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Purified Rat Anti-Mouse CD86
Purified Rat Anti-Mouse CD86

Immunohistochemical staining of CD86 positive cells. Frozen sections of normal mouse spleen were reacted with the anti-CD86 antibody. Cells expressing CD86 can be identified by the brown labeling of their cell membranes. Amplification 20X.

Immunohistochemical staining of CD86 positive cells. Frozen sections of normal mouse spleen were reacted with the anti-CD86 antibody. Cells expressing CD86 can be identified by the brown labeling of their cell membranes. Amplification 20X.

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BD Pharmingen™
B7-2; Ly-58; Cd28l2; Early T-cell costimulatory molecule 1; ETC1; MB7; CLS1
Mouse (QC Testing)
Rat LOU, also known as Louvain, LOU/C, LOU/M IgG2a, κ
Mouse (CBA/Ca) LPS-activated splenic B Cells
Flow cytometry (Routinely Tested), Immunohistochemistry-frozen (Tested During Development), Immunohistochemistry-paraffin (Not Recommended)
250 µg/ml
12524
AB_393736
Aqueous buffered solution containing BSA, goat serum, and ≤0.09% sodium azide.
RUO


Preparation And Storage

Store undiluted at 4°C. The monoclonal antibody was purified from tissue culture supernatant or ascites by affinity chromatography.

Recommended Assay Procedures

Immunohistochemistry: The GL1 antibody specific for mouse CD86 is recommended to test for immunohistochemical staining of acetone-fixed frozen sections. Tissues tested were mouse spleen and thymus. The antibody stains lymphocytes, dendritic cells and macrophages. The isotype control recommended for use with this antibody is purified rat IgG2a (Cat. No. 559073). For optimal indirect immunohistochemical staining, the GL1 antibody should be titrated (1:10 to 1:50 dilution) and visualized via a three-step staining procedure in combination with polyclonal, biotin conjugated anti-rat Igs (multiple adsorbed) (Cat. No. 559286) as the secondary antibody and Streptavidin-HRP (Cat. No. 550946 ) together with the DAB detection system (Cat. No. 550880 ). A detailed protocol of the immunohistochemical procedure is available at our website: http://www.bdbiosciences.com/support/resources. The clone GL1 is not recommended for formalin-fixed paraffin embedded sections.

Product Notices

  1. Since applications vary, each investigator should titrate the reagent to obtain optimal results.
  2. 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.
  3. Source of all serum proteins is from USDA inspected abattoirs located in the United States.
  4. This antibody has been developed for the immunohistochemistry application. However, a routine immunohistochemistry test is not performed on every lot. Researchers are encouraged to titrate the reagent for optimal performance.
  5. An isotype control should be used at the same concentration as the antibody of interest.
  6. Please refer to www.bdbiosciences.com/us/s/resources for technical protocols.
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GL1

The GL1 antibody specifically recognizes the B7-2 (CD86) costimulatory molecule expressed on a broad spectrum of leukocytes, including B lymphocytes, T lymphocytes, thioglycollate-induced peritoneal macrophages, dendritic cells and astrocytes. CD86 is expressed at low levels by freshly explanted peripheral B and T cells, and its expression is substantially increased by a variety of T cell- and B cell-specific stimuli with a peak expression after 18-42 hours of culture. In contrast to most naive CD4+ T cells, memory CD4+ T cells express B7-2, both at the mRNA and protein level. CD86, a ligand for CD28 and CD152 (CTLA-4), is one of the accessory molecules that plays an important role in T cell-B cell costimulatory interactions. It has been shown to be involved in immunoglobulin class-switching and triggering of mouse NK cell-mediated cytotoxicity. CD80 (B7-1) is an alternate ligand for CD28 and CD152 (CTLA-4). GL1 antibody reportedly blocks MLR and stimulation of T cells by natural antigen-presenting cells. In addition, a mixture of anti-B7-1 and anti B7-2 (GL1) mAbs reportedly inhibits the in vitro interaction of CTLA-4 with its ligand and the in vivo priming of cytotoxic T lymphocytes.

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Purified
Tissue culture supernatant is purified by either protein A/G or affinity purification methods. Both methods yield antibody in solution that is free of most other soluble proteins, lipids, etc. This format provides pure antibody that is suitable for a number of downstream applications including: secondary labeling for flow cytometry or microscopy, ELISA, Western blot, etc.
Purified
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Citations & References
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Development References (11)

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  2. Borriello F, Sethna MP, Boyd SD, et al. B7-1 and B7-2 have overlapping, critical roles in immunoglobulin class switching and germinal center formation. Immunity. 1997; 6(3):303-313. (Biology). View Reference
  3. Freeman GJ, Borriello F, Hodes RJ, et al. Uncovering of functional alternative CTLA-4 counter-receptor in B7-deficient mice. Science. 1993; 262(5135):907-909. (Biology). View Reference
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  6. Hathcock KS, Laszlo G, Pucillo C, Linsley P, Hodes RJ. Comparative analysis of B7-1 and B7-2 costimulatory ligands: expression and function. J Exp Med. 1994; 180(2):631-640. (Biology). View Reference
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  8. Larsen CP, Ritchie SC, Hendrix R, et al. Regulation of immunostimulatory function and costimulatory molecule (B7-1 and B7-2) expression on murine dendritic cells. J Immunol. 1994; 152(11):5208-5219. (Biology). View Reference
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  11. Martin-Fontecha A, Assarsson E, Carbone E, Karre K, Ljunggren HG. Triggering of murine NK cells by CD40 and CD86 (B7-2). J Immunol. 1999; 162(10):5910-5916. (Biology). View Reference
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