Description: The DX5 monoclonal antibody reacts with CD49b, an antigen expressed on a majority of mouse natural killer cells and a subset of T cells. DX5 reacts with all strains of mouse tested including the most commonly used strains, BALB/c, C57BL/6, C3H, CBA, DBA, AKR, SJL and 129. Simultaneous staining of C57BL/6 spleen cells with anti-NK1.1 mAb (PK136) and DX5 reveals coexpression of both markers by a majority of cells as well as presence of small populations of DX5+PK136- and DX5-PK136+ cells.
Applications Reported: This DX5 antibody has been reported for use in flow cytometric analysis.
Applications Tested: This DX5 antibody has been tested by flow cytometric analysis of mouse 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.
eFluor® 506 can be excited with the violet laser line (405 nm) and emits at 506 nm. We recommend using a 510/20 band pass filter, or equivalent. Please make sure that your instrument is capable of detecting this fluorochrome.
Excitation: 405 nm; Emission: 506 nm; Laser: Violet Laser.
Filtration: 0.2 µm post-manufacturing filtered.
GTP-binding proteins (G-proteins) play a critical role in signal transduction by coupling receptors to effectors. The intracellular consequences of G-protein activation include second messenger generation, protein phosphorylation, ion channel activation, gene induction, cell growth, and differentiation. Gi belongs to the pertussis toxin sensitive G-proteins. Gi consists of three different subtypes of a-subunits (ai1, ai2 and ai3).
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Protein Aliases: BR; CD49 antigen-like family member B; CD49B; Collagen receptor; GPIa; Integrin alpha-2; ITGA2; Platelet membrane glycoprotein Ia; VLA-2; VLA-2 receptor, alpha 2 subunit; VLA-2 subunit alpha; VLAA2
Gene Aliases: CD49B; DX5; Itga2
UniProt ID: (Mouse) Q62469
Entrez Gene ID: (Mouse) 16398