Purified Mouse Anti-Human RANTES
Clone 2D5 (RUO)
- Brand BD Pharmingen™
- Alternative Name CCL5; chemokine (C-C motif) ligand 5; EoCP; SCYA5; SIS-delta; SISd; TCP228
- Concentration 0.5 mg/ml
- Isotype Mouse BALB/c IgG1, κ
- Reactivity Human (QC Testing)
Intracellular staining (flow cytometry) (Routinely Tested)
Immunocytochemistry (Tested During Development)
- Immunogen Recombinant Human RANTES Protein
- Storage Buffer Aqueous buffered solution containing ≤0.09% sodium azide.
- Regulatory Status RUO
Regulatory Status Legend
The 2D5 monoclonal antibody specifically binds to human Regulated upon Activation, Normal T cells Expressed and Secreted (RANTES). RANTES belongs to the C-C family of chemokines and is also known as CCL5. RANTES is produced by activated macrophages, CD8+ T cells, platelets, fibroblasts, epithelial cells and some tumor cells. RANTES is a chemoattractant and response modifier for a variety of cells including memory T cells, NK cells, dendritic cells, monocytes, eosinophils, basophils, and mast cells. RANTES binds to and transduces intracellular signals through several cell surface chemokine receptors including CCR1, CCR3, CCR4, and CCR5. RANTES can reportedly inhibit the interaction between certain HIV viruses and CCR5 and thus suppress viral infection in vitro.
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Preparation and Storage
Store undiluted at 4°C.
The monoclonal antibody was purified from tissue culture supernatant or ascites by affinity chromatography.
- Since applications vary, each investigator should titrate the reagent to obtain optimal results.
- 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.
- Sodium azide is a reversible inhibitor of oxidative metabolism; therefore, antibody preparations containing this preservative agent must not be used in cell cultures nor injected into animals. Sodium azide may be removed by washing stained cells or plate-bound antibody or dialyzing soluble antibody in sodium azide-free buffer. Since endotoxin may also affect the results of functional studies, we recommend the NA/LE (No Azide/Low Endotoxin) antibody format, if available, for in vitro and in vivo use.
- Please refer to www.bdbiosciences.com/pharmingen/protocols for technical protocols.