Application Methods: IHC-Leica® Bond™, Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin), Western Blotting
Background: Poliovirus receptor (PVR, CD155) is an immunoglobulin-like, transmembrane glycoprotein originally described as a mediator of poliovirus attachment to cells and later identified as important in adherens junction formation. Also known as nectin-like 5 (Necl-5), PVR binds nectin-3 and interacts with integrin αvβ3 and PDGFR to regulate integrin clustering and focal contact formation at the leading edge of migrating cells (1,2). Research studies demonstrate that PVR and nectin-3 regulate contact inhibition during cell motility and proliferation in transformed 3T3 cells (3). Additional research indicates that PVR (CD155, Necl-5) expression may play a role in invasiveness of lung adenocarcinoma (4,5). In the immune system, CD155 plays a role in natural killer (NK) cell-mediated cytotoxicity (6).
Application Methods: IHC-Leica® Bond™, Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin), Immunoprecipitation, Western Blotting
Background: CD200 (OX2) and CD200R (OX2R) are membrane glycoprotein members of the Ig superfamily (1-3). CD200 is expressed by a range of cells, including neurons, epithelial cells, endothelial cells, fibroblasts, and lymphoid cells, while its receptor, CD200R, is found on myeloid and T cells (1-5). Interaction between CD200 and CD200R downregulates macrophage function and plays a role in immunosuppression and regulation of anti-tumor immune responses (3-7).