The 235614 monoclonal antibody specifically binds to CRACC (CD2-like receptor activating cytotoxic cells) which is also known as CD319, CS1 (CD2 subset 1), SLAMF7, 19A, and 19A24. CRACC is a type I transmembrane glycoprotein that belongs to the CD2 family of receptors within the Ig superfamily. CRACC is expressed on most NK cells and subsets of CD8+ T cells, CD4+ T cells, B cells, macrophages, and dendritic cells. CRACC reportedly plays roles in the activation, proliferation and effector functions of T cells, NK cells, and other leucocytes.
The antibody was conjugated to BD Horizon™ BV421 which is part of the BD Horizon Brilliant™ Violet family of dyes. With an Ex Max of 407-nm and Em Max at 421-nm, BD Horizon BV421 can be excited by the violet laser and detected in the standard Pacific Blue™ filter set (eg, 450/50-nm filter). BD Horizon BV421 conjugates are very bright, often exhibiting a 10 fold improvement in brightness compared to Pacific Blue conjugates.