Mouse anti Rat MHC Class I RT1A antibody, clone F16-4-4 recognizes the rat RT1A MHC class I antigen binding to a monomorphic epitope expressed by all rat strains, although strains of haplotype c more weakly.
Mouse anti Rat MHC Class I RT1A antibody, clone F16-4-4 is routinely tested in flow cytometry on rat splenocytes.
- Target Species
- Product Form
- Purified IgG - liquid
- Purified IgG prepared by affinity chromatography on Protein G from tissue culture supernatant
- Buffer Solution
- Phosphate buffered saline
- Preservative Stabilisers
- Carrier Free
- Partially purified rat MHC antigens.
- Approx. Protein Concentrations
- IgG concentration 1.0 mg/ml
- Fusion Partners
- Spleen cells of immunised BALB/c mice were fused with cells from the NS-1 mouse myeloma line.
- 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.
- 12 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 MHC Class I RT1A antibody
|Immunohistology - Frozen
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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Secondary Antibodies Available
Negative Isotype Controls Available
Product Specific References
References for MHC Class I RT1A antibody
Hart, D.N.J. and Fabre, J.W. (1981) Major histocompatibility complex antigens in rat kidney, ureter, and bladder. Localization with monoclonal antibodies and demonstration of Ia-positive dendritic cells
Transplantation. 31: 318-325.
Hart, D.N.J. and Fabre, J.W. (1981) Problems in the use of erythrocytes for RT1.A typing studies, probably due to quantitative differences in RT1.A antigen expression in different strains.
Transplantation Proceedings. 13: 1329-1322.
Mclellan, A. D. et al. (1999) Induction of dendritic cell costimulator molecule expression is suppressed by T cells in the absence of antigen-specific signalling: role of cluster formation, CD40 and HLA-class II for dendritic cell activation
Tuncel J et al. (2014) Natural polymorphisms in Tap2 influence negative selection and CD4∶CD8 lineage commitment in the rat.
PLoS Genet. 10 (2): e1004151.
Hart, D.N. & Fabre, J.W. (1981) Demonstration and characterization of Ia-positive dendritic cells in the interstitial connective tissues of rat heart and other tissues, but not brain.
J Exp Med. 154 (2): 347-61.
Carayon K et al. (2011) Proteolipidic composition of exosomes changes during reticulocyte maturation.
J Biol Chem. 286 (39): 34426-39.
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