Detection of Leukotriene B4 R1 in Human Blood Monocytes by Flow Cytometry.
Human peripheral blood monoctyes were stained with Mouse Anti-Human CD14 APC‑conjugated Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # FAB3832A) and either (A) Mouse Anti-Human Leukotriene B4 R1 Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB099) or (B) Mouse IgG1 Isotype Control (Catalog # MAB002) followed by Phycoerythrin-conjugated Anti-Mouse IgG Secondary Antibody (Catalog # F0102B). View our protocol for Staining Membrane-associated Proteins.
Preparation and Storage
Reconstitute at 0.5 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
Reconstitution Buffer Available
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: Leukotriene B4 R1
Polymorphonuclear granulocytes secrete the lipid chemotactic mediator Leukotriene B4 (LTB4) in response to inflammatory stimuli (1). Neutrophils, monocytes and lymphocytes respond to LTB4 via specific receptors localized on the cell surface (2-4). The high affinity LTB4 Receptor known as BLT1 is only expressed on leukocytes (5-7) while a second low affinity receptor BLT2 is expressed more ubiquitously (8, 9). The BLT1 and BLT2 are G-protein linked seven-transmembrane spanning receptors that share about 37-45% amino acid identity (8, 9).
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