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R718 Mouse Anti-Human CD3
R718 Mouse Anti-Human CD3

Flow cytometric analysis of CD3 expression on human peripheral blood leucocytes. Human whole blood was stained with either BD Horizon™ R718 Mouse IgG1, κ Isotype Control (Cat. No. 566928; Left Plot) or BD Horizon R718 Mouse Anti-Human CD3 antibody (Cat. No. 566953/566954; Right Plot). The erythrocytes were lysed with BD FACS™ Lysing Solution (Cat. No. 349202). A two-parameter pseudocolor density plot showing the correlated expression of CD3 (or Ig Isotype control staining) versus side light-scatter (SSC) signals was derived from gated events with the forward and side light-scatter characteristics of intact leucocytes. Flow cytometry and data analysis were performed using a BD LSRFortessa™X-20 Cell Analyzer System and FlowJo™ software.

Flow cytometric analysis of CD3 expression on human peripheral blood leucocytes. Human whole blood was stained with either BD Horizon™ R718 Mouse IgG1, κ Isotype Control (Cat. No. 566928; Left Plot) or BD Horizon R718 Mouse Anti-Human CD3 antibody (Cat. No. 566953/566954; Right Plot). The erythrocytes were lysed with BD FACS™ Lysing Solution (Cat. No. 349202). A two-parameter pseudocolor density plot showing the correlated expression of CD3 (or Ig Isotype control staining) versus side light-scatter (SSC) signals was derived from gated events with the forward and side light-scatter characteristics of intact leucocytes. Flow cytometry and data analysis were performed using a BD LSRFortessa™X-20 Cell Analyzer System and FlowJo™ software.

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BD Horizon™
CD3e; CD3E; T3E; TCRE; T-cell surface antigen T3/Leu-4 epsilon
Human (QC Testing)
Mouse BALB/c IgG1, κ
Human infant thymocytes and peripheral blood lymphocytes from a Sézary Syndrome donor
Flow cytometry (Routinely Tested)
5 µl
I WT3; III 471
916
AB_2869968
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 and unreacted dye was removed.

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.

Product Notices

  1. This reagent has been pre-diluted for use at the recommended Volume per Test. We typically use 1 × 10^6 cells in a 100-µl experimental sample (a test).
  2. An isotype control should be used at the same concentration as the antibody of interest.
  3. 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.
  4. Alexa Fluor® is a registered trademark of Life Technologies Corporation.
  5. Please refer to http://regdocs.bd.com to access safety data sheets (SDS).
  6. Please refer to www.bdbiosciences.com/us/s/resources for technical protocols.
  7. This product is provided under an Agreement between BIOTIUM and BD Biosciences. This product, and only in the amount purchased by buyer, may be used solely for buyer’s own internal research, in a manner consistent with the accompanying product literature. No other right to use, sell or otherwise transfer (a) this product, or (b) its components is hereby granted expressly, by implication or by estoppel. This product is for research use only. Diagnostic uses require a separate license from Biotium, Inc. For information on purchasing a license to this product including for purposes other than research, contact Biotium, Inc., 3159 Corporate Place, Hayward, CA 94545, Tel: (510) 265-1027. Fax: (510) 265-1352. Email: btinfo@biotium.com.
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UCHT1

The UCHT1 monoclonal antibody specifically binds to the human CD3ε-chain, a 20-kDa subunit of the CD3/T cell antigen receptor complex. CD3ε is expressed on 70-80% of normal human peripheral blood lymphocytes and 60-85% of thymocytes. Studies from the HLDA Workshop show that this antibody is mitogenic for CD3ε-positive cells when used in conjunction with costimulatory agents such as pokeweed mitogen or anti-CD28 antibody. CD3 plays a central role in signal transduction during antigen recognition.  The UCHT1 antibody stains both surface and intracellular CD3ε unlike the other CD3 clone, HIT3a, that stains only extracellular CD3ε.

The antibody was conjugated to BD Horizon Red 718, which has been developed exclusively for BD Biosciences as a better alternative to Alexa Fluor® 700. BD Horizon Red 718 can be excited by the red laser (628 – 640 nm) and, with an Em Max around 718 nm, it can be detected using a 730/45 nm filter. Due to similar excitation and emission properties, we do not recommend using R718 in combination with APC-R700 or Alexa Fluor® 700.

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R718
The BD Horizon™ Red 718 (R718) Dye is part of the BD red family of dyes. It is a small organic fluorochrome with an excitation maximum (Ex Max) at 695-nm and an emission maximum (Em Max) at 718-nm. Driven by BD innovation, R718 is designed to be excited by the red laser (627–640-nm) and detected using an optical filter centered near 720-nm (e.g., a 720/40-nm bandpass filter). R718 is a brighter alternative to Alexa Fluor™ 700. R718 is also a bright small molecule alternative to APC-R700 with lower spread into the APC detector. Please ensure that your instrument’s configurations (lasers and optical filters) are appropriate for this dye.
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R718
Red 627-640 nm
695 nm
718 nm
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Development References (6)

  1. Beverley PC, Callard RE. Distinctive functional characteristics of human "T" lymphocytes defined by E rosetting or a monoclonal anti-T cell antibody. Eur J Immunol. 1981; 11(4):329-334. (Immunogen: Flow cytometry, Fluorescence activated cell sorting). View Reference
  2. Burns GF, Boyd AW, Beverley PC. Two monoclonal anti-human T lymphocyte antibodies have similar biologic effects and recognize the same cell surface antigen. J Immunol. 1982; 129(4):1451-1457. (Clone-specific: Blocking, Functional assay, Immunoprecipitation, Inhibition, Radioimmunoassay). View Reference
  3. Ernst DN, Shih CC. CD3 complex. J Biol Regul Homeost Agents. 2000; 14(3):226-229. (Biology). View Reference
  4. Knapp W. W. Knapp .. et al., ed. Leucocyte typing IV : white cell differentiation antigens. Oxford New York: Oxford University Press; 1989:1-1182.
  5. McMichael AJ. A.J. McMichael .. et al., ed. Leucocyte typing III : white cell differentiation antigens. Oxford New York: Oxford University Press; 1987:1-1050.
  6. Van Wauwe JP, Goossens JG, Beverley PC. Human T lymphocyte activation by monoclonal antibodies; OKT3, but not UCHT1, triggers mitogenesis via an interleukin 2-dependent mechanism. J Immunol. 1984; 133(1):129-132. (Clone-specific: Flow cytometry, Functional assay, Stimulation). View Reference
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