Alexa Fluor® 647 Mouse Anti-Human CD66b
Clone G10F5 (RUO)
- Brand BD Pharmingen™
- Alternative Name CEACAM8; CGM6; NCA-95
- Vol. Per Test 5 µl
- Isotype Mouse BALB/c IgM, κ
- Reactivity Human (QC Testing)
Flow cytometry (Routinely Tested)
- Immunogen Human Granulocytes
- Workshop No. V 5T-127, MA020
- Storage Buffer Aqueous buffered solution containing BSA, protein stabilizer, and ≤0.09% sodium azide.
- Regulatory Status RUO
Regulatory Status Legend
The G10F5 monoclonal antibody specifically binds to CD66b, also known as Carcinoembryonic antigen-related cell adhesion molecule 8 (CEACAM8). CD66b is a glycosylphosphatidylinositol (GPI) linked protein with a molecular weight of 100 kDa expressed on granulocytes. This molecule was previously clustered as CD67 in the Fourth Human Leucocyte Differentiation Antigen (HLDA) Workshop and renamed CD66b in the Fifth HLDA Workshop. CD66b is a member of the carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA)-like glycoprotein family present on granulocytes and referred to as non-specific crossreacting antigens (NCA). Granulocyte activation induced with soluble stimulators (calcium ionophore, phorbol myristate acetate, N-formylmethionyl- leucyl-phenylalanine) results in release and increased expression of NCA. Findings suggest that these molecules may play a role in phagocytosis, chemotaxis and adherence.
Alexa Fluor® 647 conjugates are highly photostable and remain fluorescent over a broad pH range. The excitation and emission maxima are nearly identical to those of APC. However, APC tends to be brighter while Alexa Fluor® 647 is more optimal for intracellular applications. This fluorochrome exhibits uncommon photostability, making it an ideal choice for use in fluorescence microscopy. Due to nearly identical excitation and emission properties but different spillover characteristics, APC and Alexa Fluor® 647 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 to Alexa Fluor® 647 under optimum conditions, and unreacted Alexa Fluor® 647 was removed.
- Source of all serum proteins is from USDA inspected abattoirs located in the United States.
- This reagent has been pre-diluted for use at the recommended Volume per Test. We typically use 1 × 10^6 cells in a 100-µl experimental sample (a test).
- An isotype control should be used at the same concentration as the antibody of interest.
- Please refer to www.bdbiosciences.com/pharmingen/protocols for technical protocols.
- The Alexa Fluor®, Pacific Blue™, and Cascade Blue® dye antibody conjugates in this product are sold under license from Molecular Probes, Inc. for research use only, excluding use in combination with microarrays, or as analyte specific reagents. The Alexa Fluor® dyes (except for Alexa Fluor® 430), Pacific Blue™ dye, and Cascade Blue® dye are covered by pending and issued patents.
- Alexa Fluor® is a registered trademark of Molecular Probes, Inc., Eugene, OR.
- Alexa Fluor® 647 fluorochrome emission is collected at the same instrument settings as for allophycocyanin (APC).
- 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.
- For fluorochrome spectra and suitable instrument settings, please refer to our Multicolor Flow Cytometry web page at www.bdbiosciences.com/colors.