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Mouse Anti-Human CD8-PE/CY5.5 (RFT8)

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PE/CY5.5 Anti-Human CD8 antibody for use in flow cytometry assays.
Size Price (USD) Quantity
100 tests $259.00
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Clone RFT8
Isotype Mouse (BALB/c) IgG1κ
Isotype Control 0102-16
Specificity Human CD8
Alternative Names Leu-2, Lyt2, Lyt3, Tp32, T8
Description CD8 is a 33 kDa transmembrane glycoprotein expressed as either a CD8αα homodimer or CD8αβ heterodimer. It is expressed on the “cytotoxic/suppressor” subpopulation of peripheral T cells. CD8 functions primarily as a coreceptor with MHC class I-restricted TCR’s in antigen recognition.
Immunogen Thymocytes and E-rosetted lymphocytes
Conjugate PE/CY5.5 (R-phycoerythrin/Cyanine 5.5)
Buffer Formulation Phosphate buffered saline containing < 0.1% sodium azide and a stabilizer
Clonality Monoclonal
Concentration Lot specific
Volume 1.0 mL
Recommended Storage 2-8°C; Avoid exposure to light; Do not freeze
Trademark Information Cy® is a registered trademark of Global Life Sciences Solutions Germany GmbH
Applications Flow Cytometry – Quality tested 1,9
Immunohistochemistry-Frozen Sections – Reported in literature 2-5
Immunohistochemistry-Paraffin Sections – Reported in literature 6
Immunocytochemistry – Reported in literature 7
Depletion – Reported in literature 8

RRID Number AB_2796889
Gene ID 925 (Human)
Gene ID Symbol CD8A (Human)
Gene ID Aliases CD8; p32; Leu2
UniProt ID P01732 (Human
UniProt Name CD8A_HUMAN (Human)

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  2. 2. Bofill M, Gombert W, Borthwick NJ, Akbar AN, McLaughlin JE, Lee CA, et al. Presence of CD3+CD8+Bcl-2low lymphocytes undergoing apoptosis and activated macrophages in lymph nodes of HIV-1+ patients. Am J Pathol. 1995;146:1542-55. (IHC-FS)
  3. 3. Gay FW, Drye TJ, Dick GW, Esiri MM. The application of multifactorial cluster analysis in the staging of plaques in early multiple sclerosis. Identification and characterization of the primary demyelinating lesion. Brain. 1997;120:1461-83. (IHC-FS)
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  5. 5. Howie D, Spencer J, DeLord D, Pitzalis C, Wathen NC, Dogan A, et al. Extrathymic T cell differentiation in the human intestine early in life. J Immunol. 1998;161:5862-72. (IHC-FS)
  6. 6. Cruickshank SM, Southgate J, Wyatt JI, Selby PJ, Trejdosiewicz LK. Expression of CD44 on bile ducts in primary sclerosing cholangitis and primary biliary cirrhosis. J Clin Pathol. 1999;52:730-4. (IHC-PS)
  7. 7. Burgess R, Hyde K, Maguire PJ, Kelsey PR, Yin JA, Geary CG. Two-colour immunoenzymatic technique using sequential staining by APAAP to evaluate two cell antigens. J Clin Pathol. 1992;45:206-9. (ICC)
  8. 8. Wimperis JZ, Gottlieb D, Duncombe AS, Heslop HE, Prentice HG, Brenner MK. Requirements for the adoptive transfer of antibody responses to a priming antigen in man. J Immunol. 1990;144:541-7. (Depletion)
  9. 9. Hunter PJ, Nistala K, Jina N, Eddaoudi A, Thomson W, Hubank M, et al. Biologic predictors of extension of oligoarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis as determined from synovial fluid cellular composition and gene expression. Arthritis Rheum. 2010;62:896-907. (FC)
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