VEGFA is a member of the PDGF/VEGF growth factor family and is often found as a disulfide-linked homodimer. This protein is a glycosylated mitogen that specifically acts on endothelial cells and has various effects, including mediating increased vascular permeability, inducing angiogenesis, vasculogenesis and endothelial cell growth, promoting cell migration, and inhibiting apoptosis. Elevated levels of this protein are linked to POEMS syndrome, also known as Crow-Fukase syndrome. Mutations in this gene have been associated with proliferative and nonproliferative diabetic retinopathy. Alternate transcriptional splice variants, encoding either freely secreted or cell associated isoforms, have been characterized. There is also evidence for the use of non AUG (CUG) translation initiation sites upstream of, and in frame with the first AUG, leading to additional isoforms.
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FAQs for VEGF Antibody (NB110-60975). (Showing 1 - 1 of 1 FAQ).
Why is the molecular weight of VEGF different from the similar antibody, for some companies the the molecular weight is 40KD)?
I can't comment on another company's antibody because I don't have any information about their products. I can tell you that VEGF is expressed in a variety of isoforms and is subject to various post-translational modifications that influence its apparent molecular weight in an SDS-PAGE gel compared to the theoretical molecular weight.
VEGF: Vascular endothelial growth factor VEGF is homodimeric, disulfide-linked glycoprotein cytokine that serves as the ligand for FLT1 (VEGFR-1 receptor) and FLK1 (VEGFR-2 receptor) tyrosine kinases. It is a key modulator of physiological angiogenesis, vasculogenesis, and endothelial cell g... Read full blog post.
LYVE1 - It's Alive! It's a LYVE LYVE1 (lymphatic vessel endothelial hyaluronan receptor-1) is one of the most specific and widely used mammalian lymphatic endothelial markers.It is found in lymph nodes and at the luminal/abluminal surfaces of lymphatic vessels. It is a single-pass t... Read full blog post.
LOX: A prime enzyme LOX is a copper-dependent amine oxidase enzyme that executes post-translational oxidative deamination on peptidyl lysine residues in precursors of fibrous collagen and elastin. LOX is secreted into the extracellular environment in an inactive form, wh... Read full blog post.
VEGF Receptors, Angiogenesis and Cancer Vascular endothelial growth factor receptors 1 and 2 (VEGFR1 and VEGFR2) are related family members of the vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) family of membrane receptor tyrosine kinases. They are key regulators of physiological angiogenesis du... Read full blog post.
Controlling the HIF-1 Switch Hypoxia-inducible factor-1 is a major transcription factor composed of two subunits: HIF-1alpha and HIF-1 beta. Under normoxic conditions, HIF-1 alpha is targeted to proteosomal degradation via ubiquitination. On the other hand during hypoxic conditio... Read full blog post.