAT5, STAT6, JAK2 (By similarity) and SYK.
Tissue specificityIsoform 1, isoform 3, isoform 4, isoform 5, isoform 6, isoform 7, isoform 8 and isoform 9 are widely expressed. Expressed in fetal brain with higher expression in the hippocampus and cerebellum than in cortex and thalamus. Higher levels of soluble sIL-15RA form in comparison with membrane-bound forms is present in all brain structures.
Post-translational modificationsA soluble form (sIL-15RA) arises from proteolytic shedding of the membrane-anchored receptor. The cleavage involves ADAM17/TACE (By similarity). It also binds IL-15 and thus interferes with IL-15 binding to the membrane receptor. Phosphorylated by activated SYK. N-glycosylated and O-glycosylated.
Cellular localizationSecreted > extracellular space; Membrane. Nucleus membrane. Mainly found associated with the nuclear membrane and Endoplasmic reticulum membrane. Golgi apparatus membrane. Cytoplasmic vesicle membrane. Membrane. Isoform 5, isoform 6, isoform 7 and isoform 8 are associated with endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi and cytoplasmic vesicles, but not with the nuclear membrane.