Protein Name & Synonyms:
Flow Cytometry, Immunoprecipitation
IgG concentration 1 mg/ml
This product recognizes the beta chain of the rat CD8 cell surface antigen, expressed on thymocytes and peripheral cytotoxic/suppressor cells. CD8b is not expressed by NK cells or by intestinal intraepithelial T cells. This product is reported to block proliferative and cytotoxic responses of CD8 +ve effector cells in vitro.
Store at +4 °C for one month or at -20 °C for longer.
This product should be stored undiluted. Avoid repeated freezing and thawing as this may denature the antibody. Should this product contain a precipitate we recommend microcentrifugation before use.
If stored in this manner, this product is stable for 18 months after receipt.
Purified IgG - liquid
Phosphate buffered saline
Rat/mouse T cell hybrids expressing CD8
Spleen cells from immunised BALB/c mice were fused with cells of the mouse X63Ag8.653 myeloma cell line.