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Alexa Fluor® 700 Mouse Anti-Human CD56 (NCAM-1)
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Alexa Fluor® 700 Mouse Anti-Human CD56 (NCAM-1)

Flow cytometric analysis of CD56 (NCAM-1) expression on human peripheral blood lymphocytes. Whole blood was stained with either Alexa Fluor® 700 Mouse Anti-Human CD56 (Cat. No. 557919; solid line histogram) or Alexa Fluor® 700 Mouse IgG1 κ Isotype Control (Cat. No. 557882; dashed line histogram). Erythrocytes were lysed with BD PharmLyse™ Lysing Buffer (Cat. No. 349202). Fluorescence histograms depicting CD56 (NCAM-1) (or Ig isotype expression) were derived from gated events with the side and forward light-scattering characteristics of viable lymphocytes. Flow cytometry was performed on a BD FACScan™ system.

Flow cytometric analysis of CD56 (NCAM-1) expression on human peripheral blood lymphocytes. Whole blood was stained with either Alexa Fluor® 700 Mouse Anti-Human CD56 (Cat. No. 557919; solid line histogram) or Alexa Fluor® 700 Mouse IgG1 κ Isotype Control (Cat. No. 557882; dashed line histogram). Erythrocytes were lysed with BD PharmLyse™ Lysing Buffer (Cat. No. 349202). Fluorescence histograms depicting CD56 (NCAM-1) (or Ig isotype expression) were derived from gated events with the side and forward light-scattering characteristics of viable lymphocytes. Flow cytometry was performed on a BD FACScan™ system.

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BD Pharmingen™
NCAM1; NCAM-1; Neural cell adhesion molecule 1; NCAM; NKH1; MSK39
Human (QC Testing)
Mouse IgG1, κ
Human NK Cells
Flow cytometry (Routinely Tested)
0.2 mg/ml
V NK75
4684
AB_396940
Aqueous buffered solution containing protein stabilizer 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 to Alexa Fluor® 700 under optimum conditions, and unreacted Alexa Fluor® 700 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 cell and CompBead to ensure that BD Comp beads are appropriate for your specific cellular application.

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. 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.
  6. This product is provided under an intellectual property license between Life Technologies Corporation and BD Businesses. The purchase of this product conveys to the buyer the non-transferable right to use the purchased amount of the product and components of the product in research conducted by the buyer (whether the buyer is an academic or for-profit entity). The buyer cannot sell or otherwise transfer (a) this product (b) its components or (c) materials made using this product or its components to a third party or otherwise use this product or its components or materials made using this product or its components for Commercial Purposes. Commercial Purposes means any activity by a party for consideration and may include, but is not limited to: (1) use of the product or its components in manufacturing; (2) use of the product or its components to provide a service, information, or data; (3) use of the product or its components for therapeutic, diagnostic or prophylactic purposes; or (4) resale of the product or its components, whether or not such product or its components are resold for use in research. For information on purchasing a license to this product for any other use, contact Life Technologies Corporation, Cell Analysis Business Unit Business Development, 29851 Willow Creek Road, Eugene, OR 97402, USA, Tel: (541) 465-8300. Fax: (541) 335-0504.
  7. Please refer to http://regdocs.bd.com to access safety data sheets (SDS).
  8. Please refer to www.bdbiosciences.com/us/s/resources for technical protocols.
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Antibody Details
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B159

The B159 monoclonal antibody specifically binds to CD56. CD56 is a heavily glycosylated adhesion protein that is present on a subpopulation of peripheral blood large granular lymphocytes that demonstrate natural killer activity. CD56 is also expressed on a subset of T cells but is not expressed on myeloid cells, erythrocytes or B cells. This antigen is a pan-NK-cell marker. CD56 is virtually identical to an isoform of the neural cell adhesion molecule (NCAM), a structure mediating homotypic and heterotypic cell-cell interactions.

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Alexa Fluor™ 700
Alexa Fluor™ 700 dye is part of the BD red family of dyes. This is a small organic fluorochrome with an excitation maximum (Ex Max) at 697 nm and an emission maximum (Em Max) at 719-nm. Alexa Fluor™ 700 is designed to be excited by the Red (627–640-nm) laser and detected using an optical filter centered near 720-nm (e.g., a 720/40-nm bandpass filter). Please ensure that your instrument’s configurations (lasers and optical filters) are appropriate for this dye.
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Alexa Fluor™ 700
Red 627-640 nm
697 nm
719 nm
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Citations & References
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Development References (7)

  1. Bennett IM, Zatsepina O, Zamai L, Azzoni L, Mikheeva T, Perussia B. Definition of a natural killer NKR-P1A+/CD56-/CD16- functionally immature human NK cell subset that differentiates in vitro in the presence of interleukin 12. J Exp Med. 1996; 184(5):1845-1856. (Biology: Flow cytometry). View Reference
  2. Crotta S, Stilla A, Wack A, et al. Inhibition of natural killer cells through engagement of CD81 by the major hepatitis C virus envelope protein. J Exp Med. 2002; 195(1):35-41. (Clone-specific: Flow cytometry). View Reference
  3. Maraiani E, Cattini L, Piacentini A, Sgobbi S, Facchini A. Distribution of Workshop NK-cell and CD56 mAb in human peripheral blood lymphocytes during aging. In: Schlossman SF. Stuart F. Schlossman .. et al., ed. Leucocyte typing V : white cell differentiation antigens : proceedings of the fifth international workshop and conference held in Boston, USA, 3-7 November, 1993. Oxford: Oxford University Press; 1995:1394-1397.
  4. Ritz J, Trinchieri G, Lanier LL. NK-cell Antigens: Section Report. In: Schlossman SF. Stuart F. Schlossman .. et al., ed. Leucocyte typing V : white cell differentiation antigens : proceedings of the fifth international workshop and conference held in Boston, USA, 3-7 November, 1993. Oxford: Oxford University Press; 1995:1367-1372.
  5. Robertson MJ, Cochran KJ, Ritz J. Characterization of surface antigens expressed by normal and neoplastic human NK cells. In: Schlossman SF. Stuart F. Schlossman .. et al., ed. Leucocyte typing V : white cell differentiation antigens : proceedings of the fifth international workshop and conference held in Boston, USA, 3-7 November, 1993. Oxford: Oxford University Press; 1995:1374-1377.
  6. Schlossman SF. Stuart F. Schlossman .. et al., ed. Leucocyte typing V : white cell differentiation antigens : proceedings of the fifth international workshop and conference held in Boston, USA, 3-7 November, 1993. Oxford: Oxford University Press; 1995.
  7. Schlossman SF. Stuart F. Schlossman .. et al., ed. Leucocyte typing V : white cell differentiation antigens : proceedings of the fifth international workshop and conference held in Boston, USA, 3-7 November, 1993. Oxford: Oxford University Press; 1995.
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