CD4 antibody | RM4-5

Rat anti Mouse CD4:Biotin

Product Type
Monoclonal Antibody
Clone
RM4-5
Isotype
IgG2a
Specificity
CD4

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Rat anti Mouse CD4 antibody, clone RM4-5 detects mouse CD4, a 55 kDa protein also known as Ly-4 and L3T4. CD4 is a single chain transmembraneous glycoprotein which belongs to the immunoglobulin superfamily, and is primarily expressed on peripheral blood monocytes and tissue macrophages. CD4 is also expressed on a subpopulation of regulatory T cells (CD4+CD25+), which play a key role in the maintenance of self tolerance.

Rat anti Mouse CD4 antibody, clone RM4-5 can be used for in vitro blocking of ligand binding, as well as in vitro CD4+ T cell depletions.

Target Species
Mouse
Product Form
Purified IgG conjugated to Biotin - liquid
Preparation
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
Immunogen
BALB/c mouse thymocytes
Approx. Protein Concentrations
IgG concentration 0.1mg/ml
Regulatory
For research purposes only
Guarantee
12 months from date of despatch

This product is shipped at ambient temperature. It is recommended to aliquot and store at -20°C on receipt. When thawed, aliquot the sample as needed. Keep aliquots at 2-8°C for short term use (up to 4 weeks) and store the remaining aliquots at -20°C.

Avoid repeated freezing and thawing as this may denature the antibody. Storage in frost-free freezers is not recommended.

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 neat 1/10
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.

The Fc region of monoclonal antibodies may bind non-specifically to cells expressing low affinity Fc receptors. This may be reduced by using SeroBlock FcR (BUF041A/B).

References for CD4 antibody

  1. Fehérvari, Z. & Sakaguchi, S. (2004) CD4+ Tregs and immune control.
    J Clin Invest. 114 (9): 1209-17.
  2. von Kutzleben, S. et al. (2017) Depletion of CD52-positive cells inhibits the development of central nervous system autoimmune disease, but deletes an immune-tolerance promoting CD8 T-cell population. Implications for secondary autoimmunity of alemtuzumab in multiple sclerosis.
    Immunology. 150 (4): 444-55.
  3. Zamudio, F. et al. (2020) TDP-43 mediated blood-brain barrier permeability and leukocyte infiltration promote neurodegeneration in a low-grade systemic inflammation mouse model.
    J Neuroinflammation. 17 (1): 283.

Synonyms
L3T4 Antigen
LY-4
RRID
AB_905953
UniProt
P06332
Entrez Gene
Cd4
GO Terms
GO:0001816 cytokine production
GO:0007155 cell adhesion
GO:0016021 integral to membrane
GO:0005788 endoplasmic reticulum lumen
GO:0005789 endoplasmic reticulum membrane
GO:0006955 immune response
GO:0007166 cell surface receptor linked signaling pathway
GO:0009897 external side of plasma membrane
GO:0045058 T cell selection
GO:0045121 membrane raft
GO:0050731 positive regulation of peptidyl-tyrosine phosphorylation
GO:0050850 positive regulation of calcium-mediated signaling
GO:0050870 positive regulation of T cell activation
GO:0051789 response to protein stimulus
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