Mouse TIM-3 Antibody

Recombinant Monoclonal Antibody
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MAB1529R-100
MAB1529R-SP
Detection of TIM‑3 in RAW 264.7 Mouse Cell Line by Flow Cytometry.
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Mouse TIM-3 Antibody Summary

Species Reactivity
Mouse
Specificity
Detects mouse TIM-3 in direct ELISAs.
Source
Recombinant Monoclonal Rat IgG2A Clone # 215008R
Purification
Protein A or G purified from cell culture supernatant
Immunogen
Mouse myeloma cell line NS0-derived recombinant mouse TIM‑3
Arg20-Ala193
Accession # Q8V1M0
Formulation
Lyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered solution in PBS with Trehalose. *Small pack size (SP) is supplied either lyophilized or as a 0.2 µm filtered solution in PBS.
Label
Unconjugated

Applications

Recommended Concentration
Sample
Flow Cytometry
0.25 µg/106 cells
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CyTOF-ready
Ready to be labeled using established conjugation methods. No BSA or other carrier proteins that could interfere with conjugation.
 

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.

Scientific Data

Flow Cytometry Detection of TIM-3 antibody in RAW 264.7 Mouse Cell Line antibody by Flow Cytometry. View Larger

Detection of TIM‑3 in RAW 264.7 Mouse Cell Line by Flow Cytometry. RAW 264.7 mouse monocyte/macrophage cell line was stained with Rat Anti-Mouse TIM-3 Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB1529R, filled histogram) or isotype control antibody (Catalog # MAB006, open histogram) followed by Goat anti-Rat IgG APC-conjugated secondary antibody (Catalog # F0113). View our protocol for Staining Membrane-associated Proteins.

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Preparation and Storage

Reconstitution
Reconstitute at 0.5 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
Reconstitution Buffer Available
Reconstitution Buffer 1 (PBS)
Catalog #
Availability
Size / Price
Qty
RB01
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: TIM-3

TIM-3 (T cell immunoglobulin and mucin domain-3) is a 60 kDa member of the TIM family of immune regulating molecules. TIMs are type I transmembrane glycoproteins with one Ig-like V-type domain and a Ser/Thr-rich mucin stalk (1 - 3). There are three TIM genes in human and eight in mouse. Mature mouse TIM-3 consists of a 174 aa extracellular domain (ECD), a 21 aa transmembrane segment (TM), and a 67 aa cytoplasmic tail (4). Two alternately spliced isoforms have been reported in mouse which lack either the TM or both the TM and mucin regions (5, 6). Within the ECD, mouse TIM-3 shares 58% and 74% aa sequence identity with human and rat TIM-3, respectively. TIM-3 is specifically expressed on Th1 cells whereas TIM-1 and TIM-2 are expressed on TH2 cells. In chronic inflammation, autoimmune disorders, and some cancers, TIM-3 is upregulated on several other hematopoietic cell types and on hippocampal neurons (9 - 12). The glycosylated Ig domain of TIM-3 binds cell-associated galectin-9 which induces TIM-3 Tyr phosphorylation and proapoptotic signaling(10, 13). TIM-3 functions as a negative regulator of Th1 cell activity. Its blockade results in increased IFN-gamma production, Th1 cell proliferation, and cytotoxicity (5, 7, 12, 14). TIM-3 may play a role in regulatory T cell development, (7) inflammation, (15) and immune tolerance (5, 13, 14). Soluble mouse TIM-3 has been shown to inhibit anti-tumor effector T cell responses and to enhance autoimmune reactions (6, 7).

References
  1. Anderson, A.C. and D.E. Anderson (2006) Curr. Opin. Immunol. 18:665.
  2. Mariat, C. et al. (2005) Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B 360:1681.
  3. Meyers, J.H. et al. (2005) Trends Mol. Med. 11:362.
  4. Monney, L. et al. (2002) Nature 415:536.
  5. Sabatos, C.A. et al. (2003) Nat. Immunol. 4:1102.
  6. Geng, H. et al. (2006) J. Immunol. 176:1411.
  7. Sanchez-Fueyo, A. et al. (2003) Nat. Immunol. 4:1093.
  8. Khademi, M. et al. (2004) J. Immunol. 172:7169.
  9. Wiener, Z. et al. (2007) J. Invest. Dermatol. 127:906.
  10. van de Weyer, P.S. et al. (2006) Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 351:571.
  11. Gielen, A.W. et al. (2005) J. Neuroimmunol. 164:93.
  12. Oikawa, T. et al. (2006) J. Immunol. 177:4281.
  13. Zhu, C. et al. (2005) Nat. Immunol. 6:1245.
  14. Koguchi, K. et al. (2006) J. Exp. Med. 203:1413.
  15. Frisancho-Kiss, S. et al. (2006) J. Immunol. 176:6411.
Long Name
T Cell Immunoglobulin Mucin-3
Entrez Gene IDs
84868 (Human); 171285 (Mouse); 363578 (Rat); 479318 (Canine); 102141722 (Cynomolgus Monkey)
Alternate Names
CD366; FLJ14428; HAVCR2; HAVcr-2; hepatitis A virus cellular receptor 2; kidney injury molecule-3; KIM-3; SPTCL; T cell immunoglobulin mucin 3; T cell immunoglobulin mucin-3; T-cell immunoglobulin and mucin domain-containing protein 3; TIM 3; TIM3 T-cell membrane protein 3; TIM3; TIM-3; TIMD3; TIMD-3; TIMD3KIM-3

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