Description: The eBio4B10 monoclonal antibody reacts with mouse and human T-bet. T-bet is a Th1-specific T-box transcription factor critical to the development of the Th1 CD4+ T cell lineage. This is known based on the observations that T-Bet deficient mice have impaired Th1 cell development, and that ectopic expression of T-Bet results in development skewed to the Th1 lineage. T-Bet expression is induced by the Th1 cytokine IFN gamma, and T-Bet also regulates the expression of IFN gamma, likely, at least in part, through the modification of DNA accessibility and histone remodeling. In addition to IFN gamma, T-Bet is also known to regulate the expression of IL-12R beta and IL-2. Moreover, T-Bet plays a role in class-switch recombination in B-cells. Applications Reported: This eBio4B10 (4B10, 4-B10) antibody has been reported for use in intracellular staining followed by flow cytometric analysis. Applications Tested: This eBio4B10 (4B10, 4-B10) antibody has been tested by intracellular stainign and flow cytometric analysis of normal human peripheral blood cells using the Foxp3/Transcription Factor Buffer Set (cat. 00-5523) and protocol. Please see Best Protocol section; (refer to Protocol B: One step protocol for intracellular (nuclear) proteins). This can be used at less than or equal to 0.125 µg per test. A test is defined as the amount (µg) of antibody that will stain a cell sample in a final volume of 100 µL.Cell number should be determined empirically but can range from 10^5 to 10^8 cells/test. It is recommended that the antibody be carefully titrated for optimal performance in the assay of interest. Light sensitivity: This tandem dye is sensitive photo-induced oxidation. Please protect this vial and stained samples from light. Fixation: Samples can be stored in IC Fixation Buffer (cat. 00-8222) (100 µL cell sample + 100 µL IC Fixation Buffer) or 1-step Fix/Lyse Solution (cat. 00-5333) for up to 3 days in the dark at 4°C with minimal impact on brightness and FRET efficiency/compensation. Some generalizations regarding fluorophore performance after fixation can be made, but clone specific performance should be determined empirically. Excitation: 488-561 nm; Emission: 775 nm; Laser: Blue Laser, Green Laser, Yellow-Green Laser. Filtration: 0.2 µm post-manufacturing filtered. T-bet, also known as TBX21, is a T-cell specific transcription factor containing a single T-box DNA-binding domain. It controls the expression of the TH1 cytokine, interferon-gamma. Both Th1 and Th17 cells are crucial in immune regulation and autoimmune disease development. T-bet initiates Th1 lineage development from naive Th precursor cells and directs T cell differentiation to Th1 versus Th17. T-bet is cooperating with Stat4 (signal tranducer and activator of transcription 4) in programming chromatin architecture for Th1 gene expression. Genetic variations in T-bet are associated with susceptibility to aspirin-induced asthma and nasal polyps.
|Human, Mouse, Rhesus Monkey|
|4° C, store in dark, DO NOT FREEZE!|
|PBS with 0.1% gelatin and 0.09% sodium azide; pH 7.2|
For Research Use Only.
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