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FITC Rat Anti-Mouse Ly-49G2
FITC Rat Anti-Mouse Ly-49G2
Two-color analysis of Ly-49G2 expression on splenic NK cells. C57BL/6 splenocytes were simultaneously stained with PE-conjugated anti-mouse NK-1.1 mAb PK136 (Cat. No. 557391, 553165, both panels) and either FITC-conjugated rat IgG2a, κ isotype control R35-95 (Cat. No. 553929, left panel) or FITC-conjugated 4D11 monoclonal antibody (right panel). Flow cytometry was performed on a BD FACScan™ Flow Cytometry System.
Two-color analysis of Ly-49G2 expression on splenic NK cells. C57BL/6 splenocytes were simultaneously stained with PE-conjugated anti-mouse NK-1.1 mAb PK136 (Cat. No. 557391, 553165, both panels) and either FITC-conjugated rat IgG2a, κ isotype control R35-95 (Cat. No. 553929, left panel) or FITC-conjugated 4D11 monoclonal antibody (right panel). Flow cytometry was performed on a BD FACScan™ Flow Cytometry System.
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LGL-1; Klra7
Mouse (QC Testing)
Rat F344, also known as Fischer, CDF IgG2a, κ
Large granular lymphocytes (LGL) enriched from C57BL/6N mouse liver
Flow cytometry (Routinely Tested)
0.5 mg/ml
Aqueous buffered solution containing ≤0.09% sodium azide.


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.


  1. Since applications vary, each investigator should titrate the reagent to obtain optimal results.
  2. Please refer to for technical protocols.
  3. 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.
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The 4D11 antibody specifically recognizes Ly-49G2 (also known as LGL-1), an inhibitory receptor which is expressed on subsets of natural killer (NK) cells and DX5-positive T lymphocytes (NK-T cells) in all strains tested (e.g., AKR/N, BALB/c, C3H/HeJ, C57BL/6, CBA/J, DBA/2, SJL, 129) and on a population of memory CD8+ T lymphocytes in C57BL/6 mice. Cross-reaction of 4D11 antibody to Ly-49A[B6], Ly-49A[BALB], and Ly-49T[129/J] inhibitory receptors and Ly-49L[CBA/J] activating receptor has been reported. The proportion of NK-T cells expressing Ly-49A and Ly-49G2 is higher (2-5 fold) in thymus than in liver (immature and mature NK-T cells, respectively), and there is evidence that down-regulation of Ly-49 receptor expression is necessary for normal NK-T-cell development to occur. Most NK cells express a single allele of Ly-49A and/or Ly-49G2, although occasionally they may express more than one allele. The Ly-49 family of NK-cell receptors, members of the C-type lectin superfamily, are disulfide-linked type-II transmembrane protein homodimers with extracellular carbohydrate-recognition domains, which bind to MHC class I alloantigens. The Ly-49 family members are expressed independently, such that an individual NK or T cell may display more than one class of Ly-49 receptor homodimers. Binding of Ly-49G[B6]-expressing transfectants to H-2Dd+/H-2Ld+ ConA blasts has been demonstrated, and H-2D[d]-expressing target cells inhibit the lytic activity of Ly-49G2-expressing NK cells. The levels of the Ly-49 inhibitory receptors are down-regulated by their ligands in vivo, and the various levels of expression of a Ly-49 inhibitory receptor may affect the specificity of NK cells. Ly-49G2[+] NK cells are able to lyse target tumor cells expressing H-2[a] and H-2[b] MHC class I antigens in vitro, and they mediate allogeneic and hybrid resistance to H-2[b] bone marrow transplantation. The Ly-49A[BALB] and Ly-49A[B6] alloantigens bind to MHC class I antigens of the d and k haplotypes, and Ly-49A[+] IL-2-activated NK cells are unable to lyse target cells expressing H-2[d] and H-2[k]. In vitro studies suggest that the Ly-49G2 and Ly-49A receptors mediate negative regulation of NK-cell cytolytic activity via tyrosine phosphorylation of their ITIMs (Immunoreceptor Tyrosine-based Inhibitory Motifs). Ly-49T[129/J] has a unique ITIM sequence, and Ly-49T-transfected 293T (human kidney epithelial) cells do not bind soluble tetramers of any tested H-2 alloantigen (D[b], D[d], D[k], K[b], K[d], K[k], L[d]).

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Fluorescein (FITC) is part of the BD blue family of dyes. This is a small organic fluorochrome with an excitation maximum (Ex Max) at 494-nm and an emission maximum (Em Max) at 518-nm. FITC is designed to be excited by the Blue laser (488-nm) and detected using an optical filter centered near 520 nm (e.g., a 530/30-nm bandpass filter). Please ensure that your instrument’s configurations (lasers and optical filters) are appropriate for this dye.
Blue 488 nm
494 nm
518 nm
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