Purified anti-mouse CD205 (DEC-205) Antibody

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NLDC-145 (See other available formats)
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Rat IgG2a, κ
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Bone marrow derived-dendritic cells from C57BL/6 mouse stained with purified NLDC-145 conjugated with Alexa Fluor® 647
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    Bone marrow derived-dendritic cells from C57BL/6 mouse stained with purified NLDC-145 conjugated with Alexa Fluor® 647
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CD205, also known as DEC-205, is a 205 kD integral membrane protein homologous to the macrophage mannose receptor. It is a type I cell surface protein that belong to the C-type lectin family.  CD205 is expressed at high levels by dendritic cells and thymic epithelial cells.  It is also expressed by a number of other cell types, such as B lymphocytes, macrophages, Langerhans cells, bone marrow stromal cells, granulocytes, epithelial cells of pulmonary airways, and the capillaries of the brain.  CD205 is a novel endocytic receptor used by dendritic cells and thymic epithelial cells to direct captured antigens from the extracellular space to specialized antigen processing.  It mediates antigen uptake and presentation and cross-presentation to T cells.  It has been reported that CD205 acts as a recognition receptor for dying cells, potentially provides an important pathway for the uptake of self-antigen in the intrathymic environment, and is involved in peripheral tolerance.  Antibody-mediated antigen-targeting via the DEC-205 receptor increases the efficiency of vaccination for T cell immunity.

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Antibody Type
Host Species
Mouse lymph node tissue
Phosphate-buffered solution, pH 7.2, containing 0.09% sodium azide.
The antibody was purified by affinity chromatography.
0.5 mg/ml
Storage & Handling
The antibody solution should be stored undiluted between 2°C and 8°C.

FC - Quality tested
IHC-F, IP, WB - Reported in the literature, not verified in house

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 ≤0.25 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 relevant formats) include: immunohistochemical staining of acetone-fixed frozen sections1, Western Blot1-3, immunoprecipitation of bone marrow dendritic cell extracts2, and spatial biology (IBEX)6,7.

Application References

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  1. Witmer-Pack MD, et al. 1995. Cell. Immun. 163:157. (IHC, WB)
  2. Swiggard WJ, et al. 1995. Cell. Immun. 165:302. (WB, IP)
  3. Bonifaz LC, et al. 2004. J. Exp. Med. 199:815. (WB)
  4. Yamazaki S, et al. 2002. J. Immunol. 181:6923. (FC)
  5. Bankoti J, et al. 2010. Toxicol. Sci. 115:422. (FC)
  6. Radtke AJ, et al. 2020. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 117:33455-65. (SB) PubMed
  7. Radtke AJ, et al. 2022. Nat Protoc. 17:378-401. (SB) PubMed
Product Citations
  1. Turner JS et al. 2018. Cell reports. 25(6):1395-1403 . PubMed
  2. Kogiso M, et al. 2011. J Leukoc Biol. 90:167. PubMed
  3. Li J, et al. 2020. Development. 147:00:00. PubMed
  4. Bankoti J, et al. 2010. Toxicol Sci. 115:422. PubMed
  5. Li J, et al. 2020. Development. :. PubMed
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Antigen Details

A 205 kD type I tramsmembrane protein belonging to the C-type lectin family and homologous to the macrophage mannose receptor.

Expressed at high levels by dendritic cells and thymic epithelial cells. Also expressed by B lymphocytes, macrophages, Langerhans cells, bone marrow cells and epithelial cells.

Mediates endocytosis, antigen uptake, presentation, and cross-presentation to T cells.
Cell Type
B cells, Dendritic cells, Epithelial cells, Langerhans cells, Macrophages
Biology Area
Apoptosis/Tumor Suppressors/Cell Death, Cell Biology, Immunology, Innate Immunity
Molecular Family
CD Molecules
Antigen References

1. Jiang WP, et al. 1995. Nature 375:151.
2. Small M and Kraal G. 2003. Int. Immunol. 15:197.
3. Shrimpton RE, et al. 2009. Mol. Immunol. 46:1229.

Gene ID
17076 View all products for this Gene ID
View information about CD205 on UniProt.org

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