Description: The eBio927 monoclonal antibody reacts with PDCA-1 (BST2, CD317), a specific marker of plasmacytoid dendritic cells (pDC), also known as type I IFN-producing cells (IPC) in the naive mouse. Mouse IPCs are typically CD11c+, CD11b-, B220+, Ly-6C+, and CD62L+. PDCA-1 is predomitly expressed by IPCs in the naive mouse which represents a very minor population (<0.5%) of splenocytes. It is upregulated on numerous cell types following stimulation which triggers an IFN response. PDCA-1 cycles between cell surface and intracellular compartments and may function to regulate trafficking of secreted cytokines. PDCA-1 (BST2) is the protein recognized by antibody 120G8. The eBio927 monoclonal antibody has also been shown to have functional activity. The epitope recognized by eBio927 is distinct from eBio129c; thus, the antibodies can be used to costain, purify and identify pDCs. Applications Reported: This eBio927 antibody has been reported for use in flow cytometric analysis. Applications Tested: This eBio927 antibody has been tested by flow cytometric analysis of mouse splenocytes. This can be used at less than or equal to 0.25 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.It is recommended that the antibody be carefully titrated for optimal performance in the assay of interest. Light sensitivity: This tandem dye is sensitive photo-induced oxidation. Please protect this vial and stained samples from light. Fixation: Samples can be stored in IC Fixation Buffer (cat. 00-8222) (100 µL cell sample + 100 µL IC Fixation Buffer) or 1-step Fix/Lyse Solution (cat. 00-5333) for up to 3 days in the dark at 4°C with minimal impact on brightness and FRET efficiency/compensation. Some generalizations regarding fluorophore performance after fixation can be made, but clone specific performance should be determined empirically. Excitation: 488-561 nm; Emission: 775 nm; Laser: Blue Laser, Green Laser, Yellow-Green Laser. Filtration: 0.2 µm post-manufacturing filtered. BST2, also known as CD317, HM1.24 antigen, DAMP-2 and recently designated tetherin, is an integral membrane protein with a novel topology. The specific function of the BST2, encoded by the bone marrow stromal cell antigen 2 gene, is undetermined; however, it may play a role in pre-B-cell growth, rheumatoid arthritis, and in antiretroviral defense, that blocks release of retrovirus from the cell surface. BST2 is highly expressed during B-cell development, from pro-B precursors to plasma cells, T-cells, monocytes, NK cells and DCs (at protein level).
|CD317 (BST2, PDCA-1)|
|4° C, store in dark, DO NOT FREEZE!|
|PBS with 0.1% gelatin and 0.09% sodium azide; pH 7.2|
For Research Use Only.
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