Alexa Fluor® 647 anti-human CD4 Antibody

Pricing & Availability
Clone
OKT4 (See other available formats)
Workshop
HCDM listed
Other Names
T4
Isotype
Mouse IgG2b, κ
Ave. Rating
3 reviews
Product Citations
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1_OKT4_AF647_060507
Human peripheral blood lymphocytes stained with OKT4 Alexa Fluor® 647.
  • 1_OKT4_AF647_060507
    Human peripheral blood lymphocytes stained with OKT4 Alexa Fluor® 647.
  • 2_OKT4_A647_CD4_Antibody_IHCF_051217
    Human frozen tonsil tissue slices were fixed with 4% PFA for ten minutes and blocked with 5% FBS for 30 minutes. Then, the tissue was stained with 5 µg/ml of Brilliant Violet 421™ anti-human CD19 (clone HIB19) antibody (blue) and Alexa Fluor® 647 anti-human CD4 (clone OKT4) antibody (red) overnight at 4°C. The image was scanned with a 10X objective and stitched with MetaMorph® software.
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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 Alexa Fluor® 647 under optimal conditions. The solution is free of unconjugated Alexa Fluor® 647.
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
IHC-F - Validated

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. For immunohistochemical staining on frozen tissue sections, the suggested use of this reagent is 5.0 - 10 µg per ml. It is recommended that the reagent be titrated for optimal performance for each application.

* Alexa Fluor® 647 has a maximum emission of 668 nm when it is excited at 633nm / 635nm.


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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 LEAF™ purified antibody (Endotoxin <0.1 EU/μg, Azide-Free, 0.2 μm filtered) is recommended for functional assays (Cat. No. 317404).

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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  1. Knapp W, et al. 1989. Leucocyte Typing IV. Oxford University Press. New York.
  2. Reinherz EL, et al. 1979. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 76:4061.
  3. Kmieciak M, et al. 2009. J. Transl. Med. 7:89. (FC) PubMed
  4. Cicin-Sain L, et al. 2010. J. Immunol. 184:6739. PubMed
  5. Rosenzweig M, et al. 2001. J. Med. Primatol. 30:36.
  6. Linder J, et al. 1987. Am. J. Pathol. 127:1.
  7. Boche D, et al. 1999. J. Neurovirol. 5:232. (IHC)
  8. Reinherz EL, et al. 1979. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 76:4061. (Immunogen)
Product Citations
  1. Izquierdo-Useros N, et al. 2012. PLoS Biol. 10:e1001448. PubMed
  2. Veazey R, et al. 2016. Mucosal Immunol. 10.1038/mi.2015. PubMed
  3. Greenwood EJD, et al. 2019. Cell Rep. 27:1579. PubMed
Publication Library
RRID
AB_571941 (BioLegend Cat. No. 317422)

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
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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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