- 6F10 (See other available formats)
- Regulatory Status
- Other Names
- T8, Leu2
- Mouse IgG1
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- Product Citations
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CD8a is a 32-34 kD type I glycoprotein. It forms a homodimer (CD8a/a) or heterodimer (CD8a/b) with CD8b. CD8, also known as T8 and Leu2, is a member of the immunoglobulin superfamily found on the majority of thymocytes, a subset of peripheral blood T cells, and NK cells (which express almost exclusively CD8a homodimers). CD8 acts as a co-receptor with MHC class I-restricted T cell receptors in antigen recognition and T cell activation and has been shown to play a role in thymic differentiation. Two domains in CD8a are important for function: the extracellular IgSF domain binds the α3 domain of MHC class I and the cytoplasmic CXCP motif binds the tyrosine kinase p56 Lck.Product Details
- Marmoset, Cross-Reactivity: Squirrel Monkey
- Antibody Type
- Host Species
- Marmoset mononuclear cells
- Phosphate-buffered solution, pH 7.2, containing 0.09% sodium azide.
- The antibody was purified by affinity chromatography.
- 0.5 mg/ml
- Storage & Handling
- The antibody solution should be stored undiluted between 2°C and 8°C.
FC - Quality tested
IHC-F, IP, WB - Reported in the literature, not verified in house
- 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 ≤0.5 µg per million cells in 100 µl volume. It is recommended that the reagent be titrated for optimal performance for each application.
- Application Notes
The 6F10 antibody has been reported to cross-react with lymphocytes from squirrel monkeys but not from cynomolgus monkeys or humans.
Additional reported applications for the relevant formats include: iimmunohistochemical staining of frozen spleen sections1, Western blotting1, immunoprecipitation1.
(PubMed link indicates BioLegend citation)
- Ito R, et al. 2008. Immunol. Lett. 121:116. (IHC, IP, WB)
- Product Citations
AB_2562121 (BioLegend Cat. No. 250302)
- Ig superfamily, homodimer or heterodimer with CD8β
Majority of thymocytes, T cell subset, NK cells
- MHC class I co-receptor, thymic differentiation, T cell activation
- MHC Class I molecules
- Cell Type
- NK cells, T cells, Thymocytes
- Biology Area
- Molecular Family
- CD Molecules
- Antigen References
1. Barclay N, et al. 1993. The Leucocyte Antigen FactsBook. Academic Press Inc. San Diego.
- Gene ID
- 100387674 View all products for this Gene ID
- View information about CD8 on UniProt.org
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