|Tested species reactivity||Human|
|Published species reactivity||Human|
|Host / Isotype||Mouse / IgG3|
|Contains||0.1% sodium azide|
|Storage Conditions||4° C, store in dark|
|Tested Applications||Dilution *|
|Flow Cytometry (Flow)||Assay-Dependent|
* Suggested working dilutions are given as a guide only. It is recommended that the user titrate the product for use in their own experiment using appropriate negative and positive controls.
|Miscellaneous PubMed (MISC)||See 1 publications below|
The R-phycoerythrin (PE)-Cy5.5® tandem conjugate permits simultaneous multicolor labeling and detection of multiple targets with excitation by a single excitation source-the 488 nm line of the argon-ion laser.
CD20 is a cell surface 33-37 (depending on the degree of phosphorylation) kDa non-glycosylated surface phosphoprotein expressed on mature and most malignant B cells, but not stem cells or plasma cells (low number of the CD20 has been also detected on a subpopulation of T lymphocytes and it can be expressed on follicular dendritic cells). Its expression on B cells is synchronous with the expression of surface IgM. CD20 regulates transmembrane calcium conductance (probably functioning as a component of store-operated calcium channel), cell cycle progression and B-cell proliferation. It is associated with lipid rafts, but the intensity of this association depends on extracellular triggering, employing CD20 conformational change and/or BCR (B cell antigen receptor) aggregation. After the receptor ligation, BCR and CD20 colocalize and then rapidly dissociate before BCR endocytosis, whereas CD20 remains at the cell surface. CD20 serves as a useful target for antibody-mediated therapeutic depletion of B cells, as it is expressed at high levels on most B-cell malignancies, but does not become internalized or shed from the plasma membrane following mAb treatment.
Analyte Specific Reagent
High efficiency human memory B cell assay and its application to studying Plasmodium falciparum-specific memory B cells in natural infections.
MHCD2018 was used in flow cytometry to optimize an ELISPOT for the detection of Plasmodium falciparum-specific memory B cells.
|Weiss GE,Ndungu FM,McKittrick N,Li S,Kimani D,Crompton PD,Marsh K,Pierce SK||Journal of immunological methods (375:68)||2012|