Alexa Fluor® 488 anti-human CD68 Antibody

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Y1/82A (See other available formats)
Regulatory Status
Other Names
Mouse IgG2b, κ
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Human peripheral blood monocytes intracellularly stained with Y1/82A Alexa Fluor® 488
  • Y1slash82A_A488_040810
    Human peripheral blood monocytes intracellularly stained with Y1/82A Alexa Fluor® 488
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CD68 is a 110 kD glycoprotein, also known as macrosialin, belonging to the sialomucin family. It is closely related to the family of acidic, highly glycosylated lysosomal-associated membrane proteins (LAMPs). CD68 is predominately expressed in cytoplasmic granules of monocytes/macrophages, dendritic cells, and granulocytes. It is one of the useful myeloid cell markers. Further studies have shown that CD68 is also expressed by a subset of hematopoietic progenitors, γ/δ T cells, NK cells, LAK cells, subset of B cells, fibroblasts, and endothelial cells. The biological function of CD68 is still unknown.

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Host Species
Phosphate-buffered solution, pH 7.2, containing 0.09% sodium azide and BSA (origin USA)
The antibody was purified by affinity chromatography and conjugated with Alexa Fluor® 488 under optimal conditions.
Lot-specific (to obtain lot-specific concentration and expiration, please enter the lot number in our Certificate of Analysis online tool.)
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.

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Recommended Usage

Each lot of this antibody is quality control tested by intracellular 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.

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

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Excitation Laser
Blue Laser (488 nm)
Application Notes

Additional reported application: immunohistochemical staining of frozen tissue sections. This clone was tested in-house and does not work on formalin fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue.

Application References

(PubMed link indicates BioLegend citation)
  1. Doussis IA, et al. 1993. J. Clin. Pathol. 46:334.
  2. Davey FR, et al. 1988. J. Clin. Pathol. 41:753.
  3. Bushway ME, et al. 2014. Biol Reprod. 90(5): 110. (IF) PubMed
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  1. Managò A, et al. 2019. Nat Commun. 10:4116. PubMed
  2. McAvoy M, et al. 2020. Front Neurol. 0.905555556. PubMed
  3. Ohmatsu H, et al. 2017. Oncoimmunology. 6:e1181237. PubMed
  4. Li M, et al. 2020. Nat Commun. 4051:11. PubMed
  5. Gage BK, et al. 2020. Cell Stem Cell. 27(2):254-269.e9. PubMed
AB_2074833 (BioLegend Cat. No. 333811)
AB_2074832 (BioLegend Cat. No. 333812)

Antigen Details

Sialomucin family, 110 kD

Monocytes/macrophages, dendritic cells, granulocytes, subset of hematopoietic progenitors, γ/δ T cells, NK cells, LAK cells, subset of B cells, fibroblasts, endothelial cells

Cell Type
B cells, Dendritic cells, Endothelial cells, Fibroblasts, Granulocytes, Hematopoietic stem and progenitors, Macrophages, Monocytes, T cells
Biology Area
Cell Biology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Neuroscience Cell Markers
Molecular Family
CD Molecules
Antigen References

1. Holness CL and Simmons DL. 1993. Blood 81:1607.
2. Gottfried E, et al. 2008. Scand. J. Immunol. 67:453.
3. Hameed A, et al. 1994. Hum. Pathol. 25:872.

Gene ID
968 View all products for this Gene ID
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