FITC Mouse Anti-Mouse I-E[k]
Clone 14-4-4S (RUO)
- Brand BD Pharmingen™
- Concentration 0.5 mg/ml
- Isotype Mouse C3H.SW IgG2a, κ
- Reactivity Mouse (QC Testing) Rat (Reported)
Flow cytometry (Routinely Tested)
- Immunogen C3H mouse skin graft and splenocytes
- Storage Buffer Aqueous buffered solution containing ≤0.09% sodium azide.
- Regulatory Status RUO
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The 14-4-4S monoclonal antibody specifically recognizes the I-E[k] MHC class II alloantigen. It crossreacts with cells from mice of the H-2[d], H-2[p], and H-2[r] haplotypes. Cells from mice of the H-2[b], H-2[f], H-2[g7], H-2[q], and H-2[s] haplotypes do not express I-E antigen. It has been reported that mAb 14-4-4S crossreacts with the rat MHC class II antigen RT1D.
This antibody is routinely tested by flow cytometric analysis. Other applications were tested at BD Biosciences Pharmingen during antibody development only or reported in the literature.
FITC, fluorescein isothiocyanate, is a fluorochrome with a molecular weight of 389 Da. FITC is sensitive to pH changes and photobleaching. Due to nearly identical excitation and emission properties but different spillover characteristics, FITC and Alexa Fluor® 488 cannot be used simultaneously. FITC is relatively dim and should be reserved for highly expressed markers whenever possible.
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Preparation and Storage
The monoclonal antibody was purified from tissue culture supernatant or ascites by affinity chromatography.
The antibody was conjugated with FITC under optimum conditions, and unreacted FITC was removed.
Store undiluted at 4°C and protected from prolonged exposure to light. Do not freeze.
- Since applications vary, each investigator should titrate the reagent to obtain optimal results.
- Please refer to www.bdbiosciences.com/pharmingen/protocols for technical protocols.
- 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.