APC anti-human CD178 (Fas-L) Antibody

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NOK-1 (See other available formats)
Regulatory Status
VII 70322
Other Names
Fas Ligand (FasL), CD95L, TNFSF6, Fas-L
Mouse IgG1, κ
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Human Fas Ligand transfected cells were stained with CD178 (Fas-L) (clone NOK-1) APC (filled histogram) or mouse IgG1, κ APC isotype control (open histogram).
  • NOK-1_APC_CD178_Antibody_030122
    Human Fas Ligand transfected cells were stained with CD178 (Fas-L) (clone NOK-1) APC (filled histogram) or mouse IgG1, κ APC isotype control (open histogram).
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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.

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Antibody Type
Host Species
L5178Y mouse T lymphoma cells expressing recombinant human FasL
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 APC under optimal conditions.
Lot-specific (to obtain lot-specific concentration, please enter the lot number in our Concentration and Expiration Lookup or Certificate of Analysis online tools.)
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 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. It is recommended that the reagent be titrated for optimal performance for each application.

Excitation Laser
Red Laser (633 nm)
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 Ultra-LEAF™ purified antibody (Endotoxin < 0.01 EU/µg, Azide-Free, 0.2 µm filtered) is recommended for functional assays (Cat. No. 306415 and 306416).

Application References

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  1. Kayagaki N, et al. 1995. J. Exp. Med. 182:1777.
  2. Herr I, et al. 2000. Cell Death Differ. 7:129. (WB)
  3. Bossi G, et al. 1999. Nature Medicine 5:90.
  4. Andreola G, et al. 2002. J. Exp. Med. 195:1303.
  5. Strauss L, et al. 2009. J. Immunol. 182:1469. PubMed
  6. Li JH, et al. 2009. Am J. Pathol. 175:1124. PubMed
  7. Zhao Q, et al. 2011. Fitoterapia. 82:735. PubMed
  8. Kruger K, et al. 2011. J. Appl. Physiol. 110:1226. PubMed
  9. Qin G, et al. 2012. J. Infect. Dis. PubMed
  10. Khalid M, et al. 2012. J. Virol. 86:4906. PubMed
  11. Qin G, et al. 2012. J. Infect. Dis. 205:1646. PubMed
  12. Shrestha B, et al. 2012. J. Virol. 86:8937. PubMed
  13. Mooren FC, et al. 2012. J. Appl. Physiol.113:1082. PubMed
  14. Robinet P, et al. 2014. J Immunol. 192:5332. PubMed
  15. Wang Y, et al. 2014. J Endocrinol. 222:151. PubMed
AB_2922541 (BioLegend Cat. No. 306421)

Antigen Details

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.

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View information about CD178 on UniProt.org

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