AICDA in Ramos Human Cell Line. AICDA was detected in immersion fixed Ramos human Burkitt's lymphoma cell line using Rat Anti-Human AICDA Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB39102) at 10 µg/mL for 3 hours at room temperature. Cells were stained using the NorthernLights™ 557-conjugated Anti-Rat IgG Secondary Antibody (red; Catalog # NL013) and counterstained with DAPI (blue). Specific staining was localized to surface and cytoplasm. View our protocol for Fluorescent ICC Staining of Non-adherent Cells.
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.
AICDA, also known as AID, is a 24 kDa cytidine deaminase that converts deoxycytidine to deoxyuridine in single stranded DNA. Its expression is restricted to activated lymph node and tonsillar B cells and is required for terminal B cell differentiation. Loss of function mutations of AICDA cause severe humoral immunodeficiency by preventing immunoglobulin class switching and somatic hypermutation. Human AICDA shares 92% - 95% amino acid sequence identity with bovine, canine, and mouse AICDA.
Activation-Induced Cytidine Deaminase
Entrez Gene IDs:
57379 (Human); 11628 (Mouse); 399679 (Rat)
activation-induced cytidine deaminase; AICDA; AID; AIDCytidine aminohydrolase; Arp2; CDA2; HIGM2; HIGM2EC 22.214.171.124; integrated into Burkitt's lymphoma cell line Ramos
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