Pacific Blue™ anti-human CD4 Antibody

Pricing & Availability
Clone
RPA-T4 (See other available formats)
Workshop
IV T114
Other Names
T4
Isotype
Mouse IgG1, κ
Ave. Rating
2 reviews
Product Citations
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RPA-T4_Blue_022008
Human peripheral blood lymphocytes stained with RPA-T4 Pacific Blue™
  • RPA-T4_Blue_022008
    Human peripheral blood lymphocytes stained with RPA-T4 Pacific Blue™
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300524 25 µg $95
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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

Product Details

Reactivity
Human, Chimpanzee, Cynomolgus
Antibody Type
Monoclonal
Host Species
Mouse
Formulation
Phosphate-buffered solution, pH 7.2, containing 0.09% sodium azide.
Preparation
The antibody was purified by affinity chromatography, and conjugated with Pacific Blue™ under optimal conditions. The solution is free of unconjugated Pacific Blue™.
Concentration
0.5 mg/ml
Storage & Handling
The CD4 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. The suggested use of this reagent is ≤ 2.0 µg per 106 cells in 100 µl volume or 100 µl of whole blood. It is highly recommended that the reagent be titrated for optimal performance for each application.

* Pacific Blue™ has a maximum emission of 455 nm when it is excited at 405 nm. Prior to using Pacific Blue™ conjugate for flow cytometric analysis, please verify your flow cytometer's capability of exciting and detecting the fluorochrome.


Alexa Fluor® and Pacific Blue™ are trademarks of Life Technologies Corporation.

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Excitation Laser
Violet Laser (405 nm)
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 LEAF™ purified antibody (Endotoxin <0.1 EU/μg, Azide-Free, 0.2 μm filtered) is recommended for functional assays (Cat. No. 300516).

Application References

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  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. Jiang W, et al. 2014. J Virol. 88:5369. PubMed
  2. Hebel K, et al. 2014. J Immunol. 192:5160. PubMed
  3. Boland J, et al. 2014. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 4:357. PubMed
  4. Frencher J, et al. 2014. J Leukoc Biol. 96:957. PubMed
  5. Qin H, et al. 2015. Blood. 126: 629 - 639. PubMed
  6. Køllgaard T, et al. 2015. PLoS One. 10: 0131934. PubMed
  7. Barman S, et al. 2016. Int Immunol. 28: 533 - 545. PubMed
  8. van der Velden V, et al. 2017. J Immunol Methods. 10.1016/j.jim.2017.03.011. PubMed
  9. Ickrath P, et al. 2019. Biomed Rep. 10:119. PubMed
Publication Library
RRID
AB_493099 (BioLegend Cat. No. 300524)
AB_493098 (BioLegend Cat. No. 300521)

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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