|Tested species reactivity||Mouse|
|Published species reactivity||Mouse|
|Host / Isotype||Rat / IgG2a, kappa|
|Storage buffer||PBS, pH 7.2, with 0.1% gelatin|
|Contains||0.09% sodium azide|
|Storage Conditions||4° C|
|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.
|Miscellaneous PubMed (MISC)||See 1 publications below|
The CD8 antigen is a cell surface glycoprotein found on most cytotoxic T lymphocytes that mediates efficient cell-cell interactions within the immune system. The CD8 antigen acts as a corepressor with the T-cell receptor on the T lymphocyte to recognize antigens displayed by an antigen presenting cell (APC) in the context of class I MHC molecules. The coreceptor functions as either a homodimer composed of two alpha chains, or as a heterodimer composed of one alpha and one beta chain. Both alpha and beta chains share significant homology to immunoglobulin variable light chains. This gene encodes the CD8 alpha chain isoforms. Multiple transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene.
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Antigen-driven selection of TCR In vivo: related TCR alpha-chains pair with diverse TCR beta-chains.
A18702 was used in flow cytometry to examine the dynamics of interclonal T cell competition during the selection process in vivo.
|Mikszta JA,McHeyzer-Williams LJ,McHeyzer-Williams MG||Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950) (163:5978)||1999|