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APC-R700 Mouse Anti-Human CD8
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APC-R700 Mouse Anti-Human CD8

Flow cytometric analysis of CD8a expression on human peripheral blood lymphocytes. Whole blood was stained with either BD Horizon™ APC-R700 Mouse IgG1 κ Isotype Control (Cat. No. 564974; dashed line histogram) or BD Horizon APC-R700 Mouse Anti-Human CD8a antibody (Cat. No. 565192; solid line histogram). Erythrocytes were lysed with BD FACS Lysing Solution (Cat. No. 349202). The fluorescence histograms were derived from gated events with the forward and side light-scatter characteristics of intact lymphocytes. Flow cytometric analysis was performed using a BD LSRFortessa™ Cell Analyzer System.

Flow cytometric analysis of CD8a expression on human peripheral blood lymphocytes. Whole blood was stained with either BD Horizon™ APC-R700 Mouse IgG1 κ Isotype Control (Cat. No. 564974; dashed line histogram) or BD Horizon APC-R700 Mouse Anti-Human CD8a antibody (Cat. No. 565192; solid line histogram). Erythrocytes were lysed with BD FACS Lysing Solution (Cat. No. 349202). The fluorescence histograms were derived from gated events with the forward and side light-scatter characteristics of intact lymphocytes. Flow cytometric analysis was performed using a BD LSRFortessa™ Cell Analyzer System.

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BD Horizon™
CD8α; CD8A; CD8 alpha; Leu2a; MAL; T8; p32
Human (QC Testing), Rhesus, Cynomolgus, Baboon (Tested in Development)
Mouse BALB/c IgG1, κ
Human Peripheral Blood T Cells
Flow cytometry (Routinely Tested)
5 µl
I T51,74; III T118,152,571
925
AB_2739104
Aqueous buffered solution containing BSA, protein stabilizer, glycerol 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 with BD Horizon APC-R700 under optimum conditions, and unconjugated antibody and free BD Horizon APC-R700 were removed.

Product Notices

  1. 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).
  2. Please refer to www.bdbiosciences.com/us/s/resources for technical protocols.
  3. Alexa Fluor® is a registered trademark of Molecular Probes, Inc., Eugene, OR.
  4. Source of all serum proteins is from USDA inspected abattoirs located in the United States.
  5. 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.
  6. For fluorochrome spectra and suitable instrument settings, please refer to our Multicolor Flow Cytometry web page at www.bdbiosciences.com/colors.
  7. Species cross-reactivity detected in product development may not have been confirmed on every format and/or application.
  8. An isotype control should be used at the same concentration as the antibody of interest.
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Antibody Details
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SK1

The SK1 monoclonal antibody specifically binds to CD8 alpha (CD8α). CD8α is a type I transmembrane glycoprotein and a member of the immunoglobulin superfamily. CD8α is expressed by the majority of thymocytes, by subpopulations of  αβ T cells and γδ T cells and by some NK cells. Cell surface CD8α is expressed either as a disulfide-linked homodimer (CD8αα) or as a heterodimer (CD8αβ) when disulfide-bonded to a CD8 beta chain (CD8β). CD8-positive αβ T cells coexpress both CD8αα homodimers and CD8αβ heterodimers whereas some γδ T cells and NK cells express CD8αα homodimers.  CD8 plays important roles in T cell activation and selection. The extracellular IgSF domain of CD8α binds to a non-polymorphic determinant on HLA class I molecules (α3 domain) and enables CD8 to function as a co-receptor with MHC class I-restricted TCR during T cell recognition of antigen. The cytoplasmic domain of CD8α associates with Lck, a Src family protein tyrosine kinase that is involved in intracellular signaling.

This antibody was conjugated to BD Horizon APC-R700, which has been developed exclusively by BD Biosciences as a better alternative to Alexa Fluor® 700. APC-R700 excites and emits at similar wavelengths to Alexa Fluor® 700 yet exhibits significantly improved brightness. This dye can be excited by the red laser and detected with the same filter set as Alexa Fluor® (eg, 730/45-nm filter).

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APC-R700
The BD Horizon™ APC-R700 (APC-R700) Dye is a part of the BD APC red family of dyes. This tandem fluorochrome is comprised of an Allophycocyanin (APC) dye donor that has excitation maximum (Ex Max) of 651-nm and an acceptor dye, R700, with an emission maximum (Em Max) at 706-nm. APC-R700, driven by BD innovation, is designed to be excited by the red (627–640-nm) laser and detected using an optical filter centered near 710-nm (e.g., a 720/40-nm bandpass filter). APC-R700 is a brighter alternative to Alexa Fluor™ 700. Please ensure that your instrument’s configurations (lasers and optical filters) are appropriate for this dye.
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APC-R700
Red 627-640 nm
651 nm
706 nm
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Citations & References
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Development References (9)

  1. Bernard A, Boumsell L, Hill C. Joint report of the first international workshop on human leucocyte differentiation antigens by the investigators of the participating laboratories: T2 protocol. In: Bernard A. A. Bernard .. et al., ed. Leucocyte typing : human leucocyte differentiation antigens detected by monoclonal antibodies : specification, classification, nomenclature = Typage leucocytaire : antigènes de différenciation leucocytaire humains révélés par les anticorps monoclonaux : "Rapports des études communes". Berlin New York: Springer-Verlag; 1984:25-60.
  2. Dongworth DW, Gotch FM, Carter NP, Hildreth PDK, McMichael AJ. Inhibition of virus-specific, HLA-restricted, T cell-mediated lysis by monoclonal anti-T cell antibodies. In: Bernard A. A. Bernard .. et al., ed. Leucocyte typing : human leucocyte differentiation antigens detected by monoclonal antibodies : specification, classification, nomenclature = Typage leucocytaire : antigènes de différenciation leucocytaire humains révélés par les anticorps monoclonaux : "Rapports des études communes". Berlin New York: Springer-Verlag; 1984:320-328.
  3. Engleman EG, Benike CJ, Glickman E, Evans RL. Antibodies to membrane structures that distinguish suppressor/cytotoxic and helper T lymphocyte subpopulations block the mixed leukocyte reaction in man. J Exp Med. 1981; 154(1):193-198. (Clone-specific: Cell separation, Flow cytometry, Functional assay, Inhibition). View Reference
  4. Engleman EG, Benike CJ, Grumet FC, Evans RL. Activation of human T lymphocyte subsets: helper and suppressor/cytotoxic T cells recognize and respond to distinct histocompatibility antigens. J Immunol. 1981; 127(5):2124-2129. (Clone-specific: Cell separation, Flow cytometry, Fluorescence activated cell sorting). View Reference
  5. Evans RL, Wall DW, Platsoucas CD, et al. Thymus-dependent membrane antigens in man: inhibition of cell-mediated lympholysis by monoclonal antibodies to TH2 antigen. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1981; 78(1):544-548. (Immunogen: Flow cytometry, Functional assay, Inhibition). View Reference
  6. Jonker M, Meurs G. Monoclonal antibodies specific for B cells, cytotoxic/suppressor T cells, and a subset of cytotoxic/suppressor T cells in the Rhesus monkey. In: Bernard A. A. Bernard .. et al., ed. Leucocyte typing : human leucocyte differentiation antigens detected by monoclonal antibodies : specification, classification, nomenclature = Typage leucocytaire : antigènes de différenciation leucocytaire humains révélés par les anticorps monoclonaux : "Rapports des études communes". Berlin New York: Springer-Verlag; 1984:328-336.
  7. Ledbetter JA, Evans RL, Lipinski M, Cunningham-Rundles C, Good RA, Herzenberg LA. Evolutionary conservation of surface molecules that distinguish T lymphocyte helper/inducer and cytotoxic/suppressor subpopulations in mouse and man. J Exp Med. 1981; 153(2):310-323. (Clone-specific: Flow cytometry, Immunoprecipitation). View Reference
  8. McMichael AJ. A.J. McMichael .. et al., ed. Leucocyte typing III : white cell differentiation antigens. Oxford New York: Oxford University Press; 1987:1-1050.
  9. Warner NL, Lanier LL, Jackson A, Babcock G, Evans R. Multiparameter approaches to FACS analysis of human leucocyte cell surface antigens. In: Bernard A. A. Bernard .. et al., ed. Leucocyte typing : human leucocyte differentiation antigens detected by monoclonal antibodies. Berlin New York: Springer-Verlag; 1984:621-630.
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