|Flow Cytometry (Flow)||1:50-1:100|
|Immunohistochemistry (Frozen) (IHC (F))||Assay Dependent|
|Immunoprecipitation (IP)||Assay Dependent|
|Flow Cytometry (Flow)||See 1 publications below|
|Tested Species reactivity||Human, Non-human primate|
|Published species reactivity||Human|
|Host / Isotype||Mouse / IgG1|
|Immunogen||Normal human peripheral blood lymphocytes.|
|Storage buffer||PBS, pH 7.4|
|Storage conditions||-20° C, Avoid Freeze/Thaw Cycles|
For FACS analysis, use 10ul of the suggested working dilution to label 1x10^6 cells in 100ul.
The CD8 antigen is a cell surface glycoprotein found on most cytotoxic T lymphocytes that mediates efficient cell-cell interactions within the immune system. The CD8 antigen acts as a corepressor with the T-cell receptor on the T lymphocyte to recognize antigens displayed by an antigen presenting cell (APC) in the context of class I MHC molecules. The coreceptor functions as either a homodimer composed of two alpha chains, or as a heterodimer composed of one alpha and one beta chain. Both alpha and beta chains share significant homology to immunoglobulin variable light chains. This gene encodes the CD8 alpha chain isoforms. Multiple transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene.
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Protein Aliases: CD8; CD8 antigen, alpha polypeptide (p32); CD8 antigen, beta polypeptide 1 (p37); CD8a; CD8alpha; CD8b; CD8beta; Leu-2; Leu2 T-lymphocyte antigen; MAL; OKT8 T-cell antigen; T cell co-receptor; T lymphocyte surface glycoprotein beta chain; T-cell antigen Leu2; T-cell surface glycoprotein CD8 alpha chain; T-cell surface glycoprotein CD8 beta chain; T-lymphocyte differentiation antigen T8/Leu-2; T8 T-cell antigen
Gene Aliases: CD8; CD8A; CD8B; CD8B1; LEU2; LY3; LYT3; MAL; p32; P37
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