FITC anti-mouse TCR Vα2 Antibody

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Clone
B20.1 (See other available formats)
Regulatory Status
RUO
Other Names
T cell receptor Vα 2
Isotype
Rat IgG2a, λ
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C57BL/6 mouse splenocytes stained with CD3 (145-2C11) PE and B20.1 FITC
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    C57BL/6 mouse splenocytes stained with CD3 (145-2C11) PE and B20.1 FITC
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Description

The TCR alpha (α) chain complexes with the TCR beta (β) chain to form the T cell receptor in 95% of T cells, whereas the remaining 5% of T cells express gamma and delta chains (γ/δ).  TCR Vα2 is a distinct TCR subfamily found in mice having the a, b, and c haplotypes.

Product Details
Technical Data Sheet (pdf)

Product Details

Verified Reactivity
Mouse
Antibody Type
Monoclonal
Host Species
Rat
Immunogen
Soluble TCR from mouse CTL clone KB5-C20
Formulation
Phosphate-buffered solution, pH 7.2, containing 0.09% sodium azide.
Preparation
The antibody was purified by affinity chromatography, and conjugated with FITC under optimal conditions.
Concentration
0.5 mg/ml
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 ≤0.25 µg per million cells in 100 µl volume. It is recommended that the reagent be titrated for optimal performance for each application.

Excitation Laser
Blue Laser (488 nm)
Application Notes

The B20.1 antibody recognizes most members of the Va2 TCR subfamily in mice having the a, b, and c haplotypes.

Application References

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  1. Pircher H, et al. 1992. Eur. J. Immunol.. 22:399.
  2. Gregoire C, et al. 1991. P. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 88:8077.
  3. Kao C, et al. 2005. Int. Immunol.17:1607. PubMed
  4. Steptoe RJ, et al. 2007. J. Immunol. 178:2094. PubMed
  5. Rao RR, et al. 2012. Immunity. 36:374. PubMed.
Product Citations
  1. Kalinina A, et al. 2021. STAR Protoc. 2:100368. PubMed
  2. Wu J et al. 2017. Immunity. 47(6):1114-1128 . PubMed
  3. Yu K, et al. 2021. Cell Reports. 35(12):109273. PubMed
  4. Fernandes RA, et al. 2020. eLife. 9:e58463.. PubMed
  5. Huang Y, et al. 2020. FASEB J. 34:1768. PubMed
  6. Weber K, et al. 2012. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 109:9511. PubMed
  7. Li C, et al. 2021. Cell Metabolism. 33(8):1610-1623.e5. PubMed
  8. Li C, et al. 2018. Cell. 174:285. PubMed
  9. Jeon Y, et al. 2015. PLoS One. 10: e0139845. PubMed
  10. Hodgson R, et al. 2022. Commun Biol. 5:1216. PubMed
RRID
AB_1134186 (BioLegend Cat. No. 127805)
AB_1134188 (BioLegend Cat. No. 127806)

Antigen Details

Distribution

On a subset of T cells

Function
In combination of V β, Vα recognizes MHC/peptide complex on the antigen-presenting cells.
Interaction
Associate with Vβ and CD3 complex to form TCR complexes expressing on cell surface.
Ligand/Receptor
TCR recognizes MHC/peptide complex
Cell Type
T cells
Biology Area
Adaptive Immunity, Immunology
Molecular Family
TCRs
Antigen References

1. Kubo RT, et al. 1989. J. Immunol.. 142:2736.
2. Pircher H, et al. 1992. Eur. J. Immunol. 22:399.

Gene ID
21473 View all products for this Gene ID
UniProt
View information about TCR Valpha2 on UniProt.org

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