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BUV661 Rat Anti-Mouse CD74
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BD OptiBuild™
Cd74; CLIP; Ii; Ia-associated invariant chain; Ia-GAMMA; DHLAG; HG2A; HLADG
Mouse (Tested in Development)
Rat WF, also known as Wistar Furth IgG2b, κ
A.TL mouse lymphocytes and B10.A mouse-derived CH1 B-cell lymphoma
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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In-1

The In-1 monoclonal antibody specifically binds to CD74, the MHC class II-associated Invariant chain (Ii), expressed in I-A+ cell populations. Although it is predominantly expressed intracellularly, it has also been detected on the cell surface of some B-cell lines and at low levels on a small number of B lymphocytes. In the mouse, alternatively spliced transcripts encode 31-kDa and 41-kDa isoforms, and the cell-surface CD74 has a chondroitin sulfate side chain which allows it to interact with CD44. CD74 is directly involved in the intracellular transport of MHC class II molecules and antigen presentation, and it affects the maturation of T and B lymphocytes.

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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Ultraviolet 355 nm
350 nm
660 nm
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Citations & References
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Development References (10)

  1. Bertolino P, Rabourdin-Combe C. The MHC class II-associated invariant chain: a molecule with multiple roles in MHC class II biosynthesis and antigen presentation to CD4+ T cells. Crit Rev Immunol. 1996; 16(4):359-379. (Biology). View Reference
  2. Bikoff EK, Huang LY, Episkopou V, van Meerwijk J, Germain RN, Robertson EJ. Defective major histocompatibility complex class II assembly, transport, peptide acquisition, and CD4+ T cell selection in mice lacking invariant chain expression. J Exp Med. 1993; 177(6):1699-1712. (Biology). View Reference
  3. Bodmer H, Viville S, Benoist C, Mathis D. Diversity of endogenous epitopes bound to MHC class II molecules limited by invariant chain. Science. 1994; 263(5151):1284-1286. (Biology). View Reference
  4. Cresswell P. Assembly, transport, and function of MHC class II molecules. Annu Rev Immunol. 1994; 12:259-293. (Biology). View Reference
  5. Elliott EA, Drake JR, Amigorena S, et al. The invariant chain is required for intracellular transport and function of major histocompatibility complex class II molecules. J Exp Med. 1994; 179(2):681-694. (Biology). View Reference
  6. Koch N, Koch S, Hämmerling GJ. Ia invariant chain detected on lymphocyte surfaces by monoclonal antibody. Nature. 1982; 299(5884):644-645. (Immunogen). View Reference
  7. Nakagawa T, Roth W, Wong P, et al. Cathepsin L: critical role in Ii degradation and CD4 T cell selection in the thymus. Science. 1998; 280(5362):450-453. (Biology). View Reference
  8. Naujokas MF, Morin M, Anderson MS, Peterson M, Miller J. The chondroitin sulfate form of invariant chain can enhance stimulation of T cell responses through interaction with CD44. Cell. 1993; 74(2):257-268. (Biology). View Reference
  9. Shachar I, Flavell RA. Requirement for invariant chain in B cell maturation and function. Science. 1996; 274(5284):106-108. (Biology). View Reference
  10. Viville S, Neefjes J, Lotteau V, et al. Mice lacking the MHC class II-associated invariant chain. Cell. 1993; 72(4):635-648. (Biology). View Reference
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