CD26 Rat anti-Mouse, Brilliant Violet 421, Clone: H194-112, BD Optibuild
Rat Monoclonal Antibody
Manufacturer: BD Biosciences 740021
The H194-112 monoclonal antibody specifically binds to CD26, which is also known as, Thymocyte-activating molecule (THAM), or dipeptidyl peptidase IV (DPP IV, Dpp4). CD26 is a ~220- kDa dimer formed of identical type-II transmembrane core polypeptides which undergo variable post-translational modifications. It is a multi-functional molecule with both ectopeptidase and signal-transducing activities. Studies with specific DPP IV inhibitors suggest that the enzymatic activity is involved in the mediation of T-cell activation events. The expression of CD26 is developmentally regulated in the thymus. Resting lymphoid cells of the bone marrow and peripheral B and T lymphocytes express low levels of CD26; bone-marrow and peritoneal myeloid cells do not. CD26 is also found on epithelial cells in the kidney, liver, small intestine, and lung. Cross-linked H194-112 mAb induces proliferation of immature and mature thymocytes in the presence of either IL-1 plus IL-2 or PMA; addition of IL-2 or IL-4 to PMA further enhances the activation.
The antibody was conjugated to BD Horizon BV421 which is part of the BD Horizon Brilliant Violet family of dyes. With an Ex Max of 407-nm and Em Max at 421-nm, BD Horizon BV421 can be excited by the violet laser and detected in the standard Pacific Blue filter set (eg, 450/50-nm filter). BD Horizon BV421 conjugates are very bright, often exhibiting a 10 fold improvement in brightness compared to Pacific Blue conjugates.
|Brilliant Violet 421|
|Aqueous buffered solution containing ≤0.09% sodium azide.|
|Store undiluted at 4°C and protected from prolonged exposure to light. Do not freeze.|
|Cd26; Dpp4; dipeptidylpeptidase 4; THAM, DPP IV|
|Cell-surface molecules solubilized from BALB/c mouse thymocytes|
|The monoclonal antibody was purified from tissue culture supernatant or ascites by affinity chromatography.|
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