CD49b Hamster anti-Mouse, Brilliant Violet 650, Clone: HMα2, BD Optibuild
Hamster Monoclonal Antibody
Manufacturer: BD Biosciences 740496
The HM α 2 antibody reacts with integrin α 2 chain (CD49b), the 150-kDa transmembrane glycoprotein that non-covalently associates with the integrin β 1 subunit (CD29) to form the integrin α 2β 1 complex known as VLA-2. VLA-2, a receptor for collagen and laminin, is expressed on some splenic CD4+ T lymphocytes and NK-T cells, intestinal intraepithelial and lamina propria lymphocytes, splenic NK cells, epithelial cells, and platelets; but it is not on thymocytes or Peyer’s-patch or lymphnode lymphocytes. The expression of VLA-2 is upregulated on lymphocytes in response to mitogens. The HM α 2 antibody has been reported to partially block the interaction of T-cell blasts, but not NK cells, with collagen. Purified HM α
The antibody was conjugated to BD Horizon BV650 which is part of the BD Horizon Brilliant Violet family of dyes. This dye is a tandem fluorochrome of BD Horizon BV421 with an Ex Max of 405-nm and an acceptor dye with an Em Max at 650-nm. BD Horizon BV650 can be excited by the violet laser and detected in a filter used to detect APC-like dyes (eg, 660/20-nm filter). Due to the excitation and emission characteristics of the acceptor dye, there will be spillover into the APC and Alexa Fluor 700 detectors. However, the spillover can be corrected through compensation as with any other dye combination.
|Brilliant Violet 650|
|Aqueous buffered solution containing ≤0.09% sodium azide.|
|Store undiluted at 4°C and protected from prolonged exposure to light. Do not freeze.|
|Integrin α2 chain|
|Mouse colon carcinoma cell line Colon26|
|The monoclonal antibody was purified from tissue culture supernatant or ascites by affinity chromatography.|
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