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BB515 Rat Anti-Mouse CD326
BB515 Rat Anti-Mouse CD326

Two-color flow cytometric analysis of CD326 expression on mouse thymocytes and splenic T lymphocytes. BALB/c mouse thymocytes and splenic leucocytes were preincubated with Purified Rat Anti-Mouse CD16/CD32 antibody (Mouse BD Fc Block™) (Cat. No. 553141/553142) and stained with BD Horizon™ BB515 Rat IgG2a, κ Isotype Control (Cat. No. 564418) or BD Horizon™ BB515 Rat Anti-Mouse CD326 antibody (Cat. No. 565425).

       Left Panel: Thymocytes were further stained with APC Rat Anti-Mouse CD4 (553047/553046/561835) and PE Rat Anti-Mouse CD8a (553031/553030/561966) antibodies. The CD326 (solid line histogram) and Ig Isotype Control (dashed line histogram) fluorescence histograms were derived from CD4- and CD8-negative gated events with the forward and side light-scatter characteristics of viable thymocytes.

       Middle and Right Panels: The splenic leucocytes were further stained with APC Hamster Anti-Mouse CD3e (Cat. No. 553066/561826) and BD Horizon PE-CF594 Rat Anti-Mouse CD25 (Cat. No. 562694/562695) antibodies. Two-color flow cytometric contour plots showing the correlated expression of Ig Isotype control staining (Middle Panel) or CD326 (Right Panel) versus CD3e were derived from CD25+ gated events with the forward and side light-scatter characteristics of viable splenic leucocytes. A small population of CD3+CD25+CD326+ cells were detected (Right Panel), whereas the CD25- T cells do not express detectable levels of CD326 (data not shown).

       Flow cytometric analysis was performed using a BD™ LSR II Flow Cytometer System.

Two-color flow cytometric analysis of CD326 expression on mouse thymocytes and splenic T lymphocytes. BALB/c mouse thymocytes and splenic leucocytes were preincubated with Purified Rat Anti-Mouse CD16/CD32 antibody (Mouse BD Fc Block™) (Cat. No. 553141/553142) and stained with BD Horizon™ BB515 Rat IgG2a, κ Isotype Control (Cat. No. 564418) or BD Horizon™ BB515 Rat Anti-Mouse CD326 antibody (Cat. No. 565425).

       Left Panel: Thymocytes were further stained with APC Rat Anti-Mouse CD4 (553047/553046/561835) and PE Rat Anti-Mouse CD8a (553031/553030/561966) antibodies. The CD326 (solid line histogram) and Ig Isotype Control (dashed line histogram) fluorescence histograms were derived from CD4- and CD8-negative gated events with the forward and side light-scatter characteristics of viable thymocytes.

       Middle and Right Panels: The splenic leucocytes were further stained with APC Hamster Anti-Mouse CD3e (Cat. No. 553066/561826) and BD Horizon PE-CF594 Rat Anti-Mouse CD25 (Cat. No. 562694/562695) antibodies. Two-color flow cytometric contour plots showing the correlated expression of Ig Isotype control staining (Middle Panel) or CD326 (Right Panel) versus CD3e were derived from CD25+ gated events with the forward and side light-scatter characteristics of viable splenic leucocytes. A small population of CD3+CD25+CD326+ cells were detected (Right Panel), whereas the CD25- T cells do not express detectable levels of CD326 (data not shown).

       Flow cytometric analysis was performed using a BD™ LSR II Flow Cytometer System.

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BD Horizon™
Ep-CAM; EGP; EGP-2; Egp314; GA733-2; TROP1; Tacsd1; Tacstd1; Ly74; gp40
Mouse (QC Testing)
Rat SD, also known as Sprague-Dawley (outbred) IgG2a, κ
Glycoconjugates from BALB/c mouse-derived TE-71 medullary thymic epithelial cell line
Flow cytometry (Routinely Tested)
0.2 mg/ml
AB_2739232
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 with BD Horizon™ BB515 under optimum conditions and unconjugated antibody was removed.

Recommended Assay Procedures

BD™ CompBeads can be used as surrogates to assess fluorescence spillover (Compensation).  When fluorochrome conjugated antibodies are bound to CompBeads, they have spectral properties very similar to cells.   However, for some fluorochromes there can be small differences in spectral emissions compared to cells, resulting in spillover values that differ when compared to biological controls.  It is strongly recommended that when using a reagent for the first time, users compare the spillover on cells and CompBead to ensure that BD Comp beads are appropriate for your specific cellular application.

For optimal and reproducible results, BD Horizon Brilliant Stain Buffer should be used anytime two or more BD Horizon Brilliant dyes are used in the same experiment.  Fluorescent dye interactions may cause staining artifacts which may affect data interpretation.  The BD Horizon Brilliant Stain Buffer was designed to minimize these interactions.  More information can be found in the Technical Data Sheet of the BD Horizon Brilliant Stain Buffer (Cat. No. 563794/566349) or the BD Horizon Brilliant Stain Buffer Plus (Cat. No. 566385).

For optimal results, it is recommended to perform 2 washes after staining with antibodies. Cells may be prepared, stained with antibodies and washed twice with wash buffer per established protocols for immunofluorescence staining, prior to acquisition on a flow cytometer. Performing fewer than the recommended wash steps may lead to increased spread of the negative population.

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. The manufacture, use, sale, offer for sale, or import of this product is subject to one or more patents or pending applications. This product, and only in the amount purchased by buyer, may be used solely for buyer’s own internal research, in a manner consistent with the accompanying product literature. No other right to use, sell or otherwise transfer (a) this product, or (b) its components is hereby granted expressly, by implication or by estoppel. Diagnostic uses require a separate license.
  5. For fluorochrome spectra and suitable instrument settings, please refer to our Multicolor Flow Cytometry web page at www.bdbiosciences.com/colors.
  6. Please refer to http://regdocs.bd.com to access safety data sheets (SDS).
  7. Please refer to www.bdbiosciences.com/us/s/resources for technical protocols.
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Antibody Details
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G8.8

The G8.8 monoclonal antibody recognizes CD326/Ep-CAM (Epithelial Cell Adhesion Molecule), also known as gp40 in the mouse and by a variety of names (including GA733-2, CO17-1A, and EGP) in the human.  In the mouse, Ep-CAM is a 40-42 kDa cell-surface type 1 transmembrane glycoprotein expressed on thymic epithelial cells, thymic dendritic cells, immature thymocytes, a small subset of peripheral T lymphocytes, intestinal epithelium, kidney-collecting tubule epithelium, keratinocytes, Langerhans cells and lymph node and splenic dendritic cells. Profiles of Ep-CAM expression on fetal thymocytes and on the CD4[-] CD8[-], CD4[+] CD8[+], CD4[-] CD8[+], and CD4[+] CD8[-] subsets of adult thymocytes have been published.  In unrelated studies, mouse Ep-CAM mRNA was detected in tissues containing epithelial cells (kidney, stomach, intestine, lung, and thymus) and in plasma cells and plasmacytomas, but not in heart, muscle, liver, brain, spleen, B lymphomas, or pre-B lymphomas.  Ep-CAM is a Ca[2+] independent homophilic adhesion molecule that is proposed to play roles in the development and normal function of epithelial tissues and in the progression of carcinomas.

The antibody was conjugated to BD Horizon BB515 which is part of the BD Horizon Brilliant™ Blue family of dyes. With an Ex Max near 490 nm and an Em Max near 515 nm, BD Horizon BB515 can be excited by the blue laser (488 nm) laser and detected with a 530/30 nm filter. This dye has been exclusively developed by BD Biosciences and is up to seven times brighter than FITC with less spillover into the PE channel. Due to similar excitation and emission properties, BB515, FITC, and Alexa Fluor® 488 cannot be used simultaneously. It is not recommended to use BB515 in cocktails that include Streptavidin conjugates as it may cause high background.

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BB515
The BD Horizon Brilliant™ Blue 515 (BB515) dye is part of the BD Horizon Brilliant™ Blue family of dyes. This dye is a polymer fluorochrome with an excitation maximum (Ex Max) at 490-nm and an emission maximum (Em Max) of 515-nm. Driven by BD innovation, BB515 is designed to be excited by the blue laser (488-nm) and detected using an optical filter centered near 520-nm (e.g., 530/30-nm). BB515 reagents are significantly brighter than equivalent FITC or Alexa Fluor™ 488 reagents with less spillover into the PE detector. Please ensure that your instrument’s configurations (lasers and optical filters) are appropriate for this dye.
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BB515
Blue 488 nm
490 nm
515 nm
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Citations & References
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Development References (9)

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