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CD209 Mouse anti-Human, Brilliant Violet 421, Clone: DCN46, BD

Mouse Monoclonal Antibody

Manufacturer:  BD Biosciences 564127

Catalog No. BDB564127


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Description

Description

The DCN46 antibody specifically binds to dendritic cell-specific ICAM-3 grabbing nonintegrin (DC-SIGN or CD209), a type-II membrane protein of approximately 44 kDa with a mannose-binding C-type lectin domain. It is highly expressed on dendritic cells in mucosal tissues. Its sequence is identical to the HIV-1 envelope gp120-binding C-type lectin, and reports suggest that DC-SIGN binds to HIV-1 gp120 and effectively transmits infectious HIV-1 to resting T lymphocytes expressing CD4 and chemokine receptors. The C-type lectin domain of DC-SIGN is also capable of binding other pathogenic viruses, bacteria, and parasites. Reports also suggest that DC-SIGN enables the highly efficient migration of dendritic cells from blood into the tissues. It can interact with ICAM-2, which has a similar sequence as ICAM-3, and is abundantly expressed on vascular and lymphoid endothelium. Thus, DC-SIGN mediates dendritic cells rolling and transendothelial migration, and its interaction with ICAM-2 is essential to specific migratory functions of dendritic cells.

The antibody was conjugated to BD Horizon™ BV421 which is part of the BD Horizon Brilliant Violet™ family of dyes. With an Ex Max of 407-nm and Em Max at 421-nm, BD Horizon BV421can be excited by the violet laser and detected in the standard Pacific Blue™ filter set (eg, 450/50-nm filter). BD Horizon BV421conjugates are very bright, often exhibiting a 10 fold improvement in brightness compared to Pacific Blue™ conjugates.

Specifications

Specifications

CD209
DCN46
DC-SIGN
Affinity Purified
Human Monocyte Derived DC Cells
50 Tests
Store undiluted at 4°C and protected from prolonged exposure to light. Do not freeze.
Monoclonal
Flow Cytometry
Brilliant Violet 421
Aqueous buffered solution containing BSA and ≤0.09% sodium azide.
Murine
IgG2b, κ
RUO
Primary
Human
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