- RM4-4 (See other available formats)
- Regulatory Status
- Other Names
- L3T4, T4
- Rat IgG2b, κ
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- Product Citations
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CD4 is a 55 kD protein, also known as L3T4 or T4. It is a member of the Ig superfamily, primarily expressed on most thymocytes and a subset of T cells, and weakly on macrophages and dendritic cells. It acts as a coreceptor with the TCR during T cell activation and thymic differentiation by binding MHC class II and associating with the protein tyrosin kinase, lck.Product Details
- Verified Reactivity
- Antibody Type
- Host Species
- BALB/c mouse thymocytes
- Phosphate-buffered solution, pH 7.2, containing 0.09% sodium azide.
- The antibody was purified by affinity chromatography and conjugated with Alexa Fluor® 700 under optimal conditions.
- 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.
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 ≤0.25 µg per million cells in 100 µl volume. It is recommended that the reagent be titrated for optimal performance for each application.
* Alexa Fluor® 700 has a maximum emission of 719 nm when it is excited at 633 nm / 635 nm. Prior to using Alexa Fluor® 700 conjugate for flow cytometric analysis, please verify your flow cytometer's capability of exciting and detecting the fluorochrome.
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- Excitation Laser
Red Laser (633 nm)
- Application Notes
RM4-4 antibody does not block the binding of GK1.5 and RM4-5 antibodies to CD4 T cells. For immunohistochemistry applications, the RM4-5 (Cat. No. 100506) and GK1.5 (Cat. No. 100402) antibodies are recommended.
(PubMed link indicates BioLegend citation)
- Bendelac A. 1995. Curr. Opin. Immunol. 7:367.
- Norian LA and Allen PM. 2004. J. Immunol. 173:835.
- Product Citations
AB_2715957 (BioLegend Cat. No. 116021)
AB_2715958 (BioLegend Cat. No. 116022)
- Ig superfamily, 55 kD
Majority of thymocytes, T cell subset
- TCR co-receptor, T cell activation
- MHC class II molecule
- Cell Type
- T cells, Thymocytes, Tregs
- Biology Area
- Molecular Family
- CD Molecules
- Antigen References
1. Barclay A, et al. 1997. The Leukocyte Antigen FactsBook Academic Press.
2. Bierer BE, et al. 1989. Annu. Rev. Immunol. 7:579.
3. Janeway CA. 1992. Annu. Rev. Immunol. 10:645.
- Gene ID
- 12504 View all products for this Gene ID
- View information about CD4 on UniProt.org
Related Pages & Pathways
- I am unable to see expression of T cell markers such as CD3 and CD4 post activation.
- TCR-CD3 complexes on the T-lymphocyte surface are rapidly downregulated upon activation with peptide-MHC complex, superantigen or cross-linking with anti-TCR or anti-CD3 antibodies. PMA/Ionomycin treatment has been shown to downregulate surface CD4 expression. Receptor downregulation is a common biological phenomenon and so make sure that your stimulation treatment is not causing it in your sample type.
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|FITC anti-mouse CD4||RM4-4||FC|
|PE anti-mouse CD4||RM4-4||FC|
|Pacific Blue™ anti-mouse CD4||RM4-4||FC|
|Biotin anti-mouse CD4||RM4-4||FC|
|PerCP/Cyanine5.5 anti-mouse CD4||RM4-4||FC|
|APC anti-mouse CD4||RM4-4||FC|
|PE/Cyanine7 anti-mouse CD4||RM4-4||FC|
|Purified anti-mouse CD4||RM4-4||FC|
|APC/Fire™ 750 anti-mouse CD4||RM4-4||FC|
|Alexa Fluor® 700 anti-mouse CD4||RM4-4||FC|
|Brilliant Violet 510™ anti-mouse CD4||RM4-4||FC|
|Brilliant Violet 421™ anti-mouse CD4||RM4-4||FC|
|Brilliant Violet 605™ anti-mouse CD4||RM4-4||FC|
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FITC anti-mouse CD4
PE anti-mouse CD4
Pacific Blue™ anti-mouse CD4
Biotin anti-mouse CD4
PerCP/Cyanine5.5 anti-mouse CD4
APC anti-mouse CD4
PE/Cyanine7 anti-mouse CD4
Purified anti-mouse CD4
APC/Fire™ 750 anti-mouse CD4
Alexa Fluor® 700 anti-mouse CD4
Brilliant Violet 510™ anti-mouse CD4
Brilliant Violet 421™ anti-mouse CD4
Brilliant Violet 605™ anti-mouse CD4