CD154 (CD40 Ligand) Monoclonal Antibody (MR1), Super Bright™ 600, eBioscience™
Host: Armenian Hamster
Format: Super Bright™ 600
Application: Flow Cytometry
Tested Dilution: 1.0 µg/test
Concentration: 0.2 mg/mL
Storage: 4° C, store in dark, DO NOT FREEZE!
Formulation: PBS, pH 7.2, containing 0.09% sodium azide
Purification: Affinity chromatography
Data Sheet: TDS
Description: The MR1 monoclonal antibody reacts with mouse CD154, a 39 kDa transmembrane glycoprotein also known as CD40 ligand (CD40L). CD154 is expressed transiently by activated T cells. Through its binding to CD40 on antigen presenting cells (APC) including B cells, monocytes/macrophages, and dendritic cells, it serves a crucial function in T cell-APC cognate interaction. CD154-interaction with CD40 transduces signals for T-dependent B cell activation and induces B cells to enter the cell cycle.
For staining for flow cytometric analysis, it is important to stimulate enriched T cells or enriched CD4 cells (using depletion strategy) prior to staining with MR1.
Applications Reported: This MR1 antibody has been reported for use in flow cytometric analysis.
Applications Tested: This MR1 antibody has been tested by flow cytometric analysis of stimulated mouse splenocytes. This may be used at less than or equal to 1.0 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.
Super Bright 600 is a tandem dye that can be excited with the violet laser line (405 nm) and emits at 600 nm. We recommend using a 610/20 bandpass filter. Please make sure that your instrument is capable of detecting this fluorochrome.
When using two or more Super Bright dye-conjugated antibodies in a staining panel, it is recommended to use Super Bright Complete Staining Buffer (Product # SB-4401) to minimize any non-specific polymer interactions. Please refer to the datasheet for Super Bright Staining Buffer for more information.
Light sensitivity: This tandem dye is sensitive to photo-induced oxidation. Please protect this vial and stained samples from light.
Fixation: Samples can be stored in IC Fixation Buffer (Product # 00-8222) (100 µL of cell sample + 100 µL of IC Fixation Buffer) or 1-step Fix/Lyse Solution (Product # 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: 405 nm; Emission: 600 nm; Laser: Violet Laser
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