Gene description for AFM
Gene name afamin
Gene symbol AFM
Other names/aliases ALB2
ALBA
ALF
Species Homo sapiens
 Database cross references - AFM
Vesiclepedia VP_173
ExoCarta ExoCarta_173
Entrez Gene 173
HGNC 316
MIM 104145
 AFM identified in extracellular vesicles derived from the following tissue/cell type
Cerebrospinal fluid [Extracellular vesicles]      More >>> 29188495   
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia cells [Exosomes]      More >>> 26100252   
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia cells [Exosomes]      More >>> 26100252   
Mesenchymal stem cells [Exosomes]      More >>> Unpublished / Not applicable
Plasma [Membrane vesicles/Microparticles]      More >>> 20156641   
Plasma [Microparticles]      More >>> 23056467   
Plasma [Exosomes]      More >>> 22046311   
Urine [Exosomes/Membrane vesicles]      More >>> 22106071   
Urine [Exosomes/Membrane vesicles]      More >>> 23376485   
Urine [Exosomes/Microvesicles]      More >>> 23533145   
Urine [Exosomes/Microvesicles]      More >>> 23533145   
 Experiment description of studies that identified AFM in extracellular vesicles
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Experiment ID651
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeExtracellular vesicles
Identification method Mass spectrometry
PubMed ID 29188495   
OrganismHomo sapiens
Experiment descriptionProtein Biomarkers and Neuroproteomics Characterization of Microvesicles/Exosomes from Human Cerebrospinal Fluid Following Traumatic Brain Injury.
AuthorsManek R, Moghieb A, Yang Z, Kumar D, Kobessiy F,Sarkis GA, Raghavan V, Wang KKW.
Journal name Molecular Neurobiology
Publication year2018
SampleCerebrospinal fluid
Sample nameCerebrospinal Fluid - Traumatic brain injury
Isolation/purification methodsDifferential centrifugation
Ultracentrifugation
Sonication
Filtration
Flotation density-
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyMass spectrometry
Western blotting
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Experiment ID899
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeExosomes
Identification method Mass spectrometry
PubMed ID 26100252   
OrganismHomo sapiens
Experiment descriptionExosomes released by chronic lymphocytic leukemia cells induce the transition of stromal cells into cancer-associated fibroblasts
AuthorsPaggetti J, Haderk F, Seiffert M, Janji B, Distler U, Ammerlaan W, Kim YJ, Adam J, Lichter P, Solary E, Berchem G, Moussay E.
Journal name Blood
Publication year2015
SampleChronic lymphocytic leukemia cells
Sample nameCLL cells - Rep 1
Isolation/purification methodsDifferential centrifugation
Filtration
Ultracentrifugation
Density gradient centrifugation
Flotation density1.15-1.17 g/mL
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyMass spectrometry
EV-TRACK EV150015: EV-METRIC:22%, 44%
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Experiment ID900
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeExosomes
Identification method Mass spectrometry
PubMed ID 26100252   
OrganismHomo sapiens
Experiment descriptionExosomes released by chronic lymphocytic leukemia cells induce the transition of stromal cells into cancer-associated fibroblasts
AuthorsPaggetti J, Haderk F, Seiffert M, Janji B, Distler U, Ammerlaan W, Kim YJ, Adam J, Lichter P, Solary E, Berchem G, Moussay E.
Journal name Blood
Publication year2015
SampleChronic lymphocytic leukemia cells
Sample nameCLL cells - Rep 2
Isolation/purification methodsDifferential centrifugation
Filtration
Ultracentrifugation
Density gradient centrifugation
Flotation density1.15-1.17 g/mL
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyMass spectrometry
EV-TRACK EV150015: EV-METRIC:22%, 44%
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Experiment ID126
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeExosomes
Identification method Mass spectrometry [LTQ-FT Ultra]
PubMed ID Unpublished / Not applicable
OrganismHomo sapiens
Experiment descriptionMesenchymal Stem Cell Exosomes: The Future MSC-based Therapy?
AuthorsRuenn Chai Lai, Ronne Wee Yeh Yeo, Soon Sim Tan, Bin Zhang, Yijun Yin, Newman Siu Kwan Sze, Andre Choo, and Sai Kiang Lim
Journal name Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy
Publication year2011
SampleMesenchymal stem cells
Sample namehuES9.E1
Isolation/purification methodsHPLC
Flotation density-
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyWestern blotting
Antibody array
Mass spectrometry
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Experiment ID412
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeMembrane vesicles/Microparticles
Identification method Mass spectrometry
PubMed ID 20156641   
OrganismHomo sapiens
Experiment descriptionProteomics of microparticles after deep venous thrombosis.
AuthorsRamacciotti E, Hawley AE, Wrobleski SK, Myers DD Jr, Strahler JR, Andrews PC, Guire KE, Henke PK, Wakefield TW.
Journal name Thromb Res
Publication year2010
SamplePlasma
Sample nameNormal donors and patients of deep venous thrombosis-Plasma
Isolation/purification methods-
Flotation density-
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyMass spectrometry
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Experiment ID473
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeMicroparticles
Identification method Mass spectrometry
PubMed ID 23056467   
OrganismHomo sapiens
Experiment descriptionCause or Effect of Arteriogenesis: Compositional Alterations of Microparticles from CAD Patients Undergoing External Counterpulsation Therapy.
AuthorsAl Kaabi A, Traupe T, Stutz M, Buchs N, Heller M.
Journal name PLoS One
Publication year2012
SamplePlasma
Sample namePatients of external counterpulsation therapy-Blood
Isolation/purification methods-
Flotation density-
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyMass spectrometry
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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%
8
Experiment ID437
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeExosomes/Membrane vesicles
Identification method Mass spectrometry
PubMed ID 22106071   
OrganismHomo sapiens
Experiment descriptionProteomic analysis of urine exosomes by multidimensional protein identification technology (MudPIT).
AuthorsWang Z, Hill S, Luther JM, Hachey DL, Schey KL.
Journal name Proteomics
Publication year2012
SampleUrine
Sample nameNormal donors-Urine
Isolation/purification methods-
Flotation density-
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyMass spectrometry
EV-TRACK EV120168: EV-METRIC:14%
9
Experiment ID498
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeExosomes/Membrane vesicles
Identification method Mass spectrometry
PubMed ID 23376485   
OrganismHomo sapiens
Experiment descriptionProteomic analysis of podocyte exosome-enriched fraction from normal human urine.
AuthorsPrunotto M, Farina A, Lane L, Pernin A, Schifferli J, Hochstrasser DF, Lescuyer P, Moll S.
Journal name J Proteomics
Publication year2013
SampleUrine
Sample nameNormal-Urine
Isolation/purification methods-
Flotation density-
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyMass spectrometry
EV-TRACK EV130051: EV-METRIC:38%
10
Experiment ID512
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeExosomes/Microvesicles
Identification method Mass spectrometry
PubMed ID 23533145   
OrganismHomo sapiens
Experiment descriptionIn-depth proteomic analyses of exosomes isolated from expressed prostatic secretions in urine.
AuthorsPrincipe S, Jones EE, Kim Y, Sinha A, Nyalwidhe JO, Brooks J, Semmes OJ, Troyer DA, Lance RS, Kislinger T, Drake RR.
Journal name Proteomics
Publication year2013
SampleUrine
Sample nameLow-grade prostate cancer patient-Expressed prostatic secretions in urine
Isolation/purification methods-
Flotation density-
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyMass spectrometry
EV-TRACK EV130224: EV-METRIC:14%
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Experiment ID513
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeExosomes/Microvesicles
Identification method Mass spectrometry
PubMed ID 23533145   
OrganismHomo sapiens
Experiment descriptionIn-depth proteomic analyses of exosomes isolated from expressed prostatic secretions in urine.
AuthorsPrincipe S, Jones EE, Kim Y, Sinha A, Nyalwidhe JO, Brooks J, Semmes OJ, Troyer DA, Lance RS, Kislinger T, Drake RR.
Journal name Proteomics
Publication year2013
SampleUrine
Sample nameNormal-Expressed prostatic secretions in urine
Isolation/purification methods-
Flotation density-
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyMass spectrometry
EV-TRACK EV130224: EV-METRIC:14%