Alexa Fluor® 488 anti-human CD4 Antibody

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Clone
RPA-T4 (See other available formats)
Regulatory Status
RUO
Workshop
IV T114
Other Names
T4
Isotype
Mouse IgG1, κ
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a)RPA-T4_Alexa488_071805
Human peripheral blood lymphocytes stained with RPA-T4 Alexa Fluor® 488
  • a)RPA-T4_Alexa488_071805
    Human peripheral blood lymphocytes stained with RPA-T4 Alexa Fluor® 488
  • b)RPA-T4_A488_CD4_Antibody_ICC_2_012221
    Human peripheral blood mononuclear cells were fixed with 1% paraformaldehyde (PFA), and then stained with 5 µg/mL of CD4 (clone RPA-T4) Alexa Fluor® 488 for 30 minutes at room temperature. The image was captured by 40X objective.
  • c)RPA-T4_A488_CD4_Antibody_ICC_3_012221
    Human peripheral blood mononuclear cells were fixed with 2% paraformaldehyde, then stained with 5 µg/mL anti-human CD8 (clone RPA-T8) Alexa Fluor® 594 (red) and 5 µg/mL anti-human CD4 (clone RPA-T4) Alexa Fluor® 488 (green) for 30 minutes at room temperature. Nuclei were counterstained with DAPI (blue). The image was captured by 40X objective.
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Description

CD4, also known as T4, is a 55 kD single-chain type I transmembrane glycoprotein expressed on most thymocytes, a subset of T cells, and monocytes/macrophages. CD4, a member of the Ig superfamily, recognizes antigens associated with MHC class II molecules, and participates in cell-cell interactions, thymic differentiation, and signal transduction. CD4 acts as a primary receptor for HIV, binding to HIV gp120. CD4 has also been shown to interact with IL-16.

Product Details
Technical Data Sheet (pdf)

Product Details

Reactivity
Human, Chimpanzee
Antibody Type
Monoclonal
Host Species
Mouse
Formulation
Phosphate-buffered solution, pH 7.2, containing 0.09% sodium azide and 0.2% (w/v) BSA (origin USA).
Preparation
The antibody was purified by affinity chromatography and conjugated with Alexa Fluor® 488 under optimal conditions.
Concentration
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.
Application

FC - Quality tested
ICC - Verified

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.

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


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Application Notes

The RPA-T4 antibody binds to the D1 domain of CD4 (CDR1 and CDR3 epitopes) and can block HIV gp120 binding and inhibit syncytia formation. Additional reported applications (for the relevant formats) include: immunohistochemistry of acetone-fixed frozen sections3,4,5, and blocking of T cell activation1,2.  This clone was tested in-house and does not work on formalin fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue. The Ultra-LEAF™ purified antibody (Endotoxin < 0.01 EU/µg, Azide-Free, 0.2 µm filtered) is recommended for functional assays (Cat. No. 300569 - 300574).

Application References
  1. Knapp W, et al. 1989. Leucocyte Typing IV. Oxford University Press. New York. (Activ)
  2. Moir S, et al. 1999. J. Virol. 73:7972. (Activ)
  3. Deng MC, et al. 1995. Circulation 91:1647. (IHC)
  4. Friedman T, et al. 1999. J. Immunol. 162:5256. (IHC)
  5. Mack CL, et al. 2004. Pediatr. Res. 56:79. (IHC)
  6. Lan RY, et al. 2006. Hepatology 43:729.
  7. Zenaro E, et al. 2009. J. Leukoc. Biol. 86:1393. (FC) PubMed
  8. Yoshino N, et al. 2000. Exp. Anim. (Tokyo) 49:97. (FC)
  9. Stoeckius M, et al. 2017. Nat. Methods. 14:865. (PG)
Product Citations
  1. Lundtoft C, et al. 2017. PLoS Pathogens. 13(6):e1006425. PubMed
  2. Pothlichet J, et al. 2020. J Clin Invest. 130:2872. PubMed
RRID
AB_389311 (BioLegend Cat. No. 300519)

Antigen Details

Structure
Ig superfamily, type I transmembrane glycoprotein, 55 kD
Distribution

T cell subset, majority of thymocytes, monocytes/macrophages

Function
MHC class II co-receptor, lymphocyte adhesion, thymic differentiation, HIV receptor
Ligand/Receptor
MHC class II molecules, HIV gp120, IL-16
Cell Type
Dendritic cells, Macrophages, Monocytes, T cells, Thymocytes, Tregs
Biology Area
Immunology
Molecular Family
CD Molecules
Antigen References

1. Center D, et al. 1996. Immunol. Today 17:476.
2. Gaubin M, et al. 1996. Eur. J. Clin. Chem. Clin. Biochem. 34:723.

Gene ID
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UniProt
View information about CD4 on UniProt.org

Related FAQs

I am unable to see expression of T cell markers such as CD3 and CD4 post activation.
TCR-CD3 complexes on the T-lymphocyte surface are rapidly downregulated upon activation with peptide-MHC complex, superantigen or cross-linking with anti-TCR or anti-CD3 antibodies. PMA/Ionomycin treatment has been shown to downregulate surface CD4 expression. Receptor downregulation is a common biological phenomenon and so make sure that your stimulation treatment is not causing it in your sample type.
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