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PE Hamster Anti-Mouse TCR Vβ3
PE Hamster Anti-Mouse TCR Vβ3

Two-color analysis of the expression of TCR Vβ3 on mouse peripheral lymphocytes. C57BL/6 lymph node cells were incubated simultaneously with PE Hamster Anti-Mouse TCR Vβ3 (Cat. No. 553209), FITC Rat Anti-Mouse CD4 (Cat. No. 553046/553047), and FITC Rat Anti-Mouse CD8a (Cat. No. 553030/553031) monoclonal antibodies. The fluorescence contour plot was derived from gated events based on the forward and side light-scattering of viable lymphocytes. Flow cytometry was performed on a BD FACScan™.

Two-color analysis of the expression of TCR Vβ3 on mouse peripheral lymphocytes. C57BL/6 lymph node cells were incubated simultaneously with PE Hamster Anti-Mouse TCR Vβ3 (Cat. No. 553209), FITC Rat Anti-Mouse CD4 (Cat. No. 553046/553047), and FITC Rat Anti-Mouse CD8a (Cat. No. 553030/553031) monoclonal antibodies. The fluorescence contour plot was derived from gated events based on the forward and side light-scattering of viable lymphocytes. Flow cytometry was performed on a BD FACScan™.

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BD Pharmingen™
TCR V beta 3; TCR Vβ3
Mouse (QC Testing)
Armenian Hamster IgG2, κ
αβ TCR purified from mouse T-cell hybridoma 2B4.6
Flow cytometry (Routinely Tested)
0.2 mg/ml
AB_394709
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 R-PE under optimum conditions, and unconjugated antibody and free PE were removed.

Recommended Assay Procedures

For flow cytometry of cell suspensions from peripheral lymphoid tissues, it is recommended that multicolor staining be performed to distinguish T lymphocytes from non-T cells.

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. Although hamster immunoglobulin isotypes have not been well defined, BD Biosciences Pharmingen has grouped Armenian and Syrian hamster IgG monoclonal antibodies according to their reactivity with a panel of mouse anti-hamster IgG mAbs. A table of the hamster IgG groups, Reactivity of Mouse Anti-Hamster Ig mAbs, may be viewed at http://www.bdbiosciences.com/documents/hamster_chart_11x17.pdf.
  5. For fluorochrome spectra and suitable instrument settings, please refer to our Multicolor Flow Cytometry web page at www.bdbiosciences.com/colors.
  6. Please refer to http://regdocs.bd.com to access safety data sheets (SDS).
  7. Please refer to www.bdbiosciences.com/us/s/resources for technical protocols.
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Antibody Details
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KJ25

The KJ25 antibody specifically reacts with the Vβ 3 T-cell Receptor (TCR) of strains having the a (e.g., C57BR, SJL), b (e.g., AKR, CBA/Ca, C57BL, DBA/1), and c (e.g., RIII) haplotypes of the Tcrb gene complex. Vβ 3 TCR-bearing T lymphocytes are clonally eliminated either completely or partially in mice expressing superantigens encoded by the Mtv-1 (Mls-4[a], Mls[c]), Mtv-3 (Mls[c]), Mtv-6 (Mls-3[a], Mls[c]), Mtv-13 (Mls-2[a], Mls[c]), Mtv-27, Mtv-44, and/or Mtv-MAI endogenous proviruses (e.g., A, BALB/c, CBA/J, C3H/He, DBA/2, NZB, NZW). Vβ 3 TCR-bearing T cells are activated by the superantigenic Staphylococcal Enterotoxins A and B. Activation or elimination of Vβ 3 TCR-expressing T cells by these determinants is partially dependent upon presentation by I-E. This hamster mAb to a mouse leukocyte antigen does not cross-react with rat leukocytes.

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PE
R-Phycoerythrin (PE), is part of the BD family of Phycobiliprotein dyes. This fluorochrome is a multimeric fluorescent phycobiliprotein with excitation maximum (Ex Max) of 496 nm and 566 nm and an emission maximum (Em Max) at 576 nm. PE is designed to be excited by the Blue (488 nm), Green (532 nm) and Yellow-Green (561 nm) lasers and detected using an optical filter centered near 575 nm (e.g., a 575/26-nm bandpass filter). As PE is excited by multiple lasers, this can result in cross-laser excitation and fluorescence spillover on instruments with various combinations of Blue, Green, and Yellow-Green lasers. Please ensure that your instrument’s configurations (lasers and optical filters) are appropriate for this dye.
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PE
Yellow-Green 488 nm, 532 nm, 561 nm
496 nm, 566 nm
576 nm
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Citations & References
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Development References (8)

  1. Fairchild S, Rosenwasser OA, Dyson PJ, Tomonari K. Tcrb-V3+ T-cell deletion and a new mouse mammary tumor provirus, Mtv-44. Immunogenetics. 1992; 36(3):189-194. (Biology). View Reference
  2. Hodes RJ, Abe R. Mouse endogenous superantigens: Ms and Mls-like determinants encoded by mouse retroviruses.. Curr Protoc Immunol. 2001; Appendix 1:Appendix 1F. (Biology). View Reference
  3. McCormack JE, Callahan JE, Kappler J, Marrack PC. Profound deletion of mature T cells in vivo by chronic exposure to exogenous superantigen. J Immunol. 1993; 150(9):3785-3792. (Biology). View Reference
  4. Pullen AM, Marrack P, Kappler JW. The T-cell repertoire is heavily influenced by tolerance to polymorphic self-antigens. Nature. 1988; 335(6193):796-801. (Immunogen). View Reference
  5. Tomonari K, Fairchild S, Rosenwasser OA. Influence of viral superantigens on V beta- and V alpha-specific positive and negative selection. Immunol Rev. 1993; 131:131-168. (Biology). View Reference
  6. Tomonari K, Fairchild S, Rosenwasser OA. Tcrb-V3+ T-cell deletion and a mouse mammary tumor provirus, Mtv-27. Immunogenetics. 1992; 36(5):302-305. (Biology). View Reference
  7. White J, Herman A, Pullen AM, Kubo R, Kappler JW, Marrack P. The V beta-specific superantigen staphylococcal enterotoxin B: stimulation of mature T cells and clonal deletion in neonatal mice. Cell. 1989; 56(1):27-35. (Biology). View Reference
  8. Yuuki H, Yoshikai Y, Kishihara K, et al. Deletion of self-reactive T cells in nude mice grafted with neonatal allogeneic thymus. J Immunol. 1990; 144(2):474-479. (Biology). View Reference
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