Mouse anti Chicken TCRα/β antibody, clone TCR2 recognizes chicken TCRα/β expressed on peripheral blood T cells. Two distinct subpopulations of α/β T cells appear in the chicken thymus subsequent to the appearance of γ/δ T cells. These subpopulations, originally denoted as TCR2 and TCR3 arise sequentially in the thymus during ontogeny and are now known to represent two distinct Vβ families, Vβ1 and Vβ2, respectively.
Mouse anti Chicken TCRα/β antibody, clone TCR2 is specific for the Vβ1.
- Target Species
- Product Form
- Purified IgG - liquid
- Purified IgG prepared by ion exchange chromatography from tissue culture supernatant
- Buffer Solution
- Borate buffered saline.
- Preservative Stabilisers
- 0.09% Sodium Azide (NaN3)
- Approx. Protein Concentrations
- IgG concentration 0.5mg/ml
- Store at +4oC. DO NOT FREEZE.
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.
- 12 months from date of despatch
- For research purposes only
This product has been reported to work in the following applications. This information is derived from testing within our laboratories, peer-reviewed publications or personal communications from the originators. Please refer to references indicated for further information. For general protocol recommendations, please visit the antibody protocols page.
Applications of TCR Alpha/Beta antibody
|Immunohistology - Frozen
Where this product has not been tested for use in a particular technique this does not necessarily exclude its use in such procedures. Suggested working dilutions are given as a guide only. It is recommended that the user titrates the product for use in their own system using appropriate negative/positive controls.
- Flow Cytometry
- Use 10ul of the suggested working dilution to label 1x106 cells in 100ul.
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Product Specific References
References for TCR Alpha/Beta antibody
Balic, A. et al. (2014) Visualisation of chicken macrophages using transgenic reporter genes: insights into the development of the avian macrophage lineage.
Development. 141: 3255-65.
Röhe I. et al. (2017) Effect of feeding soybean meal and differently processed peas on the gut mucosal immune system of broilers
Poultry Science. Feb 23 [Epub ahead of print]