PD-L1 (Programmed death receptor ligand 1) also designated as B7-H1 or CD274, is a B7 related protein belonging to the BTN/MOG family. It is a 40 kDa type I transmembrane protein that binds to its receptor, PD-1, found on CD4 and CD8 thymocytes, activated T and B lymphocytes and myeloid cells. As a result of this interaction, T-cell receptor (TCR)-mediated proliferation is attenuated and an active immune response is prevented. This mechanism is often co-opted by tumors and is thought to play an important role in tumor immune evasion. It is expressed on T lymphocytes, NK cells, B lymphocytes, dendritic cells, as well as IFNγ stimulated monocytes, epithelial cells, and endothelial cells. PD-L1 is expressed in several tumor types, including melanoma, breast, ovary, colon, lung, and renal cell carcinomas.
Intended Use: IVD
Antibody Type: Monoclonal
Clone: PDL1/2746
Source: Mouse
Tissue Type/Cancer Type: Heart Tissue