Gene description for MICA
Gene name MHC class I polypeptide-related sequence A
Gene symbol MICA
Other names/aliases MIC-A
PERB11.1
Species Homo sapiens
 Database cross references - MICA
Vesiclepedia VP_100507436
ExoCarta ExoCarta_100507436
Entrez Gene 100507436
HGNC 7090
MIM 600169
 MICA identified in extracellular vesicles derived from the following tissue/cell type
B cells [Exosomes]      More >>> 21364924   
Brain cancer cells [Extracellular vesicles]      More >>> 27894104   
Brain cancer cells [Extracellular vesicles]      More >>> 27894104   
Brain cancer cells [Extracellular vesicles]      More >>> 27894104   
Breast cancer cells [Extracellular vesicles]      More >>> 27894104   
Colorectal cancer cells [Extracellular vesicles]      More >>> 27894104   
Colorectal cancer cells [Extracellular vesicles]      More >>> 27894104   
Kidney cancer cells [Extracellular vesicles]      More >>> 27894104   
Kidney cancer cells [Extracellular vesicles]      More >>> 27894104   
Kidney cancer cells [Extracellular vesicles]      More >>> 27894104   
Leukemia cells [Extracellular vesicles]      More >>> 27894104   
Melanoma cells [Extracellular vesicles]      More >>> 27894104   
Melanoma cells [Extracellular vesicles]      More >>> 27894104   
Melanoma cells [Extracellular vesicles]      More >>> 27894104   
Ovarian cancer cells [Extracellular vesicles]      More >>> 27894104   
Ovarian cancer cells [Extracellular vesicles]      More >>> 27894104   
Ovarian cancer cells [Extracellular vesicles]      More >>> 27894104   
Ovarian cancer cells [Extracellular vesicles]      More >>> 27894104   
Plasma [Exosomes]      More >>> 22046311   
Serum [Microvesicles]      More >>> 21606166   
T cells [Exosomes]      More >>> 21364924   
Trophoblast cells [Exosomes]      More >>> 21276792   
 Experiment description of studies that identified MICA in extracellular vesicles
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Experiment ID215
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeExosomes
Identification method Immunoelectron microscopy
FACS
PubMed ID 21364924   
OrganismHomo sapiens
Experiment descriptionThermal- and oxidative stress causes enhanced release of NKG2D ligand-bearing immunosuppressive exosomes in leukemia/lymphoma T and B cells
AuthorsHedlund M, Nagaeva O, Kargl D, Baranov V, Mincheva-Nilsson L
Journal name PLoS One
Publication year2011
SampleB cells
Sample nameRaji
Isolation/purification methodsDifferential centrifugation
Ultracentrifugation
Filtration
Sucrose density gradient
FACS
Flotation density-
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyWestern blotting
Immunoelectron microscopy
FACS
EV-TRACK EV110095: EV-METRIC:11%
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Experiment ID582
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeExtracellular vesicles
Identification method Mass spectrometry [LTQ]
PubMed ID 27894104   
OrganismHomo sapiens
Experiment descriptionProteomic profiling of NCI-60 extracellular vesicles uncovers common protein cargo and cancer type-specific biomarkers.
AuthorsHurwitz SN, Rider MA, Bundy JL, Liu X, Singh RK, Meckes DG Jr.
Journal name Oncotarget
Publication year2016
SampleBrain cancer cells
Sample nameSF295
Isolation/purification methodsDifferential centrifugation
Polymer-based precipitation
Ultracentrifugation
Flotation density-
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyMass spectrometry [LTQ]
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Experiment ID583
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeExtracellular vesicles
Identification method Mass spectrometry [LTQ]
PubMed ID 27894104   
OrganismHomo sapiens
Experiment descriptionProteomic profiling of NCI-60 extracellular vesicles uncovers common protein cargo and cancer type-specific biomarkers.
AuthorsHurwitz SN, Rider MA, Bundy JL, Liu X, Singh RK, Meckes DG Jr.
Journal name Oncotarget
Publication year2016
SampleBrain cancer cells
Sample nameSF539
Isolation/purification methodsDifferential centrifugation
Polymer-based precipitation
Ultracentrifugation
Flotation density-
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyMass spectrometry [LTQ]
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Experiment ID584
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeExtracellular vesicles
Identification method Mass spectrometry [LTQ]
PubMed ID 27894104   
OrganismHomo sapiens
Experiment descriptionProteomic profiling of NCI-60 extracellular vesicles uncovers common protein cargo and cancer type-specific biomarkers.
AuthorsHurwitz SN, Rider MA, Bundy JL, Liu X, Singh RK, Meckes DG Jr.
Journal name Oncotarget
Publication year2016
SampleBrain cancer cells
Sample nameSNB-19
Isolation/purification methodsDifferential centrifugation
Polymer-based precipitation
Ultracentrifugation
Flotation density-
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyMass spectrometry [LTQ]
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Experiment ID577
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeExtracellular vesicles
Identification method Mass spectrometry [LTQ]
PubMed ID 27894104   
OrganismHomo sapiens
Experiment descriptionProteomic profiling of NCI-60 extracellular vesicles uncovers common protein cargo and cancer type-specific biomarkers.
AuthorsHurwitz SN, Rider MA, Bundy JL, Liu X, Singh RK, Meckes DG Jr.
Journal name Oncotarget
Publication year2016
SampleBreast cancer cells
Sample nameMCF7
Isolation/purification methodsDifferential centrifugation
Polymer-based precipitation
Ultracentrifugation
Flotation density-
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyMass spectrometry [LTQ]
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Experiment ID587
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeExtracellular vesicles
Identification method Mass spectrometry [LTQ]
PubMed ID 27894104   
OrganismHomo sapiens
Experiment descriptionProteomic profiling of NCI-60 extracellular vesicles uncovers common protein cargo and cancer type-specific biomarkers.
AuthorsHurwitz SN, Rider MA, Bundy JL, Liu X, Singh RK, Meckes DG Jr.
Journal name Oncotarget
Publication year2016
SampleColorectal cancer cells
Sample nameColo205
Isolation/purification methodsDifferential centrifugation
Polymer-based precipitation
Ultracentrifugation
Flotation density-
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyMass spectrometry [LTQ]
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Experiment ID590
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeExtracellular vesicles
Identification method Mass spectrometry [LTQ]
PubMed ID 27894104   
OrganismHomo sapiens
Experiment descriptionProteomic profiling of NCI-60 extracellular vesicles uncovers common protein cargo and cancer type-specific biomarkers.
AuthorsHurwitz SN, Rider MA, Bundy JL, Liu X, Singh RK, Meckes DG Jr.
Journal name Oncotarget
Publication year2016
SampleColorectal cancer cells
Sample nameHCT-15
Isolation/purification methodsDifferential centrifugation
Polymer-based precipitation
Ultracentrifugation
Flotation density-
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyMass spectrometry [LTQ]
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Experiment ID594
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeExtracellular vesicles
Identification method Mass spectrometry [LTQ]
PubMed ID 27894104   
OrganismHomo sapiens
Experiment descriptionProteomic profiling of NCI-60 extracellular vesicles uncovers common protein cargo and cancer type-specific biomarkers.
AuthorsHurwitz SN, Rider MA, Bundy JL, Liu X, Singh RK, Meckes DG Jr.
Journal name Oncotarget
Publication year2016
SampleKidney cancer cells
Sample name786-O
Isolation/purification methodsDifferential centrifugation
Polymer-based precipitation
Ultracentrifugation
Flotation density-
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyMass spectrometry [LTQ]
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Experiment ID595
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeExtracellular vesicles
Identification method Mass spectrometry [LTQ]
PubMed ID 27894104   
OrganismHomo sapiens
Experiment descriptionProteomic profiling of NCI-60 extracellular vesicles uncovers common protein cargo and cancer type-specific biomarkers.
AuthorsHurwitz SN, Rider MA, Bundy JL, Liu X, Singh RK, Meckes DG Jr.
Journal name Oncotarget
Publication year2016
SampleKidney cancer cells
Sample nameA498
Isolation/purification methodsDifferential centrifugation
Polymer-based precipitation
Ultracentrifugation
Flotation density-
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyMass spectrometry [LTQ]
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Experiment ID596
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeExtracellular vesicles
Identification method Mass spectrometry [LTQ]
PubMed ID 27894104   
OrganismHomo sapiens
Experiment descriptionProteomic profiling of NCI-60 extracellular vesicles uncovers common protein cargo and cancer type-specific biomarkers.
AuthorsHurwitz SN, Rider MA, Bundy JL, Liu X, Singh RK, Meckes DG Jr.
Journal name Oncotarget
Publication year2016
SampleKidney cancer cells
Sample nameACHN
Isolation/purification methodsDifferential centrifugation
Polymer-based precipitation
Ultracentrifugation
Flotation density-
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyMass spectrometry [LTQ]
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Experiment ID602
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeExtracellular vesicles
Identification method Mass spectrometry [LTQ]
PubMed ID 27894104   
OrganismHomo sapiens
Experiment descriptionProteomic profiling of NCI-60 extracellular vesicles uncovers common protein cargo and cancer type-specific biomarkers.
AuthorsHurwitz SN, Rider MA, Bundy JL, Liu X, Singh RK, Meckes DG Jr.
Journal name Oncotarget
Publication year2016
SampleLeukemia cells
Sample nameCCRF-CEM
Isolation/purification methodsDifferential centrifugation
Polymer-based precipitation
Ultracentrifugation
Flotation density-
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyMass spectrometry [LTQ]
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Experiment ID618
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeExtracellular vesicles
Identification method Mass spectrometry [LTQ]
PubMed ID 27894104   
OrganismHomo sapiens
Experiment descriptionProteomic profiling of NCI-60 extracellular vesicles uncovers common protein cargo and cancer type-specific biomarkers.
AuthorsHurwitz SN, Rider MA, Bundy JL, Liu X, Singh RK, Meckes DG Jr.
Journal name Oncotarget
Publication year2016
SampleMelanoma cells
Sample nameM14
Isolation/purification methodsDifferential centrifugation
Polymer-based precipitation
Ultracentrifugation
Flotation density-
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyMass spectrometry [LTQ]
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Experiment ID619
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeExtracellular vesicles
Identification method Mass spectrometry [LTQ]
PubMed ID 27894104   
OrganismHomo sapiens
Experiment descriptionProteomic profiling of NCI-60 extracellular vesicles uncovers common protein cargo and cancer type-specific biomarkers.
AuthorsHurwitz SN, Rider MA, Bundy JL, Liu X, Singh RK, Meckes DG Jr.
Journal name Oncotarget
Publication year2016
SampleMelanoma cells
Sample nameMALME-3M
Isolation/purification methodsDifferential centrifugation
Polymer-based precipitation
Ultracentrifugation
Flotation density-
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyMass spectrometry [LTQ]
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Experiment ID624
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeExtracellular vesicles
Identification method Mass spectrometry [LTQ]
PubMed ID 27894104   
OrganismHomo sapiens
Experiment descriptionProteomic profiling of NCI-60 extracellular vesicles uncovers common protein cargo and cancer type-specific biomarkers.
AuthorsHurwitz SN, Rider MA, Bundy JL, Liu X, Singh RK, Meckes DG Jr.
Journal name Oncotarget
Publication year2016
SampleMelanoma cells
Sample nameUACC-257
Isolation/purification methodsDifferential centrifugation
Polymer-based precipitation
Ultracentrifugation
Flotation density-
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyMass spectrometry [LTQ]
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Experiment ID626
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeExtracellular vesicles
Identification method Mass spectrometry [LTQ]
PubMed ID 27894104   
OrganismHomo sapiens
Experiment descriptionProteomic profiling of NCI-60 extracellular vesicles uncovers common protein cargo and cancer type-specific biomarkers.
AuthorsHurwitz SN, Rider MA, Bundy JL, Liu X, Singh RK, Meckes DG Jr.
Journal name Oncotarget
Publication year2016
SampleOvarian cancer cells
Sample nameIGROV1
Isolation/purification methodsDifferential centrifugation
Polymer-based precipitation
Ultracentrifugation
Flotation density-
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyMass spectrometry [LTQ]
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Experiment ID627
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeExtracellular vesicles
Identification method Mass spectrometry [LTQ]
PubMed ID 27894104   
OrganismHomo sapiens
Experiment descriptionProteomic profiling of NCI-60 extracellular vesicles uncovers common protein cargo and cancer type-specific biomarkers.
AuthorsHurwitz SN, Rider MA, Bundy JL, Liu X, Singh RK, Meckes DG Jr.
Journal name Oncotarget
Publication year2016
SampleOvarian cancer cells
Sample nameOVCAR-3
Isolation/purification methodsDifferential centrifugation
Polymer-based precipitation
Ultracentrifugation
Flotation density-
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyMass spectrometry [LTQ]
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Experiment ID628
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeExtracellular vesicles
Identification method Mass spectrometry [LTQ]
PubMed ID 27894104   
OrganismHomo sapiens
Experiment descriptionProteomic profiling of NCI-60 extracellular vesicles uncovers common protein cargo and cancer type-specific biomarkers.
AuthorsHurwitz SN, Rider MA, Bundy JL, Liu X, Singh RK, Meckes DG Jr.
Journal name Oncotarget
Publication year2016
SampleOvarian cancer cells
Sample nameOVCAR-4
Isolation/purification methodsDifferential centrifugation
Polymer-based precipitation
Ultracentrifugation
Flotation density-
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyMass spectrometry [LTQ]
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Experiment ID630
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeExtracellular vesicles
Identification method Mass spectrometry [LTQ]
PubMed ID 27894104   
OrganismHomo sapiens
Experiment descriptionProteomic profiling of NCI-60 extracellular vesicles uncovers common protein cargo and cancer type-specific biomarkers.
AuthorsHurwitz SN, Rider MA, Bundy JL, Liu X, Singh RK, Meckes DG Jr.
Journal name Oncotarget
Publication year2016
SampleOvarian cancer cells
Sample nameOVCAR-8
Isolation/purification methodsDifferential centrifugation
Polymer-based precipitation
Ultracentrifugation
Flotation density-
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyMass spectrometry [LTQ]
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Experiment ID863
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeExosomes
Identification method Mass spectrometry
PubMed ID 22046311   
OrganismMus musculus
Experiment descriptionExosomes from Plasmodium yoelii-infected reticulocytes protect mice from lethal infections
AuthorsMartin-Jaular L, Nakayasu ES, Ferrer M, Almeida IC, Del Portillo HA.
Journal name PLoS One
Publication year2011
SamplePlasma
Sample namePeripheral blood plasma - P. yoelii 17X infected
Isolation/purification methodsDifferential centrifugation
Filtration
Ultracentrifugation
Flotation density-
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyFACS
Mass spectrometry
EV-TRACK EV110102: EV-METRIC:25%, 25%
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Experiment ID201
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeMicrovesicles
Identification method Western blotting
PubMed ID 21606166   
OrganismHomo sapiens
Experiment descriptionBlast-derived microvesicles in sera from patients with acute myeloid leukemia suppress natural killer cell function via membrane-associated transforming growth factor-beta2
AuthorsSzczepanski MJ, Szajnik M, Welsh A, Whiteside TL, Boyiadzis M
Journal name Haematologica
Publication year2011
SampleSerum
Sample nameSerum - Acute myeloid leukemia
Isolation/purification methodsSize exclusion chromatography
Ultracentrifugation
Flotation density-
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyWestern blotting
FACS
EV-TRACK EV110116: EV-METRIC:11%
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Experiment ID214
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeExosomes
Identification method Immunoelectron microscopy
FACS
PubMed ID 21364924   
OrganismHomo sapiens
Experiment descriptionThermal- and oxidative stress causes enhanced release of NKG2D ligand-bearing immunosuppressive exosomes in leukemia/lymphoma T and B cells
AuthorsHedlund M, Nagaeva O, Kargl D, Baranov V, Mincheva-Nilsson L
Journal name PLoS One
Publication year2011
SampleT cells
Sample nameJurkat
Isolation/purification methodsDifferential centrifugation
Ultracentrifugation
Filtration
Sucrose density gradient
FACS
Flotation density-
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyWestern blotting
Immunoelectron microscopy
FACS
EV-TRACK EV110095: EV-METRIC:11%
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Experiment ID121
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeExosomes
Identification method Western blotting
PubMed ID 21276792   
OrganismHomo sapiens
Experiment descriptionMorphologic and proteomic characterization of exosomes released by cultured extravillous trophoblast cells.
AuthorsAtay S, Gercel-Taylor C, Kesimer M, Taylor DD.
Journal name ECR
Publication year2011
SampleTrophoblast cells
Sample nameSw71
Isolation/purification methodsDifferential centrifugation
Ultrafiltration
Ultracentrifugation
Density gradient centrifugation
Flotation density1.13-1.19 g/mL
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyMass spectrometry [Orbitrap]
Western blotting
EV-TRACK EV110001: EV-METRIC:78%