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PE-Cy™7 Rat Anti-Mouse Ly-6G
PE-Cy™7 Rat Anti-Mouse Ly-6G

Analysis of Ly-6G on mouse bone marrow. Bone marrow cells from C57BL/6 mice were stained either with a PE-Cy™7 Rat IgG2a, κ isotype control (Cat. No. 552784; unshaded histogram) or with the PE-Cy™7 Rat Anti-Mouse Ly-6G antibody (Cat. No. 560601; shaded histogram).  Histograms were derived from gated events based on light scattering characteristics for bone marrow myeloid cells.  Flow cytometry was performed on a BD™ LSR II flow cytometry system.

Analysis of Ly-6G on mouse bone marrow. Bone marrow cells from C57BL/6 mice were stained either with a PE-Cy™7 Rat IgG2a, κ isotype control (Cat. No. 552784; unshaded histogram) or with the PE-Cy™7 Rat Anti-Mouse Ly-6G antibody (Cat. No. 560601; shaded histogram).  Histograms were derived from gated events based on light scattering characteristics for bone marrow myeloid cells.  Flow cytometry was performed on a BD™ LSR II flow cytometry system.

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BD Pharmingen™
Ly6g; Lymphocyte antigen 6G; Lymphocyte antigen 6 complex, locus G; Gr1
Mouse (QC Testing)
Rat LEW, also known as Lewis IgG2a, κ
Ly-6G-transfected EL4J Cell Line
Flow cytometry (Routinely Tested)
0.2 mg/ml
AB_1727562
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 PE-Cy7 under optimum conditions, and unconjugated antibody and free PE-Cy7 were 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. Warning: Some APC-Cy7 and PE-Cy7 conjugates show changes in their emission spectrum with prolonged exposure to formaldehyde. If you are unable to analyze fixed samples within four hours, we recommend that you use BD™ Stabilizing Fixative (Cat. No. 338036).
  5. PE-Cy7 is a tandem fluorochrome composed of R-phycoerythrin (PE), which is excited by 488-nm light and serves as an energy donor, coupled to the cyanine dye Cy7, which acts as an energy acceptor and fluoresces maximally at 780 nm. PE-Cy7 tandem fluorochrome emission is collected in a detector for fluorescence wavelengths of 750 nm and higher. Although every effort is made to minimize the lot-to-lot variation in the efficiency of the fluorochrome energy transfer, differences in the residual emission from PE may be observed. Therefore, we recommend that individual compensation controls be performed for every PE-Cy7 conjugate. PE-Cy7 is optimized for use with a single argon ion laser emitting 488-nm light, and there is no significant overlap between PE-Cy7 and FITC emission spectra. When using dual-laser cytometers, which may directly excite both PE and Cy7, we recommend the use of cross-beam compensation during data acquisition or software compensation during data analysis.
  6. Please observe the following precautions: Absorption of visible light can significantly alter the energy transfer occurring in any tandem fluorochrome conjugate; therefore, we recommend that special precautions be taken (such as wrapping vials, tubes, or racks in aluminum foil) to prevent exposure of conjugated reagents, including cells stained with those reagents, to room illumination.
  7. For fluorochrome spectra and suitable instrument settings, please refer to our Multicolor Flow Cytometry web page at www.bdbiosciences.com/colors.
  8. Cy is a trademark of GE Healthcare.
  9. Please refer to www.bdbiosciences.com/us/s/resources for technical protocols.
560601 Rev. 2
Antibody Details
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1A8

The 1A8 monoclonal antibody specifically binds to Ly-6G, a 21-25-kDa GPI-anchored protein. In the bone marrow, Ly6G is expressed on the majority of the largest cells, predominantly granulocytes, but not on lymphoid or erythroid cells.  In the periphery, it is expressed on granulocytes. The mAb RB6-8C5 recognizes both Ly-6G and Ly-6C and blocks the binding of mAb 1A8 to Ly-6G.

560601 Rev. 2
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PE-Cy7
PE-Cy7 dye is a part of the BD PE family of dyes. This tandem fluorochrome is comprised of a R-Phycoerythrin (PE) donor that has excitation maxima (Ex Max) of 496-nm and 566-nm and an acceptor dye, Cy™7, with an emission maximum (Em Max) at 781-nm. PE can be excited by the Blue (488-nm), Green (532-nm) and yellow-green (561-nm) lasers and detected using an optical filter centered near 781 nm (e.g., a 760/60-nm bandpass filter). The donor dye can be excited by the Blue (488-nm), Green (532-nm) and yellow-green (561-nm) lasers and the acceptor dye can be excited by the Red (627–640-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.
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PE-Cy7
Yellow-Green 488 nm, 532 nm, 561 nm
496 nm, 566 nm
781 nm
560601 Rev.2
Citations & References
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Development References (1)

  1. Fleming TJ, Fleming ML, Malek TR. Selective expression of Ly-6G on myeloid lineage cells in mouse bone marrow. RB6-8C5 mAb to granulocyte-differentiation antigen (Gr-1) detects members of the Ly-6 family. J Immunol. 1993; 151(5):2399-2408. (Immunogen). View Reference
560601 Rev. 2

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