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BUV615 Mouse Anti-Human CD8
BUV615 Mouse Anti-Human CD8

Multiparameter flow cytometric analysis of CD8 expression on human peripheral blood leucocyte populations. Whole blood was stained with either BD Horizon BUV615 Mouse IgG1, κ Isotype Control (Cat. No. 612986; Left Plot) or BD Horizon BUV615 Mouse Anti-Human CD8 antibody (Cat. No. 612994/612995; Right Plot). The erythrocytes were lysed with BD FACS™ Lysing Solution (Cat. No. 349202). A two-parameter pseudocolor density plot showing the correlated expression of CD8 (or Ig Isotype control staining) versus side light-scatter (SSC-A) signals was derived from gated events with the forward and side light-scatter characteristics of intact leucocyte populations. Flow cytometry and data analysis were performed using a BD LSRFortessa™ X-20 Cell Analyzer System and FlowJo™ software.

Multiparameter flow cytometric analysis of CD8 expression on human peripheral blood leucocyte populations. Whole blood was stained with either BD Horizon BUV615 Mouse IgG1, κ Isotype Control (Cat. No. 612986; Left Plot) or BD Horizon BUV615 Mouse Anti-Human CD8 antibody (Cat. No. 612994/612995; Right Plot). The erythrocytes were lysed with BD FACS™ Lysing Solution (Cat. No. 349202). A two-parameter pseudocolor density plot showing the correlated expression of CD8 (or Ig Isotype control staining) versus side light-scatter (SSC-A) signals was derived from gated events with the forward and side light-scatter characteristics of intact leucocyte populations. Flow cytometry and data analysis were performed using a BD LSRFortessa™ X-20 Cell Analyzer System and FlowJo™ software.

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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_2870266
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 the dye under optimum conditions and unconjugated antibody and free dye were removed.

Recommended Assay Procedures

     BD™ CompBeads can be used as surrogates to assess fluorescence spillover (Compensation).  When fluorochrome conjugated antibodies are bound to BD 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 BD CompBead to ensure that BD CompBeads 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).

     Note:  When using high concentrations of antibody, background binding of this dye to erythroid cell subsets (mature erythrocytes and precursors) has been observed.  For researchers studying these cell populations, or in cases where light scatter gating does not adequately exclude these cells from the analysis, this background may be an important factor to consider when selecting reagents for panel(s).

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. 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. For fluorochrome spectra and suitable instrument settings, please refer to our Multicolor Flow Cytometry web page at www.bdbiosciences.com/colors.
  5. BD Horizon Brilliant Stain Buffer is covered by one or more of the following US patents: 8,110,673; 8,158,444; 8,575,303; 8,354,239.
  6. BD Horizon Brilliant Ultraviolet 615 is covered by one or more of the following US patents: 8,110,673; 8,158,444; 8,227,187; 8,575,303; 8,354,239.
  7. Please refer to http://regdocs.bd.com to access safety data sheets (SDS).
  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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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.

The antibody was conjugated to BD Horizon BUV615 which is part of the BD Horizon Brilliant™ Ultraviolet family of dyes. This dye is a tandem fluorochrome with an Ex Max near 350 nm and an Em Max near 615 nm. BD Horizon Brilliant BUV615 can be excited by the ultraviolet laser (355 nm) and detected with a 610/20 filter and a 595 nm LP.  Due to the excitation of the acceptor dye by the blue/yellow-green laser line, there may be significant spillover into channels detecting PE-CF594 like emissions (eg, 610/20-nm filter).

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BUV615
The BD Horizon Brilliant™ Ultraviolet 615 (BUV615) Dye is part of the BD Horizon Brilliant™ Ultraviolet family of dyes. This tandem fluorochrome is comprised of a BUV395 donor with an excitation maximum (Ex Max) of 350-nm and an acceptor dye with an emission maximum (Em Max) at 615-nm. BUV615, driven by BD innovation, is designed to be excited by the ultraviolet laser (355 nm) and detected using an optical filter centered near 615-nm (e.g, 610/20 bandpass filter). The acceptor dye can be excited by the Blue (488-nm) and yellow-green (561-nm) lasers resulting in cross-laser excitation and fluorescence spillover. Please ensure that your instrument’s configurations (lasers and optical filters) are appropriate for this dye.
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Ultraviolet 355 nm
350 nm
615 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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