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RB705 Rat Anti-Mouse TSPAN8
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BD OptiBuild™
tetraspanin-8; tspan-8; Tm4sf3; Tspan8
Mouse (Tested in Development)
Rat IgG2b, κ
Mouse Tspan8 Transfected Cell Line
Flow cytometry (Qualified)
0.2 mg/ml
216350
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 that minimize unconjugated dye and antibody.

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 refer to http://regdocs.bd.com to access safety data sheets (SDS).
  3. For U.S. patents that may apply, see bd.com/patents.
  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. Since applications vary, each investigator should titrate the reagent to obtain optimal results.
  6. The production process underwent stringent testing and validation to assure that it generates a high-quality conjugate with consistent performance and specific binding activity. However, verification testing has not been performed on all conjugate lots.
  7. 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.
  8. When using high concentrations of antibody, background binding of this dye to erythroid fragments produced by ammonium chloride-based lysis, such as with BD Pharm Lyse™ Lysing Buffer (Cat. No. 555899), has been observed when the antibody conjugate was present during the lysis procedure. This may cause nonspecific staining of target cells, such as leukocytes, which have bound the resulting erythroid fragments. This background can be mitigated by any of the following: titrating the antibody conjugate to a lower concentration, fixing samples with formaldehyde, or removing erythrocytes before staining (eg, gradient centrifugation or pre-lysis with wash). This background has not been observed when cells were lysed with BD FACS™ Lysing Solution (Cat. No. 349202) after staining.
  9. For fluorochrome spectra and suitable instrument settings, please refer to our Multicolor Flow Cytometry web page at www.bdbiosciences.com/colors.
  10. An isotype control should be used at the same concentration as the antibody of interest.
  11. Cy is a trademark of Global Life Sciences Solutions Germany GmbH or an affiliate doing business as Cytiva.
  12. Please observe the following precautions: We recommend that special precautions be taken (such as wrapping vials, tubes, or racks in aluminum foil) to protect exposure of conjugated reagents, including cells stained with those reagents, to any room illumination. Absorption of visible light can significantly affect the emission spectra and quantum yield of tandem fluorochrome conjugates.
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Antibody Details
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657909

The 657909 monoclonal antibody specifically recognizes Tetraspanin-8 (TSPAN8) that belongs to the Transmembrane 4 (Tetraspanin) superfamily (TM4SF). This molecule is also known as Transmembrane 4 superfamily member 3 (TM4SF3). TSPAN8 is a protein that spans the membrane four times with transmembrane segments and has intracellular N- and C-termini. TSPAN8 has a small and a large extracellular loop that can mediate dimerization and association with other molecules including integrins, proteases, or cell signaling receptors. TSPAN8 is variably expressed on hematopoietic progenitor cells, spermatogonial stem cells, epithelial cells, and some tumor cells.  TSPAN8 is involved in epithelial wound healing and may contribute to tumor cell metastasis.

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Format Details
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RB705
The BD Horizon RealBlue™ 705 (RB705) Dye is part of the BD® family of blue dyes. It is a tandem fluorochrome with an excitation maximum (Ex Max) at 498-nm and an emission maximum (Em Max) at 707-nm as measured using an antibody-dye conjugate. Driven by BD® innovation, RB705 can be used on both spectral and conventional cytometers and is designed to be excited by the Blue laser (488-nm) with minimal excitation by the 561-nm Yellow-Green laser. For conventional instruments equipped with a Blue laser (488-nm), RB705 can be used as an alternative to PerCP-Cy5.5 or BB700 and we recommend using an optical filter centered near 710-nm (e.g., a 695/40 or 710/50-nm bandpass filter). For spectral instruments equipped with a Blue laser (488-nm), it can be used in conjunction with PerCP-Cy5.5. RB705 is on average brighter than PerCP-Cy5.5 and BB700, and has minimal spillover into Yellow-Green detectors.
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Blue 488 nm
498 nm
707 nm
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Citations & References
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Development References (4)

  1. Fu NY, Rios AC, Pal B, et al. Identification of quiescent and spatially restricted mammary stem cells that are hormone responsive.. Nat Cell Biol. 2017; 19(3):164-176. (Clone-specific: Flow cytometry, Fluorescence activated cell sorting). View Reference
  2. Lü J, Izvolsky KI, Qian J, Cardoso WV. Identification of FGF10 targets in the embryonic lung epithelium during bud morphogenesis.. J Biol Chem. 2005; 280(6):4834-41. (Biology). View Reference
  3. Mutoji K, Singh A, Nguyen T, et al. TSPAN8 Expression Distinguishes Spermatogonial Stem Cells in the Prepubertal Mouse Testis.. Biol Reprod. 2016; 95(6):117. (Clone-specific: Flow cytometry, Fluorescence activated cell sorting). View Reference
  4. Yue S, Zhao K, Erb U, Rana S, Zöller M. Joint features and complementarities of Tspan8 and CD151 revealed in knockdown and knockout models.. Biochem Soc Trans. 2017; 45(2):437-447. (Biology). View Reference
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