CD4 Rat anti-Mouse, BUV395, Clone: RM4-4, BD Optibuild™
Rat Monoclonal Antibody
Manufacturer: BD Biosciences 740209
The RM4-4 monoclonal antibody specifically binds to CD4 (L3T4) differentiation antigen expressed on most thymocytes, a subpopulation of mature T lymphocytes (ie, MHC class II-restricted T cells, including most T helper cells), and a subset of NK-T cells of all mouse strains tested. CD4 has also been detected at low density on pluripotent hematopoietic stem cells, bone marrow myeloid and B-lymphocyte precursors, intrathymic lymphoid precursors, and a subset of splenic dendritic cells. CD4 is expressed on the plasma membrane of mouse egg cells and is involved in adhesion of the egg to MHC class II-bearing sperm. CD4 is an antigen coreceptor on the T-cell surface which interacts with MHC class II molecules on antigen-presenting cells. It participates in T-cell activation through its association with the T-cell receptor complex and protein tyrosine kinase lck. Purified RM4-4 mAb does not block binding of the CD4-specific monoclonal antibodies, GK1.5, H129.19, or RM4-5, to T cells.
The antibody was conjugated to BD Horizon™ BUV395 which is part of the BD Horizon Brilliant™ Ultraviolet family of dyes. This dye has been exclusively developed by BD Biosciences to have minimal spillover into other detectors, making it an optimal choice for multicolor flow cytometry. With an Ex Max at 348nm and an Em Max at 395nm, BD Horizon BUV395 can be excited with a 355nm laser and detected with a 379/28 filter.
|Brilliant Ultraviolet 395|
|Aqueous buffered solution containing ≤0.09% sodium azide.|
|IgG2b, κ, also known as Sprague-Dawley (outbred) IgG2b, κ|
|Store undiluted at 4°C and protected from prolonged exposure to light. Do not freeze.|
|Cd4; CD4 antigen; L3T4; Ly-4; T-cell surface antigen T4/Leu-3|
|BALB/c mouse thymocytes|
|The monoclonal antibody was purified from tissue culture supernatant or ascites by affinity chromatography.|
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