Gene description for A2m
Gene name alpha-2-macroglobulin
Gene symbol A2m
Other names/aliases A2mp
Species Mus musculus
 Database cross references - A2m
Vesiclepedia VP_232345
ExoCarta ExoCarta_232345
Entrez Gene 232345
 A2m identified in extracellular vesicles derived from the following tissue/cell type
Adipocytes [Microvesicles]      More >>> 17478559   
Breast cancer cells [Exosomes]      More >>> 29115712   
Breast cancer cells [Exosomes]      More >>> 29115712   
Breast cancer cells [Exosomes]      More >>> 29115712   
Breast cancer cells [Exosomes]      More >>> 29115712   
Mouse embryonic fibroblasts [Extracellular vesicles]      More >>> 30035390   
Mouse embryonic fibroblasts [Extracellular vesicles]      More >>> 30035390   
Mouse embryonic fibroblasts [Extracellular vesicles]      More >>> 30035390   
Mouse myoblast [Microvesicles]      More >>> 20399774   
Osteoblasts [Matrix vesicles]      More >>> 17096383   
 Experiment description of studies that identified A2m in extracellular vesicles
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Experiment ID304
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeMicrovesicles
Identification method Mass spectrometry [LCQ-DECA XP]
PubMed ID 17478559   
OrganismMus musculus
Experiment descriptionIdentification and characterization of microvesicles secreted by 3T3-L1 adipocytes: redox- and hormone-dependent induction of milk fat globule-epidermal growth 8-associated microvesicles
AuthorsAoki N, Jin-no S, Nakagawa Y, Asai N, Arakawa E, Tamura N, Tamura T, Matsuda T
Journal name Endocrinology
Publication year2007
SampleAdipocytes
Sample name3T3-L1
Isolation/purification methodsDifferential centrifugation
Ultracentrifugation
Density gradient centrifugation
Flotation density1.13–-1.20 g/mL
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyImmunoelectron microscopy
Western blotting
Mass spectrometry [LCQ-DECA XP]
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Experiment ID1051
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeExosomes
Identification method Mass spectrometry
PubMed ID 29115712   
OrganismMus musculus
Experiment descriptionProteomic Profiling of Exosomes Secreted by Breast Cancer Cells with Varying Metastatic Potential.
AuthorsGangoda L, Liem M, Ang CS, Keerthikumar S, Adda CG, Parker BS, Mathivanan S.
Journal name Proteomics.
Publication year2017
SampleBreast cancer cells
Sample name67NR
Isolation/purification methodsDifferential centrifugation
Ultracentrifugation
Flotation density-
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyMass spectrometry
Western blotting
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Experiment ID1052
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeExosomes
Identification method Mass spectrometry
PubMed ID 29115712   
OrganismMus musculus
Experiment descriptionProteomic Profiling of Exosomes Secreted by Breast Cancer Cells with Varying Metastatic Potential.
AuthorsGangoda L, Liem M, Ang CS, Keerthikumar S, Adda CG, Parker BS, Mathivanan S.
Journal name Proteomics.
Publication year2017
SampleBreast cancer cells
Sample name66cl4
Isolation/purification methodsDifferential centrifugation
Ultracentrifugation
Flotation density-
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyMass spectrometry
Western blotting
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Experiment ID1053
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeExosomes
Identification method Mass spectrometry
PubMed ID 29115712   
OrganismMus musculus
Experiment descriptionProteomic Profiling of Exosomes Secreted by Breast Cancer Cells with Varying Metastatic Potential.
AuthorsGangoda L, Liem M, Ang CS, Keerthikumar S, Adda CG, Parker BS, Mathivanan S.
Journal name Proteomics.
Publication year2017
SampleBreast cancer cells
Sample name4T1
Isolation/purification methodsDifferential centrifugation
Ultracentrifugation
Flotation density-
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyMass spectrometry
Western blotting
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Experiment ID1054
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeExosomes
Identification method Mass spectrometry
PubMed ID 29115712   
OrganismMus musculus
Experiment descriptionProteomic Profiling of Exosomes Secreted by Breast Cancer Cells with Varying Metastatic Potential.
AuthorsGangoda L, Liem M, Ang CS, Keerthikumar S, Adda CG, Parker BS, Mathivanan S.
Journal name Proteomics.
Publication year2017
SampleBreast cancer cells
Sample name4T1.2
Isolation/purification methodsDifferential centrifugation
Ultracentrifugation
Flotation density-
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyMass spectrometry
Western blotting
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Experiment ID1056
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeExtracellular vesicles
Identification method Mass spectrometry
PubMed ID 30035390   
OrganismMus musculus
Experiment descriptionArrestin-domain Containing Protein 1 (Arrdc1) Regulates the Protein Cargo and Release of Extracellular Vesicles.
AuthorsAnand S, Foot N, Ang CS, Gembus KM, Keerthikumar S, Adda CG, Mathivanan S, Kumar S.
Journal name Proteomics.
Publication year2018
SampleMouse embryonic fibroblasts
Sample nameMEFs - WT exosomes
Isolation/purification methodsDifferential centrifugation
Ultracentrifugation
Flotation density-
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyMass spectrometry
Western blotting
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Experiment ID1057
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeExtracellular vesicles
Identification method Mass spectrometry
PubMed ID 30035390   
OrganismMus musculus
Experiment descriptionArrestin-domain Containing Protein 1 (Arrdc1) Regulates the Protein Cargo and Release of Extracellular Vesicles.
AuthorsAnand S, Foot N, Ang CS, Gembus KM, Keerthikumar S, Adda CG, Mathivanan S, Kumar S.
Journal name Proteomics.
Publication year2018
SampleMouse embryonic fibroblasts
Sample nameMEFs - Arrdc1 KO 10K
Isolation/purification methodsDifferential centrifugation
Ultracentrifugation
Flotation density-
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyMass spectrometry
Western blotting
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Experiment ID1058
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeExtracellular vesicles
Identification method Mass spectrometry
PubMed ID 30035390   
OrganismMus musculus
Experiment descriptionArrestin-domain Containing Protein 1 (Arrdc1) Regulates the Protein Cargo and Release of Extracellular Vesicles.
AuthorsAnand S, Foot N, Ang CS, Gembus KM, Keerthikumar S, Adda CG, Mathivanan S, Kumar S.
Journal name Proteomics.
Publication year2018
SampleMouse embryonic fibroblasts
Sample nameMEFs - Arrdc1 KO exosomes
Isolation/purification methodsDifferential centrifugation
Ultracentrifugation
Flotation density-
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyMass spectrometry
Western blotting
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Experiment ID1288
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeMicrovesicles
Identification method Mass spectrometry
PubMed ID 20399774   
OrganismMus musculus
Experiment descriptionC2C12 myoblasts release micro-vesicles containing mtDNA and proteins involved in signal transduction.
AuthorsGuescini M, Guidolin D, Vallorani L, Casadei L, Gioacchini AM, Tibollo P, Battistelli M, Falcieri E, Battistin L, Agnati LF, Stocchi V.
Journal name Exp Cell Res.
Publication year2010
SampleMouse myoblast
Sample nameC2C12
Isolation/purification methodsDifferential centrifugation
Filtration
Ultracentrifugation
Density gradient centrifugation
Flotation density-
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyMass spectrometry
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Experiment ID372
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeMatrix vesicles
Identification method Mass spectrometry
PubMed ID 17096383   
OrganismMus musculus
Experiment descriptionAnalysis of the extracellular matrix vesicle proteome in mineralizing osteoblasts.
AuthorsXiao Z, Camalier CE, Nagashima K, Chan KC, Lucas DA, de la Cruz MJ, Gignac M, Lockett S, Issaq HJ, Veenstra TD, Conrads TP, Beck GR Jr.
Journal name J Cell Physiol
Publication year2007
SampleOsteoblasts
Sample nameMC3T3-E1
Isolation/purification methods-
Flotation density-
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyMass spectrometry
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