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Alexa Fluor® 700 Mouse Anti-Human CD8
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Alexa Fluor® 700 Mouse Anti-Human CD8

Flow cytometric analysis of CD8 expression on Rhesus macaque peripheral blood lymphocytes. Rhesus macaque whole blood was stained with Alexa Fluor® 700 Mouse anti-Human CD8 antibody (Cat. No. 561453/561026; solid line histogram) or with an Alexa Fluor® 700 Mouse IgG1, κ Isotype Control (Cat. No. 557882; dashed line histogram). The erythrocytes were lysed with BD PharmLyse™ Lysing Buffer (Cat. No. 555899). The fluorescence histograms were derived from events with the forward and side light-scatter characteristics of viable lymphocytes. Flow cytometry was performed using a BD™ LSR II Flow Cytometer System.

Flow cytometric analysis of CD8 expression on Rhesus macaque peripheral blood lymphocytes. Rhesus macaque whole blood was stained with Alexa Fluor® 700 Mouse anti-Human CD8 antibody (Cat. No. 561453/561026; solid line histogram) or with an Alexa Fluor® 700 Mouse IgG1, κ Isotype Control (Cat. No. 557882; dashed line histogram). The erythrocytes were lysed with BD PharmLyse™ Lysing Buffer (Cat. No. 555899). The fluorescence histograms were derived from events with the forward and side light-scatter characteristics of viable lymphocytes. Flow cytometry was performed using a BD™ LSR II Flow Cytometer System.

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BD Pharmingen™
CD8α; CD8A; CD8 alpha; Leu2; MAL; T8; p32
Rhesus, Cynomolgus, Baboon (QC Testing), Human (Tested in Development)
Mouse IgG1, κ
Human CD8a
Flow cytometry (Routinely Tested)
5 µl
IV T171; V T-CD08.03; VI 6T-CD8.1, 6T-081
925
AB_10643765
Aqueous buffered solution containing protein stabilizer and ≤0.09% sodium azide.
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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 Alexa Fluor® 700 under optimum conditions, and unreacted Alexa Fluor® 700 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. 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. Alexa Fluor® 700 has an adsorption maximum of ~700nm and a peak fluorescence emission of ~720nm. Before staining cells with this reagent, please confirm that your flow cytometer is capable of exciting the fluorochrome and discriminating the resulting fluorescence.
  5. Species cross-reactivity detected in product development may not have been confirmed on every format and/or application.
  6. The Alexa Fluor®, Pacific Blue™, and Cascade Blue® dye antibody conjugates in this product are sold under license from Molecular Probes, Inc. for research use only, excluding use in combination with microarrays, or as analyte specific reagents. The Alexa Fluor® dyes (except for Alexa Fluor® 430), Pacific Blue™ dye, and Cascade Blue® dye are covered by pending and issued patents.
  7. Alexa Fluor® is a registered trademark of Molecular Probes, Inc., Eugene, OR.
  8. For fluorochrome spectra and suitable instrument settings, please refer to our Multicolor Flow Cytometry web page at www.bdbiosciences.com/colors.
  9. Please refer to www.bdbiosciences.com/us/s/resources for technical protocols.
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Antibody Details
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RPA-T8

The RPA-T8 monoclonal antibody specifically binds to CD8 alpha (CD8α). CD8α is a type I transmembrane glycoprotein and a member of the immunoglobulin superfamily. CD8α is expressed by the majority of thymocytes, by subpopulations of  αβ T cells and γδ T cells and by some NK cells. Cell surface CD8α is expressed either as a disulfide-linked homodimer (CD8αα) or as a heterodimer (CD8αβ) when disulfide-bonded to a CD8 beta chain (CD8β). CD8-positive αβ T cells coexpress both CD8αα homodimers and CD8αβ heterodimers whereas some γδ T cells and NK cells express CD8αα homodimers.  CD8 plays important roles in T cell activation and selection. The extracellular IgSF domain of CD8α binds to a non-polymorphic determinant on HLA class I molecules (α3 domain) and enables CD8 to function as a co-receptor with MHC class I-restricted TCR during T cell recognition of antigen. The cytoplasmic domain of CD8α associates with Lck, a Src family protein tyrosine kinase that is involved in intracellular signaling. The RPA-T8 and HIT8a monoclonal antibodies are not cross-blocking.  This clone has been reported to react with a subset of peripheral blood lymphocytes, but not monocytes nor granuloyctes, of baboon and both rhesus and cynomolgus macaque monkey. In general, a higher frequency of CD8+ and CD4+CD8+ lymphocytes are observed in non-human primates compared to normal human donors.

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Alexa Fluor™ 700
Alexa Fluor™ 700 dye is part of the BD red family of dyes. This is a small organic fluorochrome with an excitation maximum (Ex Max) at 697 nm and an emission maximum (Em Max) at 719-nm. Alexa Fluor™ 700 is designed to be excited by the Red (627–640-nm) laser and detected using an optical filter centered near 720-nm (e.g., a 720/40-nm bandpass filter). Please ensure that your instrument’s configurations (lasers and optical filters) are appropriate for this dye.
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Alexa Fluor™ 700
Red 627-640 nm
697 nm
719 nm
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Citations & References
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Development References (5)

  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. 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
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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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