HLA-A2 Mouse anti-Human, Brilliant Violet 421, Clone: BB7.2, BD Optibuild™
Mouse Monoclonal Antibody
Manufacturer: BD Biosciences 740082
The monoclonal antibody BB7.2 specifically binds to the α subunit of the human leukocyte antigen-A2 (HLA-A2), a class I molecule of the major histocompatibility complex (MHC). The MHC gene locus encodes a group of highly polymorphic, cell-surface proteins that play a broad role in the immune response to protein antigens. MHC molecules bind and present small antigenic protein fragments to antigen-specific receptors expressed by T cells (TCR). Human ( human leukocyte antigen /HLA) MHC molecules are comprised of two major classes, MHC class I and class II. Functionally, class I MHC molecules bind peptides derived from intracellular antigens (eg, viral and some bacterial antigens) which are specifically recognized by CD8+ T cells. Class II MHC molecules bind antigens derived from pathogens multiplying in intracellular vesicles and ingested extracellular bacteria, both of which are recognized by CD4+ T cells. TCR recognize processed peptides bound to the MHC as well as regions of the MHC molecule itself. CD4 and CD8 accessory molecules strengthen the formation of the TCR-MHC complex through their interaction with non-polymorphic regions of the MHC molecule.
|Brilliant Violet 421|
|Aqueous buffered solution containing ≤0.09% sodium azide.|
|The monoclonal antibody was purified from tissue culture supernatant or ascites by affinity chromatography.|
|HLA class I histocompatibility antigen A2 alpha chain; HLA-A2|
|Store undiluted at 4°C and protected from prolonged exposure to light. Do not freeze.|
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