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KLRG1 Hamster anti-Mouse, BB700, Clone: 2F1, BD Optibuild™

Syrian Hamster Monoclonal Antibody

Manufacturer:  BD Biosciences 742199

Catalog No. BDB742199


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Description

Description

The 2F1 mAb specifically binds to KLRG1 (Killer cell Lectin-like Receptor G1), which is the mouse homolog of the rat mast cell function-associated antigen (MAFA), on all mouse strains tested (eg, AKR/J, BALB/c, C3H/HeN, C3H.SW, C57BL/6, DBA/1, SJL, 129/J). Unlike rat MAFA, which is expressed on mast cells, mouse KLRG1 is expressed on a large subset of NK cells, lymphokine-activated killer (LAK) cells, adherent LAK (A-LAK) cells, subsets of activated CD8+ T lymphocytes, and small fractions of CD4+ and CD8+ T cells, but not mast cells. The expression of KLRG1 is correlated with reduced proliferative capacity of activated T lymphocytes or reduced effector functions of activated NK cells. KLRG1 plays a role in regulating leucocytes of both the innate and adaptive immune system. The 2F1 mAb reportedly stains the rat basophilic leukemia cell line, RBL-2H3, which is known to express MAFA. The KLRG1 protein is an inhibitory lectin-like type II transmembrane receptor containing a cytoplasmic motif similar to ITIM; its ligand has not been identified. KLRG1 is expressed mainly as a homodimeric molecule consisting of two N-glycosylated subunits of ∽30-38kDa. The level of KLRG1 expression is reduced in MHC class I-deficient mice, although direct binding of KLRG1 to MHC class I antigens could not be detected. Crosslinking of KLRG1 by 2F1 mAb reduces TCR-mediated Ca++ mobilization and cytotoxic responses (but not IFN-γ production) by CD8+ T cells.

The antibody was conjugated to BD Horizon™ BB700, which is part of the BD Horizon Brilliant™ Blue family of dyes. It is a polymer-based tandem dye developed exclusively by BD Biosciences. With an excitation max of 485 nm and an emission max of 693 nm, BD Horizon BB700 can be excited by the 488 nm laser and detected in a standard PerCP-Cy™5.5 set (eg, 695/40nm filter). This dye provides a much brighter alternative to PerCP-Cy5.5 with less cross laser excitation off the 405 nm and 355 nm lasers.BD Horizon Brilliant™ Blue 700 (BB700) is a dye that was exclusively developed by BD Biosciences as brighter alternative to PerCP-Cy5.5. This dye also has less cross laser excitation off the 405 nm laser, resulting in less spillover into the violet channels compared to PerCP-Cy5.5.  Due to similar excitation and emission properties, BD Horizon BB700 and PerCP-Cy5.5 cannot be used simultaneously.
Specifications

Specifications

KLRG1
0.2mg/mL
Aqueous buffered solution containing ≤0.09% sodium azide.
Klrg1, Killer cell lectin-like receptor subfamily G member 1, MAFA, 2F1 Ag
A-LAK from C57BL/6 mice
The monoclonal antibody was purified from tissue culture supernatant or ascites by affinity chromatography. The antibody was conjugated with BD Horizon BB700 under optimal conditions that minimize unconjugated dye and antibody.
RUO
Primary
Murine
2F1
BB700
Affinity Purified
Syrian Hamster
Syrian Hamster IgG2, κ
50μg
Store undiluted at 4°C and protected from prolonged exposure to light. Do not freeze.
Monoclonal
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