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APC-H7 Mouse Anti-Human HLA-DR
APC-H7 Mouse Anti-Human HLA-DR

Flow cytometric analysis of HLA-DR expression on human peripheral blood lymphocytes. Whole blood was stained with either APC-H7 Mouse anti-Human HLA-DR antibody (Cat. No. 561358; solid line histogram) or with an APC-H7 Mouse IgG2a, κ Isotype Control (Cat. No. 560897; dashed line histogram). The erythrocytes were lysed with BD PharmLyse™ Lysing Buffer (Cat. No. 555899). The fluorescence histograms were derived from events with the forward and side light-scatter characteristics of viable lymphocytes. Flow cytometry was performed using a BD™ LSR II Flow Cytometer System.

Flow cytometric analysis of HLA-DR expression on human peripheral blood lymphocytes. Whole blood was stained with either APC-H7 Mouse anti-Human HLA-DR antibody (Cat. No. 561358; solid line histogram) or with an APC-H7 Mouse IgG2a, κ Isotype Control (Cat. No. 560897; dashed line histogram). The erythrocytes were lysed with BD PharmLyse™ Lysing Buffer (Cat. No. 555899). The fluorescence histograms were derived from events with the forward and side light-scatter characteristics of viable lymphocytes. Flow cytometry was performed using a BD™ LSR II Flow Cytometer System.

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BD Pharmingen™
MHC class II antigen; HLA class II histocompatibility antigen
Human (QC Testing), Rhesus, Cynomolgus, Baboon (Tested in Development), Dog (Reported)
Mouse IgG2a, κ
Flow cytometry (Routinely Tested)
5 µl
AB_10611876
Aqueous buffered solution containing BSA, 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 with APC-H7 under optimum conditions, and unconjugated antibody and APC-H7 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. An isotype control should be used at the same concentration as the antibody of interest.
  3. Source of all serum proteins is from USDA inspected abattoirs located in the United States.
  4. 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.
  5. Please observe the following precautions: Absorption of visible light can significantly alter the energy transfer occurring in any tandem fluorochrome conjugate; therefore, we recommend that special precautions be taken (such as wrapping vials, tubes, or racks in aluminum foil) to prevent exposure of conjugated reagents, including cells stained with those reagents, to room illumination.
  6. For fluorochrome spectra and suitable instrument settings, please refer to our Multicolor Flow Cytometry web page at www.bdbiosciences.com/colors.
  7. BD APC-H7 is a tandem conjugate and an analog of APC-Cy7 with the same spectral properties. It has decreased intensity but it is engineered for greater stability and less spillover in the APC channel and consequently offers better performance than APC-Cy7. It has an absorption maximum of approximately 650 nm. When excited by light from a red laser, the APC fluorochrome can transfer energy to the cyanine dye, which then emits at a longer wavelength. The resulting fluorescent emission maximum is approximately 767 nm. BD recommends that a 750-nm longpass filter be used along with a red-sensitive detector such as the Hamamatsu R3896 PMT. As with APC-Cy7 special filters are required when using APC-H7 in conjunction with APC. Note: Although our APC-H7 products demonstrate higher lot-to lot consistency than other APC tandem conjugate products, and every effort is made to minimize the lot-to-lot variation in residual emission from APC, it is strongly recommended that every lot be tested for differences in the amount of compensation required and that individual compensation controls are run for each APC-H7 conjugate.
  8. Although BD APC-H7 is engineered to minimize spillover to the APC channel and is more stable and less affected by light, temperature, and formaldehyde-based fixatives, compared to other APC-cyanine tandem dyes, it is still good practice to minimize as much as possible, any light, temperature and fixative exposure when working with all fluorescent conjugates.
  9. Cy is a trademark of GE Healthcare.
  10. Species cross-reactivity detected in product development may not have been confirmed on every format and/or application.
  11. Please refer to www.bdbiosciences.com/us/s/resources for technical protocols.
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Antibody Details
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G46-6

The G46-6 monoclonal antibody specifically binds to HLA-DR, a major histocompatibility complex (MHC) class II antigen. HLA-DR antigens are encoded by genes within the Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA) Complex located on chromosome 6. HLA-DR is a transmembrane heterodimeric glycoprotein composed of an α chain (36 kDa) and a β subunit (27 kDa) expressed primarily on antigen presenting cells: B cells, dendritic cells, monocytes, macrophages, and thymic epithelial cells. HLA-DR is also expressed on activated T cells. This molecule plays a major role in mediating cellular interactions during antigen presentation to CD4-positive T cells.

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APC-H7
The BD Horizon™ APC-H7 dye is a part of the BD APC red family of dyes. This tandem fluorochrome is comprised of a Allophycocyanin (APC) donor that has excitation maxima (Ex Max) of 659 nm and an acceptor dye, H7, with an emission maximum (Em Max) at 782 nm. APC-H7, driven by BD innovation, is designed to be excited by the Red (627-640 nm) laser and detected using an optical filter centered near 780 nm (e.g., a 760/60 nm bandpass filter). Please ensure that your instrument’s configurations (lasers and optical filters) are appropriate for this dye.
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APC-H7
Red 627-640 nm
659 nm
782 nm
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Citations & References
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Development References (6)

  1. Barclay NA, Brown MH, Birkeland ML, et al, ed. The Leukocyte Antigen FactsBook. San Diego, CA: Academic Press; 1997.
  2. Dieckmann D, Plottner H, Berchtold S, Berger T, Schuler G. Ex vivo isolation and characterization of CD4(+)CD25(+) T cells with regulatory properties from human blood. J Exp Med. 2001; 193(11):1303-1310. (Clone-specific: Flow cytometry). View Reference
  3. Ibisch C, Pradal G, Bach JM, Lieubeau B. Functional canine dendritic cells can be generated in vitro from peripheral blood mononuclear cells and contain a cytoplasmic ultrastructural marker.. J Immunol Methods. 2005; 298(1-2):175-82. (Clone-specific). View Reference
  4. Kitani A, Chua K, Nakamura K, Strober W. Activated self-MHC-reactive T cells have the cytokine phenotype of Th3/T regulatory cell 1 T cells. J Immunol. 2000; 165(2):691-702. (Clone-specific: Flow cytometry). View Reference
  5. Moran TP, Collier M, McKinnon KP, Davis NL, Johnston RE, Serody JS. A novel viral system for generating antigen-specific T cells. J Immunol. 2008; 175(5):3431-3438. (Clone-specific: Flow cytometry). View Reference
  6. Sorg RV, Kogler G, Wernet P. Identification of cord blood dendritic cells as an immature CD11c- population. Blood. 1999; 93(7):2302-2307. (Clone-specific: Flow cytometry). View Reference
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