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RB545 Mouse Anti-Human CD16
RB545 Mouse Anti-Human CD16
Multiparameter flow cytometric analysis of CD16 expression on Human peripheral blood leucocyte populations. Human whole blood was stained with BD Horizon™ BV421 Mouse Anti-Human CD56 (NCAM-1) antibody (Cat. No. 568219) and with either BD Horizon™ RB545 Mouse IgG1, κ Isotype Control (Cat. No. 569284; Left Plots) or BD Horizon™ RB545 Mouse Anti-Human CD16 antibody (Cat. No. 569242/569243; Right Plots). The erythrocytes were lysed with BD FACS™ Lysing Solution (Cat. No. 349202). The bivariate pseudocolor density plots showing the correlated expression of CD16 (or Ig Isotype control staining) versus CD56 (NCAM-1) (Top Plots) or side light-scatter (SSC-A, Bottom Plots) signals were derived from gated events with the forward and side light-scatter characteristics of intact lymphocytes (Top Plots) or intact leucocytes (Bottom Plots). Samples were acquired using the BD FACSymphony™ A5 SE Cell Analyzer and spectrally unmixed using FlowJo™ v10.8 Software.
Multiparameter flow cytometric analysis of CD16 expression on Human peripheral blood leucocyte populations. Human whole blood was stained with BD Horizon™ BV421 Mouse Anti-Human CD56 (NCAM-1) antibody (Cat. No. 568219) and with either BD Horizon™ RB545 Mouse IgG1, κ Isotype Control (Cat. No. 569284; Left Plots) or BD Horizon™ RB545 Mouse Anti-Human CD16 antibody (Cat. No. 569242/569243; Right Plots). The erythrocytes were lysed with BD FACS™ Lysing Solution (Cat. No. 349202). The bivariate pseudocolor density plots showing the correlated expression of CD16 (or Ig Isotype control staining) versus CD56 (NCAM-1) (Top Plots) or side light-scatter (SSC-A, Bottom Plots) signals were derived from gated events with the forward and side light-scatter characteristics of intact lymphocytes (Top Plots) or intact leucocytes (Bottom Plots). Samples were acquired using the BD FACSymphony™ A5 SE Cell Analyzer and spectrally unmixed using FlowJo™ v10.8 Software.
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BD Horizon™
CD16;CD16A;FCGR3A;FcγRIIIA;FcRIIIa;CD16B;FCGR3B;FcγRIIIB;FcRIIIb
Human (QC Testing), Rhesus,Cynomolgus,Baboon (Tested in Development)
Mouse BALB/c x DBA/2, also known as CD2F1 or CDF1 IgG1, κ
Human polymorphonuclear leukocytes
Flow cytometry (Routinely Tested)
5 µl/test
IV N409; V MR5, NK80
2214, 2215
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 to the dye under optimum conditions and unreacted dye was removed.

Recommended Assay Procedures

BD® CompBeads can be used as surrogates to assess fluorescence spillover (compensation). When fluorochrome conjugated antibodies are bound to BD® CompBeads, they have spectral properties very similar to cells. However, for some fluorochromes there can be small differences in spectral emissions compared to cells, resulting in spillover values that differ when compared to biological controls. It is strongly recommended that when using a reagent for the first time, users compare the spillover on cells and BD® CompBeads to ensure that BD® CompBeads are appropriate for your specific cellular application.

Product Notices

  1. Please refer to www.bdbiosciences.com/us/s/resources for technical protocols.
  2. 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.
  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. 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).
  5. For fluorochrome spectra and suitable instrument settings, please refer to our Multicolor Flow Cytometry web page at www.bdbiosciences.com/colors.
  6. An isotype control should be used at the same concentration as the antibody of interest.
  7. Species cross-reactivity detected in product development may not have been confirmed on every format and/or application.
  8. Please refer to http://regdocs.bd.com to access safety data sheets (SDS).
  9. Human donor specific background has been observed in relation to the presence of anti-polyethylene glycol (PEG) antibodies, developed as a result of certain vaccines containing PEG, including some COVID-19 vaccines. We recommend use of BD Horizon Brilliant™ Stain Buffer in your experiments to help mitigate potential background. For more information visit https://www.bdbiosciences.com/en-us/support/product-notices.
  10. For U.S. patents that may apply, see bd.com/patents.
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Antibody Details
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3G8

The 3G8 monoclonal antibody specifically recognizes CD16a and CD16b, low affinity receptors for the Fc region of IgG. CD16a is ~50-65 kDa type I transmembrane glycoprotein that is encoded by FCGR3A (Fc fragment of IgG receptor IIIa) which belongs to the immunoglobulin superfamily. CD16a is also known as Fc-gamma RIII-alpha (Fc-gamma RIIIa or FcγRIIIA) or FcRIIIa and is expressed on natural killer cells, activated monocytes, macrophages, γδ T cells, immature thymocytes, and mast cells. CD16a binds immune-complexed or aggregated IgG and associates with CD247/TCRζ in NK cells and FcεRIγ chains in phagocytes and mast cells to transduce intracellular signals. CD16a functions in antibody-dependent cellular cytotoxicity (ADCC) and other antibody-dependent responses including phagocytosis, cytokine production or mediator release. CD16b is a ~48 kDa glycophosyl-phosphatidylinositol (GPI)-linked form that is encoded by FCGR3B (Fc fragment of IgG receptor IIIb). CD16b is also known as Fc-gamma RIII-beta (Fc-gamma RIIIb or FcγRIIIB) or FcRIIIb and is expressed on neutrophils and activated eosinophils. The extracellular region of CD16b is highly homologous to CD16a. CD16b also serves as a receptor for the Fc region of IgG and can bind immune-complexed or aggregated IgG and may be involved in neutrophil adhesion.

       The 3G8 antibody also crossreacts with a subset of peripheral blood lymphocytes and monocytes, but not granulocytes, of baboon, rhesus, and cynomolgus monkeys. Multicolor analysis reveals that the distribution on lymphocytes is similar to that found in human studies with the majority of CD16-positive lymphocytes being both CD3 and CD20 negative.

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RB545
The BD Horizon RealBlue™ 545 (RB545) fluorochrome is part of the BD family of blue (488-nm) laser dyes. It is a small organic fluorochrome with an excitation maximum (Ex Max) at 496-nm and an emission maximum (Em Max) at 545-nm. Driven by BD innovation, RB545 can be used on spectral cytometers and is designed to be excited by the blue (488-nm) laser with minimal excitation by the 561-nm yellow-green laser. RB545 has minimal spillover into yellow-green detectors and a brightness level similar to FITC.  Given its unique emission max, on a spectral instrument RB545 can be used simultaneously with FITC and PE to provide an additional color off of the blue laser. Please ensure that your instrument configuration (lasers and optical filters) is appropriate for this dye.
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RB545
Blue 488 nm
496 nm
545 nm
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Citations & References
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Development References (9)

  1. Fleit HB, Wright SD, Durie CJ, Valinsky JE, Unkeless JC. Ontogeny of Fc receptors and complement receptor (CR3) during human myeloid differentiation. J Clin Invest. 1984; 73(2):516-525. (Clone-specific: Flow cytometry, Fluorescence microscopy, Immunofluorescence, Immunoprecipitation, Radioimmunoassay). View Reference
  2. Fleit HB, Wright SD, Unkeless JC. Human neutrophil Fc gamma receptor distribution and structure. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1982; 79(10):3275-3279. (Immunogen: Blocking, Immunoprecipitation, Inhibition, Radioimmunoassay). View Reference
  3. Knapp W. W. Knapp .. et al., ed. Leucocyte typing IV : white cell differentiation antigens. Oxford New York: Oxford University Press; 1989:1-1182.
  4. Perussia B, Trinchieri G, Jackson A, et al. The Fc receptor for IgG on human natural killer cells: phenotypic, functional, and comparative studies with monoclonal antibodies. J Immunol. 1984; 133(1):180-189. (Clone-specific: Flow cytometry, Functional assay, Inhibition). View Reference
  5. Schmidt RE. Non-lineage/natural killer section report: new and previously defined clusters. In: Knapp W. W. Knapp .. et al., ed. Leucocyte typing IV : white cell differentiation antigens. Oxford New York: Oxford University Press; 1989:517-542.
  6. Stroncek DF, Skubitz KM, Plachta LB, et al. Alloimmune neonatal neutropenia due to an antibody to the neutrophil Fc-gamma receptor III with maternal deficiency of CD16 antigen. Blood. 1991; 77(7):1572-1580. (Clone-specific: Immunofluorescence, Immunoprecipitation). View Reference
  7. Vossebeld PJ, Homburg CH, Roos D, Verhoeven AJ. The anti-Fc gamma RIII mAb 3G8 induces neutrophil activation via a cooperative actin of Fc gamma RIIIb and Fc gamma RIIa. Int J Biochem Cell Biol. 1997; 29(3):465-473. (Clone-specific: Activation, Functional assay). View Reference
  8. Wirthmueller U, Kurosaki T, Murakami MS, Ravetch JV. Signal transduction by Fc gamma RIII (CD16) is mediated through the gamma chain. J Exp Med. 1992; 175(5):1381-1390. (Clone-specific: Activation, Functional assay). View Reference
  9. Zola H. Leukocyte and stromal cell molecules : the CD markers. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley-Liss; 2007.
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