Alexa Fluor® 488 anti-mouse CD357 (GITR) Antibody

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Clone
YGITR 765 (See other available formats)
Other Names
TNFRSF18, AITR
Isotype
Rat IgG2b, κ
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YGITR_765
BALB/c mouse splenocytes stained with PE anti-muse CD25 (PC61) and Alexa Fluor® 488 rat IgG2b, k isotype control (bottom) or Alexa Fluor® 488 YGITR 765 (upper)
  • YGITR_765
    BALB/c mouse splenocytes stained with PE anti-muse CD25 (PC61) and Alexa Fluor® 488 rat IgG2b, k isotype control (bottom) or Alexa Fluor® 488 YGITR 765 (upper)
  • YGITR_765_neg
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Description

GITR, Glucocorticoid-induced TNFR-related gene, is a member of the TNF receptor superfamily, also known as TNFRSF18, and AITR (in humans). It is expressed at low levels on resting T lymphocytes and at high levels on CD4+CD25+ T regulatory (Treg) cells. The expression of GITR on T cells can be upregulated upon activation. Interaction of GITR with its ligand (GITRL) has been demonstrated to augment T cell activation, proliferation, cytokine production, as well as MAPKs and NF-κB activation, and abrogate the inhibitory functions of CD4+CD25+ Treg cells. In vivo activation GITR causes development of autoimmune diseases and restores the suppressed immune responses.

Product Details
Technical data sheet

Product Details

Reactivity
Mouse
Antibody Type
Monoclonal
Host Species
Rat
Immunogen
Recombinant mouse GITR protein and Transfected cells
Formulation
Phosphate-buffered solution, pH 7.2, containing 0.09% sodium azide.
Preparation
The antibody was purified by affinity chromatography and conjugated with Alexa Fluor® 488 under optimal conditions.
Concentration
0.5 mg/ml
Storage & Handling
The antibody solution should be stored undiluted between 2°C and 8°C, and protected from prolonged exposure to light. Do not freeze.
Application

FC - Quality tested

Recommended Usage

Each lot of this antibody is quality control tested by immunofluorescent staining with flow cytometric analysis. For flow cytometric staining, the suggested use of this reagent is ≤ 1.0 µg per 106cells in 100 µl staining volume. It is recommended that the reagent be titrated for optimal performance for each application.

* Alexa Fluor® 488 has a maximum emission of 519 nm when it is excited at 488 nm.


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Application Notes

The LEAF™ purified antibody (Endotoxin <0.1 EU/μg, Azide-Free, 0.2 μm filtered) is recommended for functional assays (Cat. No. 120216).

Application References

(PubMed link indicates BioLegend citation)
  1. Cobbold SP, et al. 2004. J. Immunol. 172:6003.
  2. Biburger M, et al. 2008. J. Leukocyte Biol. 84:264. PubMed
Product Citations
  1. Iype T, et al. 2010. J Immunol. 185:6115. PubMed
RRID
AB_439727 (BioLegend Cat. No. 120211)

Antigen Details

Structure
TNF receptor superfamily member
Distribution
Low levels on resting T cells, high on CD4+CD25+ Treg cells, expression upregulated upon activation.
Function
Co-stimulate GITR expressing cells activation, proliferation, and cytokine production; inhibit the suppressive activities of CD4+CD25+ Treg cells.
Ligand/Receptor
GITR ligand (TNFSF18)
Cell Type
T cells, Tregs
Biology Area
Immunology, Costimulatory Molecules
Molecular Family
CD Molecules
Antigen References

1. Tone M, et al. 2003. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 100:15059
2. Ronchetti S, et al. 2004. Eur. J. Immunol. 34:613
3. Kanamaru F, et al. 2004. J. Immunol. 172:613
4. Shimizu J, et al. 2002. Nat. Immunol. 3:135
5. Stephens GL, et al. 2004. J. Immunol. 173:5008
6. McHugh RS, et al. 2002. Immunity 16:311

Gene ID
21936 View all products for this Gene ID
UniProt
View information about CD357 on UniProt.org

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