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BV421 Mouse Anti-Human CD8
BV421 Mouse Anti-Human CD8

Multiparameter Flow cytometric analysis using BD OptiBuild™ BV421 Mouse Anti-Human CD8 antibody (Cat. No. 740093) on human peripheral blood.  Flow cytometry was performed using a BD™ LSR II Flow Cytometer System.

Multiparameter Flow cytometric analysis using BD OptiBuild™ BV421 Mouse Anti-Human CD8 antibody (Cat. No. 740093) on human peripheral blood.  Flow cytometry was performed using a BD™ LSR II Flow Cytometer System.

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BD OptiBuild™
CD8α; CD8A; CD8 alpha; Leu2a; MAL; T8; p32
Human (Tested in Development)
Mouse BALB/c IgG1, κ
Human Peripheral Blood T Cells
Flow cytometry (Qualified)
0.2 mg/ml
I T51,74; III T118,152,571
925
AB_2739852
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 BV421 under optimal conditions that minimize unconjugated dye and antibody.

Recommended Assay Procedures

For optimal and reproducible results, BD Horizon Brilliant Stain Buffer should be used anytime two or more BD Horizon Brilliant dyes (including BD OptiBuild Brilliant reagents) 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).

Product Notices

  1. This antibody was developed for use in flow cytometry.
  2. The production process underwent stringent testing and validation to assure that it generates a high-quality conjugate with consistent performance and specific binding activity. However, verification testing has not been performed on all conjugate lots.
  3. Researchers should determine the optimal concentration of this reagent for their individual applications.
  4. An isotype control should be used at the same concentration as the antibody of interest.
  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. Please refer to www.bdbiosciences.com/us/s/resources for technical protocols.
  8. 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.
  9. BD Horizon Brilliant Violet 421 is covered by one or more of the following US patents: 8,158,444; 8,362,193; 8,575,303; 8,354,239.
  10. Pacific Blue™ is a trademark of Molecular Probes, Inc., Eugene, OR.
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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™ BV421 which is part of the BD Horizon Brilliant™ Violet family of dyes. With an Ex Max of 407-nm and Em Max at 421-nm, BD Horizon BV421 can be excited by the violet laser and detected in the standard Pacific Blue™ filter set (eg, 450/50-nm filter). BD Horizon BV421 conjugates are very bright, often exhibiting a 10 fold improvement in brightness compared to Pacific Blue conjugates.

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BV421
The BD Horizon Brilliant Violet™ 421 (BV421) Dye is part of the BD Horizon Brilliant Violet™ family of dyes. This polymer-technology based dye has an excitation maximum (Ex Max) of 407-nm and an emission maximum (Em Max) at 423-nm. Driven by BD innovation, BV421 is designed to be excited by the violet laser (405-nm) and detected using an optical filter centered near 420-nm (e.g., a 431/28-nm or 450/50-nm bandpass filter). BV421 is an ideal alternative for V450 as it is approximately ten times brighter with less spillover into the BV510/V500 detector. Please ensure that your instrument’s configurations (lasers and optical filters) are appropriate for this dye.
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BV421
Violet 405 nm
407 nm
423 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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