BV421 Mouse Anti-Human CD11c
Clone 3.9 (RUO)
- Brand BD Horizon™
- Alternative Name ITGAX; AlphaX Integrin; Axb2; Integrin alpha-X; CR4; SLEB6; p150,95 alpha
- Concentration 0.2 mg/ml
- Isotype Mouse IgG1, κ
- Reactivity Human (QC Testing) Rhesus (Tested in Development)
Flow cytometry (Routinely Tested)
Immunofluorescence (Tested During Development)
- Immunogen Human monocytes and synovial cells
- Workshop No. III 278; IV M66
- Entrez Gene ID 3687
- Storage Buffer Aqueous buffered solution containing BSA and ≤0.09% sodium azide.
- Regulatory Status RUO
Regulatory Status Legend
The 3.9 monoclonal antibody specifically binds to CD11c, which is also known as Integrin alpha X (αX Integrin/ITGAX), or p150,95 Integrin alpha chain. CD11c is a ~150 kDa type I transmembrane glycoprotein. It is expressed on monocytes, macrophages, granulocytes, NK cells, dendritic cells, and subsets of B and T cells. It associates with CD18 (Integrin beta 2/β2 Integrin) to form the CD11c/CD18 complex, which is also known as p150,95 Integrin, or the Type 4 Complement Receptor (CR4). CD11c/CD18 binds fibrinogen and reportedly serves as a receptor for iC3b and ICAM-1/CD54. CD11c/CD18 functions as an adhesion molecule that mediates cellular binding to ligands expressed on stimulated epithelium and endothelium. The 3.9 monoclonal antibody crossreacts with CD11c expressed by Rhesus macaque leucocytes.
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.
BV421 is a polymer-based dye excited by the violet laser and is one of the brightest fluorochromes offered by BD Biosciences. Conjugates are typically 10 times brighter than Pacific Blue™ conjugates and are often as bright as or brighter than PE conjugates. Due to nearly identical excitation and emission properties but different spillover characteristics, BD Horizon BV421, Pacific Blue™, and BD Horizon™ V450 cannot be used simultaneously.
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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 optimum conditions, and unconjugated antibody and free BD Horizon BV421 were removed.
- Since applications vary, each investigator should titrate the reagent to obtain optimal results.
- An isotype control should be used at the same concentration as the antibody of interest.
- 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.
- Source of all serum proteins is from USDA inspected abattoirs located in the United States.
- For fluorochrome spectra and suitable instrument settings, please refer to our Multicolor Flow Cytometry web page at www.bdbiosciences.com/colors.
- Pacific Blue™ is a trademark of Molecular Probes, Inc., Eugene, OR.
- Alexa Fluor® is a registered trademark of Molecular Probes, Inc., Eugene, OR.
- ProLong® is a registered trademark of Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. Waltham, MA.
- 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.
- 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.
- Please refer to www.bdbiosciences.com/pharmingen/protocols for technical protocols.
Note: The binding of the 3.9 antibody to CD11c is divalent cation dependent. Therefore, heparin is recommended for use as the blood
anticoagulant rather than the EDTA chelating agent that might adversely affect 3.9 antibody binding and cellular staining.
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).