CD Markers
CD213


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PubMed Search: IL-13 receptor alpha 1

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Definition / general
  • CD213a1:
    • Aka IL13 receptor, alpha 1
    • Binds IL13 with low affinity
    • With IL4r-alpha, can form a functional receptor for IL13
  • CD213a2:
    • Aka IL13 receptor, alpha 2
    • Inhibits binding of interleukin 13 to the IL13 cell surface receptor
Positive staining - normal
  • CD213a1: ubiquitous, B cells, T cells and endothelial cells, highest levels in heart, liver, skeletal muscle and ovary
  • CD213a2: placenta
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