V450 Mouse Anti-Rat CD90/Mouse CD90.1
Clone OX-7 (also known as OX7) (RUO)
- Brand BD Horizon™
- Alternative Name Rat Thy-1; Mouse Thy-1.1
- Concentration 0.2 mg/ml
- Isotype Mouse BALB/c IgG1, κ
- Reactivity Rat (QC Testing) Mouse (Tested in Development) Rabbit, Guinea Pig (Reported)
Flow cytometry (Routinely Tested)
- Immunogen Rat Thymocyte Thy-1 Antigen
- Storage Buffer Aqueous buffered solution containing protein stabilizer and ≤0.09% sodium azide.
- Regulatory Status RUO
Regulatory Status Legend
CD90 (Thy-1) is a GPI-anchored membrane glycoprotein of the Ig superfamily which is involved in signal transduction. The OX-7 monoclonal antibody specifically binds to rat CD90 reported to be expressed by hematopoietic stem cells, early myeloid and erythroid cells, immature B lymphocytes in the bone marrow and peripheral lymphoid organs, thymocytes, recent thymic emigrants (a subset of CD45RC- peripheral T lymphocytes), neurons, glomerular mesangial cells, endothelium at inflammatory sites, mast cells, and dendritic cells. Rat dendritic epidermal T cells (DEC) have been reported to be CD90 (Thy-1) negative, unlike those of the mouse.
The OX-7 clone has been reported to crossreact with the mouse CD90.1 (Thy-1.1) alloantigen of the AKR/J and PL strains, but not CD90.2 (Thy-1.2) found on many mouse strains. In the mouse, CD90 is found on thymocytes, most peripheral T lymphocytes, some intraepithelial T lymphocytes (IEL, DEC), hematopoietic stem cells, and neurons, but not B lymphocytes. In addition, there is evidence that CD90 mediates adhesion of mouse thymocytes to mouse thymic stroma. The OX-7 clone has also been reported to crossreact with rabbit and guinea pig thymus, brain, and intestine.
The antibody is conjugated to BD Horizon™ V450, which has been developed for use in multicolor flow cytometry experiments and is available exclusively from BD Biosciences. It is excited by the Violet laser Ex max of 406 nm and has an Em Max at 450 nm. Conjugates with BD Horizon™ V450 can be used in place of Pacific Blue™ conjugates.
BD Horizon™ V450 is a coumarin dye excited by the violet laser that exhibits spectral properties similar to Pacific Blue™. Conjugates are typically as bright or brighter than comparable reagents conjugated to Pacific Blue™. Due to nearly identical excitation and emission properties but different spillover characteristics, BD Horizon BV421, Pacific Blue™, and BD Horizon V450 cannot be used simultaneously.
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Preparation and Storage
The monoclonal antibody was purified from tissue culture supernatant or ascites by affinity chromatography.
The antibody was conjugated with BD Horizon™ V450 under optimum conditions, and unreacted BD Horizon™ V450 was removed.
Store undiluted at 4°C and protected from prolonged exposure to light. Do not freeze.
- Please refer to www.bdbiosciences.com/pharmingen/protocols for technical protocols.
- Caution: Sodium azide yields highly toxic hydrazoic acid under acidic conditions. Dilute azide compounds in running water before discarding to avoid accumulation of potentially explosive deposits in plumbing.
- For fluorochrome spectra and suitable instrument settings, please refer to our Multicolor Flow Cytometry web page at www.bdbiosciences.com/colors.
- BD Horizon V450 has a maximum absorption of 406 nm and maximum emission of 450 nm. Before staining with this reagent, please confirm that your flow cytometer is capable of exciting the fluorochrome and discriminating the resulting fluorescence.
- Pacific Blue™ is a trademark of Molecular Probes, Inc., Eugene, OR.