Detection of NKG2A/CD159a in Mouse Splenocytes by Flow Cytometry. Mouse splenocytes were stained with Rat Anti-Mouse NKp46/NCR1 Alexa Fluor® 488‑conjugated Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # FAB22252G) and either (A) Rat Anti-Mouse NKG2A/CD159a APC‑conjugated Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # FAB6867A) or (B) Rat IgG2B Allophycocyanin Isotype Control (Catalog # IC013A). View our protocol for Staining Membrane-associated Proteins.
Preparation and Storage
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Stability & Storage
Protect from light. Do not freeze.
12 months from date of receipt, 2 to 8 °C as supplied.
NKG2A is a 244 amino acid (aa), ~38 kDa type II transmembrane glycoprotein with a cytoplasmic ITIM motif and a single extracellular lectin-like domain. Within the extracellular domain (aa 94-244), mouse NKG2A shares 71% and 41% aa sequence identity with rat and human NKG2A, respectively. An isoform lacking aa 98-114 has been described. NKG2A associates with CD94 and is coexpressed on NK cells and some activated T cell populations. The NKG2A/CD94 complex delivers an inhibitory signal upon recognition of its murine ligand, Qa-1b (or HLA-E in humans) on antigen presenting cells.
Natural Killer G2A
Entrez Gene IDs:
3821 (Human); 16641 (Mouse)
CD159 antigen-like family member A; CD159a antigen; CD159a; C-lectin type II protein; killer cell lectin-like receptor subfamily C, member 1; Klrc1; MGC13374; natural killer cell lectin; natural killer group protein 2; NK cell receptor A; NKG2; NKG2-1/B activating NK receptor; NKG2A; NKG2-A; NKG2-A/B type II integral membrane protein; NKG2-A/B-activating NK receptor; NKG2-A/NKG2-B type II integral membrane protein; NKG2AMGC59791; NKG2-B
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