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BV605 Mouse Anti-Rat CD314 (NKG2D)
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BD OptiBuild™
NKR-P2, Nkg2d, Nkrp2, Klrk1; NKLLR
Rat (Tested in Development)
Mouse IgG1, κ
Rat NKG2-D Recombinant Protein
Flow cytometry (Qualified)
0.2 mg/ml
Aqueous buffered solution containing ≤0.09% sodium azide.

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 BV605 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
  7. Please refer to 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 605 is covered by one or more of the following US patents: 8,110,673; 8,158,444; 8,227,187; 8,455,613; 8,575,303; 8,354,239.
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Antibody Details
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The 9C11G4 monoclonal antibody specifically binds to CD314, also known as NKG2-D, NKR-P2 and NKLLR. CD314 is encoded by Klrk1 (Killer cell lectin-like receptor subfamily K, member 1). It is a type II transmembrane glycoprotein of the C-type lectin family. This lectin-like receptor is expressed by several cell types including NK cells, NKT cells, γδ T lymphocytes and CD8-positive αβ T lymphocytes. CD314 acts as an activating receptor that can induce NK effector cell activities. NK cells can reportedly bind to members of the RAE1 family, including cell surface RAE-1L and RRLT as ligands, through their CD314 receptors. NK cells are thereby induced to secrete IFN-γ and exert cytotoxicity that may play a role in allograft rejection.

This antibody is conjugated to BD Horizon™ BV605 which is part of the BD Horizon Brilliant™ Violet family of dyes. With an Ex Max of 407-nm and Em Max of 602-nm, BD Horizon BV605 can be excited by a violet laser and detected with a standard 610/20-nm filter set. BD Horizon BV605 is a tandem fluorochrome of BD Horizon BV421 and an acceptor dye with an Em max at 605-nm. Due to the excitation of the acceptor dye by the green (532 nm) and yellow-green (561 nm) lasers, there will be significant spillover into the PE and BD Horizon PE-CF594 detectors off the green or yellow-green lasers. BD Horizon BV605 conjugates are very bright, often exhibiting brightness equivalent to PE conjugates and can be used as a third color off of the violet laser.

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Format Details
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The BD Horizon Brilliant Violet™ 605 (BV605) dye is part of the BD Horizon Brilliant Violet™ family of dyes. This tandem fluorochrome is comprised of a BV421 donor with an excitation maximum (Ex Max) of 407-nm and an acceptor dye with an emission maximum (Em Max) at 605-nm. BV605, driven by BD innovation, is designed to be excited by the violet laser (405-nm) and detected using an optical filter centered near 610-nm (e.g., a 610/20-nm bandpass filter). The acceptor dye can be excited by the yellow-green (561-nm) laser resulting in cross-laser excitation and fluorescence spillover. Please ensure that your instrument’s configurations (lasers and optical filters) are appropriate for this dye.
Violet 405 nm
407 nm
605 nm
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Citations & References
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Development References (4)

  1. Berg SF, Dissen E, Westgaard IH, Fossum S. Molecular characterization of rat NKR-P2, a lectin-like receptor expressed by NK cells and resting T cells. Int Immunol. 1998; 10(4):379-385. (Biology). View Reference
  2. Savithri B, Khar A. A transmembrane-anchored rat RAE-1-like transcript as a ligand for NKR-P2, the rat ortholog of human and mouse NKG2D. Eur J Immunol. 2006; 36(1):107-117. (Biology). View Reference
  3. Wai LE, Garcia JA, Martinez OM, Krams SM. Distinct roles for the NK cell-activating receptors in mediating interactions with dendritic cells and tumor cells. J Immunol. 2011; 186(1):222-229. (Biology). View Reference
  4. Zhuo M, Fujiki M, Wang M, et al. Identification of the rat NKG2D ligands, RAE1L and RRLT, and their role in allograft rejection. Eur J Immunol. 2010; 40(6):1748-1757. (Biology). View Reference
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