Purified Mouse Anti-Rat CD26
Clone OX-61 (RUO)
- Brand BD Pharmingen™
- Alternative Name Dpp4; dipeptidyl peptidase IV; DPPIV; Cd26
- Concentration 0.5 mg/ml
- Isotype Mouse BALB/c IgG2a, κ
- Reactivity Rat (QC Testing)
Flow cytometry (Routinely Tested)
Western blot, Immunoprecipitation, Immunohistochemistry-frozen (Reported)
- Immunogen Rat dendritic cells enriched from thoracic duct lymph
- Storage Buffer Aqueous buffered solution containing ≤0.09% sodium azide.
- Regulatory Status RUO
Regulatory Status Legend
The OX-61 monoclonal antibody specifically recognizes a type II transmembrane glycoprotein, CD26, which is a serine exoprotease identified as dipeptidyl/peptidase IV. Among various biological activities, rat CD26 binds fibronectin and collagen. Rat CD26 is involved in the costimulation of thymocyte proliferation in vitro, particularly the CD4-/CD8- subset, and is developmentally regulated on hematopoietic cells. Although mouse and human CD26 anchor ADA (adenosine deaminase) to cell membranes, rat CD26 does not function as an ADA-binding protein. Rat CD26 is expressed in lung endothelial cells, as well as in various epithelial cells. T cells express lower levels of CD26 than CD4-/CD8- thymocytes. The distribution of CD26 antigen in rat bone marrow cells is similar to that of human CD26. OX-61 monoclonal antibody stains CD4+, CD8+, and Ig+ lymphocytes, and the staining increases upon activation.
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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.
- An isotype control should be used at the same concentration as the antibody of interest.
- 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.