Gene description for A2M
Gene name alpha-2-macroglobulin
Gene symbol A2M
Other names/aliases -
Species Equus caballus
 Database cross references - A2M
Vesiclepedia VP_100061656
ExoCarta ExoCarta_100061656
Entrez Gene 100061656
 A2M identified in extracellular vesicles derived from the following tissue/cell type
Follicular fluid [Exosomes]      More >>> 22116803   
 Experiment description of studies that identified A2M in extracellular vesicles
Experiment ID185
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeExosomes
Identification method Mass spectrometry [LTQ]
PubMed ID 22116803   
OrganismEquus caballus
Experiment descriptionCell-Secreted Vesicles in Equine Ovarian Follicular Fluid Contain miRNAs and Proteins: A Possible New Form of Cell Communication Within the Ovarian Follicle
Authorsda Silveira JC, Veeramachaneni DN, Winger QA, Carnevale EM, Bouma GJ
Journal name Biol Reprod
Publication year2011
SampleFollicular fluid
Sample nameFollicular fluid - Ovarian - Young mare
Isolation/purification methodsDifferential centrifugation
Flotation density-
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyWestern blotting
Mass spectrometry [LTQ]
EV-TRACK EV120112: EV-METRIC:14%, 14%, 25%, 0%