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BV421 Rat Anti-Mouse CD161b
BV421 Rat Anti-Mouse CD161b

Multiparameter flow cytometric analysis using BD OptiBuild™ BV421 Rat Anti-Mouse CD161b antibody (Cat. No. 744860) on live NK-1.1 positive C57BL/6 mouse splenocytes. Flow cytometry was performed using a BD LSRFortessa™ Flow Cytometer System.

Multiparameter flow cytometric analysis using BD OptiBuild™ BV421 Rat Anti-Mouse CD161b antibody (Cat. No. 744860) on live NK-1.1 positive C57BL/6 mouse splenocytes. Flow cytometry was performed using a BD LSRFortessa™ Flow Cytometer System.

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BD OptiBuild™
CD161b; CD161d; Nkrp1b; Nkrp1d; Lymphocyte antigen 55d; Ly55d
Mouse (Tested in Development)
Rat PVG, also known as HO, Black Hooded IgG2a, λ
Mouse NKRP1D Transfected Cell Line
Flow cytometry (Qualified)
0.2 mg/ml
AB_2742540
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 with BD Horizon BV421 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 www.bdbiosciences.com/colors.
  7. Please refer to www.bdbiosciences.com/us/s/resources 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 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.
  10. Pacific Blue™ is a trademark of Molecular Probes, Inc., Eugene, OR.
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Antibody Details
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2D9

The 2D9 monoclonal antibody recognizes C57BL/6 mouse Natural killer cell receptor P1D (NKR-P1D) which is also known as NKR-P1B[B6], or CD161b. CD161b is encoded by Klrb1b (killer cell lectin-like receptor subfamily B member 1B). CD161b is expressed by a functionally distinct subset of natural killer (NK) cells that express higher levels of cytotoxicity and interferon-γ (IFN-γ) than their CD161b-low or -negative counterparts. CD161b is a type II transmembrane glycoprotein that contains an immunoreceptor tyrosine-based inhibitory motif in its cytoplasmic domain. CD161b binds to C-type lectin related protein b (Clr-b) and may play a role in regulating NK cell responses. The 2D9 antibody has slight crossreactivity with cells transfected with Klrb1a/NKRP1A, Klrb1c/NKRP1C, or Klrb1f/NKRP1F.

The antibody was conjugated to BD Horizon™ BV421 which is part of the BD Horizon Brilliant™ Violet family of dyes. With an Ex Max of 407-nm and Em Max at 421-nm, BD Horizon BV421 can be excited by the violet laser and detected in the standard Pacific Blue™ filter set (eg, 450/50-nm filter). BD Horizon BV421 conjugates are very bright, often exhibiting a 10 fold improvement in brightness compared to Pacific Blue conjugates.

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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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BV421
Violet 405 nm
407 nm
423 nm
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Citations & References
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Development References (6)

  1. Aust JG1, Gays F, Mickiewicz KM, Buchanan E, Brooks CG.. The expression and function of the NKRP1 receptor family in C57BL/6 mice.. J Immunol. 2009; 183(1):106-116. (Immunogen: Blocking, Flow cytometry, Fluorescence activated cell sorting). View Reference
  2. Giorda R, Trucco M. Mouse NKR-P1. A family of genes selectively coexpressed in adherent lymphokine-activated killer cells. J Immunol. 1991; 147(5):1701-1708. (Biology). View Reference
  3. Kirkham CL, Carlyle JR. Complexity and Diversity of the NKR-P1:Clr (Klrb1:Clec2) Recognition Systems. Front Biosci. 2014; 5(5):1-16. (Biology). View Reference
  4. Kung SK, Su RC, Shannon J, Miller RG. The NKR-P1B gene product is an inhibitory receptor on SJL/J NK cells. J Immunol. 1999; 162(10):5876-5887. (Biology). View Reference
  5. Plougastel B, Matsumoto K, Dubbelde C, Yokoyama WM. Analysis of a 1-Mb BAC contig overlapping the mouse Nkrp1 cluster of genes: cloning of three new Nkrp1 members, Nkrp1d, Nkrp1e, and Nkrp1f.. Immunogenetics. 2001; 53(7):592-8. (Biology). View Reference
  6. Rozbeský D, Ivanova L, Hernychová L, Grobárová V, Novák P, Černý J. Nkrp1 family, from lectins to protein interacting molecules.. Molecules. 2015; 20(2):3463-78. (Biology). View Reference
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