Detection of CD4 in Cotton Rat Splenocytes by Flow Cytometry. Cotton rat splenocytes were stained with Mouse Anti-Cotton Rat CD4 Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB6676, filled histogram) or isotype control antibody (Catalog # MAB0041, open histogram), followed by Allophycocyanin-conjugated Anti-Mouse IgG Secondary Antibody (Catalog # F0101B).
Preparation and Storage
Sterile PBS to a final concentration of 0.5 mg/mL.
The product is shipped at ambient temperature. Upon receipt, store it immediately at the temperature recommended below. *Small pack size (SP) is shipped with polar packs. Upon receipt, store it immediately at -20 to -70 °C
Stability & Storage
Use a manual defrost freezer and avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
12 months from date of receipt, -20 to -70 °C as supplied.
1 month, 2 to 8 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
6 months, -20 to -70 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
CD4 is an approximately 55 kDa type I transmembrane glycoprotein that is expressed predominantly on thymocytes and the Th1, Th2, Th17, Tfh, and Treg subsets of mature T lymphocytes. In human, CD4 is additionally expressed on macrophages, neutrophils, monocytes, NK cells, and neurons and glial cells in the brain. CD4 binding to MHC class II molecules on antigen presenting cells contributes to the formation of the immunological synapse. CD4 also functions as a chemotactic receptor for IL-16 and, in human, as a coreceptor for the gp120 surface glycoprotein of HIV-1.
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