CD56 antibody | MEM-188

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Mouse anti Human CD56

Product Type
Monoclonal Antibody
Product CodeApplicationsDatasheetMSDSPack SizeList PriceQuantity
MCA2046GA C* F IP WB* 0.1 mg
MCA2046 C* F IP WB* 0.2 mg
Mouse anti Human CD56 antibody, clone MEM-188 recognizes CD56 a 140kDa cell surface glycoprotein expressed primarily by natural killer cells and a subset of T cells in the peripheral blood.

Product Details

Target Species
Product Form
Purified IgG - liquid
Purified IgG prepared by affinity chromatography on Protein A
Buffer Solution
Phosphate buffered saline
Preservative Stabilisers
0.09%Sodium Azide
Approx. Protein Concentrations
IgG concentration 1.0mg/ml

Storage Information

Store at +4oC or at -20oC if preferred.

This product should be stored undiluted.

Storage in frost free freezers is not recommended. 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.

More Information

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For research purposes only

Applications of CD56 antibody

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 1/25 1/50 Pack Size: 0.1 mg
1/100 Pack Size: 0.2 mg
Immunohistology - Frozen 1 1/40
Immunohistology - Paraffin
Western Blotting 2 Non-reducing conditions
  1. 1The epitope recognised by this antibody is reported to be sensitive to formaldehyde fixation and tissue processing. Bio-Rad recommends the use of acetone fixation for frozen sections.
  2. 2 MEM-188 recognizes CD56 under non-reducing conditions.
Where this antibody 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 antibody for use in their own system using appropriate negative/positive controls.
Flow Cytometry
Use 10ul of the suggested working dilution to label 106 cells in 100ul.

Secondary Antibodies Available

Description Product Code Pack Size Applications List Price Quantity
Human anti Mouse IgG2a:FITC HCA037F 0.1 mg F
Human anti Mouse IgG2a:HRP HCA037P 0.1 mg E
Goat anti Mouse IgG (H/L):Alk. Phos. (Multi Species Adsorbed) STAR117A 0.5 mg E WB
Goat anti Mouse IgG (H/L):DyLight®488 (Multi Species Adsorbed) STAR117D488GA 0.1 mg F IF
Goat anti Mouse IgG (H/L):DyLight®680 (Multi Species Adsorbed) STAR117D680GA 0.1 mg F WB
Goat anti Mouse IgG (H/L):DyLight®800 (Multi Species Adsorbed) STAR117D800GA 0.1 mg F IF WB
Goat anti Mouse IgG (H/L):FITC (Multi Species Adsorbed) STAR117F 0.5 mg F
Goat anti Mouse IgG (H/L):HRP (Multi Species Adsorbed) STAR117P 0.5 mg E WB
Goat anti Mouse IgG (Fc):FITC STAR120F 1 mg C F
Goat anti Mouse IgG (Fc):HRP STAR120P 1 mg E WB
Rabbit F(ab')2 anti Mouse IgG:RPE STAR12A 1 ml F
Rabbit F(ab')2 anti Mouse IgG:HRP (Human Adsorbed) STAR13B 1 mg C E P RE WB
Goat anti Mouse IgG:FITC (Rat Adsorbed) STAR70 0.5 mg F
Goat anti Mouse IgG:RPE (Rat Adsorbed) STAR76 1 ml F
Goat anti Mouse IgG:HRP (Rat Adsorbed) STAR77 0.5 mg C E P
Goat anti Mouse IgG/A/M:Alk. Phos. STAR87A 1 mg C E WB
Goat anti Mouse IgG/A/M:HRP (Human Adsorbed) STAR87P 1 mg E
Rabbit F(ab')2 anti Mouse IgG:Dylight®800 STAR8D800GA 0.1 mg F IF WB
Rabbit F(ab')2 anti Mouse IgG:FITC STAR9B 1 mg F

Negative Isotype Controls Available

Description Product Code Pack Size Applications List Price Quantity
Mouse IgG2a Negative Control MCA929 100 Tests F

Product Specific References

References for CD56 antibody

  1. Costa, al (1997) CD56 Workshop Panel Report.
    In: Leucocyte typing VI. White cell differentiation antigens. Garland Publishing Inc. New York and London. 271-2.
  2. Prager, E. et al. (2001) Induction of hyporesponsiveness and impaired T lymphocyte activation by the CD31 receptor:ligand pathway in T cells.
    J Immunol. 166 (4): 2364-71.
  3. Staffler G et al. (2003) Selective inhibition of T cell activation via CD147 through novel modulation of lipid rafts.
    J Immunol. 171 (4): 1707-14.
  4. Crisan, M. et al. (2008) A perivascular origin for mesenchymal stem cells in multiple human organs.
    Cell Stem Cell. 3: 301-13.
  5. Newman, K.C. et al. (2006) Cross-talk with myeloid accessory cells regulates human natural killer cell interferon-gamma responses to malaria.
    PLoS Pathog. 2: e118.
  6. Apps, R. et al. (2011) Ex vivo functional responses to HLA-G differ between blood and decidual NK cells.
    Mol Hum Reprod. 17: 577-86.
  7. Aspinall, A.I. et al. (2010) CX(3)CR1 and vascular adhesion protein-1-dependent recruitment of CD16(+) monocytes across human liver sinusoidal endothelium.
    Hepatology. 51: 2030-9.
  8. Rodriguez JM et al. (2015) PyNTTTTGT and CpG Immunostimulatory Oligonucleotides: Effect on Granulocyte/Monocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor (GM-CSF) Secretion by Human CD56+ (NK and NKT) Cells.
    PLoS One. 10 (2): e0117484.
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