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CD8a, eFluor 450, clone: 53-6.7, eBioscience™

Rat Monoclonal Antibody

Manufacturer:  Life Technologies LS48008182

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Catalog No. 501129695



Description

Description

CD8 molecule is composed of two chains termed alpha and beta. CD8 is found on a T cell subset of normal cytotoxic / suppressor cells which make up approximately 20 to 35 % of human peripheral blood lymphocytes. The CD8 antigen is also detected on natural killer cells, 80% of thymocytes, on a subpopulation of 30% of peripheral blood null cells and 15 to 30% of bone marrow cells.

Excitation: 405 nm; Emission: 445 nm; Laser: Violet Laser. Filtration: 0.2 μm post-manufacturing filtered. CD8 (Cluster of Differentiation 8) is a cell surface glycoprotein found on most cytotoxic T lymphocytes that mediate efficient cell-cell interactions within the immune system. The CD8 antigen acts as a co-receptor with the T-cell receptor on the T lymphocyte to recognize antigens displayed by an antigen presenting cell (APC) in the context of class I MHC molecules. CD8 is found on a T cell subset of normal cytotoxic/suppressor cells which make up approximately 20-35 % of human peripheral blood lymphocytes. The CD8 antigen is also detected on natural killer (NK) cells, subpopulations of peripheral blood null cells, thymocytes and bone marrow cells. The CD8 co-receptor functions as either a homodimer composed of two alpha chains, or as a disulfide-linked heterodimer composed of one alpha and one beta chain. Both alpha and beta chains share significant homology to immunoglobulin variable light chains. The majority of CD8+ T cells express CD8 as a alpha/beta heterodimer. In HIV, the HIV-2 envelope glycoprotein binds CD8 alpha chain (but not the beta chain).
Specifications

Specifications

CD8a
Monoclonal
0.2 mg/mL
PBS with 0.1% gelatin and 0.09% sodium azide; pH 7.2
P01731
CD8, Leu-2, MAL, p32, CD8a
Rat
Affinity chromatography
RUO
Antibody
Monoclonal
Mouse
Flow Cytometry
53-6.7
eFluor® 450
Cd8a
Liquid
Cd8a
IgG2a, kappa
100 μg
4° C, store in dark, DO NOT FREEZE!
Primary
12525
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