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FITC Rat Anti-CD11b
FITC Rat Anti-CD11b

Expression of CD11b on bone-marrow myeloid cells. BALB/c bone-marrow leukocytes were either unstained (left panel) or stained with FITC Rat Anti-CD11b (Cat. No. 553310/557396/561688, right panel). Please note that the population of cells having the lowest SSC (erythroid and lymphoid cells) show little expression of CD11b, while cells with moderate-to-high SSC (myeloid cells) are almost uniformly CD11b positive (right panel). Flow cytometry was performed on a BD FACScan™ flow cytometry system.

Expression of CD11b on bone-marrow myeloid cells. BALB/c bone-marrow leukocytes were either unstained (left panel) or stained with FITC Rat Anti-CD11b (Cat. No. 553310/557396/561688, right panel). Please note that the population of cells having the lowest SSC (erythroid and lymphoid cells) show little expression of CD11b, while cells with moderate-to-high SSC (myeloid cells) are almost uniformly CD11b positive (right panel). Flow cytometry was performed on a BD FACScan™ flow cytometry system.

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BD Pharmingen™
Itgam; Integrin alpha-M; Ly-40; Mac-1a; Mac-1 alpha; CR3A; CR-3 alpha chain
Mouse (QC Testing), Human (Tested in Development)
Rat DA, also known as DA/HA IgG2b, κ
Mouse Splenic Cells
Flow cytometry (Routinely Tested), Immunofluorescence (Reported)
0.5 mg/ml
16409
AB_396679
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 FITC under optimum conditions, and unreacted FITC was removed.

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. For fluorochrome spectra and suitable instrument settings, please refer to our Multicolor Flow Cytometry web page at www.bdbiosciences.com/colors.
  5. Species cross-reactivity detected in product development may not have been confirmed on every format and/or application.
  6. Please refer to www.bdbiosciences.com/us/s/resources for technical protocols.
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Antibody Details
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M1/70

The M1/70 monoclonal antibody specifically binds to CD11b, also known as Integrin alpha M (Itgam or αM). CD11b is a 170-kDa type 1 transmembrane glycoprotein and belongs to the Integrin alpha chain family. CD11b serves as the alpha chain of the heterodimeric Mac-1 integrin (CD11b/CD18, αMβ2), also known as complement receptor 3 (CR3). Mac-1 mediates adhesion to ICAM-1 (CD54), ICAM-2 (CD102), fibrinogen and binding to C3bi.  Mac-1 is expressed at varying levels on granulocytes, macrophages, myeloid-derived dendritic cells, natural killer cells, microglia, and B-1 B lymphocytes.  Mac-1 expression is rapidly upregulated on neutrophils after activation, in the same time period that CD62L (L-selectin) is shed from the cell surface.  The M1/70 antibody reportedly blocks cell adherence and C3bi binding but does not block cell-mediated lysis.  Cross-reaction of the M1/70 antibody with CD11b expressed on human monocytes, polymorphonuclear leukocytes, and NK cells has been reported.

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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 (11)

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