Anti-Human CD8a FITC
The OKT8 monoclonal antibody specifically reacts with human CD8α molecule, a tyPEI transmembrane glycoprotein of 32-34 kDa. CD8α is a member of the Ig superfamily, expressed as a homodimer (CD8αα) or as a heterodimer (CD8αβ). CD8+ αβ T lymphocytes express both CD8αα and CD8αβ, while some T lymphocytes and the natural killer cells express only the homodimers. CD8 binds to MHC class I and influences the development and the activation of T lymphocytes.
OKT8, RPA-T8, and HIT8a antibodies do not compete with each other for binding to peripheral leukocytes, meaning that that they do not recognize the same epitoPEor block each other by steric hindrance.
|Research Interest:||Adaptive Immunity|
|Cell Type:||NK and NKT Cells, T Cells, Dendritic Cells|
The product should be stored undiluted at 4°C and should be protected from prolonged exposure to light. Do not freeze. The monoclonal antibody was purified utilizing affinity chromatography and unreacted dye was removed from the product.
Phosphate-buffered aqueous solution, ≤0.09% Sodium azide, may contain carrier protein/stabilizer, ph7.2.
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