APC/Cyanine7 anti-human CD8a Antibody

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Clone
RPA-T8 (See other available formats)
Regulatory Status
RUO
Workshop
IV T171
Other Names
T8, Leu2
Isotype
Mouse IgG1, κ
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Human peripheral blood lymphocytes were stained with CD3 FITC and CD8a (clone RPA-T8) APC/Cyanine7 (left), or Mouse IgG1, ? APC/Cyanine7 isotype control (right)
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    Human peripheral blood lymphocytes were stained with CD3 FITC and CD8a (clone RPA-T8) APC/Cyanine7 (left), or Mouse IgG1, ? APC/Cyanine7 isotype control (right)
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Description

CD8a is a 32-34 kD type I glycoprotein. It forms a homodimer (CD8a/a) or heterodimer (CD8a/b) with CD8b. CD8, also known as T8 and Leu2, is a member of the immunoglobulin superfamily found on the majority of thymocytes, a subset of peripheral blood T cells, and NK cells (which express almost exclusively CD8a homodimers). CD8 acts as a co-receptor with MHC class I-restricted T cell receptors in antigen recognition and T cell activation, and has been shown to play a role in thymic differentiation. Two domains in CD8a are important for function: the extracellular IgSF domain binds the α3 domain of MHC class I and the cytoplasmic CXCP motif binds the tyrosine kinase p56 Lck.

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Technical data sheet

Product Details

Verified Reactivity
Human, Cynomolgus, Rhesus
Reported Reactivity
Chimpanzee, Baboon, Pigtailed Macaque, Sooty Mangabey
Antibody Type
Monoclonal
Host Species
Mouse
Formulation
Phosphate-buffered solution, pH 7.2, containing 0.09% sodium azide and BSA (origin USA)
Preparation
The antibody was purified by affinity chromatography, and conjugated with APC/Cyanine7 under optimal conditions.
Concentration
Lot-specific (to obtain lot-specific concentration and expiration, please enter the lot number in our Certificate of Analysis online tool.)
Storage & Handling
The CD8a 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 5 µl per million cells in 100 µl staining volume or 5 µl per 100 µl of whole blood.

Excitation Laser
Red Laser (633 nm)
Application Notes

The RPA-T8 antibody does not block the binding of HIT8a antibody to CD8a. Additional reported applications of this antibody (for the relevant formats) include: immunohistochemical staining of paraformaldehyde-fixed frozen sections3 and costimulation of T cell responses4. This clone was tested in-house and does not work on formalin fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue. The Ultra-LEAF™ purified antibody (Endotoxin <0.1 EU/µg, Azide-Free, 0.2 µm filtered) is recommended for functional assays (Cat. Nos. 301073 & 301074).

Additional Product Notes
BioLegend is in the process of converting the name APC/Cy7 to APC/Cyanine7. The dye molecule remains the same, so you should expect the same quality and performance from our APC/Cyanine7 products. Please contact Technical Service if you have any questions.
Application References

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  1. Knapp W, et al. Eds. 1989. Leucocyte Typing IV. Oxford University Press. New York.
  2. Schlossman S, et al. Eds. 1995. Leucocyte Typing V. Oxford University Press. New York.
  3. Mack CL, et al. 2004. Pediatr. Res. 56:79. (IHC)
  4. Magidovich E, et al. 2007. P. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 104:13022.
  5. Thakarl D, et al. 2008.J. immunol. 180:7431. PubMed
  6. Kmieciak M, et al. 2009. J. Transl. Med. 7:89. (FC) PubMed
  7. Thakral D, et al. 2008. J. Immunol. 180:7431. (FC) PubMed
  8. Yoshino N, et al. 2000. Exp. Anim. (Tokyo) 49:97. (FC)
  9. Rout N, et al. 2010. PLoS One 5:e9787. (FC)
  10. Stoeckius M, et al. 2017. Nat. Methods. 14:865. (PG)
Product Citations
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  2. Alcántara‐Hernández M et al. 2017. Immunity. 47(6):1037-1050 . PubMed
  3. Kimura I, et al. 2022. Cell Rep. 38:110218. PubMed
  4. Chiu Y, et al. 2016. Sci Rep. 6:19227. PubMed
  5. Sangare K, et al. 2022. Vaccines (Basel). 10:. PubMed
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RRID
AB_314133 (BioLegend Cat. No. 301015)
AB_314134 (BioLegend Cat. No. 301016)

Antigen Details

Structure
Ig superfamily, homodimer or heterodimer with CD8β, 32-34 kD
Distribution

Majority of thymocytes, T cell subset, NK cells

Function
MHC class I co-receptor, thymic differentiation, T cell activation
Ligand/Receptor
MHC Class I molecules
Cell Type
Dendritic cells, NK cells, T cells, Thymocytes, Tregs
Biology Area
Immunology
Molecular Family
CD Molecules
Antigen References

1. Barclay N, et al. 1993. The Leucocyte Antigen FactsBook. Academic Press Inc. San Diego.

Gene ID
925 View all products for this Gene ID
UniProt
View information about CD8alpha on UniProt.org

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