Human CD40 Ligand/TNFSF5 Antibody

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  • Species Reactivity
    Human
  • Specificity
    Detects human CD40 Ligand/TNFSF5 in direct ELISAs and Western blots. In direct ELISAs, approximately 20% cross-reactivity with recombinant mouse CD40 Ligand is observed and less than 1% cross-reactivity with recombinant human (rh) CD27 Ligand and rhCD30 Ligand is observed.
  • Source
    Polyclonal Goat IgG
  • Purification
    Antigen Affinity-purified
  • Immunogen
    E. coli-derived recombinant human CD40 Ligand/TNFSF5
    Glu108-Leu261
    Accession # P29965
  • Formulation
    Lyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered solution in PBS with Trehalose. *Small pack size (SP) is supplied as a 0.2 µm filtered solution in PBS.
  • Label
    Unconjugated
Applications
  •  
    Recommended
    Concentration
    Sample
  • Western Blot
    1 µg/mL
    See below
  • Flow Cytometry
    2.5 µg/106 cells
    Human peripheral blood mononuclear cells treated with PMA and Ca2+ ionomycin
  • CyTOF-ready
    Ready to be labeled using established conjugation methods. No BSA or other carrier proteins that could interfere with conjugation.
Please Note: Optimal dilutions should be determined by each laboratory for each application. General Protocols are available in the Technical Information section on our website.
Data Examples
Detection of Human and Mouse CD40 Ligand/TNFSF5 by Western Blot. Western blot shows lysates of CTLL‑2 mouse cytotoxic T cell line and THP‑1 human acute monocytic leukemia cell line. PVDF Membrane was probed with 1 µg/mL of Goat Anti-Human CD40 Ligand/TNFSF5 Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF617) followed by HRP-conjugated Anti-Goat IgG Secondary Antibody (Catalog # HAF019). A specific band was detected for CD40 Ligand/TNFSF5 at approximately 40 kDa (as indicated). This experiment was conducted under reducing conditions and using Immunoblot Buffer Group 8.
Preparation and Storage
  • Reconstitution
    Reconstitute at 0.2 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
  • Shipping
    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.
Background: CD40 Ligand/TNFSF5

CD40 ligand, CD40L (also known as CD154, TRAP or gp39), is a 261 amino acid type II transmembrane glycoprotein belonging to the TNF family, CD40L is expressed predominantly on activated CD4+ T lymphocytes, and also found in other types of cells, like NK cells, mast cells, basophils and eosinophils. Human CD40L shares 78% amino acid identity with its murine counterpart. The receptor of CD40L is CD40, a type I transmembrane glycoprotein belonging to the TNF receptor family. CD40 is expressed on B lymphocytes, monocytes, dendritic cells and thymic epithelium. Although all monomeric, dimeric and trimeric forms of soluble CD40L can bind to CD40, the trimeric form of soluble CD40L has the most potent biological activity through oligomerization of cell surface CD40, a common feature of TNF receptor family members. CD40L mediates a range of activities on B cells including induction of activation-associated surface antigen, entry into cell cycle, isotype switching and Ig secretion and memory generation. CD40-CD40L interaction also plays important roles in monocyte activation and dendritic cell maturation.

  • References:
    1. Armitage, R.J. et al. (1992) Nature 357:80.
    2. Hollenbaugh, D. et al. (1992) EMBO J. 11:4313.
    3. Spriggs, M.K. et al. (1992) J. Exp. Med. 176:1543.
    4. Fanslow, W.C. et al. (1994) Seminars in Immunology 6:267.
    5. Kooten, C.V. and J. Banchereau (2000) J. Leukoc. Biol. 67:2.
  • Entrez Gene IDs:
    959 (Human); 21947 (Mouse); 84349 (Rat)
  • Alternate Names:
    CD154 antigen; CD154; CD40 antigen ligand; CD40 Ligand; CD40-L; CD40LG; CD40LIGM; gp39; hCD40L; HIGM1; T-B cell-activating molecule; T-BAM; T-cell antigen Gp39; TNF-related activation protein; TNFSF5; TNFSF5IMD3; TRAP; TRAPtumor necrosis factor (ligand) superfamily, member 5 (hyper-IgM syndrome); tumor necrosis factor (ligand) superfamily member 5; Tumor necrosis factor ligand superfamily member 5
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  1. CD40L expressed from the canarypox vector, ALVAC, can boost immunogenicity of HIV-1 canarypox vaccine in mice and enhance the in vitro expansion of viral specific CD8+ T cell memory responses from HIV-1-infected and HIV-1-uninfected individuals.
    Authors: Liu J, Yu Q, Stone GW, Yue FY, Ngai N, Jones RB, Kornbluth RS, Ostrowski MA
    Vaccine, 2008;26(32):4062-72.
    Species: Human
    Sample Type: Recombinant Protein
    Application: WB
  2. Cutting edge: nonproliferating mature immune cells form a novel type of organized lymphoid structure in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
    Authors: Marchal-Somme J, Uzunhan Y, Marchand-Adam S, Valeyre D, Soumelis V, Crestani B, Soler P
    J. Immunol., 2006;176(10):5735-9.
    Species: Human
    Sample Type: Whole Tissue
    Application: IHC Frozen
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Rabbit Anti-Goat IgG Biotinylated Antibody

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Donkey Anti-Goat IgG (H+L) PerCP-conjugated Antibody

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