FITC Mouse Anti-Human CD39
Clone TU66 (also known as Tü 66, Tü66) (RUO)
- Brand BD Pharmingen™
- Alternative Name ENTPD1; NTPDase-1; Ecto-ATPase 1; Ecto-ATPDase 1
- Vol. Per Test 5 µl
- Isotype Mouse IgG2b, κ
- Reactivity Human (QC Testing)
Flow cytometry (Routinely Tested)
- Workshop No. IV A54
- Entrez Gene ID 953
- Storage Buffer Aqueous buffered solution containing BSA and ≤0.09% sodium azide.
- Regulatory Status RUO
Regulatory Status Legend
The TU66 monoclonal antibody reacts with human CD39, also known as ectonucleoside triphosphate diphosphohydrolase 1 (ENTPD1), an ectoenzyme that degrades ATP to AMP. It is a member of the ectonucleoside triphosphate dihydrolases (E-NTPDases) family involved in the regulation of extracellular nucleotide catabolism by controlling the extracellular nucleoside triphosphate pool (NTP). CD39 is expressed on a subset of T cells, B cells and dendritic cells, with weak staining of monocytes and granulocytes. Recently, CD39 has been found to be expressed primarily by immune-suppressive Foxp3(+) regulatory T (Treg) cells in both human and mice. In humans, CD39 is restricted to a subset of Foxp3+ regulatory effector/memory-like T cells. In mice, the enzyme is present on most, if not all, CD4+CD25+ cells. CD39 expression is driven by Foxp3 and it is thought that CD39 allows Treg cells to enter inflamed areas where high levels of ATP are present.
FITC, fluorescein isothiocyanate, is a fluorochrome with a molecular weight of 389 Da. FITC is sensitive to pH changes and photobleaching. Due to nearly identical excitation and emission properties but different spillover characteristics, FITC and Alexa Fluor® 488 cannot be used simultaneously. FITC is relatively dim and should be reserved for highly expressed markers whenever possible.
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Preparation and Storage
Store undiluted at 4°C and protected from prolonged exposure to light. Do not freeze.
The monoclonal antibody was purified from tissue culture supernatant or ascites by affinity chromatography.
The antibody was conjugated with FITC under optimum conditions, and unreacted FITC was removed.
- Source of all serum proteins is from USDA inspected abattoirs located in the United States.
- This reagent has been pre-diluted for use at the recommended Volume per Test. We typically use 1 × 10^6 cells in a 100-µl experimental sample (a test).
- An isotype control should be used at the same concentration as the antibody of interest.
- 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.