|Flow Cytometry (Flow)||0.004 µg/test|
|Tested Species reactivity||Mouse|
|Host / Isotype||Rat / IgG2b, kappa|
|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!|
Description: The DTA-1 monoclonal antibody reacts with mouse GITR, Glucocorticoid-Induced TNFR family gene, also known as TNFRSF18. In naive mice, GITR is expressed predominantly by CD4+CD25+ T regulatory cells (Treg) and by CD25+ CD4+ CD8- thymocytes. Stimulation of GITR with DTA-1 antibody abrogates Treg cell-mediated suppression. Although it does not deplete CD357 expressing cells in vivo, it has been shown to induce tumorogenesis. The removal of GITR-expressing Treg cells or the administration of DTA-1 resulted in organ specific autoimmune disease.
Applications Reported: The DTA-1 antibody has been reported for use in flow cytometric analysis.
Applications Tested: This DTA-1 antibody has been tested by flow cytometric analysis of mouse splenocytes. This can be used at less than or equal to 0.004 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: 488-561 nm; Emission: 578 nm; Laser: Blue Laser, Green Laser, Yellow-Green Laser.
Filtration: 0.2 µm post-manufacturing filtered.
Glucocorticoid-induced tumor necrosis factor receptor family-related gene (GITR) is a member of the tumor necrosis factor receptor (TNFR) family that is expressed at low levels on unstimulated T cells, B cells, and macrophages. Upon activation, CD4+ and CD8+ T cells up-regulate GITR expression, whereas immunoregulatory T cells constitutively express high levels of GITR.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures. Not for resale without express authorization.
Protein Aliases: CD357; Glucocorticoid-induced TNFR-related protein; Tumor necrosis factor receptor superfamily member 18
Gene Aliases: AITR; Gitr; Tnfrsf18
UniProt ID: (Mouse) O35714
Entrez Gene ID: (Mouse) 21936
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