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PerCP-Cy™5.5 Rat Anti-Mouse CD223
PerCP-Cy™5.5 Rat Anti-Mouse CD223

Two-color flow cytometric analysis of CD223 expression on activated mouse splenocytes. Mouse splenic leucocytes were stimulated in culture for 3 days with immobilized Purified NA/LE Hamster Anti-Mouse CD3e antibody (Cat. No. 553057). The cells were harvested, pre-incubated with Purified Rat Anti-Mouse CD16/CD32 antibody (Mouse BD Fc Block™) (Cat. No. 553141/553142) and then stained with BD Horizon™ BUV737 Rat Anti-Mouse CD3 Molecular Complex antibody (Cat. No. 564380) and either PerCP-Cy™5.5 Rat IgG1, κ Isotype Control (Cat. No. 560537; Left Panel) or PerCP-Cy™5.5 Rat Anti-Mouse CD223 antibody (Cat. No. 564673; Right Panel). Two-color flow cytometric dot plots showing the correlated expression of CD223 (or Ig Isotype control staining) versus CD3 were derived from gated events with the forward and side light-scatter characteristics of viable activated splenocytes. Flow cytometric analysis was performed using a BD™ LSR II Flow Cytometer System.

Two-color flow cytometric analysis of CD223 expression on activated mouse splenocytes. Mouse splenic leucocytes were stimulated in culture for 3 days with immobilized Purified NA/LE Hamster Anti-Mouse CD3e antibody (Cat. No. 553057). The cells were harvested, pre-incubated with Purified Rat Anti-Mouse CD16/CD32 antibody (Mouse BD Fc Block™) (Cat. No. 553141/553142) and then stained with BD Horizon™ BUV737 Rat Anti-Mouse CD3 Molecular Complex antibody (Cat. No. 564380) and either PerCP-Cy™5.5 Rat IgG1, κ Isotype Control (Cat. No. 560537; Left Panel) or PerCP-Cy™5.5 Rat Anti-Mouse CD223 antibody (Cat. No. 564673; Right Panel). Two-color flow cytometric dot plots showing the correlated expression of CD223 (or Ig Isotype control staining) versus CD3 were derived from gated events with the forward and side light-scatter characteristics of viable activated splenocytes. Flow cytometric analysis was performed using a BD™ LSR II Flow Cytometer System.

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BD Pharmingen™
Lag3; LAG-3; Lymphocyte-activation gene 3; Ly66
Mouse (QC Testing)
Rat LEW, also known as Lewis IgG1, κ
Mouse LAG3 fusion protein
Flow cytometry (Routinely Tested)
0.2 mg/ml
AB_2734764
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 PerCP-Cy5.5 under optimum conditions, and unconjugated antibody and free PerCP-Cy5.5 were removed. Storage of PerCP-Cy5.5 conjugates in unoptimized diluent is not recommended and may result in loss of signal intensity.

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. 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.
  5. PerCP-Cy5.5–labelled antibodies can be used with FITC- and R-PE–labelled reagents in single-laser flow cytometers with no significant spectral overlap of PerCP-Cy5.5, FITC, and R-PE fluorescence.
  6. PerCP-Cy5.5 is optimized for use with a single argon ion laser emitting 488-nm light. Because of the broad absorption spectrum of the tandem fluorochrome, extra care must be taken when using dual-laser cytometers, which may directly excite both PerCP and Cy5.5™. We recommend the use of cross-beam compensation during data acquisition or software compensation during data analysis.
  7. For fluorochrome spectra and suitable instrument settings, please refer to our Multicolor Flow Cytometry web page at www.bdbiosciences.com/colors.
  8. Cy is a trademark of GE Healthcare.
  9. Please refer to www.bdbiosciences.com/us/s/resources for technical protocols.
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C9B7W

The C9B7W antibody monoclonal antibody specifically binds to an epitope in the D2 domain of CD223 (LAG3), the 70-kDa protein encoded by Lymphocyte-activation gene 3 (Lag3). A fusion protein consisting of the entire extracellular region of mouse LAG3 with mouse IgG1 was used as immunogen. CD223 is a type-I membrane protein with four extracellular Ig-like domains; it is structurally homologous to CD4; and, like CD4, it binds MHC class II molecules. However, unlike CD4, it is not expressed on resting human and mouse T lymphocytes. In the mouse, as previously described in the human, CD223 expression is upregulated on T lymphocytes (both CD4+ and CD8+) activated through the T-cell receptor (TCR) and on IL-2-activated NK (LAK) cells, and it is not detected on B cells, dendritic cells, or Phorbol 12-myristate 13-acetate (PMA)-stimulated splenocytes. Studies on human peripheral T lymphocytes suggest that CD223 associates with the TCR to downregulate TCR signaling. In contrast, in vivo and in vitro evaluations of vaccination protocols in mice suggest that CD223 promotes immune responses by activating antigen-presenting cells. Furthermore, NK cells of Lag3-/- mice display defects in their capacity to kill certain tumor cells. Mouse CD223 also has been demonstrated to contribute to the suppressor function of T regulatory cells and the C9B7W antibody has been shown to inhibit this function in vitro and in vivo. Therefore, CD223 appears to play complex roles in the regulation of immune responses. Although the C9B7W antibody is unable to block the binding of MHC class II-IgG2a fusion protein to CD223, it is able to block the CD223-mediated inhibition of IL-2 production by a T-cell hybridoma responding to antigen.

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PerCP-Cy5.5
PerCP-Cy5.5 dye is part of the BD blue family of dyes. This tandem fluorochrome is comprised of a fluorescent protein complex (PerCP) with an excitation maximum (Ex Max) of 482 nm and an acceptor dye with an emission maximum (Em Max) at 676 nm. PerCP-Cy5 is designed to be excited by the blue laser (488-nm) and detected using an optical filter centered near 680 nm (e.g., a 695/40 nm bandpass filter). The donor dye can be partially excited by the Violet (405-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.
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PerCP-Cy5.5
Blue 488 nm
482 nm
676 nm
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Citations & References
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Development References (9)

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