|Tested species reactivity||Rat|
|Host / Isotype||Mouse / IgG2a|
|Immunogen||T cell blasts|
|Storage buffer||PBS with 4-5mg/ml BSA|
|Contains||0.02% sodium azide|
|Storage Conditions||Store at 4°C short term. For long term storage, store at -20°C, avoiding freeze/thaw cycles.|
|Tested Applications||Dilution *|
|Flow Cytometry (Flow)||1.0 ug/10^6 cells|
* 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.
MA5-17522 targets CD44/H-CAM in FACS applications and shows reactivity with Rat samples.
The MA5-17522 immunogen is t cell blasts.
CD44 is a type 1 transmembrane glycoprotein also known as Phagocytic Glycoprotein 1 (pgp 1) and HCAM. CD44 is the receptor for hyaluronate and exists as a large number of different isoforms due to alternative RNA splicing. The major isoform expressed on lymphocytes, myeloid cells, and erythrocytes is a glycosylated type 1 transmembrane protein. Other isoforms contain glycosaminoglycans and are expressed on hematopoietic and non hematopoietic cells. CD44 is involved in adhesion of leukocytes to endothelial cells, stromal cells, and the extracellular matrix.
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