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R718 Mouse Anti-Mouse NK-1.1
R718 Mouse Anti-Mouse NK-1.1

Multicolor flow cytometric analysis of NK-1.1 expression on mouse splenocytes. Splenic leucocytes from a C57BL/6 mouse were preincubated with Purified Rat Anti-Mouse CD16/CD32 antibody (Mouse BD Fc Block™) (Cat. No. 553141/553142), then stained with BD Horizon™ BV421 Hamster Anti-Mouse CD3e antibody (Cat. No. 562600) and either BD Horizon™ R718 Mouse IgG2a, κ Isotype Control (Cat. No. 566949, Left Plot) or BD Horizon™ R718 Mouse Anti-Mouse NK-1.1 antibody (Cat. No. 567360; Right Plot). BD Via-Probe™ Cell Viability 7-AAD Solution (Cat. No. 555815/555816) was added to cells right before analysis. Bivariate pseudocolor density plots showing the correlated expression patterns of NK1.1 (or Ig Isotype control staining) versus CD3e were derived from gated events with the forward and side light-scatter characteristics of viable (7-AAD-negative) splenic leucocytes. Flow cytometric analysis was performed using a BD™ LSR II Flow Cytometer System and FlowJo™ software.

Multicolor flow cytometric analysis of NK-1.1 expression on mouse splenocytes. Splenic leucocytes from a C57BL/6 mouse were preincubated with Purified Rat Anti-Mouse CD16/CD32 antibody (Mouse BD Fc Block™) (Cat. No. 553141/553142), then stained with BD Horizon™ BV421 Hamster Anti-Mouse CD3e antibody (Cat. No. 562600) and either BD Horizon™ R718 Mouse IgG2a, κ Isotype Control (Cat. No. 566949, Left Plot) or BD Horizon™ R718 Mouse Anti-Mouse NK-1.1 antibody (Cat. No. 567360; Right Plot). BD Via-Probe™ Cell Viability 7-AAD Solution (Cat. No. 555815/555816) was added to cells right before analysis. Bivariate pseudocolor density plots showing the correlated expression patterns of NK1.1 (or Ig Isotype control staining) versus CD3e were derived from gated events with the forward and side light-scatter characteristics of viable (7-AAD-negative) splenic leucocytes. Flow cytometric analysis was performed using a BD™ LSR II Flow Cytometer System and FlowJo™ software.

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BD Horizon™
Klrb1b, CD161b, Nkrp1b; Klrb1c, CD161c, NK1.1, Nkrp1c
Mouse (QC Testing)
Mouse C3H x BALB/c IgG2a, κ
Mouse NK-1+ Spleen and Bone Marrow Cells
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 to the dye under optimum conditions and unreacted dye was 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 to ensure that BD® CompBeads are appropriate for your specific cellular application.

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. This product is provided under an Agreement between BIOTIUM and BD Biosciences. This product, and only in the amount purchased by buyer, may be used solely for buyer’s own internal research, in a manner consistent with the accompanying product literature. No other right to use, sell or otherwise transfer (a) this product, or (b) its components is hereby granted expressly, by implication or by estoppel. This product is for research use only. Diagnostic uses require a separate license from Biotium, Inc. For information on purchasing a license to this product including for purposes other than research, contact Biotium, Inc., 3159 Corporate Place, Hayward, CA 94545, Tel: (510) 265-1027. Fax: (510) 265-1352. Email: btinfo@biotium.com.
  5. Please refer to www.bdbiosciences.com/us/s/resources for technical protocols.
  6. Please refer to http://regdocs.bd.com to access safety data sheets (SDS).
  7. Alexa Fluor™ is a trademark of Life Technologies Corporation.
  8. For fluorochrome spectra and suitable instrument settings, please refer to our Multicolor Flow Cytometry web page at www.bdbiosciences.com/colors.
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Antibody Details
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PK136

In the mouse, at least three members of the Klrb (Killer cell lectin-like receptor, subfamily b; formerly NKR-P1) gene family have been identified (Klrb1a/NKR-P1A, Klrb1b/NKR-P1B, and Klrb1c/NKR-P1C); but in the human gene family, a single homologue has been designated KLRB1, NKR-P1A, or CD161. The KLRB1/NKR-P1 family of proteins are type-II-transmembrane C-type lectin receptors. KLRB1C/NKR-P1C activates NK-cell cytotoxicity, while KLRB1B/NKR-P1B functions as an inhibitory receptor. KLRB1B/NKR-P1B protein has intracellular Immunoreceptor Tyrosine-based Inhibitory Motif (ITIM), while KLRB1C/NKR-P1C lacks ITIM and activates via association with Fc Receptor γ chain. Strikingly, KLRB1B/NKR-P1B and KLRB1C/NKR-P1C share 96% amino acid sequence identity in their extracellular C-type lectin domains. The PK136 antibody reacts with the NK-1.1 surface antigen (CD161c) encoded by the Klrb1c/NKR-P1C gene expressed on natural killer (NK) cells in selected strains of mice (eg, C57BL, FVB/N, NZB, but not A, AKR, BALB/c, CBA/J, C3H, C57BR, C58, DBA/1, DBA/2, NOD, SJL, 129) and the CD161b antigen encoded by the Klrb1b/NKR-P1B gene expressed only on Swiss NIH and SJL mice, but not on C57BL/6. Expression of KLRB1C/NKR-P1C protein is correlated with the ability to lyse tumor cells in vitro and to mediate rejection of bone marrow allografts. The NK-1.1 marker is useful in defining NK cells; however, the antigen is also expressed on a rare, specialized population of T lymphocytes (NK-T cells) and some cultured monocytes. Plate-bound PK136 mAb, in combination with low concentrations of IL-2, induces proliferation of a subset of NK cells.

The antibody was conjugated to BD Horizon™ Red 718, which has been developed exclusively by for BD Biosciences as a better alternative to Alexa Fluor™ 700. BD Horizon™ Red 718 can be excited by the red laser (628 – 640 nm) and, with an Em Max around 718 nm, it can be detected using a 730/45 nm filter. Due to similar excitation and emission properties, we do not recommend using R718 in combination with APC-R700 or Alexa Fluor™ 700.

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R718
The BD Horizon™ Red 718 (R718) Dye is part of the BD red family of dyes. It is a small organic fluorochrome with an excitation maximum (Ex Max) at 695-nm and an emission maximum (Em Max) at 718-nm. Driven by BD innovation, R718 is designed to be excited by the red laser (627–640-nm) and detected using an optical filter centered near 720-nm (e.g., a 720/40-nm bandpass filter). R718 is a brighter alternative to Alexa Fluor™ 700. R718 is also a bright small molecule alternative to APC-R700 with lower spread into the APC detector. Please ensure that your instrument’s configurations (lasers and optical filters) are appropriate for this dye.
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R718
Red 627-640 nm
695 nm
718 nm
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Citations & References
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Development References (6)

  1. Arase N, Arase H, Park SY, Ohno H, Ra C, Saito T. Association with FcRgamma is essential for activation signal through NKR-P1 (CD161) in natural killer (NK) cells and NK1.1+ T cells. J Exp Med. 1997; 186(12):1957-1963. (Clone-specific: Cytotoxicity, Flow cytometry, Fluorescence activated cell sorting, Functional assay, Immunofluorescence, Immunoprecipitation, Stimulation). View Reference
  2. Giorda R, Trucco M. Mouse NKR-P1. A family of genes selectively coexpressed in adherent lymphokine-activated killer cells. J Immunol. 1991; 147(5):1701-1708. (Biology). View Reference
  3. Lanier LL. Natural killer cells: from no receptors to too many. Immunity. 1997; 6(4):371-378. (Biology). View Reference
  4. Vicari AP, Zlotnik A. Mouse NK1.1+ T cells: a new family of T cells. Immunol Today. 1996; 17(2):71-76. (Biology). View Reference
  5. Yokoyama WM, Seaman WE. The Ly-49 and NKR-P1 gene families encoding lectin-like receptors on natural killer cells: the NK gene complex. Annu Rev Immunol. 1993; 11:613-635. (Biology). View Reference
  6. Yu YY, Kumar V, Bennett M. Murine natural killer cells and marrow graft rejection. Annu Rev Immunol. 1992; 10:189-213. (Biology). View Reference
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