Detection of DC‑SIGN/CD209 in Mouse Bone Marrow-derived Dendritic Cells by Flow Cytometry. Mouse bone marrow-derived dendritic cells were stained with Rat Anti-Mouse DC‑SIGN/CD209 PE‑conjugated Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # FAB8345P, filled histogram) or isotype control antibody (Catalog # IC013P, open histogram). View our protocol for Staining Membrane-associated Proteins.
Detection of DC‑SIGN/CD209 in CHO Chinese Hamster Cell Line Transfected with Mouse DC-SIGN/CD209 by Flow Cytometry. CHO Chinese hamster ovary cell line transfected with mouse DC-SIGN/CD209 was stained with Rat Anti-Mouse DC‑SIGN/CD209 PE‑conjugated Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # FAB8345P, filled histogram) or isotype control antibody (Catalog # IC013P, open histogram). View our protocol for Staining Membrane-associated Proteins.
Preparation and Storage
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Stability & Storage
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12 months from date of receipt, 2 to 8 °C as supplied.
Mouse Dendritic Cell-specific ICAM-3 Grabbing Non-integrin (DC-SIGN)/CD209, also known as CD209 Antigen-like Protein A, is a member of the C-type lectin family (1). Mouse DC-SIGN/CD209 is a 33 kDa, 238 amino acid (aa) type II transmembrane protein (2). The extracellular region contains a Ca2+-dependent carbohydrate-binding lectin domain (2). In addition to the full-length mouse DC-SIGN/CD209, a second, truncated splice variant has been reported. DC-SIGN/CD209 is not well conserved between mouse and human with the extracellular domain sharing only 63% aa identity. The DC-SIGN/CD209 lectin domain binds mannose oligosaccharides on pathogens including HIV as well as self glycoproteins including ICAMs (2-4). DC-SIGN/CD209 is expressed on dendritic cells (DC) and inflammatory macrophages and contributes to antigen presentation (2, 5, 6).
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