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BUV661 Mouse Anti-Human Siglec-1 (CD169)
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BD OptiBuild™
Sialoadhesin; SN; SIGLEC1; Siglec-1; Sialic acid-binding Ig-like lectin 1
Human (Tested in Development)
Mouse BALB/c IgG1, κ
Human Rhinovirus-infected Dendritic Cells
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 with BD Horizon BUV661 under optimal conditions that minimize unconjugated dye and antibody.

Recommended Assay Procedures

For optimal and reproducible results, BD Horizon Brilliant Stain Buffer should be used anytime two or more BD Horizon Brilliant dyes (including BD OptiBuild Brilliant reagents) 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).

Product Notices

  1. This antibody was developed for use in flow cytometry.
  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. Researchers should determine the optimal concentration of this reagent for their individual applications.
  4. An isotype control should be used at the same concentration as the antibody of interest.
  5. 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.
  6. For fluorochrome spectra and suitable instrument settings, please refer to our Multicolor Flow Cytometry web page at
  7. Please refer to for technical protocols.
  8. 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.
  9. BD Horizon Brilliant Ultraviolet 661 is covered by one or more of the following US patents: 8,110,673; 8,158,444; 8,227,187; 8,575,303; 8,354,239.
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Antibody Details
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The 7-239 monoclonal antibody specifically binds to Sialic acid-binding Ig-like lectin 1 (Siglec-1), which is also known as Sialoadhesin (SN), or CD169.  Siglec-1 is a type I transmembrane glycoprotein that belongs to the Siglec family within the Ig superfamily. This adhesion molecule especially binds to glycolipids and glycoproteins with terminal α-2 sialyl residues. Siglec-1 is expressed by macrophages and dendritic cells and serves as a cellular interaction molecule. Its expression can be upregulated by cells in response to type II collagen, or to cytokines including interferons, and tumor necrosis factor. Siglec-1 plays roles in endocytosis, hematopoiesis, and leucocyte migration. It mediates macrophage binding to various cell types including developing and mature leucocytes. Siglec-1 that is expressed by dendritic cells can also bind HIV-1 and may mediate viral transfer to bystander CD4+ T cells. Several Siglec-1 counter-receptors have been described including CD43, CD206, and CD227 which are expressed by T cells, macrophages, or breast cancer cells, respectively. The 7-239 antibody reportedly blocks Siglec-1 functions in some cellular assay systems.

The antibody was conjugated to BD Horizon™ BUV661 which is part of the BD Horizon Brilliant™ Ultraviolet family of dyes. This dye is a tandem fluorochrome of BD Horizon BUV395 with an Ex Max of 348-nm and an acceptor dye with an Em Max at 661-nm. BD Horizon Brilliant BUV661 can be excited by the ultraviolet laser (355 nm) and detected with a 670/25 filter and a 630 nm LP.  Due to cross laser excitation of this dye, there may be significant spillover into channels detecting APC-like emissions (eg, 670/25-nm filter).


Due to spectral differences between labeled cells and beads, using BD™ CompBeads can result in incorrect spillover values when used with BD Horizon BUV661 reagents. Therefore, the use of BD CompBeads or BD CompBeads Plus to determine spillover values for these reagents is not recommended. Different BUV661 reagents (eg, CD4 vs. CD45) can have slightly different fluorescence spillover therefore, it may also be necessary to use clone-specific compensation controls when using these reagents.

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Format Details
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The BD Horizon Brilliant™ Ultraviolet 661 (BUV661) Dye is part of the BD Horizon Brilliant™ Ultraviolet family of dyes. This tandem fluorochrome is comprised of a BUV395 donor with an excitation maximum (Ex Max) of 350-nm and an acceptor dye with an emission maximum (Em Max) at 660-nm. BUV661, driven by BD innovation, is designed to be excited by the ultraviolet laser (355-nm) and detected using an optical filter centered near 660-nm (e.g., 670/25 bandpass filter). The acceptor dye can be excited by the Red (628–640-nm) laser resulting in cross-laser excitation and fluorescence spillover. Please ensure that your instrument’s configurations (lasers and optical filters) are appropriate for this dye.
Ultraviolet 355 nm
350 nm
660 nm
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Citations & References
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Development References (6)

  1. Hartnell A, Steel J, Turley H, Jones M, Jackson DG, Crocker PR. Characterization of human sialoadhesin, a sialic acid binding receptor expressed by resident and inflammatory macrophage populations. Blood. 2001; 97(1):288-296. (Biology). View Reference
  2. Izquierdo-Useros N, Lorizate M, Puertas MC, et al. Siglec-1 is a novel dendritic cell receptor that mediates HIV-1 trans-infection through recognition of viral membrane gangliosides. PLoS ONE. 10(12)(Biology). View Reference
  3. Kirchberger S, Majdic O, Steinberger P, et al. Human rhinoviruses inhibit the accessory function of dendritic cells by inducing sialoadhesin and B7-H1 expression. J Immunol. 2005; 175(2):1145-1152. (Immunogen: Blocking, Cell separation, Flow cytometry, Functional assay, Inhibition, Western blot). View Reference
  4. Rose T, Grützkau A, Hirseland H, et al. IFNα and its response proteins, IP-10 and SIGLEC-1, are biomarkers of disease activity in systemic lupus rythematosus. Arthritis Rheum. 2013; 72(10):1639-1645. (Biology). View Reference
  5. Xiong YS, Cheng Y, Lin QS, et al. Increased expression of Siglec-1 on peripheral blood monocytes and its role in mononuclear cell reactivity to autoantigen in rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatology (Oxford). (Biology). View Reference
  6. van den Berg TK, Nath D, Ziltener HJ, et al. Cutting edge: CD43 functions as a T cell counterreceptor for the macrophage adhesion eceptor sialoadhesin Siglec-1) . J Immunol. 2001; 166(6):3637-3640. (Biology). View Reference
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