Human Dectin‑1/CLEC7A Biotinylated Antibody

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BAF1859
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Human Dectin‑1/CLEC7A Biotinylated Antibody Summary

Species Reactivity
Human
Specificity
Detects human Dectin-1/CLEC7A in Western blots. In this format, less than 5% cross-reactivity with recombinant mouse (rm) Dectin‑1, recombinant human Dectin-2, and rmDectin-2 alpha is observed.
Source
Polyclonal Goat IgG
Purification
Antigen Affinity-purified
Immunogen
Mouse myeloma cell line NS0-derived recombinant human Dectin-1/CLEC7A (R&D Systems, Catalog # 1859-DC)
Thr66-Met201
Accession # NP_072092
Formulation
Lyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered solution in PBS with BSA as a carrier protein.
Label
Biotin

Applications

Recommended Concentration
Sample
Western Blot
0.1 µg/mL
Recombinant Human Dectin‑1/CLEC7A (Catalog # 1859-DC)

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.

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Preparation and Storage

Reconstitution
Reconstitute at 0.2 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
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Reconstitution Buffer 1 (PBS)
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RB01
Shipping
The product is shipped at ambient temperature. Upon receipt, store it immediately at the temperature recommended below.
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: Dectin-1/CLEC7A

Dectin-1, also known as CLEC7A and the beta -glucan receptor, is a 33 kDa type II transmembrane C-type lectin that participates in the innate immune response to fungal pathogens. Although Dectin-1 structurally resembles other CLEC molecules, it binds its ligands in a calcium-independent manner (1, 2). Mature human Dectin-1 consists of a short N-terminal ITAM-containing cytoplasmic tail, a transmembrane segment, and a C-terminal stalk with a carbohydrate recognition domain (CRD) in the extracellular domain (3, 4). Alternate splicing generates one major splice form that lacks the stalk region (3-5). This isoform is expressed on the surface of monocytes, macrophages, myeloid DC, neutrophils, eosinophils, B cells, and CD4+ T cells (6). The CRD selectively binds beta -glucan polymers, a major component of yeast and mycobacterial cell walls (5-7). Yeast beta -glucan is accessible to Dectin-1 only during the process of cell budding. Dectin-1 does not recognize the filamentous form of yeast (8). Dectin-1 mediates the phagocytosis of zymosan particles and intact yeast (8-10). In the membrane, Dectin-1 colocalizes with TLR2 in the presence of zymosan, and the two receptors cooperate in ligand recognition and the propagation of proinflammatory signaling (9, 11-13). Dectin-1 also interacts with tetraspanin CD37. This increases its stability on the cell membrane and inhibits ligand-induced signaling (14). Dectin-1 knockout mice show increased susceptibility to pathogenic infection (15-16). The CRD of human Dectin-1 shares 77%, 60%, and 60% amino acid (aa) sequence identity with that of bovine, mouse and rat Dectin-1, respectively. It shares 29-39% aa sequence identity with the CRD of other subgroup members, including CLEC-1, CLEC-2, CLEC9A, CLEC12B, LOX-1, and MICL.

References
  1. Kanazawa, N. (2007) J. Dermatol. Sci. 45:77.
  2. Brown, G.D. (2006) Nat. Rev. Immunol. 6:33.
  3. Hernanz-Falcon, P. et al. (2001) Immunogenetics 53:288.
  4. Yokota, K. et al. (2001) Gene 272:51.
  5. Willment, J.A. et al. (2001) J. Biol. Chem. 276:43818.
  6. Willment, J.A. et al. (2005) Eur. J. Immunol. 35:1539.
  7. Palma, A.S. et al. (2006) J. Biol. Chem. 281:5771.
  8. Gantner, B.N. et al. (2005) EMBO J. 24:1277.
  9. Gantner, B.N. et al. (2003) J. Exp. Med. 197:1107.
  10. Kennedy, A.D. et al. (2007) Eur. J. Immunol. 37:467.
  11. Brown, G.D. et al. (2003) J. Exp. Med. 197:1119.
  12. Yadav, M. and J.S. Schorey (2006) Blood 108:3168.
  13. Suram, S. et al. (2006) J. Biol. Chem. 281:5506.
  14. Meyer-Wentrup, F. et al. (2007) J. Immunol. 178:154.
  15. Saijo, S. et al. (2007) Nat. Immunol. 8:39.
  16. Taylor, P.R. et al. (2007) Nat. Immunol. 8:31.
Entrez Gene IDs
64581 (Human); 56644 (Mouse)
Alternate Names
Beta-glucan receptor; BGR; CD369; CLEC7A; CLECSF12; CLECSF12DC-associated C-type lectin 1; C-type (calcium dependent, carbohydrate-recognition domain) lectin, superfamilymember 12; C-type lectin domain family 7 member A; C-type lectin domain family 7, member A; C-type lectin superfamily member 12; Dectin1; Dectin-1; DECTIN1CANDF4; Dendritic cell-associated C-type lectin 1; dendritic cell-associated C-type lectin-1; hDectin-1; lectin-like receptor 1

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