CD71 (Transferrin Receptor) Mouse anti-Human, PE, Clone: OKT9 (OKT-9), eBioscience
Mouse Monoclonal Antibody
Manufacturer: Invitrogen 12071941
Description: The OKT9 monoclonal antibody reacts with human CD71, a 170-180 kDa type II transmembrane protein. CD71, the transferrin receptor, exists as a homodimer on the cell surface and is essential for cellular growth. CD71 is expressed by immature proliferating cells and at low levels on resting mature lymphocytes. Antigen or mitogen stimulation of T and B cells upregulates the expression of CD71. Applications Reported: This OKT9 (OKT-9) antibody has been reported for use in flow cytometric analysis. Applications Tested: This OKT9 (OKT-9) antibody has been pre-titrated and tested by flow cytometric analysis of stimulated human peripheral blood mononuclear cells. This can be used at 5 µL (.06 µg) per test. A test is defined as the amount (µg) of antibody that will stain a cell sample in a final volume of 100 µL. Cell number should be determined empirically but can range from 10^5 to 10^8 cells/test. Excitation: 488-561 nm; Emission: 578 nm; Laser: Blue Laser, Green Laser, Yellow-Green Laser. Filtration: 0.2 µm post-manufacturing filtered.Cellular uptake of iron occurs via receptor-mediated endocytosis of ligand-occupied transferrin receptor into specialized endosomes. Endosomal acidification leads to iron release. The apotransferrin-receptor complex is then recycled to the cell surface with a return to neutral pH and the concomitant loss of affinity of apotransferrin for its receptor. Transferrin receptor is necessary for development of erythrocytes and the nervous system (By similarity). Serum transferrin receptor (sTfR) is used as a means of detecting erythropoietin (EPO) misuse by athletes and as a diagnostic test for anemias resulting from a number of conditions including rheumatoid arthritis, pregcy, irritable bowel syndrome and in HIV patients.
|CD71 (Transferrin Receptor)|
|PBS with 0.1% gelatin, 0.2% BSA and 0.09% sodium azide; pH 7.2|
|CD71, T9, TFR, TFR1, TR, TRFR, p90, transferrin receptor protein 1|
|4° C, store in dark, DO NOT FREEZE!|
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