Mouse anti Human CD206 antibody, clone 7-450 recognizes human CD206, otherwise known as macrophage mannose receptor (MMR), a transmembrane protein and member of the multilectin family of pattern recognition receptors (PRRs), which mediates phagocytosis and endocytosis, and is modulated by a range of factors including cytokines, immunoglobulin receptors and pathogens.
CD206 has two extracellular lectin binding sites: the cysteine-rich domain binds to sulphated sugars of glycoproteins such as thyroid stimulating hormone, whilst the recognition of mannose and fucose occurs through carbohydrate recognition domains (CRDs). The widespread distribution and recognition of a wide range of antigens by macrophages, plays a key role in both innate and adaptive immunity, with CD206 able to bind to both gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria, mycobacterium, yeasts, fungi and parasites. The expression of CD206 is not restricted to macrophages, but is also present on immature dendritic cells (DCs), endothelial cells, kidney mesangial cells, retinal pigment epithelium and tracheal smooth muscle cells.
- Target Species
- Product Form
- Purified IgG - liquid
- Purified IgG prepared by affinity chromatography on Protein A from tissue culture supernatant
- Buffer Solution
- Phosphate buffered saline
- Preservative Stabilisers
- Carrier Free
- Monocyte-derived dendritic cells.
- Approx. Protein Concentrations
- IgG concentration 1.0mg/ml
- Fusion Partners
- Spleen cells from immunised Balb/c mice were fused with cells of the X63-Ag8.653 myeloma cell line.
- Store at +4oC or at -20oC if preferred.
Storage in frost-free freezers is not recommended.
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.
- 18 months from date of despatch.
- Entrez Gene
- GO Terms
integral to plasma membrane
- 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 CD206 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.
- Histology Positive Control Tissue
- Human tonsil.
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