|Tested species reactivity||Rat|
|Host / Isotype||Mouse / IgG1|
|Storage buffer||PBS, pH 7.2, with 0.1% gelatin|
|Contains||0.09% sodium azide|
|Storage Conditions||4° C, store in dark, DO NOT FREEZE!|
|Tested Applications||Dilution *|
|Flow Cytometry (Flow)||1 µg/test|
* 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.
Description: The JJ319 monoclonal antibody reacts with the rat CD28 molecule, expressed by thymocytes, mature T cells, and a subset of NK cells. CD28 is a ligand for CD80 (B7-1) and CD86 (B7-2) and is a potent costimulator of T cells. Signaling through CD28 augments IL-2 and IL-2 receptor expression as well as cytotoxicity of CD3-activated T cells. No reactivity of JJ319 is observed on mouse T cells.
Applications Reported: The JJ319 antibody has been reported for use in flow cytometric analysis.
Applications Tested: This JJ319 antibody has been tested by flow cytometric analysis of rat splenocytes. This can be used at less than or equal to 1 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.
Excitation: 488 nm; Emission: 520 nm; Laser: Blue Laser
CD28 antigen is a 44 kDa disulfide linked homodimeric T cell specific surface glycoprotein. It is a cell adhesion molecule of the immunoglobulin superfamily which is constitutively expressed on most peripheral blood T lymphocytes (approximately 95% of CD4+ cells and 50% of CD8+ cells). Mature thymocytes exhibit higher levels of CD28 than the immature cells. Activation of T cells results in enhanced CD28 expression. T cell activation requires two combined signals provided by antigen presenting cells.
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