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RB780 Rat Anti-Mouse CD184 (CXCR4)
RB780 Rat Anti-Mouse CD184 (CXCR4)
Multiparameter flow cytometric analysis using BD OptiBuild™ RB780 Rat Anti-Mouse CD184 antibody (Cat. No. 755964; Right Plot) on live Mouse thymocytes, with Isotype Control (Cat. No. 568698; Left Plot). Flow cytometry was performed using a BD LSRFortessa™ X-20 Flow Cytometer System.
Multiparameter flow cytometric analysis using BD OptiBuild™ RB780 Rat Anti-Mouse CD184 antibody (Cat. No. 755964; Right Plot) on live Mouse thymocytes, with Isotype Control (Cat. No. 568698; Left Plot). Flow cytometry was performed using a BD LSRFortessa™ X-20 Flow Cytometer System.
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BD OptiBuild™
CXCR4, C-X-C chemokine receptor type 4; Fusin; LESTR; PB-CKR; Sdf1r
Mouse (Tested in Development)
Rat IgG2b, κ
GST-NCXCR4 fusion protein
Flow cytometry (Qualified)
0.2 mg/ml
12767
Aqueous buffered solution containing ≤0.09% sodium azide.
RUO


Preparation And Storage

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. Store undiluted at 4°C and protected from prolonged exposure to light. Do not freeze.

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® CompBeads to ensure that BD® CompBeads are appropriate for your specific cellular application.

Product Notices

  1. When using high concentrations of antibody, background binding of this dye to erythroid fragments produced by ammonium chloride-based lysis, such as with BD Pharm Lyse™ Lysing Buffer (Cat. No. 555899), has been observed when the antibody conjugate was present during the lysis procedure. This may cause nonspecific staining of target cells, such as leukocytes, which have bound the resulting erythroid fragments. This background can be mitigated by any of the following: titrating the antibody conjugate to a lower concentration, fixing samples with formaldehyde, or removing erythrocytes before staining (eg, gradient centrifugation or pre-lysis with wash). This background has not been observed when cells were lysed with BD FACS™ Lysing Solution (Cat. No. 349202) after staining.
  2. 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.
  3. Please refer to www.bdbiosciences.com/us/s/resources for technical protocols.
  4. Since applications vary, each investigator should titrate the reagent to obtain optimal results.
  5. An isotype control should be used at the same concentration as the antibody of interest.
  6. Please observe the following precautions: We recommend that special precautions be taken (such as wrapping vials, tubes, or racks in aluminum foil) to protect exposure of conjugated reagents, including cells stained with those reagents, to any room illumination. Absorption of visible light can significantly affect the emission spectra and quantum yield of tandem fluorochrome conjugates.
  7. 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.
  8. For fluorochrome spectra and suitable instrument settings, please refer to our Multicolor Flow Cytometry web page at www.bdbiosciences.com/colors.
  9. Please refer to http://regdocs.bd.com to access safety data sheets (SDS).
  10. Cy is a trademark of Global Life Sciences Solutions Germany GmbH or an affiliate doing business as Cytiva.
  11. For U.S. patents that may apply, see bd.com/patents.
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Antibody Details
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2B11/CXCR4

The 2B11/CXCR4 monoclonal antibody specifically binds to mouse CD184, which is also known as the C-X-C Chemokine Receptor type 4 , CXCR4.  CXCR4 (previously known as Fusin and LESTR), is a seven-transmembrane, G-protein-coupled receptor. It is the specific receptor for the CXC chemokine, SDF-1/CXCL12.  Mouse CXCR4 shows 91% homology at the amino acid level with human CXCR4. CXCR4 is widely expressed by hematopoietic and non-hematopoietic cell types including neutrophils, monocytes, T cells, B cells, CD34-positive progenitor cells, endothelial cells, neurons and astrocytes.  Human CXCR4 is used by T-tropic HIV-1 as a co-receptor for viral entry.  The mouse Cxcr4 gene has been mapped to chromosome 1.

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RB780
The BD Horizon RealBlue™ 780 (RB780) Dye is part of the BD family of blue dyes. It is a tandem fluorochrome with an excitation maximum (Ex Max) at 498-nm and an emission maximum (Em Max) at 781-nm. Driven by BD innovation, RB780 can be used on both spectral and conventional cytometers and is designed to be excited by the Blue laser (488-nm) with minimal excitation by the 561-nm Yellow-Green laser. For conventional instruments equipped with a Blue laser (488-nm), RB780 can be used as an alternative to PE-Cy7 and we recommend using an optical filter centered near 780-nm (eg, a 780/60-nm bandpass filter). For spectral instruments equipped with a Blue laser (488-nm), it can be used in conjunction with PE-Cy7. RB780 is on average brighter than PE-Cy7 and has minimal spillover into Yellow-Green detectors.
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RB780
Blue 488 nm
498 nm
781 nm
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Citations & References
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Development References (9)

  1. Bleul CC, Farzan M, Choe H, et al. The lymphocyte chemoattractant SDF-1 is a ligand for LESTR/fusin and blocks HIV-1 entry. Nature. 1996; 382(6594):829-833. (Biology). View Reference
  2. Bleul CC, Wu L, Hoxie JA, Springer TA, Mackay CR. The HIV coreceptors CXCR4 and CCR5 are differentially expressed and regulated on human T lymphocytes.. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1997; 94(5):1925-1930. (Biology). View Reference
  3. Feng Y, Broder CC, Kennedy PE, Berger EA. HIV-1 entry cofactor: functional cDNA cloning of a seven-transmembrane, G protein-coupled receptor. Science. 1996; 272(5263):872-877. (Biology). View Reference
  4. Forster R, Kremmer E, Schubel A, et al. Intracellular and surface expression of the HIV-1 coreceptor CXCR4/fusin on various leukocyte subsets: rapid internalization and recycling upon activation. J Immunol. 1998; 160(3):1522-1531. (Immunogen: ELISA, Flow cytometry, Fluorescence microscopy, Functional assay, Inhibition, Western blot). View Reference
  5. Gupta SK, Lysko PG, Pillarisetti K, Ohlstein E, Stadel JM. Chemokine receptors in human endothelial cells. Functional expression of CXCR4 and its transcriptional regulation by inflammatory cytokines. J Biol Chem. 1998; 273(7):4282-4287. (Biology). View Reference
  6. Heesen M, Berman MA, Benson JD, Gerard C, Dorf ME. Cloning of the mouse fusin gene, homologue to a human HIV-1 co-factor. J Immunol. 1996; 157(12):5455-5460. (Biology). View Reference
  7. Hesselgesser J, Halks-Miller M, DelVecchio V, et al. CD4-independent association between HIV-1 gp120 and CXCR4: functional chemokine receptors are expressed in human neurons. Curr Biol. 1997; 7(2):112-121. (Biology). View Reference
  8. Oberlin E, Amara A, Bachelerie F, et al. The CXC chemokine SDF-1 is the ligand for LESTR/fusin and prevents infection by T-cell-line-adapted HIV-1. Nature. 1996; 382(6594):833-835. (Biology). View Reference
  9. Schabath R, Muller G, Schubel A, Kremmer E, Lipp M, Forster R. The murine chemokine receptor CXCR4 is tightly regulated during T cell development and activation. J Leukoc Biol. 1999; 66(6):996-1004. (Clone-specific: Flow cytometry, Fluorescence microscopy, Immunofluorescence, Western blot). View Reference
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