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BV421 Mouse Anti-Mouse EVA1
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BD OptiBuild™
epithelial V-like antigen 1; Eva; Eva1; myelin protein zero-like protein 2; Mpzl2
Mouse (Tested in Development)
Mouse C57BL/6 IgG1, κ
Mouse EVA1 Recombinant Protein
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 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 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. Pacific Blue™ is a trademark of Molecular Probes, Inc., Eugene, OR.
  10. BD Horizon Brilliant Violet 421 is covered by one or more of the following US patents: 8,158,444; 8,362,193; 8,575,303; 8,354,239.
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Antibody Details
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G9P3-1

The G9P3 monoclonal antibody specifically recognizes mouse EVA1, which is encoded by the Mpzl2 gene. EVA1 is a member of the immunoglobulin-like cell-adhesion molecule (Ig-CAM or IgSF CAM) family, members of which are anchored to the surface of epithelial and endothelial cells via a GPI domain. This class of adhesion molecules interacts intracellularly with cytoskeletal proteins and extracellularly with Ig-CAM family members, by homophilic or heterophilic binding, and with other classes of adhesion molecules such as integrins and cadherins. EVA1 is expressed on and is involved in the structural integrity of epithelia throughout the body, eg mammary glands, liver, inner ear, and the blood-brain barrier. In the thymus, EVA1 is expressed both on thymic epithelial cells (TECs) and on a subset of developing thymocytes, known as DN3. It is a low-affinity mediator of developmental signals between thymocytes and TEC that support the differentiation and survival of both developing thymocytes and the TECs. G9P3 mAb was produced in EVA1 knockout mice immunized with recombinant mouse EVA1 extracellular region, and it recognizes mouse and human EVA1 expressed on transfected cells.

The antibody was conjugated to BD Horizon BV421 which is part of the BD Horizon Brilliant™ Violet family of dyes. With an Ex Max near 407 nm and Em Max near 421 nm, BD Horizon BV421 can be excited by the violet laser (405 nm) and detected with a 450/50 nm filter. BD Horizon BV421 conjugates are very bright, often exhibiting a 10 fold improvement in brightness compared to Pacific Blue™ conjugates. Due to nearly identical excitation and emission properties but different spillover characteristics, BD Horizon BV421, Pacific Blue™, and BD Horizon V450 cannot be used simultaneously.

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Format Details
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BV421
The BD Horizon Brilliant Violet™ 421 (BV421) Dye is part of the BD Horizon Brilliant Violet™ family of dyes. This polymer-technology based dye has an excitation maximum (Ex Max) of 407-nm and an emission maximum (Em Max) at 423-nm. Driven by BD innovation, BV421 is designed to be excited by the violet laser (405-nm) and detected using an optical filter centered near 420-nm (e.g., a 431/28-nm or 450/50-nm bandpass filter). BV421 is an ideal alternative for V450 as it is approximately ten times brighter with less spillover into the BV510/V500 detector. Please ensure that your instrument’s configurations (lasers and optical filters) are appropriate for this dye.
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Violet 405 nm
407 nm
423 nm
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Citations & References
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Development References (10)

  1. Chatterjee G, Carrithers LM, Carrithers MD. Epithelial V-like antigen regulates permeability of the blood-CSF barrier.. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2008; 372(3):412-7. (Biology). View Reference
  2. Garabatos N, Blanco J, Fandos C, et al. A monoclonal antibody against the extracellular domain of mouse and human epithelial V-like antigen 1 reveals a restricted expression pattern among CD4- CD8- thymocytes.. Monoclon Antib Immunodiagn Immunother. 2014; 33(5):305-11. (Immunogen: Flow cytometry). View Reference
  3. Guttinger M, Sutti F, Panigada M, et al. Epithelial V-like antigen (EVA), a novel member of the immunoglobulin superfamily, expressed in embryonic epithelia with a potential role as homotypic adhesion molecule in thymus histogenesis.. J Cell Biol. 1998; 141(4):1061-71. (Biology). View Reference
  4. Iacovelli S, Iosue I, Di Cesare S, Guttinger M. Lymphoid EVA1 expression is required for DN1-DN3 thymocytes transition. PLoS One. 2009; 4(10):e7586. (Biology). View Reference
  5. Kurd N, Robey EA. T-cell selection in the thymus: a spatial and temporal perspective.. Immunol Rev. 2016; 271(1):114-26. (Biology). View Reference
  6. Lin X, Cui M, Xu D, et al. Liver-specific deletion of Eva1a/Tmem166 aggravates acute liver injury by impairing autophagy. Cell Death Dis. 2018; 9(7):768. (Biology). View Reference
  7. Litvinov IV, Netchiporouk E, Cordeiro B, et al.. Ectopic expression of embryonic stem cell and other developmental genes in cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. Oncoimmunology. 2014; 3(11):e970025. (Biology). View Reference
  8. Ramena G, Yin Y, Yu Y, Walia V, Elble RC. CLCA2 Interactor EVA1 Is Required for Mammary Epithelial Cell Differentiation.. PLoS ONE. 2016; 11(3):e0147489. (Biology). View Reference
  9. Wesdorp M, Murillo-Cuesta S, Peters T, et al. MPZL2, Encoding the Epithelial Junctional Protein Myelin Protein Zero-like 2, Is Essential for Hearing in Man and Mouse. Am J Hum Genet. 2018; 103(1):74-88. (Biology). View Reference
  10. Wright E, Rahgozar K, Hallworth N, Lanker S, Carrithers MD. Epithelial V-like antigen mediates efficacy of anti-alpha₄ integrin treatment in a mouse model of multiple sclerosis.. PLoS ONE. 2013; 8(8):e70954. (Biology). View Reference
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