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BUV661 Mouse Anti-Human CD203c
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BD OptiBuild™
ENPP3; E-NPP 3; NPP3; PDNP3; PD-Ibeta; PD-1β; B10; NPPase; gp130RB13-6
Human (Tested in Development)
Mouse BALB/c IgG1, κ
Human CD203c Transfected Cell Line
Flow cytometry (Qualified)
0.2 mg/ml
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 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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NP4D6

The NP4D6 monoclonal antibody specifically binds to CD203c. CD203c is a type II transmembrane glycoprotein that is a member of the E-NNP family of ectoenzymes. CD203c is also known as ectonucleotide pyrophosphatase/phosphodiesterase 3 (E-NPP3, ENPP3) due to its capacity to hydrolyze phosphodiester and phosphosulfate bonds in a variety of molecules including deoxynucleotides, nucleoside phosphates, and nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide. CD203c is otherwise known as Phosphodiesterase-1β (PD-1β, PD-I beta), B10, or gp130RB13-6. CD203c is expressed by basophils and mast cells. Basophils increase CD203c expression following activation with allergens or antibodies that crosslink cytophilic IgE. Thus, CD203c serves as a useful flow cytometric marker for basophil activation and the detection and analysis of type 1 allergic responses. IgE-receptor cross-linking results in CD203c upregulation and overexpression on neoplastic mast cells in cases of systemic mastocytosis.

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).

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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 (8)

  1. Binder M, Fierlbeck G, King T, Valent P, Buhring HJ. Individual hymenoptera venom compounds induce upregulation of the basophil activation marker ectonucleotide pyrophosphatase/phosphodiesterase 3 (CD203c) in sensitized patients. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2002; 129(2):160-168. (Clone-specific: Flow cytometry). View Reference
  2. Buhring HJ, Streble A, Valent P. The basophil-specific ectoenzyme E-NPP3 (CD203c) as a marker for cell activation and allergy diagnosis. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2004; 133(4):317-329. (Clone-specific: Flow cytometry). View Reference
  3. Fureder W, Schernthaner GH, Ghannadan M, et al. Quantitative, phenotypic, and functional evaluation of basophils in myelodysplastic syndromes. Eur J Clin Invest. 2001; 31(10):894-901. (Biology). View Reference
  4. Ghannadan M, Hauswirth AW, Schernthaner GH, et al. Detection of novel CD antigens on the surface of human mast cells and basophils. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2002; 127(4):299-307. (Clone-specific: Immunofluorescence). View Reference
  5. Hauswirth AW, Natter S, Ghannadan M, et al. Recombinant allergens promote expression of CD203c on basophils in sensitized individuals. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2002; 110(1):102-109. (Clone-specific: Flow cytometry). View Reference
  6. Hauswirth AW, Sonneck K, Florian S, et al. Interleukin-3 promotes the expression of E-NPP3/CD203C on human blood basophils in healthy subjects and in patients with birch pollen allergy. Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol. 2007; 20(2):267-278. (Biology). View Reference
  7. Hennersdorf F, Florian S, Jakob A, et al.. Identification of CD13, CD107a, and CD164 as novel basophil-activation markers and dissection of two response patterns in time kinetics of IgE-dependent upregulation. Cell Res. 2005; 15(5):325-335. (Biology). View Reference
  8. Iwamoto T, Yuta A, Tabata T, et al. Evaluation of basophil CD203c as a predictor of carboplatin-related hypersensitivity reaction in patients with gynecologic cancer. Biol Pharm Bull. 2012; 35(9):1487-1495. (Biology). View Reference
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