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Alexa Fluor® 647 Rat Anti-Human CD294
Alexa Fluor® 647 Rat Anti-Human CD294

Flow cytometric analysis of CD294 expression on human peripheral blood cells. Whole blood was stained with PE mouse anti-human CD45 (Cat. No. 555483/560975) and either Alexa Fluor® 647Rat Anti-Human CD294 antibody (Cat. No. 558042/561797; right panel) or with an Alexa Fluor® 647 Rat IgG2a, κ Isotype Control (Cat. No. 557690; left panel). The erythrocytes were lysed with BD Pharm Lyse™ Lysing Buffer (Cat. No. 555899). The fluorescence histograms were derived from events with the forward and side light-scatter characteristics of whole blood cells. Flow cytometry was performed using a BD™ LSR II Flow Cytometer System.

Flow cytometric analysis of CD294 expression on human peripheral blood cells. Whole blood was stained with PE mouse anti-human CD45 (Cat. No. 555483/560975) and either Alexa Fluor® 647Rat Anti-Human CD294 antibody (Cat. No. 558042/561797; right panel) or with an Alexa Fluor® 647 Rat IgG2a, κ Isotype Control (Cat. No. 557690; left panel). The erythrocytes were lysed with BD Pharm Lyse™ Lysing Buffer (Cat. No. 555899). The fluorescence histograms were derived from events with the forward and side light-scatter characteristics of whole blood cells. Flow cytometry was performed using a BD™ LSR II Flow Cytometer System.

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BD Pharmingen™
CRTH2; PTGDR2 ; Prostaglandin D2 receptor 2; DL1R; DP2; GPR44
Human (QC Testing)
Rat WI, also known as Wistar (outbred) IgG2a, κ
Human CRTH2 Transfected Cell Line
Flow cytometry (Routinely Tested)
0.2 mg/ml
VIII 80349
AB_2112699
Aqueous buffered solution containing ≤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® 647 under optimum conditions, and unreacted Alexa Fluor® 647 was removed.

Product Notices

  1. Since applications vary, each investigator should titrate the reagent to obtain optimal results.
  2. Please refer to www.bdbiosciences.com/us/s/resources for technical protocols.
  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. For fluorochrome spectra and suitable instrument settings, please refer to our Multicolor Flow Cytometry web page at www.bdbiosciences.com/colors.
  5. An isotype control should be used at the same concentration as the antibody of interest.
  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® 647 fluorochrome emission is collected at the same instrument settings as for allophycocyanin (APC).
  8. Alexa Fluor® is a registered trademark of Molecular Probes, Inc., Eugene, OR.
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Antibody Details
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BM16

The BM16 monoclonal antibody specifically binds to CD294. CD294 is encoded by PTGDR2 (Prostaglandin D2 receptor 2) and is also known as CRTH2 (chemoattractant receptor-homologous molecule expressed on Th2 cells), GPR44 (G protein-coupled receptor 44), DL1R, and DP2. CD294 is a member of the G protein-coupled leukocyte chemoattractant receptor family. CD294 is expressed on Th2 cells and type-2 innate lymphoid cells (ILC2), but not Th1 type cells. CD294 is detectable on CD4+ T cells in fresh PBMC but not on B cells and NK cells. CD294 is also expressed on peripheral blood basophils and eosinophils, suggesting its involvement allergic reactions. Phenotypic analysis of CD4+ T cells expressing CRTH2 demonstrated that they were also CD45RA-negative and CD45RO+ and CD25+. These cells produce Th2- but little or no Th1-type cytokines upon stimulation with PMA and Ionomycin.

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Alexa Fluor™ 647
Alexa Fluor™ 647 Dye is part of the BD red family of dyes. This is a small organic fluorochrome with an excitation maximum (Ex Max) at 653-nm and an emission maximum (Em Max) at 669-nm. Alexa Fluor 647 is designed to be excited by the Red laser (627-640 nm) and detected using an optical filter centered near 520-nm (e.g., a 660/20 nm bandpass filter). Please ensure that your instrument’s configurations (lasers and optical filters) are appropriate for this dye.
Alexa Fluor™ 647
Red 627-640 nm
653 nm
669 nm
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Citations & References
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Development References (3)

  1. Cosmi L, Annunziato F, Galli MIG , Maggi RME , Nagata K, Romagnani S. CRTH2 is the most reliable marker for the detection of circulating human type 2 Th and type 2 T cytotoxic cells in health and disease. Eur J Immunol. 2000; 30(10):2972-2979. (Biology). View Reference
  2. Nagata K, Hirai H, Tanaka K, et al. CRTH2, an orphan receptor of T-helper-2-cells, is expressed on basophils and eosinophils and responds to mast cell-derived factor(s). FEBS Lett. 1999; 459(2):195-199. (Biology). View Reference
  3. Nagata K, Tanaka K, Ogawa K, et al. Selective expression of a novel surface molecule by human Th2 cells in vivo. J Immunol. 1999; 162(3):1278-1286. (Biology). View Reference
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