Alexa Fluor® 700 anti-mouse CD68 Antibody

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FA-11 (See other available formats)
Other Names
Macrosialin
Isotype
Rat IgG2a
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FA-11_A700_CD68_Antibody_111218
Thioglycolate-elicited BALB/c macrophages were fixed, permeabilized, and then stained with CD68 (clone FA-11) Alexa Fluor® 700 (filled histogram) or rat IgG2a, κ Alexa Fluor® 700 isotype control (open histogram).
  • FA-11_A700_CD68_Antibody_111218
    Thioglycolate-elicited BALB/c macrophages were fixed, permeabilized, and then stained with CD68 (clone FA-11) Alexa Fluor® 700 (filled histogram) or rat IgG2a, κ Alexa Fluor® 700 isotype control (open histogram).
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Description

Mouse CD68, also known as macrosialin, is an 85-115 kD member of the lysosomal-associated membrane protein (LAMP) family. It is a heavily glycosylated and predominantly intracellular protein, mainly in late endosomes. Macrosialin is the murine homolog to the human macrophage glycoprotein CD68. It is expressed on tissue macrophages, Langerhans cells and at low levels on dendritic cells. Lamp proteins may have functions relating to cell-cell interaction or cell-ligand interaction. The biological function of CD68 is not completely understood.

Product Details
Technical Data Sheet (pdf)

Product Details

Reactivity
Mouse
Antibody Type
Monoclonal
Host Species
Rat
Immunogen
Purified Con A receptor glycoproteins from the P815 cell line
Formulation
Phosphate-buffered solution, pH 7.2, containing 0.09% sodium azide.
Preparation
The antibody was purified by affinity chromatography and conjugated with Alexa Fluor® 700 under optimal conditions. The solution is free of unconjugated Alexa Fluor® 700.
Concentration
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.
Application

ICFC - Quality tested

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 ≤ 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

Additional reported (for relevant formats) applications include: immunoprecipitation1, 2, Western Blot1, 2, and immunohistochemical staining of frozen sections2 and paraformaldehyde-fixed paraffin-embedded sections3.

Application References

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  1. Silva RP, et al. 1999. Biochem. J. 338:687. (IP, WB)
  2. Rabinowitz SS, et al. 1991. J. Exp. Med. 174:827. (IP, WB, IHC)
  3. Wu J, et al. 2008. P. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 105:16934. (IHC)
  4. Kayama H, et al. 2012. PNAS. 109:5010. PubMed
  5. Park S, et al. 2013. Biomaterials. 34:598. PubMed
  6. Guiducci C, et al. 2013. J Exp Med. 210:2903. PubMed
  7. McKinstry SU, et al. 2014. J Neurosci. 34:9455. PubMed
  8. Li X, et al. 2015. J Am Heart Assoc. 6:4. PubMed
RRID
AB_2783096 (BioLegend Cat. No. 137025)
AB_2783097 (BioLegend Cat. No. 137026)

Antigen Details

Structure
A member of the lysosomal-associated membrane protein (lamp) family.
Distribution

Expressed on tissue macrophages, Langerhans cells, and at low levels on dendritic cells.

Function
Involved in cell-cell interaction or cell-ligand interaction, still not completely understood.
Cell Type
Antigen-presenting cells, Dendritic cells, Langerhans cells, Leukocytes, Macrophages
Biology Area
Cell Biology, Immunology, Innate Immunity, Neuroscience, Neuroscience Cell Markers
Molecular Family
Adhesion Molecules, CD Molecules, Innate Immune Signaling
Antigen References

1. Ramprasad MP, et al. 1996. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 93:14833.
2. Smith MJ, et al. 1987. J. Cell. Sci. 87:113.

Gene ID
12514 View all products for this Gene ID
UniProt
View information about CD68 on UniProt.org

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