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Podoplanin (PDPN) is expressed in lymphatic endothelial cells, where it induces platelet aggregation through C-type lectin-like receptor-2 (CLEC-2). This protein has been characterized for a number of animal species using specific anti-PDPN monoclonal antibodies (mAbs). We recently established the mAb against horse PDPN (horPDPN) named PMab-219. Therefore, in this study, we investigated whether PMab-219 can detect lymphatic endothelial cells in horse tissues. Immunohistochemical analysis demonstrated that PMab-219 strongly stained lymphatic endothelial cells in horse colon tissues, indicating that it will be useful for investigating the function of horPDPN in these cells.
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Name: Monoclonal antibodies in immunodiagnosis and immunotherapy
Horse podoplanin (horPDPN), a type I transmembrane sialoglycoprotein, is expressed on the podocytes of the kidneys, alveolar type I cells of the lungs, and lymphatic endothelial cells. PDPN is a plate...
Podoplanin (PDPN) is expressed in type I alveolar cells, kidney podocytes, and lymphatic endothelial cells. We have characterized the PDPNs of various animal species using specific anti-PDPN monoclona...
Podoplanin (PDPN) is expressed on podocytes of the kidneys, type I alveolar cells of the lungs, and lymphatic endothelial cells. PDPN comprises three platelet aggregation-stimulating (PLAG) domains (P...
Podoplanin (PDPN), also known as T1alpha, has been used as a lung type I alveolar cell marker in the pathophysiological condition. Although we have established several monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) aga...
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