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BUV563 Rat Anti-Mouse Ly-6G
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BUV563 Rat Anti-Mouse Ly-6G

Multiparameter flow cytometric analysis of Ly-6G expression on mouse bone-marrow leucocytes. Mouse bone-marrow cells were preincubated with Purified Rat Anti-Mouse CD16/CD32 antibody (Mouse BD Fc Block™) (Cat. No. 553141/553142). The cells were then stained with either BD Horizon™ BUV563 Rat IgG2a, κ Isotype Control (Cat. No. 612922; dashed line histograms) or BD Horizon BUV563 Rat Anti-Mouse Ly-6G antibody (Cat. No. 612921; solid line histograms) at 1 µg/test. The fluorescence histograms showing Ly-6G expression (or Ig Isotype control staining) were derived from gated events with the forward and side light-scattering characteristics of viable lymphoid (Left Plot) or myeloid (Right Plot) bone marrow leucocytes. Flow cytometry and data analysis were performed using a BD LSRFortessa™ X-20 Cell Analyzer System and FlowJo™ software. Data shown on this Technical Data Sheet are not lot specific.

Multiparameter flow cytometric analysis of Ly-6G expression on mouse bone-marrow leucocytes. Mouse bone-marrow cells were preincubated with Purified Rat Anti-Mouse CD16/CD32 antibody (Mouse BD Fc Block™) (Cat. No. 553141/553142). The cells were then stained with either BD Horizon™ BUV563 Rat IgG2a, κ Isotype Control (Cat. No. 612922; dashed line histograms) or BD Horizon BUV563 Rat Anti-Mouse Ly-6G antibody (Cat. No. 612921; solid line histograms) at 1 µg/test. The fluorescence histograms showing Ly-6G expression (or Ig Isotype control staining) were derived from gated events with the forward and side light-scattering characteristics of viable lymphoid (Left Plot) or myeloid (Right Plot) bone marrow leucocytes. Flow cytometry and data analysis were performed using a BD LSRFortessa™ X-20 Cell Analyzer System and FlowJo™ software. Data shown on this Technical Data Sheet are not lot specific.

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BD Horizon™
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
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 BUV563 under optimum conditions, and unconjugated antibody and free BD Horizon BUV563 were removed.

Recommended Assay Procedures

BD™ CompBeads can be used as surrogates to assess fluorescence spillover (Compensation). When fluorochrome-conjugated antibodies are bound to BD 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 BD CompBeads. This will ensure that BD CompBeads 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).

Note:  When using high concentrations of antibody, background binding of this dye to erythroid cell subsets (mature erythrocytes and precursors) has been observed.  For researchers studying these cell populations, or in cases where light scatter gating does not adequately exclude these cells from the analysis, this background may be an important factor to consider when selecting reagents for panel(s).

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. 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.
  6. BD Horizon Brilliant Ultraviolet 563 is covered by one or more of the following US patents: 8,110,673; 8,158,444; 8,227,187; 8,575,303; 8,354,239.
  7. CF™ is a trademark of Biotium, Inc.
  8. Please refer to http://regdocs.bd.com to access safety data sheets (SDS).
  9. Please refer to www.bdbiosciences.com/us/s/resources for technical protocols.
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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.

The antibody was conjugated to BD Horizon BUV563 which is part of the BD Horizon Brilliant™ Ultraviolet family of dyes. This dye is a tandem fluorochrome of BD Horizon BUV395 which has an Ex Max of 348 nm and an acceptor dye. The tandem has an Em Max at 563 nm. BD Horizon BUV563 can be excited by the 355 nm ultraviolet laser. On instruments with a 561 nm Yellow-Green laser, the recommended bandpass filter is 585/15 nm with a 535 nm long pass to minimize laser light leakage. When BD Horizon BUV563 is used with an instrument that does not have a 561 nm laser, a 560/40 nm filter with a 535 nm long pass may be more optimal. Due to the excitation and emission characteristics of the acceptor dye, there may be spillover into the PE and PE-CF594 detectors. However, the spillover can be corrected through compensation as with any other dye combination.

612921 Rev. 2
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BUV563
The BD Horizon Brilliant™ Ultraviolet 563 (BUV563) Dye is part of the BD Horizon Brilliant™ Ultraviolet family of dyes. This tandem fluorochrome is comprised of a BUV395 donor with an excitation maximum (Ex Max) of 350-nm and an acceptor dye with an emission maximum (Em Max) at 564-nm. BUV563, driven by BD innovation, is designed to be excited by the ultraviolet laser (355-nm) and detected using an optical filter centered near 560-nm (e.g., a 560/40 or a 585/15-nm bandpass filter). The acceptor dye can be excited by the Blue (488-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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BUV563
Ultraviolet 355 nm
350 nm
564 nm
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Citations & References
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Development References (3)

  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: Flow cytometry, Immunoprecipitation). View Reference
  2. Fleming TJ, Malek TR. Multiple glycosylphosphatidylinositol-anchored Ly-6 molecules and transmembrane Ly-6E mediate inhibition of IL-2 production. J Immunol. 1994; 153(5):1955-1962. (Clone-specific: Flow cytometry, Functional assay, Inhibition). View Reference
  3. Fleming TJ, O'HUigin C, Malek TR. Characterization of two novel Ly-6 genes. Protein sequence and potential structural similarity to alpha-bungarotoxin and other neurotoxins. J Immunol. 1993; 150(12):5379-5390. (Biology). View Reference
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Refer to manufacturer's instructions for use and related User Manuals and Technical Data Sheets before using this product as described.

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.