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BUV661 Mouse Anti-Human CD1a
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BD OptiBuild™
CD1; T6/Leu-6; R4; T6; HTA-1; FCB6
Human (Tested in Development)
Mouse IgG2b, κ
Human Thymocytes
Flow cytometry (Qualified)
0.2 mg/ml
909
AB_2874509
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 with BD Horizon BUV661 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 Ultraviolet 661 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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SK9

The SK9 monoclonal antibody specifically recognizes CD1a. CD1a is a ~49 kDa type I transmembrane glycoprotein that associates non-covalently with β2-microglobulin. The CD1a antigen is present on 60% to 90% of thymocytes, some T-cell leukemias and lymphomas, Langerhans cells, and a subset of dendritic cells. The CD1a antibody does not react with peripheral blood T and B lymphocytes, monocytes, normal bone marrow mononuclear cells, or normal tonsillar B and T lymphocytes. The CD1a antigen has structural similarities to MHC class I antigens and plays a role in the presentation of non-peptide antigens.

The antibody was conjugated to BD Horizon™ BUV661 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 661-nm. BD Horizon Brilliant BUV661 can be excited by the ultraviolet laser (355 nm) and detected with a 670/25 filter and a 630 nm LP.  Due to cross laser excitation of this dye, there may be significant spillover into channels detecting APC-like emissions (eg, 670/25-nm filter).

    

Due to spectral differences between labeled cells and beads, using BD™ CompBeads can result in incorrect spillover values when used with BD Horizon BUV661 reagents. Therefore, the use of BD CompBeads or BD CompBeads Plus to determine spillover values for these reagents is not recommended. Different BUV661 reagents (eg, CD4 vs. CD45) can have slightly different fluorescence spillover therefore, it may also be necessary to use clone-specific compensation controls when using these reagents.

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Format Details
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BUV661
The BD Horizon Brilliant™ Ultraviolet 661 (BUV661) 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 660-nm. BUV661, driven by BD innovation, is designed to be excited by the ultraviolet laser (355-nm) and detected using an optical filter centered near 660-nm (e.g., 670/25 bandpass filter). The acceptor dye can be excited by the Red (628–640-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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BUV661
Ultraviolet 355 nm
350 nm
660 nm
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Citations & References
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Development References (7)

  1. Boumsell L, Amiot M, Raynal B, Gay-Bellile V, Caillou B, Bernard A. Epitope groups of CD1 molecules. In: Reinherz EL. Ellis L. Reinherz .. et al., ed. Leukocyte typing II. New York: Springer-Verlag; 1986:289-302.
  2. Dalloul AH, Patry C, Salamero J, Canque B, Grassi F, Schmitt C. Functional and phenotypic analysis of thymic CD34+CD1a- progenitor-derived dendritic cells: predominance of CD1a+ differentiation pathway.. J Immunol. 1999; 162(10):5821-8. (Biology). View Reference
  3. Foon KA, Gale RP, Todd RF. Recent advances in the immunologic classification of leukemia.. Semin Hematol. 1986; 23(4):257-83. (Biology). View Reference
  4. Ito T, Inaba M, Inaba K, et al. A CD1a+/CD11c+ subset of human blood dendritic cells is a direct precursor of Langerhans cells.. J Immunol. 1999; 163(3):1409-19. (Biology). View Reference
  5. Martin LH, Calabi F, Lefebvre FA, Bilsland CA, Milstein C. Structure and expression of the human thymocyte antigens CD1a, CD1b, and CD1c.. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 1987; 84(24):9189-93. (Biology). View Reference
  6. Wood GS, Burns BF, Dorfman RF, Warnke RA. The immunohistology of non-T cells in the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.. Am J Pathol. 1985; 120(3):371-9. (Biology). View Reference
  7. Wood GS, Warner NL, Warnke RA. Anti–Leu-3/T4 antibodies react with cells of monocyte/macrophage and Langerhans lineage. J Immunol. 1983; 131(1):212-216. (Clone-specific: Flow cytometry, Immunohistochemistry). View Reference
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