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Description: The 7E.17G9 monoclonal antibody reacts with mouse ICOS (Inducible COStimulatory molecule), a T cell specific molecule and a third member of the CD28/CTLA-4 family. A homodimer of 47-57 kDa, ICOS is expressed on activated T cells, has potent costimulatory activity for T cell activation and proliferation and is required for humoral immune response. ICOS binds to its ligand on activated APC including B cells called B7h/B7RP-1 and is thought to play a protective role in inflammatory autoimmune diseases. ICOS may be involved in the development of Th2 cells.
Applications Reported: This 7E.17G9 antibody has been reported for use in flow cytometric analysis.
Applications Tested: This 7E.17G9 antibody has been tested by flow cytometric analysis of stimulated mouse splenocytes. This may be used at less than or equal to 0.5 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. It is recommended that the antibody be carefully titrated for optimal performance in the assay of interest.
Super Bright 436 can be excited with the violet laser line (405 nm) and emits at 436 nm. We recommend using a 450/50 bandpass filter, or equivalent. Please make sure that your instrument is capable of detecting this fluorochrome.
When using two or more Super Bright dye-conjugated antibodies in a staining panel, it is recommended to use Super Bright Complete Staining Buffer (Product # SB-4401) to minimize any non-specific polymer interactions. Please refer to the datasheet for Super Bright Staining Buffer for more information.
Excitation: 405 nm; Emission: 436 nm; Laser: Violet Laser
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ICOS (CD278) encodes a protein that is a member of the CD28 and CTLA-4 cell-surface receptor family. It functions as a homodimer and has a crucial role in cell-cell signaling, immune responses, and the regulation of cell proliferation. ICOS has been linked to various disorders, including Immunodeficiency, Common Variable, 1 and Common Variable Immunodeficiency.
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Protein Aliases: Activation-inducible lymphocyte immunomediatory molecule; CCLP; CD278; CD28 and CTLA-4-like protein; CD28-related protein 1; CRP-1; inducible T-cell co-stimulator; Inducible T-cell costimulator
Gene Aliases: AILIM; CCLP; CRP-1; H4; Icos; Ly115
UniProt ID: (Mouse) Q9WVS0
Entrez Gene ID: (Mouse) 54167