Description: The WM-53 monoclonal antibody reacts with human CD33, also known as GP67 and P67, a 67 kDa type I transmembrane glycoprotein that is a member of the Siglec (sialic acid-binding Ig superfamily lectin) family. It is highly specific to the hematopoietic compartment and is expressed on monocytes, activated T cells, granulocytes, myeloid progenitors, and mast cells. Applications Reported: This WM-53 (WM53) antibody has been reported for use in flow cytometric analysis. Applications Tested: This WM-53 (WM53) antibody has been pre-titrated and tested by fllow cytometric analysis of normal human peripheral blood cells. This can be used at 5 µL (0.5 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 nm; Emission: 695 nm; Laser: Blue Laser. Filtration: 0.2 μm post-manufacturing filtered.CD33 is a transmembrane protein of the sialic acid-binding immunoglobulin-like lectin (Siglec) family. It belongs to the immunoreceptor tyrosine-based inhibitory motif (ITIM)-containing molecules able of recruiting protein tyrosine phosphatases SHP-1 and SHP-2 to signal assemblies, and these ITIMs are also used for ubiquitin-mediated removal of the receptor from the cell surface. CD33 is expressed on cells of myelomonocytic lineage, binds sialic acid residues in N- and O-glycans on cell surfaces, and is a therapeutic target for acute myeloid leukemia. Further, CD33 is found on granulocyte and macrophage precursors in the bone marrow, but is not on pluripotent stem cells. CD33 is also expressed on, and is a useful marker for, peripheral monocytes. CD33 is useful for distinguishing myelogenous leukemia cells from lymphoid or erythroid leukemias. Diseases associated with CD43 dysfunction include gallbladder lymphoma and extracutaneous mastocytoma.
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