True-Nuclear™ Human Treg Flow™ Kit (FOXP3 Alexa Fluor® 488/CD4 PE-Cy5/CD25 PE)

Pricing & Availability
Clone
259D (See other available formats)
Other Names
Forkhead box protein P3, Scurfin, JM2, IPEX, Zinc finger protein JM2
Isotype
Mouse IgG1, κ
Ave. Rating
Submit a Review
Product Citations
publications
1_259D_HU_True-Nuclear_Treg_Flow_Kit_AF488_080615
Human peripheral blood lymphocytes were stained with True-Nuclear™ Human Treg Flow™ Kit (FOXP3 Alexa Fluor® 488/CD4 PE-Cy5/CD25 PE).
  • 1_259D_HU_True-Nuclear_Treg_Flow_Kit_AF488_080615
    Human peripheral blood lymphocytes were stained with True-Nuclear™ Human Treg Flow™ Kit (FOXP3 Alexa Fluor® 488/CD4 PE-Cy5/CD25 PE).
  • 2_259D_HU_True-Nuclear_Treg_Flow_Kit_AF488_080615
Cat # Size Price Quantity Avail. Save
320403 25 tests $450
Check Availability


Need larger quantities of this item?
Request Bulk Quote
Description

FOXP3 is a 50-55 kD transcription factor, also known as Forkhead box protein P3, Scurfin, JM2, or IPEX. It is proposed to be a master regulatory gene and more specific marker of T regulatory cells than most cell surface markers (such as CD4 and CD25). Transduced expression of FOXP3 in CD4+/CD25- cells has been shown to induce GITR, CD103, and CTLA4 and impart a T regulatory cell phenotype. FOXP3 is mutated in X-linked autoimmunity-allergic dysregulation syndrome (XLAAD or IPEX) in humans and in "scurfy" mice. Overexpression of FOXP3 has been shown to lead to a hypoactive immune state suggesting that this transcriptional factor is a central regulator of T cell activity. In human, unlike in mouse, two isoforms of FOXP3 have been reported: one (FOXP3) corresponding to the canonical full-length sequence; the other (FOXP3 δ2) lacking exon 2. The 259D antibody recognizes human FOXP3 epitope in the region of amino acids 105-235.

Product Details
Technical data sheet

Product Details

Reactivity
Human, Cross-Reactivity: Cynomolgus, Rhesus, Baboon, Chimpanzee
Antibody Type
Monoclonal
Host Species
Mouse
Immunogen
Full-length FOXP3 protein
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
This kit is guaranteed for six months. Upon receipt, store between 2°C and 8°C, and protected from prolonged exposure to light. Do not freeze.
Application

FC, ICFC - Quality tested

Application Notes

Additional reported applications (for the relevant formats) include: Western blotting1, and immunohistochemical staining1 of acetone-fixed frozen sections and formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded sections. The 259D antibody gives strong positivity on paraffin and frozen sections and the antibody stains some epithelial cells. The binding of 206D to FOXP3 can be partially blocked by 259D, but 206D does not show significant blocking effect on 259D binding.

NOTE: For flow cytometric staining with this clone, True-Nuclear™ Transcription Factor Buffer Set (Cat. No. 424401) offers improved staining and is highly recommended.

Application References

(PubMed link indicates BioLegend citation)
  1. Roncador G, et al. 2005 Eur. J. Immunol. 35:1681.
  2. Yang ZZ, et al. 2006. Blood 107:3639. PubMed
  3. Gavin MA, et al. 2006. P. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 103:6659. PubMed
  4. Groh V, et al. 2006. Nature Immunology 7:755. PubMed
  5. Tran DQ, et al. 2007. Blood doi:10.1182/blood-2007-06-094656.PubMEd
  6. Long SA, et al. 2008. J Autoimmun. 30:293. PubMed
  7. Gong G, et al. 2009. Blood 113:837. PubMed
  8. Long SA, et al. 2009. Eur J. Immunol. 39:612. PubMed
  9. Long SA, et al. 2010. Diabetes. 59:407. PubMed
  10. Ferraro A, et al. 2014. PNAS. 111:1111. PubMed
  11. Vudattu NK, et al. 2014. J Immunol. 193:587. PubMed
  12. Dupont G, et al. 2014. Cytokine. 69:146. PubMed

Antigen Details

Structure
Forkhead/winged-helix transcription factor family, approximately 50 kD, contains zinc finger and forkhead domains
Distribution

Nuclear; expressed in T regulatory cells

Function
Transcription factor proposed to be a master regulatory gene in T regulatory cell development and a critical factor for immune homeostasis
Interaction
Interacts with DNA
Cell Type
Tregs
Biology Area
Cell Biology, Immunology, Transcription Factors
Molecular Family
CD Molecules, Nuclear Markers
Antigen References

1. Hori S, et al. 2003. Science 299:1057.

Regulation
FOXP3 is present at high levels in T regulatory cell can also be induced by T cell activation
Gene ID
50943 View all products for this Gene ID
UniProt
View information about FOXP3 on UniProt.org

Related FAQs

Can FOXP3 be costained with cytokines?

The larger holes created by the nuclear permeabilization required for FOXP3 may allow cytokines to leak out of the cell, making it harder to detect lowly-expressed cytokines. You may have to use a control where the cells are only permeabilized through the cell membrane.

Can I stain whole blood with anti-FOXP3 using your Foxp3 staining kit?

It is not recommended. It is best to use PBMCs for this testing.

What type of PE do you use in your conjugates?
We use R-PE in our conjugates.
Go To Top Version: 6    Revision Date: 12/15/2016

For research use only. Not for diagnostic use. Not for resale. BioLegend will not be held responsible for patent infringement or other violations that may occur with the use of our products.

 

*These products may be covered by one or more Limited Use Label Licenses (see the BioLegend Catalog or our website, www.biolegend.com/ordering#license). BioLegend products may not be transferred to third parties, resold, modified for resale, or used to manufacture commercial products, reverse engineer functionally similar materials, or to provide a service to third parties without written approval of BioLegend. By use of these products you accept the terms and conditions of all applicable Limited Use Label Licenses. Unless otherwise indicated, these products are for research use only and are not intended for human or animal diagnostic, therapeutic or commercial use.

 

8999 BioLegend Way, San Diego, CA 92121 www.biolegend.com
Toll-Free Phone: 1-877-Bio-Legend (246-5343) Phone: (858) 768-5800 Fax: (877) 455-9587

This data display is provided for general comparisons between formats.
Your actual data may vary due to variations in samples, target cells, instruments and their settings, staining conditions, and other factors.
If you need assistance with selecting the best format contact our expert technical support team.

Login/Register
Forgot your password? Reset Password
Request an Account