- S19004C (See other available formats)
- Regulatory Status
- Other Names
- Killer Cell Lectin Like Receptor C1, KLRC1, NK Cell Receptor A
- Mouse IgG1, κ
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- Product Citations
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CD159a, also known as NKG2A or KLRC1, is a type II transmembrane protein. It belongs to the killer cell lectin-like receptor family also known as the NKG2 family. It is expressed on NK and NKT cells and T cell subsets. NKG2A is an inhibitory NK cell receptor and it is expressed as a heterodimer with CD94. In human, NKG2A/CD94 complex interacts HLA-E on target cells and inhibits T cells and NK cell effector functions. Recent studies showed that NKG2A blockade enhances the anti-tumor effect of NK cell and CD8+ T cells.Product Details
- Antibody Type
- Host Species
- Human NKG2A/CD94-transfectants
- Phosphate-buffered solution, pH 7.2, containing 0.09% sodium azide and 0.2% (w/v) BSA (origin USA)
- The antibody was purified by affinity chromatography and conjugated with Alexa Fluor® 647 under optimal conditions.
- Lot-specific (please contact technical support for concentration and total µg amount, or use our Lookup tool if you have a lot number.)
- 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.
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 5 µL per million cells in 100 µL staining volume or 5 µL per 100 µL of whole blood. It is recommended that the reagent be titrated for optimal performance for each application.
* Alexa Fluor® 647 has a maximum emission of 668 nm when it is excited at 633 nm / 635 nm.
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- Excitation Laser
Red Laser (633 nm)
- Application Notes
S19004C does not cross-react with mouse CD159a.
- Product Citations
AB_2890806 (BioLegend Cat. No. 375105)
AB_2890806 (BioLegend Cat. No. 375106)
- Type II transmembrane proteins of the C-type lectin superfamily
NK cells, NKT cells, T cell subsets
- Inhibiting NK cell receptor
- Cell Type
- Lymphocytes, NK cells, NKT cells, T cells
- Biology Area
- Immuno-Oncology, Immunology
- Molecular Family
- Immune Checkpoint Receptors
- Antigen References
- Brooks AG, et al. 1999. J Immunol. 162:305-13.
- Kaiser BK, et al. 2008. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 105: 6696-701.
- Braud VM, et al. 2003. Trends Immunol. 24:162-4.
- Kamiya T, et al. 2019. J Clin Invest. 129:2094.
- André P, et al. 2018. Cell. 175:1731.
- Gene ID
- 3821 View all products for this Gene ID
- View information about CD159a on UniProt.org
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