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BUV496 Mouse Anti-Human CD4
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BD OptiBuild™
CD4 antigen (p55); T-cell surface antigen T4/Leu-3
Human (Tested in Development)
Mouse BALB/c x A/J, also known as CAF1 IgG2b, κ
Sheep Erythrocyte Rosette-purified Human T Cells
Flow cytometry (Qualified)
0.2 mg/ml
AB_2875049
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 CompBead to ensure that BD CompBeads are appropriate for your specific cellular application.

For optimal and reproducible results, BD Horizon Brilliant Stain Buffer should be used anytime two or more BD Horizon Brilliant dyes 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. 563794/566349) or the BD Horizon Brilliant Stain Buffer Plus (Cat. No. 566385).

Note:  When using high concentrations of antibody, background binding of this dye to erythroid cell subsets (mature erythrocytes and precursors) has been observed.  For researchers studying these cell populations, or in cases where light scatter gating does not adequately exclude these cells from the analysis, this background may be an important factor to consider when selecting reagents for panel(s).

Product Notices

  1. 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.
  2. Researchers should determine the optimal concentration of this reagent for their individual applications.
  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 refer to www.bdbiosciences.com/us/s/resources for technical protocols.
  7. 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.
  8. Please refer to http://regdocs.bd.com to access safety data sheets (SDS).
  9. BD Horizon Brilliant Ultraviolet 496 is covered by one or more of the following US patents: 8,110,673; 8,158,444; 8,227,187; 8,575,303; 8,354,239.
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Antibody Details
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OKT4

The OKT4 monoclonal antibody specifically recognizes CD4 which is also known as T4 and Leu-3. CD4 is expressed on most thymocytes, T-helper/inducer cells, regulatory T cells (Tregs), and NKT cells. It is also variably expressed on monocytes, macrophages, and some dendritic cells. CD4 is a ~55 kDa type I transmembrane glycoprotein that is encoded by CD4 which belongs to the immunoglobulin superfamily (IgSF). CD4 binds to a nonpolymorphic region of MHC class II and serves as a coreceptor, along with the T cell receptor for antigen (TCR), for the MHC Class II-restricted recognition of antigens on antigen-presenting cells. CD4 also functions as a receptor for human immunodeficiency viruses (HIV). CD4 has four immunoglobulin-like extracellular domains in its extracellular region and a CXCP binding motif for p56Lck in its cytoplasmic domain which regulates the antigen-bound TCR-induced signaling cascade.

The antibody was conjugated to BD Horizon™ BUV496 which is part of the BD Horizon Brilliant™ Ultraviolet family of dyes. This dye is a tandem fluorochrome of BD Horizon BUV395 with an Ex Max of 348-nm and an acceptor dye with an Em Max at 496-nm. BD Horizon BUV496 can be excited by the ultraviolet laser (355 nm) and detected with a 515/30 nm filter with a 450LP. Due to the excitation of the acceptor dye by other laser lines, there may be significant spillover into the channel detecting BD Horizon V500 or BV510 (eg, 525/40-nm filter). However, the spillover can be corrected through compensation as with any other dye combination.

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Format Details
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BUV496
The BD Horizon Brilliant™ Ultraviolet 496 (BUV496) Dye is part of the BD Horizon Brilliant™ Ultraviolet family of dyes. This tandem fluorochrome is comprised of a BUV395 donor with an excitation maximum (Ex Max) of 350-nm and an acceptor dye with an emission maximum (Em Max) at 496-nm. BUV496, driven by BD innovation, is designed to be excited by the ultraviolet laser (355-nm) and detected using an optical filter centered near 500-nm (e.g., 515/30-nm bandpass filter). The acceptor dye can be excited by the Violet (405-nm) laser resulting in cross-laser excitation and fluorescence spillover. Please ensure that your instrument’s configurations (lasers and optical filters) are appropriate for this dye.
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BUV496
Ultraviolet 355 nm
350 nm
496 nm
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Citations & References
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Development References (9)

  1. Courtney AH, Lo WL, Weiss A. TCR Signaling: Mechanisms of Initiation and Propagation. Trends Biochem Sci. 2018; 43(2):108-123. (Biology). View Reference
  2. Hoffman RA, Kung PC, Hansen WP, Goldstein G.. Simple and rapid measurement of human T lymphocytes and their subclasses in peripheral blood.. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1980; 77(8):4914-4917. (Clone-specific: Flow cytometry). View Reference
  3. Horibe K, Knowles RW, Naito K, Morishima Y, Dupont B. Analysis of T lymphocyte antibody specificities: Comparison of serology with immunoprecipitation patterns. In: Bernard A. A. Bernard .. et al., ed. Leucocyte typing : human leucocyte differentiation antigens detected by monoclonal antibodies. Berlin New York: Springer-Verlag; 1984:212-224.
  4. Kung P, Goldstein G, Reinherz EL, Schlossman SF. Monoclonal antibodies defining distinctive human T cell surface antigens. Science. 1979; 206(4416):347-349. (Immunogen: Cytotoxicity, Flow cytometry, Radioimmunoassay). View Reference
  5. Miedema F, Terpstra FG, Melief CJM. T Cell-dependent immunoglobulin synthesis in the human system. Studies with T cell-specific monoclonal antibodies. In: Reinherz EL. Ellis L. Reinherz .. et al., ed. Leukocyte typing II. New York: Springer-Verlag; 1986:213-222.
  6. Moebius U. Cluster report: CD4. In: Knapp W. W. Knapp .. et al., ed. Leucocyte typing IV : white cell differentiation antigens. Oxford New York: Oxford University Press; 1989:314-330.
  7. Reinherz EL, Kung PC, Goldstein G, Levey RH, Schlossman SF. Discrete stages of human intrathymic differentiation: analysis of normal thymocytes and leukemic lymphoblasts of T-cell lineage. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1980; 77(3):1588-1592. (Clone-specific: Cell separation, Cytotoxicity, Flow cytometry). View Reference
  8. Reinherz EL, Kung PC, Goldstein G, Schlossman SF. Further characterization of the human inducer T cell subset defined by monoclonal antibody. J Immunol. 1979; 123(6):2894-2896. (Clone-specific: Flow cytometry, Fluorescence activated cell sorting). View Reference
  9. Reinherz EL, Kung PC, Goldstein G, Schlossman SF. Separation of functional subsets of human T cells by a monoclonal antibody. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1979; 76(8):4061-4065. (Immunogen: Cell separation, Flow cytometry, Fluorescence activated cell sorting). View Reference
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