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BV421 Rat Anti-Mouse MAdCAM-1
BV421 Rat Anti-Mouse MAdCAM-1

Flow cytometric analysis using BD OptiBuild™ BV421 Rat Anti-Mouse MAdCAM-1 antibody (Cat. No. 742812; solid line histogram) on CHO-MAD7 cells, with an isotype control (dotted line histogram). Flow cytometry was performed using a BD LSRFortessa™ X-20 Flow Cytometer System.

Flow cytometric analysis using BD OptiBuild™ BV421 Rat Anti-Mouse MAdCAM-1 antibody (Cat. No. 742812; solid line histogram) on CHO-MAD7 cells, with an isotype control (dotted line histogram). Flow cytometry was performed using a BD LSRFortessa™ X-20 Flow Cytometer System.

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BD OptiBuild™
Madcam1; MADCA; mucosal vascular addressin cell adhesion molecule 1
Mouse (Tested in Development)
Rat WI, also known as Wistar (outbred) IgG2a, κ
Mouse endothelial cells from BALB/c mouse mesenteric and peripheral lymph nodes.
Flow cytometry (Qualified)
0.2 mg/ml
17123
AB_2741064
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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MECA-367

The MECA-367 monoclonal antibody specifically recognizes mucosal vascular addressin MAdCAM-1. In the fetus and neonate, MAdCAM-1 is the predominant vascular addressin on the high endothelial venules (HEV) of peripheral lymph nodes. In adult mice, MAdCAM-1 is preferentially expressed in mucosal lymphoid tissues and lamina propria; it is also expressed on sinus-lining cells in the spleen. MAdCAM-1 expression is upregulated on the HEV of peripheral lymph nodes in adult NOD mice4 and is involved in the development of diabetes and insulitis. Furthermore, there is evidence that IFN-γ can induce MAdCAM-1 expression in non-mucosal sites in adult mice. MAdCAM-1 is a predominant ligand for integrin α4β7, a lymphocyte mucosal homing receptor, and a facultative ligand for CD62L (L-selectin). MECA-367 mAb binds to the first domain of MAdCAM-1 and blocks MAdCAM-1-dependent binding in vitro and lymphocyte homing to Peyer's patch HEV in vivo. Source of the immunogen was endothelial cells from BALB/c mouse mesenteric and peripheral lymph nodes.

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 (5)

  1. Berg EL, McEvoy LM, Berlin C, Bargatze RF, Butcher EC. L-selectin-mediated lymphocyte rolling on MAdCAM-1. Nature. 1993; 366(6456):695-698. (Biology). View Reference
  2. Berlin C, Berg EL, Briskin MJ, et al. Alpha 4 beta 7 integrin mediates lymphocyte binding to the mucosal vascular addressin MAdCAM-1. Cell. 1993; 74(1):185-195. (Biology). View Reference
  3. Briskin MJ, McEvoy LM, Butcher EC. MAdCAM-1 has homology to immunoglobulin and mucin-like adhesion receptors and to IgA1. Nature. 1993; 363(6428):461-464. (Biology). View Reference
  4. Kraal G, Schornagel K, Streeter PR, Holzmann B, Butcher EC. Expression of the mucosal vascular addressin, MAdCAM-1, on sinus-lining cells in the spleen. Am J Pathol. 1995; 147(3):763-771. (Biology). View Reference
  5. Streeter PR, Berg EL, Rouse BT, Bargatze RF, Butcher EC. A tissue-specific endothelial cell molecule involved in lymphocyte homing. Nature. 1988; 331(6151):41-46. (Immunogen). View Reference
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