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BB515 Mouse Anti-Human CD25
BB515 Mouse Anti-Human CD25
Two-color flow cytometric analysis of CD25 expression on unstimulated peripheral blood lymphocytes. Human whole blood was stained with APC Mouse Anti-Human CD4 antibody (Cat. No. 555349/561840/561841) and either BD Horizon™ BB515 Mouse IgG1, κ Isotype Control (Cat. No. 564416; Left Plot) or BD Horizon™ BB515 Mouse Anti-Human CD25 antibody (Cat. No. 567318/567319; Right Plot). Erythrocytes were lysed with BD FACS™ Lysing Solution (Cat. No. 349202). The bivariate pseudocolor density plots showing the correlated expression of CD25 (or Ig Isotype control staining) versus CD4 were derived from gated events with the forward and side light-scatter characteristics of intact lymphocytes. Flow cytometry and data analysis were performed using a BD LSRFortessa™ X-20 Cell Analyzer System and FlowJo™ software.
BB515 Mouse Anti-Human CD25
CD25 expression on activated lymphocytes. Human PBMC were stimulated with PHA (3 days). Cells were stained with BD Horizon™ BB515 Mouse IgG1, κ Isotype Control (dashed line histogram) or BD Horizon™ BB515 Mouse Anti-Human CD25 (solid line histogram). A CD25 expression (or Ig Isotype control staining) histogram was derived from gated events with light-scatter characteristics of viable lymphoblasts. A BD LSRFortessa™ X-20 Cell Analyzer System and FlowJo™ software were used.
Two-color flow cytometric analysis of CD25 expression on unstimulated peripheral blood lymphocytes. Human whole blood was stained with APC Mouse Anti-Human CD4 antibody (Cat. No. 555349/561840/561841) and either BD Horizon™ BB515 Mouse IgG1, κ Isotype Control (Cat. No. 564416; Left Plot) or BD Horizon™ BB515 Mouse Anti-Human CD25 antibody (Cat. No. 567318/567319; Right Plot). Erythrocytes were lysed with BD FACS™ Lysing Solution (Cat. No. 349202). The bivariate pseudocolor density plots showing the correlated expression of CD25 (or Ig Isotype control staining) versus CD4 were derived from gated events with the forward and side light-scatter characteristics of intact lymphocytes. Flow cytometry and data analysis were performed using a BD LSRFortessa™ X-20 Cell Analyzer System and FlowJo™ software.
CD25 expression on activated lymphocytes. Human PBMC were stimulated with PHA (3 days). Cells were stained with BD Horizon™ BB515 Mouse IgG1, κ Isotype Control (dashed line histogram) or BD Horizon™ BB515 Mouse Anti-Human CD25 (solid line histogram). A CD25 expression (or Ig Isotype control staining) histogram was derived from gated events with light-scatter characteristics of viable lymphoblasts. A BD LSRFortessa™ X-20 Cell Analyzer System and FlowJo™ software were used.
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BD Horizon™
IL-2Rα; IL2RA; TAC antigen; TCGFR; p55
Human (QC Testing)
Mouse BALB/c IgG1, κ
Recombinant Human CD25
Flow cytometry (Routinely Tested)
5 µl
V C012
3559
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 to the dye under optimum conditions and unconjugated antibody and free dye were removed.

Recommended Assay Procedures

BD™ CompBeads can be used as surrogates to assess fluorescence spillover (Compensation).  When fluorochrome conjugated antibodies are bound to CompBeads, they have spectral properties very similar to cells.   However, for some fluorochromes there can be small differences in spectral emissions compared to cells, resulting in spillover values that differ when compared to biological controls.  It is strongly recommended that when using a reagent for the first time, users compare the spillover on cells and CompBead to ensure that BD Comp beads are appropriate for your specific cellular application.

For optimal and reproducible results, BD Horizon Brilliant Stain Buffer should be used anytime two or more BD Horizon Brilliant dyes 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. 563794/566349) or the BD Horizon Brilliant Stain Buffer Plus (Cat. No. 566385).

For optimal results, it is recommended to perform 2 washes after staining with antibodies. Cells may be prepared, stained with antibodies and washed twice with wash buffer per established protocols for immunofluorescence staining, prior to acquisition on a flow cytometer. Performing fewer than the recommended wash steps may lead to increased spread of the negative population.

Product Notices

  1. This reagent has been pre-diluted for use at the recommended Volume per Test. We typically use 1 × 10^6 cells in a 100-µl experimental sample (a test).
  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. Please refer to www.bdbiosciences.com/us/s/resources for technical protocols.
  5. For fluorochrome spectra and suitable instrument settings, please refer to our Multicolor Flow Cytometry web page at www.bdbiosciences.com/colors.
  6. 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.
  7. Please refer to http://regdocs.bd.com to access safety data sheets (SDS).
  8. Alexa Fluor™ is a trademark of Life Technologies Corporation.
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Antibody Details
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BC96

The BC96 monoclonal antibody specifically binds to human CD25, the low-affinity alpha subunit of the Interleukin-2 Receptor (IL-2Rα), which is also known as TAC antigen. IL2RA encodes CD25 which is a 55 kDa type I transmembrane glycoprotein comprised of an extracellular region with two Complement Control Protein domains (CCP) followed by a transmembrane region and a short cytoplasmic tail. CD25 is constitutively expressed at high levels on natural T regulatory cells and variably expressed on conventional T cells and B cells and their precursors, NK cells, monocytes, and macrophages. CD25 expression can be highly upregulated upon antigenic or mitogenic stimulation of T cells or B cells. A soluble form of CD25 is found in biological fluids due to proteolytic cleavage of the extracellular region of transmembrane CD25. CD25 noncovalently associates with CD122 (IL-2Rβ chain) and CD132 (IL-2Rγ, also known as the common γ chain or γc) to form the high-affinity signal-transducing IL-2R complex (IL-2Rαβγ).  This heterotrimeric receptor mediates biological activities of IL-2 which can act as a cellular activation, growth, and differentiation factor and regulator of cell viability. Analysis of CD25 expression can be used to characterize the nature of normal leucocytes in their resting states or activated during inflammatory or immune responses as well as those present in certain disease states.

The antibody was conjugated to BD Horizon™ BB515 which is part of the BD Horizon Brilliant™ Blue family of dyes. With an Ex Max near 490 nm and an Em Max near 515 nm, BD Horizon™ BB515 can be excited by the blue laser (488 nm) laser and detected with a 530/30 nm filter. This dye has been exclusively developed by BD Biosciences and is up to seven times brighter than FITC with less spillover into the PE channel. Due to similar excitation and emission properties, BB515, FITC, and Alexa Fluor™ 488 cannot be used simultaneously. It is not recommended to use BB515 in cocktails that include Streptavidin conjugates as it may cause high background.

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BB515
The BD Horizon Brilliant™ Blue 515 (BB515) dye is part of the BD Horizon Brilliant™ Blue family of dyes. This dye is a polymer fluorochrome with an excitation maximum (Ex Max) at 490-nm and an emission maximum (Em Max) of 515-nm. Driven by BD innovation, BB515 is designed to be excited by the blue laser (488-nm) and detected using an optical filter centered near 520-nm (e.g., 530/30-nm). BB515 reagents are significantly brighter than equivalent FITC or Alexa Fluor™ 488 reagents with less spillover into the PE detector. Please ensure that your instrument’s configurations (lasers and optical filters) are appropriate for this dye.
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BB515
Blue 488 nm
490 nm
515 nm
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Citations & References
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Development References (4)

  1. Chapel A, Bensussan A, Vilmer E, Dormont D. Differential human immunodeficiency virus expression in CD4+ cloned lymphocytes: from viral latency to replication.. J Virol. 1992; 66(6):3966-70. (Immunogen: Flow cytometry). View Reference
  2. Knapp W. W. Knapp .. et al., ed. Leucocyte typing IV : white cell differentiation antigens. Oxford New York: Oxford University Press; 1989:1-1182.
  3. Poszepczynska E, Bagot M, Echchakir H, et al. Functional characterization of an IL-7-dependent CD4(+)CD8alphaalpha(+) Th3-type malignant cell line derived from a patient with a cutaneous T-cell lymphoma.. 2000; 96(3):1056-63. (Clone-specific). View Reference
  4. Schlossman SF. Stuart F. Schlossman .. et al., ed. Leucocyte typing V : white cell differentiation antigens : proceedings of the fifth international workshop and conference held in Boston, USA, 3-7 November, 1993. Oxford: Oxford University Press; 1995.
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Comparisons, where applicable, are made against older BD technology, manual methods or are general performance claims. Comparisons are not made against non-BD technologies, unless otherwise noted.