CD93 (AA4.1), PE-Cyanine7, clone: AA4.1, eBioscience™
Rat Monoclonal Antibody
Manufacturer: Life Technologies LS25589282
The protein encoded by this gene is a cell-surface glycoprotein and type I membrane protein that was originally identified as a myeloid cell-specific marker. The encoded protein was once thought to be a receptor for C1q, but now is thought to instead be involved in intercellular adhesion and in the clearance of apoptotic cells. The intracellular cytoplasmic tail of this protein has been found to interact with moesin, a protein known to play a role in linking transmembrane proteins to the cytoskeleton and in the remodelling of the cytoskeleton.Description: The AA4.1 monoclonal antibody reacts with mouse C1qRp, an approximately 130-140kDa C-type lectin-like type I transmembrane protein. The AA4.1 antigen was originally identified as an antigen expressed on early stages of B cell development in bone marrow. Adult spleen and fetal liver also have detectable numbers of AA4.1 positive cells. In combination with other markers of hematopoietic progenitor cells such as Thy-1, Sca-1, c-Kit, CD43, and CD24, the bone marrow Lymphoid-Committed Progenitors (CLP) can be segregated into more primitive and more differentiated subsets based on expression of AA4.1. Correlated expression of surface IgM (sIgM), CD23, and AA4.1 antigen has also been used to define three nonproliferative subpopulations of immature/transitional peripheral B cells designated: T1 (AA4.1+/CD23-/sIgMhi), T2 (AA4.1+/CD23+/sIgMhi), and T3 (AA4.1+/CD23+/sIgMlo). AA4.1 is also reported to be expressed in cytoplasmic vesicles in endothelial cells, megakaryoblasts, and platelets. It is reported that monoclonal antibodies AA4.1 and 493 recognize different epitopes of the same molecule.Applications Reported: This AA4.1 antibody has been reported for use in flow cytometric analysis.Applications Tested: This AA4.1 antibody has been tested by flow cytometric analysis of mouse bone marrow and splenocyte cells. This can be used at less than or equal to 0.5 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: 0.2μm post-manufacturing filtered.
|PBS with 0.1% gelatin and 0.09% sodium azide; pH 7.2|
|C1QR1, C1qR(P), C1qRP, CDw93, ECSM3, MXRA4, dJ737E23.1|
|IgG2b, kappa, kappa|
|Store at 2-8°C. Do not freeze. Light-sensitive material. This tandem dye is sensitive to photo-induced oxidation. Protect this vial from light during storage, handling and experimental procedures.|
For Research Use Only.