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RY586 Mouse Anti-Human PSMA
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BD OptiBuild™
Human (Tested in Development)
Mouse BALB/c IgG1, κ
Normal Human Prostate Homogenate and LNCaP Cell Line
Flow cytometry (Qualified)
0.2 mg/ml
Aqueous buffered solution containing ≤0.09% sodium azide.

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

Product Notices

  1. Please refer to for technical protocols.
  2. 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.
  3. For fluorochrome spectra and suitable instrument settings, please refer to our Multicolor Flow Cytometry web page at
  4. An isotype control should be used at the same concentration as the antibody of interest.
  5. CF™ is a trademark of Biotium, Inc.
  6. Please refer to to access safety data sheets (SDS).
  7. Since applications vary, each investigator should titrate the reagent to obtain optimal results.
  8. Human donor specific background has been observed in relation to the presence of anti-polyethylene glycol (PEG) antibodies, developed as a result of certain vaccines containing PEG, including some COVID-19 vaccines. We recommend use of BD Horizon Brilliant™ Stain Buffer in your experiments to help mitigate potential background. For more information visit
  9. Researchers should determine the optimal concentration of this reagent for their individual applications.
  10. 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.
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Antibody Details
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The 107-1A4 monoclonal antibody specifically recognizes human Prostate-Specific Membrane Antigen (PSMA) which is also known as Glutamate carboxypeptidase II (GCPII), and N-acetyl-L-aspartyl-L-glutamate peptidase I (NAALADase I). PSMA is an ~100 kDa type II transmembrane glycoprotein. It is comprised of a large extracellular region with protease, apical and C-terminal domains that function in substrate binding and enzymatic activity, a transmembrane region, and a short intracellular N-terminal domain. PSMA is encoded by FOLH1 (Folate hydrolase 1) which belongs to the M28 peptidase family. PSMA is expressed in the brain and by cells in various tissues including the prostate, intestines, testis, bladder, liver, kidney, breast, and ovary. In the intestines, this enzyme functions as a folate hydrolase that cleaves glutamate from dietary folates to facilitate the cellular uptake of folic acid. Through its NAALADase activity, this enzyme also acts in the nervous system to hydrolyze the N-aceylaspartylglutamate (NAAG) neuropeptide into NAA and glutamate. This enzyme can thereby modulate excitatory neurotransmission with the release of glutamate which serves as an excitatory neurotransmitter. Overexpression of PSMA by cancer cells, such as prostate cancer cells, may allow for the increased uptake of folates required for rapid cellular division leading to tumor progression. PSMA expression has also been found by some urothelial adenocarcinoma cells and associated with the tumor neovasculature of some tumors as well. The 107-1A4 antibody reportedly recognizes a distinct conformational epitope in the PSMA extracellular domain.

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The BD Horizon RealYellow™ 586 (RY586) Dye is part of the BD family of yellow-green dyes. It is a small organic fluorochrome with an excitation maximum (Ex Max) at 565-nm and an emission maximum (Em Max) at 586-nm. Driven by BD innovation, RY586 can be used on both spectral and conventional cytometers and is designed to be excited by the Yellow-Green laser (561-nm) with minimal excitation by the 488-nm Blue laser. For conventional instruments equipped with a Yellow-Green laser (561-nm), RY586 can be used as an alternative to PE and we recommend using an optical filter centered near 586-nm (eg, a 586/15-nm bandpass filter). For spectral instruments equipped with a Yellow-Green laser (561-nm), it can be used in conjunction with PE. Compared to PE, RY586 is similar in brightness, minimal spillover into Blue detectors, and increased spillover into the 610/20-nm (PE-CF594) detector. Please ensure that your instrument configuration (lasers and optical filters) is appropriate for this dye.
Yellow-Green 561 nm
564 nm
586 nm
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Citations & References
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Development References (5)

  1. Brown LG, Wegner SK, Wang H, et al. A novel monoclonal antibody 107-1A4 with high prostate specificity: generation, characterization of antigen expression, and targeting of human prostate cancer xenografts.. Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. 1998; 1(4):208-215. (Immunogen: ELISA, Immunofluorescence, Immunoprecipitation). View Reference
  2. Chauchereau A, Al Nakouzi N, Gaudin C, et al. Stemness markers characterize IGR-CaP1, a new cell line derived from primary epithelial prostate cancer.. Exp Cell Res. 2011; 317(3):262-75. (Clone-specific: Flow cytometry). View Reference
  3. Mhawech-Fauceglia P, Zhang S, Terracciano L, et al. Prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) protein expression in normal and neoplastic tissues and its sensitivity and specificity in prostate adenocarcinoma: an immunohistochemical study using mutiple tumour tissue microarray technique.. Histopathology. 2007; 50(4):472-83. (Biology: Immunohistochemistry). View Reference
  4. Tykvart J, Navrátil V, Sedlák F, et al. Comparative analysis of monoclonal antibodies against prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA).. Prostate. 2014; 74(16):1674-90. (Clone-specific: Flow cytometry, Immunohistochemistry). View Reference
  5. Wang S, Diamond DL, Hass GM, Sokoloff R, Vessella RL. Identification of prostate specific membrane antigen (PSMA) as the target of monoclonal antibody 107-1A4 by proteinchip; array, surface-enhanced laser desorption/ionization (SELDI) technology.. Int J Cancer. 2001; 92(6):871-6. (Clone-specific: Array). View Reference
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