|Tested species reactivity||Human|
|Host / Isotype||Mouse / IgG1|
|Conjugate||FITC , PE|
|Storage buffer||PBS with 0.2% carrier protein|
|Contains||0.08% sodium azide|
|Storage Conditions||4° C, do not freeze|
|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.
This antibody is a monoclonal mixture of FITC-conjugated CD3 (clone M2AB, isotype IgG1) and PE-conjugated CD38 (clone TME-2, isotype IgG1).
T cell activation through the antigen receptor (TCR) involves the cytoplasmic tails of the CD3 subunits CD3 gamma, CD3 delta, CD3 epsilon and CD3 zeta. These CD3 subunits are structurally related members of the immunoglobulins super family encoded by closely linked genes on human chromosome 11. The CD3 components have long cytoplasmic tails that associate with cytoplasmic signal transduction molecules. This association is mediated at least in part by a double tyrosine-based motif present in a single copy in the CD3 subunits. CD3 may play a role in TCR-induced growth arrest, cell survival and proliferation. CD38 (T10) is a single chain 46 kDa type II integral glycoprotein with a short N terminal cytoplasmic tail. CD38 is highly expressed on thymocytes. It is also expressed by early cells of B and T lineages, NK cells, plasma cells, monocytes and macrophages and may be detected on cells from multiple myeloma, ALL (B and T) and some AML. In normal lymph nodes and tonsils the antigen is detected mainly on B cells in germinal centers and in plasma cells. The extracellular domain of the molecule shares a high homology sequence with Aplysia ADP ribosyl cyclase. CD38 functions as a multicatalytic ectoenzyme serving as ADP ribosyl cyclase, ADPR hydrolase and possibly NAD+ glycohydrolase, or as a surface receptor.
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