cFluor® V505 anti-Human CD8 (SK1)
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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, Chimpanzee, Cynomolgus, Pigtailed Macaque, Rhesus, Sooty Mangabey
Format: cFluor® V505
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)
Each lot of this antibody is quality control tested using flow cytometric analysis. For flow cytometric staining, the suggested use of this reagent is 5 μL per 1 million cells in a staining volume of 100 μL. If whole blood is analyzed, then use 5 μL per 100 μL. It is recommended that users titrate the antibody to obtain the optimal result for their specific application.
Please briefly centrifuge the reagent vial before use.
Use appropriate personal protective equipment per the product safety data sheet when using this product.
- Cole DK, et al. 2004. Cell Mol Immunol. 1(2):81-8
- Kern Petra S., et al. 1998. Immunity. 9: 519-530
- Veillette A. et al. 1988. Cell. 55:301-308