|Flow Cytometry (Flow)||5 µL (0.25 µg)/test|
|Flow Cytometry (Flow)||See 2 publications below|
|Functional Assay (FN)||See 1 publications below|
|Immunofluorescence (IF)||See 1 publications below|
|Miscellaneous PubMed (MISC)||See 2 publications below|
|Tested Species reactivity||Human|
|Published species reactivity||Not Applicable|
|Host / Isotype||Mouse / IgG1, kappa|
|Storage buffer||PBS, pH 7.2, with 0.1% gelatin, 0.2% BSA|
|Contains||0.09% sodium azide|
|Storage conditions||4° C, store in dark, DO NOT FREEZE!|
Description: The eBioGHI/61 monoclonal antibody reacts with human CD163 (Haemoglobin Scavenger Receptor, M130), a member of the macrophage scavenger receptor family. CD163 is expressed by tissue macrophages, circulating blood monocytes, and some reports suggest that it may also be expressed by haematopoietic progenitor cells. CD163 functions as a high affinity scavenger receptor for the complex of haemoglobin and haptoglobin which forms to clear haemoglobin from the blood. The high affinity for CD163 is specific for the haemoglobin-haptoglobin complex, whereas haemoglobin or haptoglobin display no to low affinity toward CD163. Upon ligand binding, CD163 initiates signal transduction which leads to the production of IL-6 and IL-10. Furthermore, it has been demonstrated that cytokines such as IL-6 and IL-10 can induce expression of CD163, whereas proinflammatory stimuli, such as LPS or TNF alpha, can cause shedding of a soluble form of CD163, whose function is unclear.
Applications Reported: This eBioGHI/61 (GHI/61) antibody has been reported for use in flow cytometric analysis.
Applications Tested: This eBioGHI/61 (GHI/61) antibody has been pre-titrated and tested by flow cytometric analysis of normal human peripheral blood cells. 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.
Excitation: 488-561 nm; Emission: 578 nm; Laser: Blue Laser, Green Laser, Yellow-Green Laser.
Filtration: 0.2 µm post-manufacturing filtered.
CD163 is a 130kDa membrane glycoprotein. It is a member of the scavenger receptor cysteine-rich superfamily and is a receptor for the hemoglobin-haptoglobin complex. CD163 is expressed exclusively on the cell surface of human monocytes and macrophages that evolve predominantly in the late phase of inflammation. CD163 is present on all CD14 positive monocytes, most CD64 positive monocytes, and shows higher expression on CD16 positive monocytes. CD163 is upregulated on mononuclear phagocytes by IL-10, IL-6 and dexamethasone. Lipopolysaccharide (LPS) and phorbol myristate acetate (PMA) both induce shedding of CD163 from the cell surface into plasma or cell supernatant.
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Protein Aliases: CD163; Hemoglobin scavenger receptor; macrophage-associated antigen; Scavenger receptor cysteine-rich type 1 protein M130
Gene Aliases: CD163; M130; MM130; SCARI1
UniProt ID: (Human) Q86VB7
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 9332
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