The 10.1 monoclonal antibody specifically binds to CD64, a 72 kDa type I transmembrane glycoprotein that is a high affinity receptor for human IgG (FcγRI), especially the IgG1 and IgG3 subclasses. CD64 is expressed on monocytes, macrophages, dendritic cells, granulocytes activated with interferon-gamma and early myeloid lineage cells. CD64 associates with a signaling FcRγ homodimer to form the functional high affinity FcγRI complex. CD64 functions in both innate and adaptive immune responses and mediates endocytosis, phagocytosis, antigen presentation, antibody-dependent cellular toxicity, cytokine release and superoxide generation.
The antibody was conjugated to BD Horizon BB700, which is part of the BD Horizon Brilliant™ Blue family of dyes. It is a polymer-based tandem dye developed exclusively by BD Biosciences. With an excitation max of 485 nm and an emission max of 693 nm, BD Horizon BB700 can be excited by the 488 nm laser and detected in a standard PerCP-Cy™5.5 set (eg, 695/40-nm filter). This dye provides a much brighter alternative to PerCP-Cy5.5 with less cross laser excitation off the 405 nm and 355 nm lasers.