CD8 Mouse anti-Human, APC-R700, Clone: SK1, BD
Mouse Monoclonal Antibody
Manufacturer: BD Biosciences 565192
The SK1 monoclonal antibody specifically binds to CD8 alpha (CD8α). CD8α is a type I transmembrane glycoprotein and a member of the immunoglobulin superfamily. CD8α is expressed by the majority of thymocytes, by subpopulations of αβ T cells and γδ T cells and by some NK cells. Cell surface CD8α is expressed either as a disulfide-linked homodimer (CD8αα) or as a heterodimer (CD8αβ) when disulfide-bonded to a CD8 beta chain (CD8β). CD8-positive αβ T cells coexpress both CD8αα homodimers and CD8αβ heterodimers whereas some γδ T cells and NK cells express CD8αα homodimers. CD8 plays important roles in T cell activation and selection. The extracellular IgSF domain of CD8α binds to a non-polymorphic determinant on HLA class I molecules (α3 domain) and enables CD8 to function as a co-receptor with MHC class I-restricted TCR during T cell recognition of antigen. The cytoplasmic domain of CD8α associates with Lck, a Src family protein tyrosine kinase that is involved in intracellular signaling.
This antibody was conjugated to BD Horizon APC-R700, which has been developed exclusively by BD Biosciences as a better alternative to Alexa Fluor 700. APC-R700 excites and emits at similar wavelengths to Alexa Fluor 700 yet exhibits significantly improved brightness. This dye can be excited by the red laser and detected with the same filter set as Alexa Fluor (eg, 730/45-nm filter).
|CD8α; CD8A; CD8 alpha; Leu2a; MAL; T8; p32|
|Human Peripheral Blood T Cells|
|Aqueous buffered solution containing BSA, protein stabilizer, glycerol, and ≤0.09% sodium azide.|
|Store undiluted at 4°C and protected from prolonged exposure to light. Do not freeze.|
|Baboon, Cynomolgus, Human, Rhesus|
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