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Biotin Hamster Anti-Mouse and Rat CD178
Biotin Hamster Anti-Mouse and Rat CD178

Flow cytometric analysis of CD178 expression on activated rat T lymphocytes. T lymphocytes from LOU spleen (rat T Cell Enrichment Column, R&D Systems, Minneapolis, MN) were cultured for 7 hours in the presence of plate-bound Purified NA/LE Mouse Anti-Rat αβ T-Cell Receptor (Cat. No. 554910, top panels) and Purified NA/LE Mouse Anti-Rat CD28 (Cat. No. 554992, top panels) or on uncoated plates (bottom panels). They were simultaneously stained with FITC Mouse Anti-Rat CD4 (Cat. No. 554837, all panels) and Biotin Hamster Anti-Mouse and Rat CD178 (Cat. No. 556998; right panels) or Biotin Hamster IgG3 λ1 Isotype Control (Cat. No. 553978, left panels) antibodies, followed by Streptavidin-PE (Cat. No. 554061, all panels), then Streptavidin-PE (Cat. No. 554061, all panels). Flow cytometry was performed on a BD FACScan™ flow cytometry system.

Flow cytometric analysis of CD178 expression on activated rat T lymphocytes. T lymphocytes from LOU spleen (rat T Cell Enrichment Column, R&D Systems, Minneapolis, MN) were cultured for 7 hours in the presence of plate-bound Purified NA/LE Mouse Anti-Rat αβ T-Cell Receptor (Cat. No. 554910, top panels) and Purified NA/LE Mouse Anti-Rat CD28 (Cat. No. 554992, top panels) or on uncoated plates (bottom panels). They were simultaneously stained with FITC Mouse Anti-Rat CD4 (Cat. No. 554837, all panels) and Biotin Hamster Anti-Mouse and Rat CD178 (Cat. No. 556998; right panels) or Biotin Hamster IgG3 λ1 Isotype Control (Cat. No. 553978, left panels) antibodies, followed by Streptavidin-PE (Cat. No. 554061, all panels), then Streptavidin-PE (Cat. No. 554061, all panels). Flow cytometry was performed on a BD FACScan™ flow cytometry system.

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BD Pharmingen™
Fas Ligand; Fas-L; CD95 Ligand; CD95-L; Tnfsf6
Mouse (QC Testing), Rat (Tested in Development)
Armenian Hamster IgG3, κ
Mouse FasL transfected cells
Flow cytometry (Routinely Tested)
0.5 mg/ml
AB_396544
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 biotin under optimum conditions, and unreacted biotin was removed.

Recommended Assay Procedures

We have found that enriched splenic T cells are induced to express Fas Ligand by 6 - 8-hour culture with plate-bound Purified NA/LE Mouse Anti-Rat αβ T-Cell Receptor (Cat. No. 554910) and Purified NA/LE Mouse Anti-Rat CD28 (Cat. No. 554992). Because Fas Ligand is expressed at low density on activated cells, we recommend the use of a "bright" second-step antibody, such as Streptavidin-PE (Cat. No. 554061).

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. Although hamster immunoglobulin isotypes have not been well defined, BD Biosciences Pharmingen has grouped Armenian and Syrian hamster IgG monoclonal antibodies according to their reactivity with a panel of mouse anti-hamster IgG mAbs. A table of the hamster IgG groups, Reactivity of Mouse Anti-Hamster Ig mAbs, may be viewed at http://www.bdbiosciences.com/documents/hamster_chart_11x17.pdf.
  5. Species cross-reactivity detected in product development may not have been confirmed on every format and/or application.
  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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MFL4

The MFL4 monoclonal antibody, generated against mouse CD178 (Fas Ligand, CD95 Ligand), cross-reacts with the rat Fas Ligand antigen. MFL4 mAb detects rat Fas Ligand expressed by transfected cells, but not the parental cell line. In addition, the epitope detected by MFL4 can be induced on activated rat splenic T lymphocytes. The MFL4 mAb has been reported to inhibit killing of mouse lymphoma line A20.2J by rat FasL-transfected cells. The tissue distribution of mouse Fas Ligand has been well characterized. It is expressed at the mRNA and protein levels in a variety of tissues and cell types, including spleen, bone marrow, testis, uterus, eye, and activated lymphocytes. The expression of Fas Ligand in the rat has been detected in liver Kupffer cells, T cells in the central nervous system, spleen, and corpus luteum. MFL4 antibody reacts with the mouse Fas Ligand protein in a pattern similar to that of MFL3 antibody. Fas Ligand is a type-II transmembrane protein, a member of the TNF/NGF superfamily and a ligand for Fas (CD95). Fas Ligand and its counter-receptor CD95 are believed to participate in T-cell development, the regulation of immune responses, and cell-mediated cytotoxic mechanisms. It has been reported that human Fas Ligand is released from the surface of activated lymphocytes by metalloproteinase.

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Biotin
Biotin is a ubiquitous co-factor (also known as Vitamin B7) that has many properties that make it extremely useful for molecular biology. Biotin has an extremely high affinity for the Avidin family of proteins (Kd = 10-15 M), making it the perfect tool to link two molecules. Biotin labeled antibodies can be combined with any number of Avidin-conjugated probes in order to customize an assay to a particular need. This is especially useful in the case of magnetic cell separation using streptavidin/magnetic bead conjugates, or in the case of flow cytometry using streptavidin/fluorophore conjugates.
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