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BV650 Mouse Anti-Human CD116
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BD OptiBuild™
Human (Tested in Development)
Mouse IgG1, κ
Recombinant human GM-CSFR
Flow cytometry (Qualified)
0.2 mg/ml
V C007
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. Alexa Fluor™ is a trademark of Life Technologies Corporation.
  10. BD Horizon Brilliant Violet 650 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.
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Antibody Details
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The hGMCSFR-M1 antibody reacts with the subunit (GM-CSFR) of the human Granulocyte-Macrophage Colony-Stimulating Factor Receptor complex. This 75-85 kD subunit is also known as CD116. The hGMCSFR-M1 antibody was first clustered at the Fifth International Workshop on Human Leucocyte Differentiation Antigens. The GM-CSFR subunit associates with the 120-140 kD βc subunit (common subunit, CD131), that is shared with the receptors for interleukins IL-3 and IL-5. Both of the chains of the GM-CSFR complex are involved in ligand binding and intracellular signaling. The α chain appears to transmit most of the biological signals. CD116 is expressed by a variety of myeloid cell lines, hematopoietic and non-hematopoetic tumor cells, and normal cell types including monocytes, macrophages, neutrophils, eosinophils, myeloid dendritic cells, endothelial cells, fibroblasts, and placental trophoblasts. Lymphocytes are negative for GM-CSFR expression. Reports suggest that GM-CSFR plays a role in myeloid lineage growth and differentiation. The immunogen used to generate the hGMCSFR-M1 hybridoma was recombinant human GM-CSFR.

The antibody was conjugated to BD Horizon™ BV650 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 650-nm.  BD Horizon BV650 can be excited by the violet laser and detected in a filter used to detect APC-like dyes (eg, 660/20-nm filter).  Due to the excitation and emission characteristics of the acceptor dye, there will be  spillover into the APC and Alexa Fluor™ 700 detectors.  However, the spillover can be corrected through compensation as with any other dye combination.

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The BD Horizon Brilliant Violet™ 650 (BV650) Dye is part of the BD Horizon Brilliant Violet™ family of dyes. This tandem fluorochrome is comprised of a BV421 donor with an excitation maximum (Ex Max) of 406-nm and an acceptor dye with an emission maximum (Em Max) at 649-nm. BV650, driven by BD innovation, is designed to be excited by the violet laser (405-nm) and detected using an optical filter centered near 650-nm (e.g., a 660/20-nm 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.
Violet 405 nm
406 nm
649 nm
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Citations & References
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Development References (9)

  1. Eder M, Ernst TJ, Ganser A, et al. low affinity chimeric human alpha/beta-granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor receptor induces ligand-dependent proliferation in a murine cell line. J Biol Chem. 1994 ; 269(48):30173-30180. (Biology). View Reference
  2. Jokhi PP, King A, Jubinsky PT, Loke YW. Demonstration of the low affinity alpha subunit of the granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor receptor (GM-CSF-R alpha) on human trophoblast and uterine cells. J Reprod Immunol. 1994; 26(2):147-164. (Biology). View Reference
  3. Jubinsky PT, Laurie AS, Nathan DG, Yetz-Aldepe J, Sieff CA. Expression and function of the human granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor receptor alpha subunit. Blood. 1994; 84(12):4174-4185. (Biology). View Reference
  4. Kubista B, Trieb K, Herbacek I, Micksche. Effect of granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor on natural-killer cell mediated cytotoxicity. Int J Biochem Cell Biol. 2003; 35(7):1056-1060. (Clone-specific: Flow cytometry). View Reference
  5. Lanza F, Moretti S, Papa S, Malavasi F, Castoldi G. Report on the Fifth International Workshop on Human Leukocyte Differentiation Antigens, Boston, November 3-7, 1993.. Haematologica. 79(4):374-86. (Clone-specific: Flow cytometry). View Reference
  6. Ronco LV, Silverman SL, Wong SG, Slamon DJ, Park LS, Gasson JC. Identification of conserved amino acids in the human granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor receptor alpha subunit critical for function. Evidence for formation of a heterodimeric receptor complex prior to ligand binding. J Biol Chem. 1994; 269(1):277-283. (Biology). View Reference
  7. Schlossman SF. Stuart F. Schlossman .. et al., ed. Leucocyte typing V : white cell differentiation antigens : proceedings of the fifth international workshop and conference held in Boston, USA, 3-7 November, 1993. Oxford: Oxford University Press; 1995.
  8. Stacchini A, Fubini L, Aglietta M. Flow cytometric detection and quantitative analysis of the GM-CSF receptor in human granulocytes and comparison with the radioligand binding assay. Cytometry. 1996; 24(4):374-381. (Clone-specific: Flow cytometry). View Reference
  9. Wognum AW, Westerman Y, Visser TP, Wagemaker G. Distribution of receptors for granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor on immature CD34+ bone marrow cells, differentiating monomyeloid progenitors, and mature blood cell subsets. Blood. 1994; 84(3):764-774. (Biology). View Reference
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