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APC-H7 Mouse Anti-Human CD2
APC-H7 Mouse Anti-Human CD2

Flow cytometric analysis of CD2 expression on human peripheral blood lymphocytes. Whole blood was stained with APC-H7 Mouse Anti-Human CD2 antibody (Cat. No. 562638; solid line histogram) or with APC-H7 Mouse IgG1, κ Isotype Control (Cat. No. 560167; dashed line histogram). Erythrocytes were lysed with BD Pharm Lyse™ Lysing Buffer (Cat. No. 555899). The fluorescence histograms were derived from gated events with the forward and side light-scatter characteristics of viable lymphocytes. Flow cytometry was performed using a BD™ LSR II Flow Cytometer System.

Flow cytometric analysis of CD2 expression on human peripheral blood lymphocytes. Whole blood was stained with APC-H7 Mouse Anti-Human CD2 antibody (Cat. No. 562638; solid line histogram) or with APC-H7 Mouse IgG1, κ Isotype Control (Cat. No. 560167; dashed line histogram). Erythrocytes were lysed with BD Pharm Lyse™ Lysing Buffer (Cat. No. 555899). The fluorescence histograms were derived from gated events with the forward and side light-scatter characteristics of viable lymphocytes. Flow cytometry was performed using a BD™ LSR II Flow Cytometer System.

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BD Pharmingen™
LFA-2; LFA-3 receptor; SRBC; T-cell surface antigen T11/Leu-5; erythrocyte receptor
Human (QC Testing), Rhesus, Cynomolgus, Baboon (Tested in Development)
Mouse BALB/c IgG1, κ
Human Phytohemagglutinin-treated Lymphoblasts
Flow cytometry (Routinely Tested)
5 µl
IV T085; VI 6T-078
914
AB_2737694
Aqueous buffered solution containing BSA, 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 with APC-H7 under optimum conditions, and unconjugated antibody and APC-H7 were removed.

Product Notices

  1. 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).
  2. Source of all serum proteins is from USDA inspected abattoirs located in the United States.
  3. An isotype control should be used at the same concentration as the antibody of interest.
  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. For fluorochrome spectra and suitable instrument settings, please refer to our Multicolor Flow Cytometry web page at www.bdbiosciences.com/colors.
  6. 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.
  7. BD APC-H7 is a tandem conjugate and an analog of APC-Cy7 with the same spectral properties. It has decreased intensity but it is engineered for greater stability and less spillover in the APC channel and consequently offers better performance than APC-Cy7. It has an absorption maximum of approximately 650 nm. When excited by light from a red laser, the APC fluorochrome can transfer energy to the cyanine dye, which then emits at a longer wavelength. The resulting fluorescent emission maximum is approximately 767 nm. BD recommends that a 750-nm longpass filter be used along with a red-sensitive detector such as the Hamamatsu R3896 PMT. As with APC-Cy7 special filters are required when using APC-H7 in conjunction with APC. Note: Although our APC-H7 products demonstrate higher lot-to lot consistency than other APC tandem conjugate products, and every effort is made to minimize the lot-to-lot variation in residual emission from APC, it is strongly recommended that every lot be tested for differences in the amount of compensation required and that individual compensation controls are run for each APC-H7 conjugate.
  8. Although BD APC-H7 is engineered to minimize spillover to the APC channel and is more stable and less affected by light, temperature, and formaldehyde-based fixatives, compared to other APC-cyanine tandem dyes, it is still good practice to minimize as much as possible, any light, temperature and fixative exposure when working with all fluorescent conjugates.
  9. Cy is a trademark of GE Healthcare.
  10. Species cross-reactivity detected in product development may not have been confirmed on every format and/or application.
  11. Please refer to www.bdbiosciences.com/us/s/resources for technical protocols.
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RPA-2.10

The RPA-2.10 monoclonal antibody specifically binds to CD2 which is also known as Lymphocyte-function antigen-2 (LFA-2), LFA-3 receptor, Erythrocyte receptor, Sheep red blood cell (SRBC) receptor, or T-cell surface antigen T11/Leu-5. CD2 is a 50 kDa type I transmembrane glycoprotein. CD2 belongs to the immunoglobulin superfamily of proteins along with its primary ligand, LFA-3 (CD58). It is expressed on the surface of ~80-90% of human peripheral blood lymphocytes, greater than 95% of thymocytes, all T lymphocytes that form E-rosettes, and a subset of NK cells. CD2 functions as an adhesion receptor that binds to CD58 resulting in the activation of CD2-positive T cells and NK cells and in the regulation of their cytolytic activities.

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APC-H7
The BD Horizon™ APC-H7 dye is a part of the BD APC red family of dyes. This tandem fluorochrome is comprised of a Allophycocyanin (APC) donor that has excitation maxima (Ex Max) of 659 nm and an acceptor dye, H7, with an emission maximum (Em Max) at 782 nm. APC-H7, driven by BD innovation, is designed to be excited by the Red (627-640 nm) laser and detected using an optical filter centered near 780 nm (e.g., a 760/60 nm bandpass filter). Please ensure that your instrument’s configurations (lasers and optical filters) are appropriate for this dye.
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APC-H7
Red 627-640 nm
659 nm
782 nm
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Citations & References
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Development References (6)

  1. Aversa GG, Bishop GA, Suranyi MG, Hall BM. RPA-2.10: an anti-CD2 monoclonal antibody that inhibits alloimmune responses and monitors T cell activation. Transplant Proc. 1987; 19(1):277-278. (Immunogen: Functional assay, Immunoprecipitation, Inhibition). View Reference
  2. Hahn WC, Burakoff SJ, Bierer BE. Signal transduction pathways involved in T cell receptor-induced regulation of CD2 avidity for CD58. J Immunol. 1993; 150(7):2607-2619. (Biology). View Reference
  3. Jonker M, Slingerland W. Reactivity of mAb specific for human CD markers with Rhesus monkey leucocytes. In: Knapp W. W. Knapp .. et al., ed. Leucocyte typing IV : white cell differentiation antigens. Oxford New York: Oxford University Press; 1989:1058-1063.
  4. Kato K. CD2 Workshop Panel report. In: Kishimoto T. Tadamitsu Kishimoto .. et al., ed. Leucocyte typing VI : white cell differentiation antigens : proceedings of the sixth international workshop and conference held in Kobe, Japan, 10-14 November 1996. New York: Garland Pub.; 1997:39-43.
  5. Knapp W. W. Knapp .. et al., ed. Leucocyte typing IV : white cell differentiation antigens. Oxford New York: Oxford University Press; 1989:1-1182.
  6. Suranyi MG, Bishop GA, Clayberger C, et al. Lymphocyte adhesion molecules in T cell-mediated lysis of human kidney cells. Kidney Int. 1991; 39(2):312-319. (Clone-specific: Flow cytometry, Functional assay, Inhibition). View Reference
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