Gene description for PIGA
Gene name phosphatidylinositol glycan anchor biosynthesis, class A
Gene symbol PIGA
Other names/aliases GPI3
Species Homo sapiens
 Database cross references - PIGA
Vesiclepedia VP_5277
ExoCarta ExoCarta_5277
Entrez Gene 5277
HGNC 8957
MIM 311770
 PIGA identified in extracellular vesicles derived from the following tissue/cell type
Colorectal cancer cells [Microvesicles]      More >>> 19930720   
T cells [Microparticles]      More >>> 16342139   
 Experiment description of studies that identified PIGA in extracellular vesicles
Experiment ID303
Identified moleculemrna
Extracellular vesicle typeMicrovesicles
Identification method Microarray [Illumina]
PubMed ID 19930720   
OrganismHomo sapiens
Experiment descriptionColorectal cancer cell-derived microvesicles are enriched in cell cycle-related mRNAs that promote proliferation of endothelial cells
AuthorsHong BS, Cho JH, Kim H, Choi EJ, Rho S, Kim J, Kim JH, Choi DS, Kim YK, Hwang D, Gho YS
Journal name BMC Genomics
Publication year2009
SampleColorectal cancer cells
Sample nameSW480
Isolation/purification methodsDifferential centrifugation
OptiPrep density gradient
Flotation density1.09 g/mL
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyWestern blotting
Microarray [Illumina]
Experiment ID307
Identified moleculeprotein
Extracellular vesicle typeMicroparticles
Identification method Mass spectrometry [MALDI TOF/TOF]
Mass spectrometry [Q-TOF]
PubMed ID 16342139   
OrganismHomo sapiens
Experiment descriptionProteomic analysis of malignant lymphocyte membrane microparticles using double ionization coverage optimization
AuthorsMiguet L, Pacaud K, Felden C, Hugel B, Martinez MC, Freyssinet JM, Herbrecht R, Potier N, van Dorsselaer A, Mauvieux L
Journal name Proteomics
Publication year2006
SampleT cells
Sample nameCEM T cell - ActD activation
Isolation/purification methodsDifferential centrifugation
Flotation density-
Molecules identified in the studyProtein
Methods used in the studyMass spectrometry [MALDI TOF/TOF]
Mass spectrometry [QTOF]