- NOK-1 (See other available formats)
- VII 70322
- Other Names
- Fas Ligand (FasL), CD95L, TNFSF6, Fas-L
- Mouse IgG1, κ
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CD178 is a 38-42 kD type II glycoprotein also known as Fas ligand and CD95L. CD178 belongs to the TNF superfamily and is expressed on activated T lymphocytes, NK cells, monocytes, and granulocytes. CD178 is also expressed on parenchymal cells of the retina and cornea, retinal pigment epithelial cells, and testis. The extracellular region of FasL can be cleaved by matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) to give rise to a 26 kD soluble protein. CD178 binds to CD95, a member of the TNFR superfamily, to induce apoptosis. CD95/CD95L interactions play an important role in the maintenance of peripheral tolerance and survival.Product Details
- Human, Baboon
- Antibody Type
- Host Species
- L5178Y mouse T lymphoma cells expressing recombinant human FasL
- 0.2 µm filtered in phosphate-buffered solution, pH 7.2, containing no preservative. Endotoxin level is <0.01 EU/µg of the protein (<0.001 ng/µg of the protein) as determined by the LAL test.
- The Ultra-LEAF™ (Low Endotoxin, Azide-Free) antibody was purified by affinity chromatography.
- The antibody is bottled at the concentration indicated on the vial, typically between 2 mg/mL and 3 mg/mL. Older lots may have also been bottled at 1 mg/mL. 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. This Ultra-LEAF™ solution contains no preservative; handle under aseptic conditions.
FC - Quality tested
ICC, IP, WB - Reported in literature
- 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 million cells in 100 µl volume. It is recommended that the reagent be titrated for optimal performance for each application.
- Application Notes
Additional reported applications (for the relevant formats) include: immunoprecipitation1,2, immunofluorescence microscopy3, immunocytochemistry2, blocking of Fas induced apoptosis1, and Western blotting11. Fas Ligand is expressed at low density on activated cells. For most successful immunofluorescent staining results, it may be important to maximize signal over background by using a relatively bright fluorochrome-antibody conjugate (Cat. No. 306407) or by using a high sensitivity, three-layer staining technique (e.g., including a biotinylated antibody (Cat. No. 306404) or biotinylated anti-mouse IgG second step (Cat. No. 405303), followed by SAv-PE (Cat. No. 405204)). In addition, applying matrix metalloproteinases (MMPS) inhibitor in the cell culture system will increase the FasL staining intensity. The LEAF™ purified antibody (Endotoxin <0.1 EU/μg, Azide-Free, 0.2 μm filtered) is recommended for functional assays (Cat. No. 306409).
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- Kayagaki N, et al. 1995. J. Exp. Med. 182:1777.
- Herr I, et al. 2000. Cell Death Differ. 7:129. (WB)
- Bossi G, et al. 1999. Nature Medicine 5:90.
- Andreola G, et al. 2002. J. Exp. Med. 195:1303.
- Strauss L, et al. 2009. J. Immunol. 182:1469. PubMed
- Li JH, et al. 2009. Am J. Pathol. 175:1124. PubMed
- Zhao Q, et al. 2011. Fitoterapia. 82:735. PubMed
- Kruger K, et al. 2011. J. Appl. Physiol. 110:1226. PubMed
- Qin G, et al. 2012. J. Infect. Dis. PubMed
- Khalid M, et al. 2012. J. Virol. 86:4906. PubMed
- Qin G, et al. 2012. J. Infect. Dis. 205:1646. PubMed
- Shrestha B, et al. 2012. J. Virol. 86:8937. PubMed
- Mooren FC, et al. 2012. J. Appl. Physiol.113:1082. PubMed
- Robinet P, et al. 2014. J Immunol. 192:5332. PubMed
- Wang Y, et al. 2014. J Endocrinol. 222:151. PubMed
AB_2810458 (BioLegend Cat. No. 306415)
AB_2810459 (BioLegend Cat. No. 306416)
- TNF superfamily, type II glycoprotein, 38-42 kD, 26 kD soluble form
Activated T cells, NK cells, testis, eye, neutrophils, Clara type II cells
- Apoptosis, immune privilege
- Cell Type
- Neutrophils, NK cells, T cells
- Biology Area
- Apoptosis/Tumor Suppressors/Cell Death, Cell Biology, Immunology, Neuroscience
- Molecular Family
- CD Molecules
- Antigen References
1. Suda T, et al. 1997. J. Exp. Med. 12:204.
2. Kayagaki N, et al. 1995. J. Exp. Med. 182:1777.
3. Tanaka M, et al. 1995. EMBO J. 14:1129.
- Gene ID
- 356 View all products for this Gene ID
- View information about CD178 on UniProt.org
- Does BioLegend test each Ultra-LEAF™ antibody by functional assay?
No, BioLegend does not test Ultra-LEAF™ antibodies by functional assays unless otherwise indicated. Due to the possible complexities and variations of uses of biofunctional antibodies in different assays and because of the large product portfolio, BioLegend does not currently perform functional assays as a routine QC for the antibodies. However, we do provide references in which the antibodies were used for functional assays and we do perform QC to verify the specificity and quality of the antibody based on our strict specification criteria.
- Do you guarantee that your antibodies are totally pathogen free?
BioLegend does not test for pathogens in-house aside from the GoInVivo™ product line. However, upon request, this can be tested on a custom basis with an outside, independent laboratory.
- Does BioLegend test each Ultra-LEAF™ antibody for potential pathogens?
No, BioLegend does not test for pathogens in-house unless otherwise indicated. However, we can recommend an outside vendor to perform this testing as needed.
- Have you tested this Ultra-LEAF™ antibody for in vivo or in vitro applications?
We don't test our antibodies for in vivo or in vitro applications unless otherwise indicated. Depending on the product, the TDS may describe literature supporting usage of a particular product for bioassay. It may be best to further consult the literature to find clone specific information.
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