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C57Bl/6 splenocytes were stained with 0.25 ug Anti-Mouse TCR beta FITC (35-5961) (solid line) or 0.25 ug Armenian hamster IgG FITC isotype control (dashed line).

FITC Anti-Mouse TCR beta (H57-597)

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The H57-597 antibody is specific for the beta chain of the mouse T cell Receptor (TCR). This cell surface protein combines with a second protein chain (alpha chain) to form the alpha-beta TCR that is expressed by NK1.1+ thymocytes, NKT cells, and the majority of peripheral T cells. A small number of T cells may express an alternative heteromer of gamma/delta protein chains, known as the g/d TCR. These receptors participate in a complex with CD3, and with the co-receptors CD4 or CD8, to recognize and respond to antigens bound to MHC molecules on antigen-presenting cells. Such interactions promote T cell receptor signaling (T cell activation) and can result in a number of cellular responses including proliferation, differentiation, production of cytokines or activation-induced cell death.

The H57-597 antibody is used as a phenotypic marker for T cells expressing the alpha-beta TCR. It is also widely used to cross-link surface TCR and thereby mimic TCR-mediated cell activation or induction of apoptosis. The antibody does not cross-react with cells expressing the g/d TCR.

Recent Publications:

Brian BF 4th, Sauer ML, Greene JT, Senevirathne SE, Lindstedt AJ, Funk OL, Ruis BL, Ramirez LA, Auger JL, Swanson WL, Nunez MG, Moriarity BS, Lowell CA, Binstadt BA, Freedman TS. A dominant function of LynB kinase in preventing autoimmunity. Sci Adv. 2022 Apr 22;8(16):eabj5227. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.abj5227. Epub 2022 Apr 22. PMID: 35452291.

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Nakajima T, Kanno T, Yokoyama S, Sasamoto S, Asou HK, Tumes DJ, Ohara O, Nakayama T, Endo Y. ACC1-expressing pathogenic T helper 2 cell populations facilitate lung and skin inflammation in mice. J Exp Med. 2021 Dec 6;218(12):e20210639. doi: 10.1084/jem.20210639. Epub 2021 Nov 23. PMID: 34813654; PMCID: PMC8614157.

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Finkin S, Yuan D, Stein I, Taniguchi K, Weber A, Unger K, Browning JL, Goossens N, Nakagawa S, Gunasekara G, Schwartz ME et al. 2015. Nat Immunol. doi: 10.1038/ni.3290. (Flow Cytometry)

Name FITC Anti-Mouse TCR beta (H57-597)
Cat. No. 35-5961
Alternative Names TCRb, TCRbeta, TCR-b chain, TCR-b, b-TCR
Gene ID 21577
Clone H57-597
Isotype Armenian Hamster IgG
Reactivity Mouse
Format FITC
Application Flow Cytometry
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