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APC Mouse anti-Human CD21
APC Mouse anti-Human CD21

Flow cytometric analysis of CD21 expression on Rhesus macaque peripheral blood lymphocytes. Rhesus macaque whole blood was stained with APC Mouse anti-Human CD21 (Cat. No. 561357/559867/561767; solid line histogram) or with an APC Mouse IgG1, κ Isotype Control (Cat. No. 550854; dashed line histogram). The erythrocytes were lysed with BD PharmLyse™ Lysing Buffer (Cat. No. 555899). The fluorescence histograms were derived from gated events with the forward and side light-scatter characteristics of viable lymphocytes. Flow cytometry was performed using a BD LSR™ II Flow Cytometry System.

Flow cytometric analysis of CD21 expression on Rhesus macaque peripheral blood lymphocytes. Rhesus macaque whole blood was stained with APC Mouse anti-Human CD21 (Cat. No. 561357/559867/561767; solid line histogram) or with an APC Mouse IgG1, κ Isotype Control (Cat. No. 550854; dashed line histogram). The erythrocytes were lysed with BD PharmLyse™ Lysing Buffer (Cat. No. 555899). The fluorescence histograms were derived from gated events with the forward and side light-scatter characteristics of viable lymphocytes. Flow cytometry was performed using a BD LSR™ II Flow Cytometry System.

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BD Pharmingen™
CR2; Complement receptor type 2; C3DR; EBV-R; Epstein-Barr virus receptor
Rhesus, Cynomolgus, Baboon (QC Testing), Human, Pig (Tested in Development)
Mouse IgG1, κ
Flow cytometry (Routinely Tested)
5 µl
IV B98
1380
AB_10679119
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 to APC under optimum conditions, and unconjugated antibody and free APC were 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. This APC-conjugated reagent can be used in any flow cytometer equipped with a dye, HeNe, or red diode laser.
  6. For fluorochrome spectra and suitable instrument settings, please refer to our Multicolor Flow Cytometry web page at www.bdbiosciences.com/colors.
  7. Species cross-reactivity detected in product development may not have been confirmed on every format and/or application.
  8. Please refer to www.bdbiosciences.com/us/s/resources for technical protocols.
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Antibody Details
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B-ly4

The B-ly4 monoclonal antibody specifically binds to CD21, a 145 kDa glycosylated type I integral membrane protein. CD21 is a receptor for the C3d complement fragment and for Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). CD21 is expressed on mature B cells, follicular dendritic cells, and some epithelial cells. It is also weakly expressed on the subset of mature T cells and thymocytes. CD21 plays a role in B-cell activation and proliferation. It may also play a role in modulating the function of T cells in the immune response to infections by lymphotropic viruses. Recently, CD21 was found to be part of a large complex containing CD19, CD81, and possibly other molecules.

This clone also cross-reacts with a major subset of, but not all, peripheral blood CD20+ lymphocytes of Baboon, and both Rhesus and Cynomolgus Macaque monkeys. A subset of CD3+ cells is also CD21+.

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APC
Allophycocyanin (APC), is part of the BD family of phycobiliprotein dyes. This fluorochrome is a multimeric fluorescent phycobiliprotein with excitation maximum (Ex Max) of 651 nm and an emission maximum (Em Max) at 660 nm. APC is designed to be excited by the Red (627-640 nm) laser and detected using an optical filter centered near 660 nm (e.g., a 660/20 nm bandpass filter). Please ensure that your instrument’s configurations (lasers and optical filters) are appropriate for this dye.
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APC
Red 627-640 nm
651 nm
660 nm
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Citations & References
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Development References (4)

  1. Knapp W. W. Knapp .. et al., ed. Leucocyte typing IV : white cell differentiation antigens. Oxford New York: Oxford University Press; 1989:1-1182.
  2. 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.
  3. Reimann KA, Waite BC, Lee-Parritz DE, et al. Use of human leukocyte-specific monoclonal antibodies for clinically immunophenotyping lymphocytes of rhesus monkeys. Cytometry. 1994; 17(1):102-108. (Biology). View Reference
  4. Sopper S, Stahl-Hennig C, Demuth M, Johnston IC, Dorries R, ter Meulen V. Lymphocyte subsets and expression of differentiation markers in blood and lymphoid organs of rhesus monkeys. Cytometry. 1997; 29(4):351-362. (Biology). View Reference
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