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R718 Mouse Anti-Human Siglec-1 (CD169)
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BD OptiBuild™
Sialoadhesin; SN; SIGLEC1; Siglec-1; Sialic acid-binding Ig-like lectin 1
Human (Tested in Development)
Mouse BALB/c IgG1, κ
Human Rhinovirus-infected Dendritic Cells
Flow cytometry (Qualified)
0.2 mg/ml
Aqueous buffered solution containing ≤0.09% sodium azide.

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 that minimize unconjugated dye and antibody.


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Product Notices

  1. Researchers should determine the optimal concentration of this reagent for their individual applications.
  2. The production process underwent stringent testing and validation to assure that it generates a high-quality conjugate with consistent performance and specific binding activity. However, verification testing has not been performed on all conjugate lots.
  3. An isotype control should be used at the same concentration as the antibody of interest.
  4. 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.
  5. Alexa Fluor® is a registered trademark of Life Technologies Corporation.
  6. Please refer to to access safety data sheets (SDS).
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The 7-239 monoclonal antibody specifically binds to Sialic acid-binding Ig-like lectin 1 (Siglec-1), which is also known as Sialoadhesin (SN), or CD169.  Siglec-1 is a type I transmembrane glycoprotein that belongs to the Siglec family within the Ig superfamily. This adhesion molecule especially binds to glycolipids and glycoproteins with terminal α-2 sialyl residues. Siglec-1 is expressed by macrophages and dendritic cells and serves as a cellular interaction molecule. Its expression can be upregulated by cells in response to type II collagen, or to cytokines including interferons, and tumor necrosis factor. Siglec-1 plays roles in endocytosis, hematopoiesis, and leucocyte migration. It mediates macrophage binding to various cell types including developing and mature leucocytes. Siglec-1 that is expressed by dendritic cells can also bind HIV-1 and may mediate viral transfer to bystander CD4+ T cells. Several Siglec-1 counter-receptors have been described including CD43, CD206, and CD227 which are expressed by T cells, macrophages, or breast cancer cells, respectively. The 7-239 antibody reportedly blocks Siglec-1 functions in some cellular assay systems.

The antibody was conjugated to BD Horizon Red 718, which has been developed exclusively 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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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.
Red 627-640 nm
695 nm
718 nm
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Development References (6)

  1. Hartnell A, Steel J, Turley H, Jones M, Jackson DG, Crocker PR. Characterization of human sialoadhesin, a sialic acid binding receptor expressed by resident and inflammatory macrophage populations. Blood. 2001; 97(1):288-296. (Biology). View Reference
  2. Izquierdo-Useros N, Lorizate M, Puertas MC, et al. Siglec-1 is a novel dendritic cell receptor that mediates HIV-1 trans-infection through recognition of viral membrane gangliosides. PLoS ONE. 10(12)(Biology). View Reference
  3. Kirchberger S, Majdic O, Steinberger P, et al. Human rhinoviruses inhibit the accessory function of dendritic cells by inducing sialoadhesin and B7-H1 expression. J Immunol. 2005; 175(2):1145-1152. (Immunogen: Blocking, Cell separation, Flow cytometry, Functional assay, Inhibition, Western blot). View Reference
  4. Rose T, Grützkau A, Hirseland H, et al. IFNα and its response proteins, IP-10 and SIGLEC-1, are biomarkers of disease activity in systemic lupus rythematosus. Arthritis Rheum. 2013; 72(10):1639-1645. (Biology). View Reference
  5. Xiong YS, Cheng Y, Lin QS, et al. Increased expression of Siglec-1 on peripheral blood monocytes and its role in mononuclear cell reactivity to autoantigen in rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatology (Oxford). (Biology). View Reference
  6. van den Berg TK, Nath D, Ziltener HJ, et al. Cutting edge: CD43 functions as a T cell counterreceptor for the macrophage adhesion eceptor sialoadhesin Siglec-1) . J Immunol. 2001; 166(6):3637-3640. (Biology). View Reference
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