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Alexa Fluor® 700 Rat anti-CD11b
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Alexa Fluor® 700 Rat anti-CD11b
Expression of CD11b on bone-marrow myeloid cells.  C57BL/6 bone-marrow leukocytes were stained with either Alexa Fluor™ 700 Rat IgG2b, k isotype control (Cat. No. 557964, left panel) or Alexa Fluor™ 700 Rat anti-CD11b (Cat. No. 557960, right panel).  Please note that the population of cells having the lowest SSC (erythroid and lymphoid cells) show little expression of CD11b, while cells with moderate-to-high SSC (myeloid cells) are almost uniformly CD11b positive (right panel).  Flow cytometry was performed on a BD™ LSR II flow cytometry system.
Expression of CD11b on bone-marrow myeloid cells.  C57BL/6 bone-marrow leukocytes were stained with either Alexa Fluor™ 700 Rat IgG2b, k isotype control (Cat. No. 557964, left panel) or Alexa Fluor™ 700 Rat anti-CD11b (Cat. No. 557960, right panel).  Please note that the population of cells having the lowest SSC (erythroid and lymphoid cells) show little expression of CD11b, while cells with moderate-to-high SSC (myeloid cells) are almost uniformly CD11b positive (right panel).  Flow cytometry was performed on a BD™ LSR II flow cytometry system.
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BD Pharmingen™
Itgam; Integrin alpha-M; Ly-40; Mac-1a; Mac-1 alpha; CR3A; CR-3 alpha chain
Mouse (QC Testing), Human (Tested in Development)
Rat DA, also known as DA/HA IgG2b, κ
Mouse Splenic Cells
Flow cytometry (Routinely Tested)
0.2 mg/ml
16409
AB_396960
Aqueous buffered solution containing protein stabilizer and ≤0.09% sodium azide.
RUO


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 to Alexa Fluor® 700 under optimum conditions, and unreacted Alexa Fluor® 700 was removed.

Product Notices

  1. Since applications vary, each investigator should titrate the reagent to obtain optimal results.
  2. An isotype control should be used at the same concentration as the antibody of interest.
  3. 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.
  4. Alexa Fluor® 700 has an adsorption maximum of ~700nm and a peak fluorescence emission of ~720nm. Before staining cells with this reagent, please confirm that your flow cytometer is capable of exciting the fluorochrome and discriminating the resulting fluorescence.
  5. For fluorochrome spectra and suitable instrument settings, please refer to our Multicolor Flow Cytometry web page at www.bdbiosciences.com/colors.
  6. The Alexa Fluor®, Pacific Blue™, and Cascade Blue® dye antibody conjugates in this product are sold under license from Molecular Probes, Inc. for research use only, excluding use in combination with microarrays, or as analyte specific reagents. The Alexa Fluor® dyes (except for Alexa Fluor® 430), Pacific Blue™ dye, and Cascade Blue® dye are covered by pending and issued patents.
  7. Alexa Fluor® is a registered trademark of Molecular Probes, Inc., Eugene, OR.
  8. Species cross-reactivity detected in product development may not have been confirmed on every format and/or application.
  9. Please refer to www.bdbiosciences.com/us/s/resources for technical protocols.
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M1/70

The M1/70 monoclonal antibody specifically binds to CD11b, also known as Integrin alpha M (Itgam or αM). CD11b is a 170-kDa type 1 transmembrane glycoprotein and belongs to the Integrin alpha chain family. CD11b serves as the alpha chain of the heterodimeric Mac-1 integrin (CD11b/CD18, αMβ2), also known as complement receptor 3 (CR3). Mac-1 mediates adhesion to ICAM-1 (CD54), ICAM-2 (CD102), fibrinogen and binding to C3bi.  Mac-1 is expressed at varying levels on granulocytes, macrophages, myeloid-derived dendritic cells, natural killer cells, microglia, and B-1 B lymphocytes.  Mac-1 expression is rapidly upregulated on neutrophils after activation, in the same time period that CD62L (L-selectin) is shed from the cell surface.  The M1/70 antibody reportedly blocks cell adherence and C3bi binding but does not block cell-mediated lysis.  Cross-reaction of the M1/70 antibody with CD11b expressed on human monocytes, polymorphonuclear leukocytes, and NK cells has been reported.

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Alexa Fluor™ 700
Alexa Fluor™ 700 dye is part of the BD red family of dyes. This is a small organic fluorochrome with an excitation maximum (Ex Max) at 697 nm and an emission maximum (Em Max) at 719-nm. Alexa Fluor™ 700 is designed to be excited by the Red (627–640-nm) laser and detected using an optical filter centered near 720-nm (e.g., a 720/40-nm bandpass filter). Please ensure that your instrument’s configurations (lasers and optical filters) are appropriate for this dye.
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Alexa Fluor™ 700
Red 627-640 nm
697 nm
719 nm
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