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CD117 Rat anti-Mouse, Brilliant Violet 786, Clone: 2B8, BD

Rat Monoclonal Antibody

Manufacturer:  BD Biosciences 564012

Catalog No. BDB564012


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Description

Description

The 2B8 monoclonal antibody specifically binds to CD117 (c-Kit), a transmembrane tyrosine-kinase receptor that is encoded by the Kit gene (formerly dominant white spotting, W ). The c-Kit ligand (also known as steel factor, stem cell factor, and mast cell growth factor) encoded by the Kit1 gene (formerly steel, SI), is a co-mitogen for hematopoietic stem cells, myeloerythroid progenitors and a mast-cell differentiation factor. The KitW and Kit1SI mutant alleles have similar pleiotropic effects on the development of melanocytes, germ cells, and the hematopoietic system. In the adult bone marrow, CD117 is expressed on hematopoietic progenitor cells, including CD90 (Thy-1) low, TER-119-, CD45R/B220-, CD11b (Mac-1)-, Ly-6G (Gr-1)-, CD4-, CD8-, and Sca-1 (Ly-6A/E)+ multipotent hemotopoietic stem cells, progenitors committed to myeliod and/or erythroid lineages, and precursors of B and T lymphocytes. This widespread expression of CD117 in hematopoietic precursors is consistent with the participation of c-Kit and its ligand in the regulation of several hematopoietic lineages. Intrathymic expression of c-Kit and c-Kit ligand suggest that CD117 is also involved in the regulation of some events during the development of T lymphocytes. CD117 is also expressed by mast cells and by dendritic cells found in the periarteriolar lymphocytoc sheaths (T-cell areas) of splenic white pulp. The mAb 2B8 reportedly does not block the action of c-Kit. This clone 2B8 had been reported that there was cross-reactivity with rat.

Specifications

Specifications

CD117
2B8
Brilliant Violet 786
Aqueous buffered solution containing BSA and ≤0.09% sodium azide.
Rat
IgG2b, κ
RUO
Primary
Murine
Flow Cytometry
0.2mg/mL
c-KIT; W; SCFR; Stem Cell Factor Receptor; Sl; Steel Factor Receptor; Ssm
Affinity Purified
Mouse Bone Marrow Mast Cells
50μg
Store undiluted at 4°C and protected from prolonged exposure to light. Do not freeze.
Monoclonal
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