- L3D10 (See other available formats)
- Regulatory Status
- Other Names
- Cytotoxic T-Lymphocyte Antigen 4
- Mouse IgG1, κ
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- Product Citations
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CD152, also known as Cytotoxic T-Lymphocyte Antigen 4 (CTLA-4), is a 33 kD member of the immunoglobulin superfamily. It is transiently expressed on activated T cells. CTLA4 is expressed on the surface of helper T cells and transmits an inhibitory signal to T cells. Regulatory T cells express high levels of CTLA-4. CTLA-4 (CD152) is similar to CD28 in amino acid sequence, structure, and genomic organization. Whereas CD28 delivers a costimulatory signal in T cell activation, CTLA-4 negatively regulates cell-mediated immune responses through interaction with CD80 (B7-1) and CD86 (B7-2) present on antigen presenting cells (APC). CTLA-4 is thought to play a role in the induction and maintenance of immunological tolerance as well as the development of protective immunity and thymocyte regulation.
Mutations in the CTLA-4 gene have been associated with various autoimmune diseases, such as systemic lupus erythematosus, insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, and other autoimmune diseases. A transcript of the CTLA-4 gene that may represent a native soluble form of CTLA-4 (sCTLA-4) showed that eleven of twenty patients with autoimmune thyroid disease (ATD) had a high concentration of sCTLA-4, whereas only 1 of 30 apparently healthy volunteers contained measurable levels. sCTLA-4 immunoreactivity was inhibited by its binding to B7.1, suggesting that sCTLA-4 is a functional receptor. sCTLA4 also plays a role in the initial immune response to infection of immune cells by HIV, along with the CD-1 pathway and others.
- Antibody Type
- Host Species
- Extracellular domain of human CTLA-4 and human IgG1 Fc fusion protein
- Phosphate-buffered solution, pH 7.2, containing 0.09% sodium azide and 0.2% (w/v) BSA (origin USA).
- The antibody was purified by affinity chromatography and conjugated with APC under optimal conditions.
- Lot-specific (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, 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 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
ELISA Detection: The biotinylated L3D10 antibody is useful as the detection antibody in a sandwich ELISA assay, when used in conjunction with the purified A3.6B10.G1 antibody (Cat. No. 525401) as the capture antibody and recombinant human CTLA-4 (Cat. No. 591909) as the standard.
Flow Cytometry: The fluorochrome-labeled L3D10 antibody is useful for immunofluorescent staining and flow cytometric analysis to identify CTLA-4-producing cells within mixed cell populations.
Note: For testing human soluble CTLA-4 in serum, plasma or cell culture supernatant, LEGEND MAX™ Human Soluble CTLA-4 ELISA Kit with Pre-coated Plates (Cat. No. 437407) are specially developed and recommended.
Additional reported applications (for the relevant formats) include: Blocking of CTLA-4/B7-1 interaction and blocking of CTLA-4-mediated inhibitory function to promote T cell expansion1,2.
This clone has been tested in-house and determined to not be suitable for applications in immunohistochemistry of frozen or paraffin-embedded tissue sections (IHC-F or IHC-P).
(PubMed link indicates BioLegend citation)
- May K, et al. 2005. Blood 105:1114. (Block)
- Lute K, et al. 2005. Blood 106:3127. (Block)
- Product Citations
AB_10680785 (BioLegend Cat. No. 349907)
AB_10679122 (BioLegend Cat. No. 349908)
- Ig superfamily, 33 kD
Activated T cells and B cells
- Negative regulator of T cell activation
- Antigen presenting cells, such as dendritic cells
- B7-1 (CD80), B7-2 (CD86)
- Cell Type
- B cells, T cells, Tregs
- Biology Area
- Immunology, Inhibitory Molecules
- Molecular Family
- CD Molecules, Immune Checkpoint Receptors
- Antigen References
1. Barclay N, et al. The Leukocyte Antigen FactsBook. Academic Press Inc. San Diego.
2. Kuiper H, et al. 1995. J. Immunol. 155:1776.
3. Lindsten T, et al. 1993. J. Immunol. 151:3489.
4. Morton P, et al. 1996. J. Immunol. 156:1047.
- Gene ID
- 1493 View all products for this Gene ID
- View information about CD152 on UniProt.org
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