Mouse B7-H2 Antibody

  
  • Species Reactivity
    Mouse
  • Specificity
    Detects mouse B7-H2 in direct ELISAs. In direct ELISAs, no cross-reactivity with recombinant human (rh) B7-H2, rhB7-H3,
    rhB7-H3b, rhPD-L2, recombinant mouse (rm) B7-1, rmB7-2, rmB7-H1, rmB7-H3, rmB7-H4, rmPD-L2, or recombinant rat B7-2 is observed.
  • Source
    Monoclonal Rat IgG1 Clone # 599841
  • Purification
    Protein A or G purified from hybridoma culture supernatant
  • Immunogen
    Mouse myeloma cell line NS0-derived recombinant mouse B7-H2        
    Glu47-Lys279
    Accession # Q9JHJ8
  • 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
  • Flow Cytometry
    0.25 µg/106 cells
    See below
  • CyTOF-ready
    Ready to be labeled using established conjugation methods. No BSA or other carrier proteins that could interfere with conjugation.
  • Immunocytochemistry
    8-25 µg/mL
    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 B7‑H2 in A20 Mouse Cell Line by Flow Cytometry. A20 mouse B cell lymphoma cell line was stained with Mouse B7‑H2 Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB158, filled histogram) or isotype control antibody (Catalog # MAB005, open histogram), followed by Phycoerythrin-conjugated Anti-Rat IgG F(ab')2 Secondary Antibody (Catalog # F0105B).
Immunocytochemistry
B7‑H2 in Mouse Splenocytes. B7‑H2 was detected in immersion fixed mouse splenocytes using Rat Anti-Mouse B7‑H2 Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB158) at 8 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 cell surfaces. View our protocol for Fluorescent ICC Staining of Non-adherent Cells.
Preparation and Storage
  • Reconstitution
    Sterile PBS to a final concentration of 0.5 mg/mL.
  • 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: B7-H2

B7-H2, also called B7RP-1 and ICOSL, is a 60 kDa member of the B7 family of immune costimulatory proteins. It is expressed on resting B cells, dendritic cells, monocytes, alveolar epithelial cells, and placental trophoblasts. B7-H2 interactions with ICOS promote lymphocyte differentiation and activation. Within the ECD, mouse B7-H2 shares 49% and 70% aa sequence identity with human and rat B7-H2, respectively.

  • Long Name:
    B7 Homolog 2
  • Entrez Gene IDs:
    23308 (Human); 50723 (Mouse); 102132485 (Cynomolgus Monkey)
  • Alternate Names:
    B7H2; B7-H2; B7H2B7 homolog 2; B7-H2B7-related protein 1; B7RP-1; B7RP1B7-like protein Gl50; B7RP-1LICOS; CD275 antigen; CD275; GL50; GL50transmembrane protein B7-H2 ICOS ligand; ICOSL; ICOS-L; ICOSLG; inducible T-cell co-stimulator ligand; KIAA0653ICOS ligand
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