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BV421 Mouse Anti-Human CD2
BV421 Mouse Anti-Human CD2

Multiparameter flow cytometric analysis using BD OptiBuild™ BV421 Mouse Anti-Human CD2 antibody (Cat. No. 744873) on human peripheral blood. Flow cytometry was performed using a BD LSRFortessa™ Flow Cytometer System.

Multiparameter flow cytometric analysis using BD OptiBuild™ BV421 Mouse Anti-Human CD2 antibody (Cat. No. 744873) on human peripheral blood. Flow cytometry was performed using a BD LSRFortessa™ Flow Cytometer System.

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BD OptiBuild™
LFA-2; Lymphocyte function antigen-2; Rosette receptor; T11/Leu-5; Leu-5b
Human (Tested in Development)
Mouse IgG2a
Alloantigen-activated T Cells
Flow cytometry (Qualified)
0.2 mg/ml
II T16
AB_2742550
Aqueous buffered solution containing ≤0.09% sodium azide.
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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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S5.2

The S5.2 monoclonal antibody specifically recognizes the CD2 antigen, a 45 to 50 kDa type I transmembrane glycoprotein that forms the binding site for sheep erythrocytes. The CD2 antigen is present on approximately 75% of normal peripheral blood lymphocytes and 95% to 99% of thymocytes. It is also found on a subset of monocytes (approximately one-third) that might be precursors to dendritic cells. The CD2 antibody reacts with essentially all T lymphocytes and with a subset of NK lymphocytes. CD2 and CD58 have been shown to be coreceptors. The interaction of CD2 antigen and CD58 antigen facilitates antigen recognition by T lymphocytes.

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 (9)

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  4. Crawford K, Gabuzda D, Pantazopoulos V, et al. Circulating CD2+ monocytes are dendritic cells.. J Immunol. 1999; 163(11):5920-8. (Biology). View Reference
  5. Haynes BF. Summary of T-cell studies performed during the Second International Workshop and Conference on Human Leukocyte Differentiation Antigens. In: Reinherz EL. Ellis L. Reinherz .. et al., ed. Leukocyte typing II. New York: Springer-Verlag; 1986:3-30.
  6. Howard FD, Ledbetter JA, Wong J, Bieber CP, Stinson EB, Herzenberg LA. A human T lymphocyte differentiation marker defined by monoclonal antibodies that block E-rosette formation.. J Immunol. 1981; 126(6):2117-22. (Biology). View Reference
  7. Koyasu S, Lawton T, Novick D, et al. Role of interaction of CD2 molecules with lymphocyte function-associated antigen 3 in T-cell recognition of nominal antigen.. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 1990; 87(7):2603-7. (Biology). View Reference
  8. MacDonald KP, Munster DJ, Clark GJ, Dzionek A, Schmitz J, Hart DN. Characterization of human blood dendritic cell subsets.. Blood. 2002; 100(13):4512-20. (Biology). View Reference
  9. Moingeon P, Chang HC, Wallner BP, Stebbins C, Frey AZ, Reinherz EL. CD2-mediated adhesion facilitates T lymphocyte antigen recognition function.. Nature. 1989; 339(6222):312-4. (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.