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PE Mouse Anti-Rat CD3
PE Mouse Anti-Rat CD3

Flow cytometric analysis of CD3 expression in rat spleen and thymus. LEW splenocytes were simultaneously stained with FITC Mouse Anti-Rat CD4 (Cat. No. 554837; left panels), FITC Mouse Anti-Rat CD8a (Cat. No. 554856; left panels) and PE Mouse Anti-Rat CD3 (Cat. No. 554833; bottom panels) monoclonal antibodies. Please note that CD3- CD4+ monocytes and CD3- CD8a+ NK cells may be found in the rat spleen. LEW thymocytes were stained with PE Mouse Anti-Rat CD3 (bottom right panel) or unstained (top right panel). The fluorescence contour plots/histograms were derived from gated events with the forward and side light-scattering characteristics of viable cells. Flow cytometry was performed on a BD FACScan™.

Flow cytometric analysis of CD3 expression in rat spleen and thymus. LEW splenocytes were simultaneously stained with FITC Mouse Anti-Rat CD4 (Cat. No. 554837; left panels), FITC Mouse Anti-Rat CD8a (Cat. No. 554856; left panels) and PE Mouse Anti-Rat CD3 (Cat. No. 554833; bottom panels) monoclonal antibodies. Please note that CD3- CD4+ monocytes and CD3- CD8a+ NK cells may be found in the rat spleen. LEW thymocytes were stained with PE Mouse Anti-Rat CD3 (bottom right panel) or unstained (top right panel). The fluorescence contour plots/histograms were derived from gated events with the forward and side light-scattering characteristics of viable cells. Flow cytometry was performed on a BD FACScan™.

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BD Pharmingen™
CD3 Complex; T3
Rat (QC Testing)
Mouse BALB/c IgG3, κ
PHA-stimulated rat lymph node and spleen cells
Flow cytometry (Routinely Tested)
0.2 mg/ml
AB_395544
Aqueous buffered solution containing protein stabilizer and ≤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.

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. Please refer to http://regdocs.bd.com to access safety data sheets (SDS).
  6. Please refer to www.bdbiosciences.com/us/s/resources for technical protocols.
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Antibody Details
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G4.18

The G4.18 monoclonal antibody specifically recognizes the T-cell receptor-associated CD3 cell-surface antigen found on thymocytes, peripheral T lymphocytes, and dendritic epidermal T cells. It has been reported that CD3 expression is down-regulated within 24 hours in concanavalin A-stimulated rat T cells, and soluble mAb inhibits the allogeneic mixed-lymphocyte proliferative response and cell-mediated cytotoxicity to allogeneic target cells. In vivo treatment with G4.18 mAb prevents cardiac and skin allograft rejection, resulting in donor-specific tolerance. Pre-incubation of splenocytes with the alternate anti-rat CD3 monoclonal antibody, 1F4, blocks staining with mAb G4.18.

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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 (5)

  1. Morris DL, Komocsar WJ. Immunophenotyping analysis of peripheral blood, splenic, and thymic lymphocytes in male and female rats. J Pharmacol Toxicol Methods. 1997; 37(1):37-46. (Clone-specific). View Reference
  2. Nelson DJ, McMenamin C, McWilliam AS, Brenan M, Holt PG. Development of the airway intraepithelial dendritic cell network in the rat from class II major histocompatibility (Ia)-negative precursors: differential regulation of Ia expression at different levels of the respiratory tract. J Exp Med. 1994; 179(1):203-212. (Clone-specific: Immunohistochemistry). View Reference
  3. Nicolls MR, Aversa GG, Pearce NW, et al. Induction of long-term specific tolerance to allografts in rats by therapy with an anti-CD3-like monoclonal antibody.. Transplantation. 1993; 55(3):459-68. (Immunogen: (Co)-stimulation, Flow cytometry, Immunohistochemistry, Immunoprecipitation, Inhibition, Stimulation). View Reference
  4. Strickland D, Kees UR, Holt PG. Regulation of T-cell activation in the lung: alveolar macrophages induce reversible T-cell anergy in vitro associated with inhibition of interleukin-2 receptor signal transduction. Immunology. 1996; 87(2):250-258. (Biology). View Reference
  5. Upham JW, Strickland DH, Bilyk N, Robinson BW, Holt PG. Alveolar macrophages from humans and rodents selectively inhibit T-cell proliferation but permit T-cell activation and cytokine secretion. Immunology. 1995; 84(1):142-147. (Biology). View Reference
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