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IL-21Receptor (CD360) Mouse anti-Human, Brilliant Violet 786, Clone: 17A12, BD Optibuild™

Mouse Monoclonal Antibody

Manufacturer:  BD Biosciences 742422

Catalog No. BDB742422

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The 17A12 monoclonal antibody specifically binds to the IL-21 Receptor (IL-21R). The IL-21R, also known as CD360, is a 538 amino acid cytokine receptor with an extracellular domain consisting of one copy of the conserved WSXWS -containing cytokine-binding domain. The IL-21 receptor combines with the common cytokine-receptor -chain to form a functional receptor complex for IL-21. IL-21 is mainly produced by activated CD4+ T cells including T follicular helper (Tfh) cells. IL-21R is preferentially expressed by B cells, T cells, NK cells, some populations of myeloid cells, keratinocytes, and dendritic cells. Binding of its ligand, IL-21, in these cells results in the activation of the Jak/Stat signal transduction pathway. The effects IL-21 ligand binding has pleiotropic actions such as augmenting the proliferation of T cells, driving of B cells into memory cells, terminally differentiating plasma cells and augmenting the activity of natural killer cells. IL-21 receptor has anti-tumor activity and might have a role in the development of autoimmunity; it has been reported that the IL-21 receptor affects the homeostasis of regulatory T cells and it could enhance T cell-activated responses in human immune-inflammatory diseases.

The antibody was conjugated to BD Horizon™ BV786 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 405nm and an acceptor dye with an Em Max at 786nm. BD Horizon BV786 can be excited by the violet laser and detected in a filter used to detect Cy™7-like dyes (eg, 780/60nm filter). BV786 is a tandem fluorochrome of BD Horizon BV421 and an acceptor dye with an emission maximum at 786 nm. BV786 offers a bright choice for the 6th detector off the violet laser.


IL-21Receptor (CD360)
Aqueous buffered solution containing ≤0.09% sodium azide.
Interleukin-21 receptor, CD360, NILR
Human IL-21R Transfected Cell Line
The monoclonal antibody was purified from tissue culture supernatant or ascites by affinity chromatography. The antibody was conjugated with BD Horizon BV786 under optimal conditions that minimize unconjugated dye and antibody.
Brilliant Violet 786
Affinity Purified
Mouse BALB/c IgG1, κ
Store undiluted at 4°C and protected from prolonged exposure to light. Do not freeze.
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