ADAM15 (Protein | Antibody | cDNA Clone | ELISA Kit)

All ADAM15 reagents are produced in house and quality controlled, including 16 ADAM15 Antibody, 1 ADAM15 ELISA, 13 ADAM15 Gene, 3 ADAM15 Lysate, 3 ADAM15 Protein, 1 ADAM15 qPCR. All ADAM15 reagents are ready to use.

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ADAM15 Background

ADAM15, also known as Metargidin, is a type I transmembrane glycoprotein belonging to the ADAM (A Disintegrin and Metalloprotease Domain) family of proteins and is widely expressed in different tissues and cell types. Members of this family contain an amino-terminal metalloprotease domain followed by a disintegrin domain, a cysteine-rich region and a membrane proximal EGF-like domain. The disintegrin domain of ADAM15/metargidin contains an RGD tripeptide sequence, suggesting that it may potentially interact with the integrin family of proteins. ADAM15 is a transmembrane multi-domain proteins implicated in proteolysis, cell-cell and cell-matrix interactions in various disease conditions. There is also evidence supporting a role for ADAM15 in angiogenesis and angioinvasion of tumor cells, which are critical for unrestrained tumor growth and metastatic spread. Given its diverse functions, ADAM15 may represent a pivotal regulatory component of tumor progression, an important target for therapeutic intervention, or emerge as a biomarker of disease progression.

ADAM15 References

  • Poghosyan Z, et al. (2002) Phosphorylation-dependent interactions between ADAM15 cytoplasmic domain and Src family protein-tyrosine kinases. J Biol Chem. 277(7): 4999-5007.
  • Carl-McGrath S, et al. (2005) The disintegrin-metalloproteinases ADAM9, ADAM12, and ADAM15 are upregulated in gastric cancer. Int J Oncol. 26(1): 17-24.
  • Najy AJ, et al. (2008) ADAM15 supports prostate cancer metastasis by modulating tumor cell-endothelial cell interaction. Cancer Res. 68(4): 1092-9.
  • Maretzky T, et al. (2009) Characterization of the catalytic activity of the membrane-anchored metalloproteinase ADAM15 in cell-based assays. Biochem J. 420(1): 105-13.