MCAM/CD146 Products

Antibodies
MCAM/CD146 Antibody [Unconjug ...
MCAM/CD146 Antibody [Unconjugated]
Species: Hu
Applications: WB, Simple Western, IHC, ICC
Host: Goat Polyclonal
Conjugate Catalog # Availability Size Price
MCAM/CD146 Antibody [Unconjug ...
MCAM/CD146 Antibody [Unconjugated]
AF6106
Species: Mu
Applications: WB, Simple Western, ICC
Host: Sheep Polyclonal
Lysates
MCAM/CD146 Overexpression Lys ...
MCAM/CD146 Overexpression Lysate (...
H00004162-T01
Species: Hu
Applications: WB
Proteins
MCAM/CD146 Recombinant Protei ...
MCAM/CD146 Recombinant Protein
H00004162-P01
Species: Hu
Applications: WB, ELISA, PA
MCAM/CD146 Recombinant Protei ...
MCAM/CD146 Recombinant Protein Ant...
NBP1-88132PEP
Species: Hu
Applications: AC
MCAM/CD146 Recombinant Protei ...
MCAM/CD146 Recombinant Protein
H00004162-G01
Species: Hu

Description

CD146 belongs to the immunoglobulin supergene family with five immunoglobulin like domains (V-V-C2-C2-C2), a transmembrane region and a 63 residue cytoplasmic tail. The protein is a membrane glycoprotein that functions as a Ca2+ independent cell adhesion molecule involved in heterophilic cell to cell interactions. CD146 has a molecular size of 130 kDa in its reduced form (118 kDa unreduced), and N linked glycosylation accounts for fifty percent of the apparent molecular weight. In some cells the molecule carries a sulfate 3 glucuronyl moiety. Expression of the molecule was shown in a relatively limited spectrum of normal human tissues (endothelium, smooth muscle, and subpopulations of activated T cells) and malignant neoplasm (melanoma and breast carcinoma). The lineage specific expression pattern of CD146 can be useful in the differential diagnosis of certain lesions including melanomas and various types of gestational trophoblastic lesions. CD146 expression can promote tumor progression in human melanoma, through enhanced interaction between melanoma cells and endothelial cells. However, in breast carcinoma, CD146 may act as a tumor suppressor. Over expression of CD146 in breast carcinoma cells results in a more cohesive cell growth and in the formation of smaller tumors in nude mice. During implantation and placentation, CD146 is expressed by the intermediate trophoblast in the placental site and binds to its putative receptor in uterine smooth muscle cells thus limiting trophoblastic invasion in the myometrium. Monoclonal antibody specific for CD146 is an important tool for the identification and isolation of cells expressing CD146.

Bioinformatics

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Product By Gene ID 4162
Alternate Names
  • Melanoma-associated antigen MUC18
  • CD146 antigen
  • Melanoma-associated antigen A32
  • melanoma adhesion molecule
  • Cell surface glycoprotein P1H12
  • cell surface glycoprotein MUC18
  • CD146
  • MUC18Gicerin
  • melanoma cell adhesion moleculeS-endo 1 endothelial-associated antigen

Research Areas for MCAM/CD146

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PTMs for MCAM/CD146

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Phosphorylation
Methylation
Cleavage
Sulphation
Hydroxylation
Glycosylation

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