- Other Names
- CD86, B7-2, T lymphocyte activation antigen CD86, Activation B7-2 antigen, CD28 antigen ligand 2, CD28LG2, B7-2 antigen, B70, BU63, CTLA-4 counter-receptor B7.2, FUN-1
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CD86, also known as B7-2, is a member of the cell surface immunoglobulin superfamily. B7 family members are transmembrane molecules that exist predominantly as monomers. They are classified into three groups according to their functions. Group I members include B7-1, B7-2, and B7-H2. These members are either co-stimulatory or co-inhibitory in modulating T cell response. Group II members include B7-H1 (PD-L1) and B7-DC (PD-L2) which are ligands for PD-1. These members are involved in regulating induction and maintenance of peripheral immune tolerance. Group III members include B7-H3 and B7-H4 whose role in T cell regulation has yet to be defined. CD86 is expressed on activated B and T cells, macrophages, dendritic cells, and astrocytes. CD86, along with CD80, is a ligand of CD28 and CD152 (CTLA-4). CD86 is expressed earlier in the immune response than CD80. CD86 has also been shown to be involved in immunoglobulin class-switching and triggering of NK cell-mediated cytotoxicity. CD86 binds to CD28 to transduce co-stimulatory signals for T cell activation, proliferation, and cytokine production. CD86 can also bind to CD152, also known as CTLA-4, to deliver an inhibitory signal to T cells.Product Details
- Mouse B7-2/CD86, amino acids Val26-Glu245 (Accession # P42082) with a C-terminal human IgG1 Fc-6His tag was expressed in 293E cells.
- Molecular Mass
- The 486 amino acid recombinant protein has a predicted molecular mass of approximately 54.9 kD. The DTT-reduced protein migrates at approximately 70 kD and and non-reduced protein migrates at approximately 140 kD by SDS-PAGE. The predicted N-terminal amino acid is Val.
- > 95%, as determined by Coomassie stained SDS-PAGE.
- 0.22 μm filtered protein solution is in PBS, pH 7.2, 5% Glycerol.
- Endotoxin Level
- Less than 0.1 EU per μg protein as determined by the LAL method.
- 10-25 µg sizes are bottled at 200 µg/mL. 100 µg size is lot-specific and bottled at the concentration indicated on the vial. (Please contact technical support for concentration, or use our Lookup tool if you have a lot number.)
- Storage & Handling
- Unopened vial can be stored between 2°C and 8°C for one month, at -20°C for six months, or at -70°C for one year. For maximum results, quick spin vial prior to opening. The protein can be aliquoted and stored at -20°C to -70°C. Stock solutions can also be prepared at 50 - 100 µg/mL in sterile buffer (PBS, HPBS, DPBS, or EBSS) containing carrier protein such as 0.2-1% BSA or HSA and stored in working aliquots at -20°C to -70°C. Avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles.
- When mouse CTLA4a-Fc (Cat. No. 591802) is immobilized at 1.0 μg/mL (100 μL/ well), biotinylated mouse B7-2/CD86-Fc Chimera binds with an EC50 of 6 - 24 ng/mL. HRP Avidin (Cat. No. 405103) was used to detect the binding.
- Application Notes
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- Disulfide-linked homodimer, biotinylated via amines
- B7-2 is a costimulatory molecule that is required for T cell proliferation and IL-2 production.
- Ligand Receptor
- CD28, CTLA4
- Measured by its ability to bind mouse CTLA4-Fc Chimera.
- Cell Sources
- Activated antigen presenting cells, including B cells, dendritic cells and macrophages.
- Cell Targets
- Leukocytes, endothelial cells
- Cell Type
- B cells, Dendritic cells, Monocytes, NK cells, NKT cells, Th1, Th2
- Biology Area
- Cell Biology, Costimulatory Molecules, Immunology
- Molecular Family
- Soluble Receptors
- Gene ID
- 12524 View all products for this Gene ID
- View information about B7-2/CD86 on UniProt.org