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FITC Rat anti-Mouse CD34
FITC Rat anti-Mouse CD34

Identification of CD34+ and CD34- subpopulations of hematopoietic progenitors. BALB/c bone marrow cells were treated with Mouse BD Fc Block™ Purified anti-CD16/CD32 (Cat. No. 553141/553142) and stained with either FITC Rat Anti-Mouse CD34 (Cat. No. 560238/553733, right panel) or a FITC Rat IgG2a, κ isotype control (Cat. No. 553929, left panel), followed by APC Lineage Cocktail (Cat. No. 558074) to identify major lineage committed cells. The contour plots were derived from the gated events based on light scattering characteristics of leukocytes and fluorescence characteristics of the CD34 and Lineage markers . Flow cytometry was performed on a BD FACSCanto™ System.

Identification of CD34+ and CD34- subpopulations of hematopoietic progenitors. BALB/c bone marrow cells were treated with Mouse BD Fc Block™ Purified anti-CD16/CD32 (Cat. No. 553141/553142) and stained with either FITC Rat Anti-Mouse CD34 (Cat. No. 560238/553733, right panel) or a FITC Rat IgG2a, κ isotype control (Cat. No. 553929, left panel), followed by APC Lineage Cocktail (Cat. No. 558074) to identify major lineage committed cells. The contour plots were derived from the gated events based on light scattering characteristics of leukocytes and fluorescence characteristics of the CD34 and Lineage markers . Flow cytometry was performed on a BD FACSCanto™ System.

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BD Pharmingen™
Cd34; CD34 antigen; Hematopoietic progenitor cell antigen CD34
Mouse (QC Testing)
Rat IgG2a, κ
Recombinant Mouse CD34
Flow cytometry (Routinely Tested)
0.5 mg/ml
AB_1645242
Aqueous buffered solution containing protein stabilizer and ≤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 FITC under optimum conditions, and unreacted FITC was removed.

Product Notices

  1. Since applications vary, each investigator should titrate the reagent to obtain optimal results.
  2. An isotype control should be used at the same concentration as the antibody of interest.
  3. 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.
  4. For fluorochrome spectra and suitable instrument settings, please refer to our Multicolor Flow Cytometry web page at www.bdbiosciences.com/colors.
  5. Please refer to www.bdbiosciences.com/us/s/resources for technical protocols.
Antibody Details
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RAM34

The RAM34 monoclonal antibody specifically binds to the CD34 glycoprotein on the surface of three independently derived mouse CD34-transfected cell lines. RAM34 antibody also reacts with the mouse cell lines PA6, 416B, Swiss 3T6, NIH, 3T3, DA1, and M1, all of which are positive for expression of mouse CD34 mRNA. Cell lines shown to be negative for CD34 mRNA transcript, including WEHI-3B, EL4, 18.8, and CMT64/61, are also negative for surface expression of CD34 as determined by RAM34 staining. Normal thymocytes and splenocytes are negative for CD34 expression. In the bone marrow, 7-10% of cells are stained with the RAM34 antibody, including most of the Ly-6A/E (Sca-1)+ CD90 (Thy-1)low Lineage Marker- hematopoietic stem cell-enriched subpopulation and myeloerythroid progenitors. CD34 is also expressed on a small percentage of fetal liver cells, including NK-cell progenitors. CD34 has been reported to be expressed on the endothelium of capillaries and, in this form, to function as a ligand for L-selectin. Consistent with this observation, RAM34 antibody stains endothelial cells in spleen, thymus, and postcapillary HEVs in the lymph nodes. It is reported that RAM34 antibody can be used to select CD34+ CD117 (c-Kit)+ Ly-6A/E (Sca-1)+ Lineage Marker- bone marrow-derived hematopoietic stem cells, capable of short-term multi-lineage reconstitution of lethally irradiated mice. In  contrast, the  CD34- CD117+ Sca-1+ Lineage Marker- population contains self-renewing hematopoietic stem cells. Similarly, the bone marrow population with high dye-efflux capacity and highly enriched for long-term reconstituting hematopoietic stem cells, is CD34- CD117 (c-Kit)+ Ly-6A/E (Sca-1)+ Lineage Marker-.

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FITC
Fluorescein (FITC) is part of the BD blue family of dyes. This is a small organic fluorochrome with an excitation maximum (Ex Max) at 494-nm and an emission maximum (Em Max) at 518-nm. FITC is designed to be excited by the Blue laser (488-nm) and detected using an optical filter centered near 520 nm (e.g., a 530/30-nm bandpass filter). Please ensure that your instrument’s configurations (lasers and optical filters) are appropriate for this dye.
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FITC
Blue 488 nm
494 nm
518 nm
Citations & References
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Development References (11)

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