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FITC Mouse Anti-Human CD4
FITC Mouse Anti-Human CD4

Flow cytometric analysis of CD4 expression on rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta) peripheral blood lymphocytes. Whole blood was stained with either FITC Mouse IgG2a, κ Isotype Control (Cat. No. 556652; dashed line histogram) or FITC Mouse Anti-Human CD4 (Cat. No. 556615; solid line histogram). Erythrocytes were lysed with BD FACS™ Lysing Solution (Cat. No. 349202). Fluorescence histograms were derived from gated events with the side and forward light-scatter characteristics of viable lymphocytes.

Flow cytometric analysis of CD4 expression on rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta) peripheral blood lymphocytes. Whole blood was stained with either FITC Mouse IgG2a, κ Isotype Control (Cat. No. 556652; dashed line histogram) or FITC Mouse Anti-Human CD4 (Cat. No. 556615; solid line histogram). Erythrocytes were lysed with BD FACS™ Lysing Solution (Cat. No. 349202). Fluorescence histograms were derived from gated events with the side and forward light-scatter characteristics of viable lymphocytes.

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BD Pharmingen™
Rhesus, Cynomolgus, Baboon (QC Testing), Human (Tested in Development)
Mouse BALB/c IgG2a, κ
Flow cytometry (Routinely Tested)
20 µl
AB_396487
Aqueous buffered solution containing BSA 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 FITC under optimum conditions, and unreacted FITC was 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. Species cross-reactivity detected in product development may not have been confirmed on every format and/or application.
  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.
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M-T477

Clone M-T477 reacts with the human form of a 56 kDa transmembrane glycoprotein, CD4, present on the T-helper/inducer subset of normal human donor peripheral blood lymphocytes. This clone also cross-reacts with a subset of CD3-positive peripheral blood lymphoyctes, but not monocytes, of both rhesus and cynomolgus macaque monkeys. Cross-reactivity on both lymphocytes and monocytes (weak) of baboon is also observed. The distribution of M-T477 reactivity on lymphocytes is similar for both human and monkey, with the majority of CD4-positive lymphocytes being CD8-negative and lacking reactivity with antibodies to B- or NK-cell markers.

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FITC
Fluorescein (FITC) is part of the BD blue family of dyes. This is a small organic fluorochrome with an excitation maximum (Ex Max) at 494-nm and an emission maximum (Em Max) at 518-nm. FITC is designed to be excited by the Blue laser (488-nm) and detected using an optical filter centered near 520 nm (e.g., a 530/30-nm bandpass filter). Please ensure that your instrument’s configurations (lasers and optical filters) are appropriate for this dye.
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FITC
Blue 488 nm
494 nm
518 nm
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Citations & References
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Development References (6)

  1. Attanasio R, Dilley D, Buck D, et al. Structural characterization of a cross-reactive idiotype shared by monoclonal antibodies specific for the human CD4 molecule. J Biol Chem. 1991; 266(22):14611-14619. (Biology). View Reference
  2. Fry TJ, Moniuszko M, Creekmore S, et al. IL-7 therapy dramatically alters peripheral T-cell homeostasis in normal and SIV-infected nonhuman primates. Blood. 2003; 101(6):2294-2299. (Biology). View Reference
  3. Knapp W. W. Knapp .. et al., ed. Leucocyte typing IV : white cell differentiation antigens. Oxford New York: Oxford University Press; 1989:1-1182.
  4. Lin G-X, Yang X, Hollemweguer E, et al. Cross-reactivity of CD antibodies in eight animal species. In: Mason D. David Mason .. et al., ed. Leucocyte typing VII : white cell differentiation antigens : proceedings of the Seventh International Workshop and Conference held in Harrogate, United Kingdom. Oxford: Oxford University Press; 2002:519-523.
  5. Pitcher CJ, Hagen SI, Walker JM, et al. Development and homeostasis of T cell memory in rhesus macaque. J Immunol. 2002; 168(1):29-43. (Biology). View Reference
  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.
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