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RB744 Rat Anti-Mouse Vβ 11 T-Cell Receptor
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BD OptiBuild™
TCR V beta 11
Mouse (Tested in Development)
Rat F344, also known as Fischer, CDF IgG2b, κ
Mouse Cytolytic T-Cell Clone OH6
Flow cytometry (Qualified)
0.2 mg/ml
100124680
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. 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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RR3-15

The RR3-15 antibody reacts with the Vβ 11 T-Cell Receptor (TCR) of mice having the b haplotype (e.g., A, C57BL, C58, DBA/1) of the Tcrb gene complex. The Tcrb-V11 gene locus is deleted in mice having the a (e.g., C57BR, C57L, SJL, SWR) and c (e.g., RIII) haplotypes. Vβ TCR-bearing T lymphocytes are clonally eliminated in mice expressing I-E and superantigens encoded by Mtv-9 (Etc-1, Mls[f], Dvb11.2) and/or Mtv-11 (Mls[f], Dvb 11.2) proviruses (e.g., AKR, BALB/c, CBA/J, C3H, DBA/2), and they are incompletely eliminated in mice expressing I-E and Mtv-8 (Mls[f], Dvb 11.1) superantigen (e.g., A). Activation of Vβ 11 TCR-expressing T cells by these determinants is dependent upon presentation by I-E. The bacterial superantigen Staphylococcal enterotoxin A (SEA) also interacts with Vβ 11 TCR, and in vivo exposure to SEA causes activation and subsequent deletion of Vβ TCR-expressing lymphocytes. Plate-bound RR3-15 antibody activates Vβ 11 TCR-bearing T cells.

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RB744
The BD Horizon RealBlue™ 744 (RB744) 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 746-nm as measured using an antibody-dye conjugate. Driven by BD® innovation, RB744 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), we recommend using an optical filter centered near 750-nm (e.g., a 750/60-nm bandpass filter).
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Blue 488 nm
498 nm
746 nm
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Development References (8)

  1. Behlke MA, Chou HS, Huppi K, Loh DY. Murine T-cell receptor mutants with deletions of beta-chain variable region genes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1986; 83(3):767-771. (Biology). View Reference
  2. Bill J, Kanagawa O, Woodland DL, Palmer E. The MHC molecule I-E is necessary but not sufficient for the clonal deletion of V beta 11-bearing T cells. J Exp Med. 1989; 169(4):1405-1419. (Immunogen). View Reference
  3. Gao EK, Kanagawa O, Sprent J. Capacity of unprimed CD4+ and CD8+ T cells expressing V beta 11 receptors to respond to I-E alloantigens in vivo. J Exp Med. 1989; 170(6):1947-1957. (Biology). View Reference
  4. Haqqi TM, Banerjee S, Anderson GD, David CS. RIII S/J (H-2r). An inbred mouse strain with a massive deletion of T cell receptor V beta genes. J Exp Med. 1989; 169(6):1903-1909. (Biology). View Reference
  5. Hodes RJ, Abe R. Mouse endogenous superantigens: Ms and Mls-like determinants encoded by mouse retroviruses.. Curr Protoc Immunol. 2001; Appendix 1:Appendix 1F. (Biology). View Reference
  6. Kruisbeek AM, Shevach EM. Proliferative assays for T cell function. Curr Protoc Immunol. 2004; 3:3.12.1-3.12.14. (Biology). View Reference
  7. McCormack JE, Callahan JE, Kappler J, Marrack PC. Profound deletion of mature T cells in vivo by chronic exposure to exogenous superantigen. J Immunol. 1993; 150(9):3785-3792. (Biology). View Reference
  8. Sugihara S, Fujiwara H, Shearer GM. Autoimmune thyroiditis induced in mice depleted of particular T cell subsets. Characterization of thyroiditis-inducing T cell lines and clones derived from thyroid lesions. J Immunol. 1993; 150(2):683-694. (Biology). View Reference
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