Human SIRP alpha /CD172a Fluorescein-conjugated Antibody

  • Species Reactivity
  • Specificity
    Detects human SIRP alpha /CD172a in direct ELISAs and Western blots. In direct ELISAs, 50-100% cross-reactivity with recombinant human (rh) SIRP beta 1 and no cross-reactivity with rhSIRP beta 2 is observed. In Western blots, approximately 10% cross-reactivity with rhSIRP beta 1 and no cross-reactivity with rhSIRP beta 2 is observed.
  • Source
    Monoclonal Mouse IgG2B Clone # 602411
  • Purification
    Protein A or G purified from hybridoma culture supernatant
  • Immunogen
    Chinese hamster ovary cell line CHO-derived recombinant human SIRP alpha /CD172a
    Gly27-Asn370 (predicted)
    Accession # P78324
  • Formulation
    Supplied in a saline solution containing BSA and Sodium Azide.
  • Label
  • Flow Cytometry
    10 µL/106 cells
    See below
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 SIRP alpha /CD172a in U937 Human Cell Line by Flow Cytometry. U937 human histiocytic lymphoma cell line was stained with Mouse Anti-Human SIRP alpha /CD172a Fluorescein‑conjugated Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # FAB4546F, filled histogram) or isotype control antibody (Catalog # IC0041F, open histogram). View our protocol for Staining Membrane-associated Proteins.

Preparation and Storage
  • Shipping
    The product is shipped with polar packs. Upon receipt, store it immediately at the temperature recommended below.
  • Stability & Storage
    Protect from light. Do not freeze.
    • 12 months from date of receipt, 2 to 8 °C as supplied.
Background: SIRP alpha/CD172a

SIRP alpha (Signal Regulatory Protein alpha), also known as CD172a, SHPS1 and BIT is a variably glycosylated 90-120 kDa member of the SIRP family of proteins.  It is widely expressed, being found on neurons, microglia/macrophages, endothelium, and fibroblasts.  SIRP alpha has a variety of functions, including presynaptic organization, inhibition of integrin action, and induction of myogenesis.  It binds to CD47 and likely other ligands.  Mature human SIRP alpha is a 477 amino acid (aa) type I transmembrane glycoprotein.  It contains an extracellular region (aa 27-372) that shows one V-type Ig-like (aa 32-137) and two C2-type Ig-like domains (aa 147-347).  Its cytoplasmic domain possesses two ITIMs which interact with protein tyrosine phosphatases.  There is one alternative start site at Met102 plus a four aa insertion after Gln421.  Over aa 27-370, human SIRP alpha shares 61% aa identity with mouse SIRP alpha.

  • Long Name:
    Signal-regulatory Protein alpha
  • Entrez Gene IDs:
    140885 (Human); 19261 (Mouse); 25528 (Rat)
  • Alternate Names:
    BIT; BITbrain-immunoglobulin-like molecule with tyrosine-based activation motifs; Brain Ig-like molecule with tyrosine-based activation motifs; CD172 antigen-like family member A; CD172a antigen; CD172a; Inhibitory receptor SHPS-1; Macrophage fusion receptor; MFR; MFRtyrosine phosphatase SHP substrate 1; MyD-1 antigen; MYD1; MYD-1; P84; protein tyrosine phosphatase, non-receptor type substrate 1; PTPNS1; SHP substrate 1; SHPS1; SHPS-1; SHPS1CD172A; signal-regulatory protein alpha; Signal-regulatory protein alpha-1; Signal-regulatory protein alpha-2; Signal-regulatory protein alpha-3; SIRPA; SIRPalpha; Sirp-alpha-1; SIRPalpha2; Sirp-alpha-2; Sirp-alpha-3; SIRPtyrosine-protein phosphatase non-receptor type substrate 1
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Isotype Controls
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Mouse IgG2B Fluorescein‑conjugated Control Antibody

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Flow Cytometry Staining Buffer (1X)

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Flow Cytometry Human Lyse Buffer (10X)

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