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CD21 antibody | CA2.1D6

Mouse anti Canine CD21:RPE

Product Type
Monoclonal Antibody

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Mouse anti Canine CD21 antibody, clone CA2.1D6 recognizes canine CD21, also known as Complement receptor type 2. CD21 is a cell surface antigen expressed by canine B lymphocytes.

The antigen recognized may be the canine homologue of human CD21, but this has not been fully confirmed.

Mouse anti Canine CD21 antibody , clone CA2.1D6 also recognizes the CD21 antigen in Felids. Expression in cats is analogous to that seen in dogs with strong expression on lymphocytes, in a manner mutually exclusive with expression of CD4 or CD8. Mouse anti Canine CD21 antibody, clone CA2.1D6 immunoprecipitates a ~145 kDa protein from feline lymphocytes, similar to the protein immunoprecipitated by the antibody from canine lymphocytes (Dean et al. 1996).

Target Species
Species Cross-Reactivity
Target SpeciesCross Reactivity
N.B. Antibody reactivity and working conditions may vary between species.
Product Form
Purified IgG conjugated to R. Phycoerythrin (RPE) - lyophilized
Reconstitute with 1 ml distilled water
Purified IgG prepared by affinity chromatography on Protein G from tissue culture supernatant
Buffer Solution
Phosphate buffered saline
Preservative Stabilisers
0.09% sodium azide (NaN3)
1% bovine serum albumin
5% sucrose
Max Ex/Em
Fluorophore Excitation Max (nm) Emission Max (nm)
RPE 488nm laser 496 578
For research purposes only
12 months from date of despatch

Prior to reconstitution store at +4°C. Following reconstitution store at +4°C.
This product should be stored undiluted. This product is photosensitive and should be protected from light. Should this product contain a precipitate we recommend microcentrifugation before use.

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.
Application Name Verified Min Dilution Max Dilution
Flow Cytometry 1 Neat
  1. 1 N.B. MCA1781PE should NOT be used with MCA1774F (mouse anti canine CD3), in dual colour flow cytometry, due to non-specific interactions between the two reagents.
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 10μl of the suggested working dilution to label 106 cells or cells or 100μl whole blood

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