CD273 (B7-DC) Mouse anti-Human, APC, Clone: MIH18, eBioscience
Mouse Monoclonal Antibody
Manufacturer: Invitrogen 17588842
Description: The MIH18 monoclonal antibody reacts with human CD273, also known as PD-L2 or B7-DC, a member of the B7 family that has a predicted molecular weight of approximately 25 kDa, and belongs to the Ig superfamily. B7-DC is primarily expressed by subpopulations of dendritic cells and monocytes/macrophages. Although B7-DC has structural and sequence similarities to the B7 family, it does not bind CD28/CTLA-4, rather it is a ligand for PD-1. The interactions between PD-1 and B7-DC/PD-L2 have been reported to be involved in costimulation or suppression of T cell proliferation depending on state of cellular activation. MIH18 is a useful tool for studies to elucidate the exact function of B7-DC/PD-L2 in APC/T cell interaction, and to characterize the expression pattern of this molecule in humans. MIH18 is a blocking antibody. Applications Reported: This MIH18 antibody has been reported for use in flow cytometric analysis. Applications Tested: This MIH18 antibody has been pre-titrated and tested by flow cytometric analysis of human monocyte-derived dendritic cells. This can be used at 5 µL (0.125 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: 633-647 nm; Emission: 660 nm; Laser: Red Laser. Filtration: 0.2 µm post-manufacturing filtered.Cell-mediated immune responses are initiated by T lymphocytes that are themselves stimulated by co gnate peptides bound to MHC molecules on antigen-presenting cells (APC). T-cell activation is generally self-limited as activated T cells express receptors such as PD-1 (also known as PDCD-1) that mediate inhibitory signals from the APC. PD-1 can bind two different but related ligands, PDL-1 and PDL-2, both of which are thought act as a negative regulator of T cell activation. However, it has been suggested that PDL-2 can act to stimulate an immunogenic response through and alternative receptor from PD-1. At least three isoforms of PDL-2 are known to exist; this antibody is specific to the largest isoform. PDL-2 antibody has no cross-reactivity to PDL-2.
|PBS with 0.1% gelatin, 0.2% BSA and 0.09% sodium azide; pH 7.2|
|B7-DC, Btdc, F730015O22Rik, MGC124039, MGC124040, PD-L2|
|4° C, store in dark, DO NOT FREEZE!|
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