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APC-Cy™7 Mouse Anti-Human CD31
APC-Cy™7 Mouse Anti-Human CD31

Flow cytometric analysis of CD31 expression on human peripheral blood monocytes and granulocytes.   Whole blood was stained with either APC-Cy7 Mouse IgG1, κ Isotype Control (Cat. No. 557873; dashed line histogram) or APC-Cy7 Mouse Anti-Human CD31 antibody (Cat. No. 563653; solid line histogram). The erythrocytes were lysed with BD FACS™ Lysing Solution (Cat. No. 349202). The fluorescence histograms were derived from events with the forward and side light-scatter characteristics of intact monocytes (Left Panel) or granulocytes (Right Panel). Flow cytometric analysis was performed using a BD™ LSR II Flow Cytometer System.

Flow cytometric analysis of CD31 expression on human peripheral blood monocytes and granulocytes.   Whole blood was stained with either APC-Cy7 Mouse IgG1, κ Isotype Control (Cat. No. 557873; dashed line histogram) or APC-Cy7 Mouse Anti-Human CD31 antibody (Cat. No. 563653; solid line histogram). The erythrocytes were lysed with BD FACS™ Lysing Solution (Cat. No. 349202). The fluorescence histograms were derived from events with the forward and side light-scatter characteristics of intact monocytes (Left Panel) or granulocytes (Right Panel). Flow cytometric analysis was performed using a BD™ LSR II Flow Cytometer System.

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BD Pharmingen™
EndoCAM; GPIIA'; PECA1; PECAM1; Platelet endothelial cell adhesion molecule
Human (QC Testing), Rhesus, Cynomolgus, Baboon (Tested in Development)
Mouse IgG1, κ
Flow cytometry (Routinely Tested)
5 µl
V P025
5175
AB_2738350
Aqueous buffered solution containing BSA, protein stabilizer, and ≤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 with APC-Cy7 under optimum conditions, and unconjugated antibody and free APC-Cy7 were removed.

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. Source of all serum proteins is from USDA inspected abattoirs located in the United States.
  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. Please observe the following precautions: Absorption of visible light can significantly alter the energy transfer occurring in any tandem fluorochrome conjugate; therefore, we recommend that special precautions be taken (such as wrapping vials, tubes, or racks in aluminum foil) to prevent exposure of conjugated reagents, including cells stained with those reagents, to room illumination.
  6. Warning: Some APC-Cy7 and PE-Cy7 conjugates show changes in their emission spectrum with prolonged exposure to formaldehyde. If you are unable to analyze fixed samples within four hours, we recommend that you use BD™ Stabilizing Fixative (Cat. No. 338036).
  7. APC-Cy7 is a tandem fluorochrome composed of Allophycocyanin (APC), which is excited by laser lines between 595 and 647 nm and serves as an energy donor, coupled to the cyanine dye Cy7™, which acts as an energy acceptor and fluoresces at 780 nm. BD Biosciences Pharmingen has maximized the fluorochrome energy transfer in APC-Cy7, thus maximizing its fluorescence emission intensity, minimizing residual emission from APC, and minimizing required electronic compensation in multilaser-laser flow cytometry systems. Note: Although every effort is made to minimize the lot-to-lot variation in residual emission from APC, it is strongly recommended that every lot be tested for differences in the amount of compensation required and that individual compensation controls are run for each APC-Cy7 conjugate.
  8. APC-Cy7 tandem fluorochrome emission is collected in a detector for fluorescence wavelengths of 750 nm and higher.
  9. Cy is a trademark of GE Healthcare.
  10. For fluorochrome spectra and suitable instrument settings, please refer to our Multicolor Flow Cytometry web page at www.bdbiosciences.com/colors.
  11. Species cross-reactivity detected in product development may not have been confirmed on every format and/or application.
  12. Please refer to www.bdbiosciences.com/us/s/resources for technical protocols.
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Antibody Details
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WM59

The WM59 monoclonal antibody specifically binds to platelet endothelial cell adhesion molecule-1, (PECAM-1, PECAM1), which is also known as GPIIA', or EndoCAM. CD31 is a 130 kDa type I transmembrane glycoprotein that belongs to the Ig gene superfamily.  CD31 has wide tissue distribution and is expressed on platelets, monocytes, granulocytes, NK cells, T cell subsets, and in high amounts on endothelial cells. CD31 functions as a vascular endothelial cell adhesion molecule and is involved in the transendothelial migration of leucocytes in inflammatory responses. It might be involved in thrombosis, angiogenesis, and wound healing. The WM59 appears to recognize an epitope proximal to extracellular domain 2 of CD31.

Clone WM59 also cross-reacts with peripheral blood platelets and leukocytes of baboon, and both rhesus and cynomolgus macaque monkeys. The staining intensity of WM59+ platelets is similiar to that observed with peripheral blood platelets from normal human donors. Lymphocytes, monocytes, and granulocytes react less with WM59 than normal human leukocytes.

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APC-Cy7
APC-Cy7 dye is a part of the BD APC red family of dyes. This tandem fluorochrome is comprised of a Allophycocyanin (APC) donor that has excitation maxima (Ex Max) of 651 nm and an acceptor dye, Cy™7, with an emission maximum (Em Max) at 779 nm. APC-Cy7 can be excited by the Red (627-640 nm) laser and detected using an optical filter centered near 780 nm (e.g., a 760/60 nm bandpass filter). Please ensure that your instrument’s configurations (lasers and optical filters) are appropriate for this dye.
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APC-Cy7
Red 627-640 nm
651 nm
779 nm
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Citations & References
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Development References (6)

  1. DeLisser HM, Newman PJ, Albelda SM. Platelet endothelial cell adhesion molecule (CD31). Curr Top Microbiol Immunol. 1993; 184:37-45. (Biology). View Reference
  2. Fawcett J, Buckley C, Holness CL, et al. Mapping the homotypic binding sites in CD31 and the role of CD31 adhesion in the formation of interendothelial cell contacts. J Cell Biol. 1995; 128(6):1229-1241. (Clone-specific: Blocking, ELISA). View Reference
  3. Fornasa G, Groyer E, Clement M, et al. TCR stimulation drives cleavage and shedding of the ITIM receptor CD31. J Immunol. 2010; 184(10):5485-5492. (Clone-specific: ELISA, Flow cytometry). View Reference
  4. Muller WA, Weigl SA, Deng X, Phillips DM. PECAM-1 is required for transendothelial migration of leukocytes. J Exp Med. 1993; 178(2):449-460. (Biology). View Reference
  5. 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.
  6. Vaporciyan AA, DeLisser HM, Yan HC, et al. Involvement of platelet-endothelial cell adhesion molecule-1 in neutrophil recruitment in vivo.. Science. 1993; 262(5139):1580-2. (Biology). View Reference
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