APC anti-human CD4 Antibody

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Clone
OKT4 (See other available formats)
Regulatory Status
RUO
Workshop
HCDM listed
Other Names
T4
Isotype
Mouse IgG2b, κ
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OKT4_APC_060507
Human peripheral blood lymphocytes stained with OKT4 APC
  • OKT4_APC_060507
    Human peripheral blood lymphocytes stained with OKT4 APC
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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, Cross-Reactivity: Chimpanzee, Cynomolgus, Rhesus
Antibody Type
Monoclonal
Host Species
Mouse
Immunogen
Human peripheral T cells
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 APC 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

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

The OKT4 antibody binds to the D3 domain of CD4 and does not block HIV binding. Additional reported applications (for the relevant formats) include: immunohistochemistry of frozen sections and blocking of T cell activation. 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. 317453 and 317454).

In a small subset of individuals, the OKT4 clone does not bind to CD4 due to polymorphisms in CD4.

Application References
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  2. Reinherz EL, et al. 1979. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 76:4061.
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  8. Reinherz EL, et al. 1979. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 76:4061. (Immunogen)
Product Citations
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RRID
AB_571944 (BioLegend Cat. No. 317415)
AB_571945 (BioLegend Cat. No. 317416)

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
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
920 View all products for this Gene ID
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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