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BV480 Hamster Anti-Mouse KLRG1
BV480 Hamster Anti-Mouse KLRG1

Multiparameter flow cytometric analysis using BD OptiBuild™ BV480 Hamster Anti-Mouse KLRG1 (Cat. No. 746353) on live C57BL/6 mouse spleen. Flow cytometry was performed using a BD LSRFortessa™ X-20  Flow Cytometer System.

Multiparameter flow cytometric analysis using BD OptiBuild™ BV480 Hamster Anti-Mouse KLRG1 (Cat. No. 746353) on live C57BL/6 mouse spleen. Flow cytometry was performed using a BD LSRFortessa™ X-20  Flow Cytometer System.

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BD OptiBuild™
Klrg1; Killer cell lectin-like receptor subfamily G member 1; MAFA; 2F1 Ag
Mouse (Tested in Development)
Syrian Hamster IgG2, κ
A-LAK from C57BL/6 mice
Flow cytometry (Qualified)
0.2 mg/ml
50928
AB_2743672
Aqueous buffered solution containing ≤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 with BD Horizon BV480 under optimal conditions that minimize unconjugated dye and antibody.

Recommended Assay Procedures

For optimal and reproducible results, BD Horizon Brilliant Stain Buffer should be used anytime two or more BD Horizon Brilliant dyes (including BD OptiBuild Brilliant reagents) are used in the same experiment.  Fluorescent dye interactions may cause staining artifacts which may affect data interpretation.  The BD Horizon Brilliant Stain Buffer was designed to minimize these interactions.  More information can be found in the Technical Data Sheet of the BD Horizon Brilliant Stain Buffer (Cat. No. 563794).

Product Notices

  1. This antibody was developed for use in flow cytometry.
  2. 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.
  3. Researchers should determine the optimal concentration of this reagent for their individual applications.
  4. An isotype control should be used at the same concentration as the antibody of interest.
  5. 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.
  6. For fluorochrome spectra and suitable instrument settings, please refer to our Multicolor Flow Cytometry web page at www.bdbiosciences.com/colors.
  7. Please refer to www.bdbiosciences.com/us/s/resources for technical protocols.
  8. BD Horizon Brilliant Stain Buffer is covered by one or more of the following US patents: 8,110,673; 8,158,444; 8,575,303; 8,354,239.
  9. BD Horizon Brilliant Violet 480 is covered by one or more of the following US patents: 8,575,303; 8,354,239.
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Antibody Details
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2F1

The 2F1 monoclonal antibody specifically binds to KLRG1 (Killer cell Lectin-like Receptor G1), which is the mouse homolog of the rat mast cell function-associated antigen (MAFA), on all mouse strains tested (eg, AKR/J, BALB/c, C3H/HeN, C3H.SW, C57BL/6, DBA/1, SJL, 129/J). Unlike rat MAFA, which is expressed on mast cells, mouse KLRG1 is expressed on a large subset of NK cells, lymphokine-activated killer (LAK) cells, adherent LAK (A-LAK) cells, subsets of activated CD8+ T lymphocytes, and small fractions of CD4+ and CD8+ T cells, but not mast cells. The expression of KLRG1 is correlated with reduced proliferative capacity of activated T lymphocytes or reduced effector functions of activated NK cells. KLRG1 plays a role in the regulation of leucocytes of both the innate and adaptive immune system. The 2F1 mAb reportedly stains the rat basophilic leukemia cell line, RBL-2H3, which is known to express MAFA. The KLRG1 protein is an inhibitory lectin-like type II transmembrane receptor containing a cytoplasmic motif similar to ITIM (Immunoreceptor Tyrosine-based Inhibitory Motif); its ligand has not been identified KLRG1 is expressed mainly as a homodimeric molecule consisting of two N-glycosylated subunits of approximately 30-38 kDa. The level of KLRG1 expression is reduced in MHC class I-deficient mice, although direct binding of KLRG1 to MHC class I antigens could not be detected. Crosslinking of KLRG1 by 2F1 mAb reduces TCR-mediated Ca++ mobilization and cytotoxic responses (but not IFN-γ production) by CD8+ T cells and inhibits IFN-γ and TNF production and redirected lysis by NK cells.

The antibody was conjugated to BD Horizon™ BV480 which is part of the BD Horizon Brilliant™ Violet family of dyes. With an Ex Max of 436-nm and Em Max at 478-nm, BD Horizon BV480 can be excited by the violet laser and detected in the BD Horizon BV510 (525/40-nm) filter set.  BV480 has less spillover into the BV605 detector and, in general, is brighter than BV510.

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BV480
The BD Horizon Brilliant Violet™ 480 (BV480) Dye is part of the BD Horizon Brilliant Violet™ family of dyes. This polymer-technology fluorochrome has an excitation maximum (Ex Max) of 440-nm and an emission maximum (Em Max) of 479-nm. Driven by BD innovation, BV480 is designed to be excited by the violet laser (405-nm) and detected using an optical filter centered near 480-nm (e.g., a 525/50 bandpass filter). The increased fluorescence intensity of BV480 and narrower emission spectra, make it a good alternative for BV510 or V500. Due to its excitation profile, BV480 will also has less cross-laser excitation with the UV laser, resulting in less spillover into UV channels compared to BV510. Please ensure that your instrument’s configurations (lasers and optical filters) are appropriate for this dye.
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BV480
Violet 405 nm
440 nm
479 nm
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Citations & References
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Development References (3)

  1. Beyersdorf NB, Ding X, Karp K, Hanke T. Expression of inhibitory "killer cell lectin-like receptor G1" identifies unique subpopulations of effector and memory CD8 T cells. Eur J Immunol. 2001; 31(12):3443-3452. (Clone-specific: Bioassay, Blocking, Functional assay). View Reference
  2. Corral L, Hanke T, Vance RE, Cado D, Raulet DH. NK cell expression of the killer cell lectin-like receptor G1 (KLRG1), the mouse homolog of MAFA, is modulated by MHC class I molecules. Eur J Immunol. 2000; 30(3):920-930. (Immunogen: Flow cytometry, Immunoprecipitation). View Reference
  3. Hanke T, Corral L, Vance RE, Raulet DH. 2F1 antigen, the mouse homolog of the rat "mast cell function-associated antigen", is a lectin-like type II transmembrane receptor expressed by natural killer cells. Eur J Immunol. 1998; 28(12):4409-4417. (Clone-specific: Flow cytometry). View Reference
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