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BV786 Mouse Anti-Human CD206 (MMR)
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BD OptiBuild™
CLEC13D; MMR; macrophage mannose receptor 1
Human (Tested in Development)
Mouse BALB/c IgG1, κ
Purified Human MMR
Flow cytometry (Qualified)
0.2 mg/ml
VII 70802
Aqueous buffered solution containing ≤0.09% sodium azide.

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 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 CompBead to ensure that BD Comp beads 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).

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
  6. Please refer to 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 to access safety data sheets (SDS).
  9. BD Horizon Brilliant Violet 786 is covered by one or more of the following US patents: 8,110,673; 8,158,444; 8,227,187; 8,455,613; 8,575,303; 8,354,239.
  10. Cy is a trademark of GE Healthcare.
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Antibody Details
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The 15-2 monoclonal antibody specifically recognizes CD206 which is also known as Macrophage mannose receptor (MMR) or C-type lectin domain family 13 member D (CLEC13D). CD206 (MMR) is a ~175 kDa type I transmembrane glycoprotein that is encoded by MRC1 (Mannose receptor C-type 1) which belongs to the mannose receptor family. The extracellular region of CD206 (MMR) is comprised of an N-terminal cysteine-rich domain, followed by a fibronectin type II domain, eight carbohydrate recognition domains (CRD), a transmembrane segment, and a short cytoplasmic tail. CD206 (MMR) is expressed on human macrophages, immature dendritic cells, and endothelial cells. It is not detected on resting monocytes. CD206 (MMR) can function as a Pattern Recognition Receptor (PRR) since it binds to glycoconjugates containing mannose, fucose, or N-acetylglucosamine that are present on the surface of many microorganisms. This receptor enables macrophages and dendritic cells to bind and internalize microbes and their products through endocytosis and phagocytosis and to participate in innate immunity as well as antigen processing related to antigen presentation for adaptive immune responses.

The antibody was conjugated to BD Horizon™ BV786 which is part of the BD Horizon Brilliant™ Violet family of dyes. This dye is a tandem fluorochrome of BD Horizon BV421 with an Ex Max of 405-nm and an acceptor dye with an Em Max at 786-nm.  BD Horizon BV786 can be excited by the violet laser and detected in a filter used to detect Cy™7-like dyes (eg, 780/60-nm filter).

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Format Details
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The BD Horizon Brilliant Violet™ 786 (BV786) Dye is part of the BD Horizon Brilliant Violet™ family of dyes. This tandem fluorochrome is comprised of a BV421 donor with an Ex Max of 407-nm and an acceptor dye with an Em Max at 786-nm.  BV786, driven by BD innovation, is designed to be excited by the violet laser and detected using a filter, centered near 785 nm (e.g. 780/60 nm bandpass filter).  Please ensure that your instrument’s configurations (lasers and filters) are appropriate for this dye.
Violet 405 nm
407 nm
786 nm
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Citations & References
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Development References (7)

  1. Barrett-Bergshoeff M, Noorman F, Bos R, Rijken DC. Monoclonal antibodies against the human mannose receptor that inhibit the binding of tissue-type plasminogen activator.. Thromb Haemost. 1997; 77(4):718-24. (Immunogen: ELISA, Functional assay, Immunohistochemistry, Western blot). View Reference
  2. Kato M, MacDonald K, Munster D, Clark GJ, Hart DNJ. CD206 Macrophage Mannose Receptor Workshop Panel report. In: Mason D. David Mason .. et al., ed. Leucocyte typing VII : white cell differentiation antigens : proceedings of the Seventh International Workshop and Conference held in Harrogate, United Kingdom. Oxford: Oxford University Press; 2002:303-306.
  3. Kato M, Neil TK, Fearnley DB, McLellan AD, Vuckovic S, Hart DN. Expression of multilectin receptors and comparative FITC-dextran uptake by human dendritic cells. Int Immunol. 2000; 12(11):1511-1519. (Clone-specific: Flow cytometry). View Reference
  4. Noorman F, Braat EA, Barrett-Bergshoeff M, et al. Monoclonal antibodies against the human mannose receptor as a specific marker in flow cytometry and immunohistochemistry for macrophages.. J Leukoc Biol. 1997; 61(1):63-72. (Clone-specific: Flow cytometry, Immunohistochemistry, Western blot). View Reference
  5. Nunez R, Filgueira L. Flow cytometric assessment of the reactivity of a panel of monoclonal antibodies (mAb) against two populations of human dendritic cells (DC).. BMC Immunol. 2001; 2:6. (Clone-specific: Flow cytometry). View Reference
  6. Stahl PD, Ezekowitz RA. The mannose receptor is a pattern recognition receptor involved in host defense. Curr Opin Immunol. 1998; 10(1):50-55. (Biology). View Reference
  7. Zola H, Swart B, Boumsell L, Mason DY. Human Leucocyte Differentiation Antigen nomenclature: update on CD nomenclature. Report of IUIS/WHO Subcommittee.. J Immunol Methods. 2003; 275(1-2):1-8. (Clone-specific: Flow cytometry). View Reference
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