Mouse anti Human dendritic cells antibody, clone RFD1
recognizes an epitope within the class II MHC complex. In normal tissue mouse anti human dendritic cells antibody, clone RFD1 identifies dendritic cells and a proportion of B lymphocytes. Within the macrophage/dendritic cell populations the epitope seen by RFD1 is co-expressed with RFD7 by a subset of cells that exhibit suppressive activity on T cell stimulation.Mouse anti Human dendritic cells antibody, clone RFD1 does not bind to monocytes or cells of the granulocyte lineage.
Mouse anti Human dendritic cells antibody, clone RFD1 has been used for the induction of apoptosis via MHC Class II cross linking of gastric mucosa epithelial cells (Fan et al. 1998
- Target Species
- Species Cross-Reactivity
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- N.B. Antibody reactivity and working conditions may vary between species.
- Product Form
- Purified IgM- liquid
- Purified IgM prepared by affinity chromatography
- Buffer Solution
- Phosphate buffered saline
- Preservative Stabilisers
- Approx. Protein Concentrations
- IgM concentration 0.5 mg/ml
- Fusion Partners
- Spleen cells from immunised Balb/c mice were fused with cells of the NS1 mouse myeloma cell line.
- 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.
- 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 Dendritic Cells/B Cells antibody
|Immunohistology - Frozen 1
|Immunohistology - Paraffin
- 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.
Where this antibody has not been tested for use in a particular technique this does not necessarily exclude its use in such procedures. It is recommended that the user titrates the antibody for use in their own system using appropriate negative/positive controls.
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Product Specific References
References for Dendritic Cells/B Cells antibody
Poulter, L.W. et al. (1986) Discrimination of human macrophages and dendritic cells by means of monoclonal antibodies.
Scand J Immunol. 24 (3): 351-7.
Eckstein, A.K. et al. (2004) Thyroid associated ophthalmopathy: evidence for CD4(+) gammadelta T cells; de novo differentiation of RFD7(+) macrophages, but not of RFD1(+) dendritic cells; and loss of gammadelta and alphabeta T cell receptor expression.
Br J Ophthalmol. 88: 803-8.
Hamilton, R.F. Jr. et al. (2004) Alveolar macrophages from systemic sclerosis patients: evidence for IL-4-mediated phenotype changes.
Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 286: L1202-9.
Rugtveit, J. et al. (1997) Differential distribution of B7.1 (CD80) and B7.2 (CD86) costimulatory molecules on mucosal macrophage subsets in human inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
Clin Exp Immunol. 110 (1): 104-13.
Leonard, C.T. et al. (2000) Dendritic cells and macrophages in lung allografts: A role in chronic rejection?
Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 161: 1349-54.
Fan, X. et al. (1998) The effect of class II major histocompatibility complex expression on adherence of Helicobacter pylori and induction of apoptosis in gastric epithelial cells: a mechanism for T helper cell type 1-mediated damage.
J Exp Med. 187: 1659-69.
Figueroa, D.J. et al. (2000) Expression of the type I diabetes-associated gene LRP5 in macrophages, vitamin A system cells, and the Islets of Langerhans suggests multiple potential roles in diabetes.
J Histochem Cytochem. 48: 1357-68.
Kiekens, R.C. et al. (2001) Heterogeneity within tissue-specific macrophage and dendritic cell populations during cutaneous inflammation in atopic dermatitis.
Br J Dermatol. 145: 957-65.
Pantelidis, P. et al. (2001) Tumour necrosis factor-alpha production in fibrosing alveolitis is macrophage subset specific.
Respir Res. 2: 365-72.
Fan, X. et al. (2000) Helicobacter pylori urease binds to class II MHC on gastric epithelial cells and induces their apoptosis.
J Immunol. 165: 1918-24.
Li, T.F. et al. (2002) Dendritic cells in rheumatoid synovial membrane after total removal of the hyaline articular cartilage.
Rheumatology (Oxford). 41: 319-23.
Bland, D.A. et al. (2006) H. pylori receptor MHC class II contributes to the dynamic gastric epithelial apoptotic response.
World J Gastroenterol. 12: 5306-10.