cFluor® B515 Anti-Human CD8 (SK1)
The SK1 monoclonal antibody binds to human CD8a, a 32-34-kDa type I glycoprotein that forms either as an α/α homodimer α/β heterodimer with its isoform CD8b. CD8 is found on thymocytes, a subset of peripheral blood T cells, majority expressing α/β heterodimer, and NK cells, majority expressing α/α homodimer1. CD8 plays a role in antigen recognition and class I MHC-restricted T cell development. CD8 functions are associated with two domains of CD8a. CD8a ectodomain binding to the α3 domain of MHC class I increases the adhesion between CD8+ T lymphocytes and target cells. The cytoplasmic tail binding to the tyrosine kinase p56lck contributes to signal transduction and T cell activation2,3. The antibody was conjugated to a fluorophore and puriﬁed by afﬁnity chromatography.
Reactivity: Human, African Green, Chimpanzee, Cynomolgus, Pigtailed Macaque, Rhesus, Sooty Mangabey
Format: cFluor® B5151
Isotype: Mouse IgG1, κ
Tested Dilution: 5 μL / test
Application: Flow Cytometry
Storage: 2-8°C and protected from Light. Do not freeze
Formulation: Phosphate-buffered saline, pH 7.2, containing 0.09% sodium azide and 0.2% BSA (BSA Country of Origin USA).
- Cole DK, et al. 2004. Cell Mol Immunol. 1(2):81-8
- Kern Petra S. et al. 1998. Immunity. 519-530
- Veillette A. et al. 1988. Cell. 55:301-308
This product is intended for in vitro diagnostic use to identify human cells expressing CD8 antigen molecules in countries where the regulatory approval has been obtained from the local regulatory authorities.
1 cFluor® B515 is equivalent to CF®488A manufactured and provided by Biotium, Inc. under an Agreement between Biotium and Cytek (LICENSEE). The manufacture, use, sale, offer for sale, or import of the product is covered by one or more of the patents or pending applications owned or licensed by Biotium. The purchase of this product includes a limited, non-transferable immunity from suit under the foregoing patent claims for using only this amount of product for the purchaser’s own internal research. No right under any other patent claim, no right to perform any patented method, and no right to perform commercial services of any kind, including without limitation reporting the results of purchaser's activities for a fee or other commercial consideration, is conveyed expressly, by implication, or by estoppel.