The 2D10.4 monoclonal antibody, also known as 2D10, specifically recognizes CD80 which is otherwise known as Activation B7-1 antigen (B7-1), B7.1, or B7. This ~60 kDa single-pass type I transmembrane glycoprotein is encoded by CD80 (CD80 molecule) that belongs to the immunoglobulin gene superfamily (IgSF). CD80 (B7-1) is comprised of an extracellular region with an IgV-like domain followed by an IgC-like domain, a transmembrane region and a cytoplasmic tail. It is variably expressed on activated B cells, activated CD4+ and CD8+ T cells, macrophages, and dendritic cells. CD80 (B7-1) serves as a ligand for the CD28 and CD152 (CTLA-4) coreceptors that are differentially expressed on T cells. CD80 (B7-1) engagement of CD28 costimulates T cells activated through their TCR-CD3 complex whereas its interaction with CD152 (CTLA-4) generates an inhibitory signal for T cell responses.
The antibody was conjugated to BD Horizon BB700, which is part of the BD Horizon Brilliant™ Blue family of dyes. It is a polymer-based tandem dye developed exclusively by BD Biosciences. With an excitation max of 485 nm and an emission max of 693 nm, BD Horizon BB700 can be excited by the 488 nm laser and detected in a standard PerCP-Cy™5.5 set (eg, 695/40-nm filter). This dye provides a much brighter alternative to PerCP-Cy5.5 with less cross laser excitation off the 405 nm and 355 nm lasers.