Biotin anti-human CD68 Antibody

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Y1/82A (See other available formats)
Regulatory Status
Other Names
Mouse IgG2b, κ
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Human peripheral blood monocytes intracellularly stained with biotinylated Y1/82A, followed by Sav-PE
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    Human peripheral blood monocytes intracellularly stained with biotinylated Y1/82A, followed by Sav-PE
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CD68 is a 110 kD glycoprotein, also known as macrosialin, belonging to the sialomucin family. It is closely related to the family of acidic, highly glycosylated lysosomal-associated membrane proteins (LAMPs). CD68 is predominately expressed in cytoplasmic granules of monocytes/macrophages, dendritic cells, and granulocytes. It is one of the useful myeloid cell markers. Further studies have shown that CD68 is also expressed by a subset of hematopoietic progenitors, γ/δ T cells, NK cells, LAK cells, subset of B cells, fibroblasts, and endothelial cells. The biological function of CD68 is still unknown.

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Host Species
Phosphate-buffered solution, pH 7.2, containing 0.09% sodium azide.
The antibody was purified by affinity chromatography, and conjugated with Biotin under optimal conditions.
0.5 mg/ml
Storage & Handling
The antibody solution should be stored undiluted between 2°C and 8°C. Do not freeze.

ICFC - Quality tested

Recommended Usage

Each lot of this antibody is quality control tested by intracellular immunofluorescent staining with flow cytometric analysis. For flow cytometric staining, the suggested use of this reagent is ≤0.03 µg per million cells in 100 µl volume. It is recommended that the reagent be titrated for optimal performance for each application.

Application Notes

Additional reported application: immunohistochemical staining of frozen tissue sections. This clone was tested in-house and does not work on formalin fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue.

Application References

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  1. Doussis IA, et al. 1993. J. Clin. Pathol. 46:334.
  2. Davey FR, et al. 1988. J. Clin. Pathol. 41:753.
  3. Bushway ME, et al. 2014. Biol Reprod. 90(5): 110. (IF) PubMed
Product Citations
  1. Boonnak K, et al. 2012. Vaccine. 30:5603. PubMed
  2. Wang X, et al. 2020. J Immunol. 205:3141. PubMed
  3. Tanaka M, et al. 2012. Innate Immunity. 0.929166667. PubMed
  4. Freeman DW, et al. 2018. Diabetes. 67:2377. PubMed
AB_1089052 (BioLegend Cat. No. 333804)

Antigen Details

Sialomucin family, 110 kD

Monocytes/macrophages, dendritic cells, granulocytes, subset of hematopoietic progenitors, γ/δ T cells, NK cells, LAK cells, subset of B cells, fibroblasts, endothelial cells

Cell Type
B cells, Dendritic cells, Endothelial cells, Fibroblasts, Granulocytes, Hematopoietic stem and progenitors, Macrophages, Monocytes, T cells
Biology Area
Cell Biology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Neuroscience Cell Markers
Molecular Family
CD Molecules
Antigen References

1. Holness CL and Simmons DL. 1993. Blood 81:1607.
2. Gottfried E, et al. 2008. Scand. J. Immunol. 67:453.
3. Hameed A, et al. 1994. Hum. Pathol. 25:872.

Gene ID
968 View all products for this Gene ID
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Related FAQs

How many biotin molecules are per antibody structure?
We don't routinely measure the number of biotins with our antibody products but the number of biotin molecules range from 3-6 molecules per antibody.
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