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Alexa Fluor® 700 Rat Anti-Mouse CD86
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Alexa Fluor® 700 Rat Anti-Mouse CD86

Flow cytometric analysis of CD86 on mouse splenocytes.  Left Panel: LPS-stimulated C57BL/6 splenocytes (72 hr) were stained either with a Alexa Fluor® 700 Rat IgG2a, κ isotype control (shaded) or with the Alexa Fluor® 700 Rat Anti-Mouse CD86 antibody (unshaded).  Right Panel: Freshly isolated unstimulated C57BL/6 splenocytes (shaded) and LPS-stimulated C57BL/6 splenocytes (72 hr) (unshaded) were stained with the Alexa Fluor® 700 Rat Anti-Mouse CD86 antibody.  Histograms were derived from gated events based on light scattering characteristics for lymphocytes.  Flow cytometry was performed on a BD™ LSR II flow cytometry system.

Flow cytometric analysis of CD86 on mouse splenocytes.  Left Panel: LPS-stimulated C57BL/6 splenocytes (72 hr) were stained either with a Alexa Fluor® 700 Rat IgG2a, κ isotype control (shaded) or with the Alexa Fluor® 700 Rat Anti-Mouse CD86 antibody (unshaded).  Right Panel: Freshly isolated unstimulated C57BL/6 splenocytes (shaded) and LPS-stimulated C57BL/6 splenocytes (72 hr) (unshaded) were stained with the Alexa Fluor® 700 Rat Anti-Mouse CD86 antibody.  Histograms were derived from gated events based on light scattering characteristics for lymphocytes.  Flow cytometry was performed on a BD™ LSR II flow cytometry system.

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BD Pharmingen™
B7-2; Ly-58; Cd28l2; Early T-cell costimulatory molecule 1; ETC1; MB7; CLS1
Mouse (QC Testing)
Rat LOU, also known as Louvain, LOU/C, LOU/M IgG2a, κ
Mouse (CBA/Ca) LPS-activated splenic B Cells
Flow cytometry (Routinely Tested)
0.2 mg/ml
12524
AB_1727517
Aqueous buffered solution containing protein stabilizer and ≤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 Alexa Fluor® 700 under optimum conditions, and unreacted Alexa Fluor® 700 was removed.

Product Notices

  1. Since applications vary, each investigator should titrate the reagent to obtain optimal results.
  2. An isotype control should be used at the same concentration as the antibody of interest.
  3. Alexa Fluor® 700 has an adsorption maximum of ~700nm and a peak fluorescence emission of ~720nm. Before staining cells with this reagent, please confirm that your flow cytometer is capable of exciting the fluorochrome and discriminating the resulting fluorescence.
  4. Alexa Fluor® is a registered trademark of Molecular Probes, Inc., Eugene, OR.
  5. The Alexa Fluor®, Pacific Blue™, and Cascade Blue® dye antibody conjugates in this product are sold under license from Molecular Probes, Inc. for research use only, excluding use in combination with microarrays, or as analyte specific reagents. The Alexa Fluor® dyes (except for Alexa Fluor® 430), Pacific Blue™ dye, and Cascade Blue® dye are covered by pending and issued patents.
  6. 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.
  7. For fluorochrome spectra and suitable instrument settings, please refer to our Multicolor Flow Cytometry web page at www.bdbiosciences.com/colors.
  8. Please refer to www.bdbiosciences.com/us/s/resources for technical protocols.
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GL1

The GL1 antibody specifically recognizes the B7-2 (CD86) costimulatory molecule expressed on a broad spectrum of leukocytes, including B lymphocytes, T lymphocytes, thioglycollate-induced peritoneal macrophages, dendritic cells and astrocytes. CD86 is expressed at low levels by freshly explanted peripheral B and T cells, and its expression is substantially increased by a variety of T cell- and B cell-specific stimuli with a peak expression after 18-42 hours of culture. In contrast to most naive CD4+ T cells, memory CD4+ T cells express B7-2, both at the mRNA and protein level. CD86, a ligand for CD28 and CD152 (CTLA-4), is one of the accessory molecules that plays an important role in T cell-B cell costimulatory interactions. It has been shown to be involved in immunoglobulin class-switching and triggering of mouse NK cell-mediated cytotoxicity. CD80 (B7-1) is an alternate ligand for CD28 and CD152 (CTLA-4). GL1 antibody reportedly blocks MLR and stimulation of T cells by natural antigen-presenting cells. In addition, a mixture of anti-B7-1 and anti B7-2 (GL1) mAbs reportedly inhibits the in vitro interaction of CTLA-4 with its ligand and the in vivo priming of cytotoxic T lymphocytes.

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Alexa Fluor™ 700
Alexa Fluor™ 700 dye is part of the BD red family of dyes. This is a small organic fluorochrome with an excitation maximum (Ex Max) at 697 nm and an emission maximum (Em Max) at 719-nm. Alexa Fluor™ 700 is designed to be excited by the Red (627–640-nm) laser and detected using an optical filter centered near 720-nm (e.g., a 720/40-nm bandpass filter). Please ensure that your instrument’s configurations (lasers and optical filters) are appropriate for this dye.
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Alexa Fluor™ 700
Red 627-640 nm
697 nm
719 nm
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