CD8b Monoclonal Antibody (SIDI8BEE), Super Bright™ 702, eBioscience™
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Isotype: IgG1, kappa
Format: Super Bright™ 702
Reactivity: Human, Non-human primate
Application: Flow Cytometry
Tested Dilution: 5 µL (0.25 µg)/test
Concentration: 5 µL/Test
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 SIDI8BEE monoclonal antibody reacts with human and rhesus macaque CD8 beta. The CD8b chain associates with the CD8a chain to form the CD8ab heterodimer expressed on the surface of a majority of thymocytes, and on peripheral cytotoxic alpha beta TCR T cells. The CD8 receptor complex binds to MHC class I and plays a role in T cell development and activation of mature T cells. Long been thought to exist either as a heterodimer of the alpha and beta chain or as a homodimer of alpha chains, beta chains have now been shown to homodimerize as well. SIDI8BEE can detect the CD8 beta chain in both the CD8ab heterodimer and the CD8bb homodimer.
SIDI8BEE is cross-reactive to human and rhesus macaque CD8b. Other non-human primate species have not been tested.
Applications Reported: This SIDI8BEE antibody has been reported for use in flow cytometric analysis.
Applications Tested: This SIDI8BEE antibody has been pre-titrated and tested by flow cytometric analysis of human peripheral blood lymphocytes. This can be used at 5 µL (0.25 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.
Super Bright 702 is a tandem dye that can be excited with the violet laser line (405 nm) and emits at 702 nm. We recommend using a 710/50 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: 702 nm; Laser: Violet Laser
Super Bright Polymer Dyes are sold under license from Becton, Dickinson and Company.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures. Not for resale without express authorization.