MHC Class II H-2I-Ak/s antibody | OX-6

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Mouse anti MHC Class II H-2I-Ak/s:Alexa Fluor® 488

Mouse anti MHC Class II H-2I-Ak/s:Alexa Fluor® 647

Mouse anti MHC Class II H-2I-Ak/s:FITC

Mouse anti MHC Class II H-2I-Ak/s

Mouse anti MHC Class II H-2I-Ak/s:RPE

Product Type
Monoclonal Antibody
Clone
OX-6
Isotype
IgG1
Product CodeApplicationsDatasheetMSDSPack SizeList PriceQuantity
MCA2687A488 F 100 Tests/1ml
MCA2687A647 F 100 Tests/1ml
MCA2687FA F 50 µg
MCA2687FT F 0.1 mg
MCA2687GA C F P* 0.1 mg
MCA2687R C F P* WB 0.25 mg
MCA2687PE F 100 Tests
Mouse anti MHC Class II H-2I-Ak/s antibody, clone OX-6 recognizes a monomorphic determinant of the rat RT1B MHC class II antigen present on B lymphocytes, dendritic cells, some macrophages and certain epithelial cells.

Mouse anti MHC Class II H-2I-Ak/s antibody, clone OX-6 does not react with the rat BDIX strain due to a defect in RT1B expression (Male, D. K. et al.).

Mouse anti MHC Class II H-2I-Ak/s antibody, clone OX-6 also cross reacts with a polymorphic determinant on mouse strains of the H-2 haplotypes k and s. Analysis of recombinant mouse strains has mapped the OX-6 determinant to the H-2I-A region (McMaster & Williams 1979) and (Maleet al. 1987).

The major histocompatibility complex (MHC) is a cluster of genes that are important in the immune response to infections. In mice, this complex is referred to as the H-2 region. In rats, this complex is referred to as the RT1 region.

This product is routinely tested in flow cytometry on rat splenocytes.

Product Details

Target Species
Rat
Species Cross-Reactivity
Target SpeciesCross Reactivity
Mouse
N.B. Antibody reactivity and working conditions may vary between species.
Product Form
Purified IgG conjugated to Alexa Fluor® 488 - liquid
Product Form
Purified IgG conjugated to Alexa Fluor® 647 - liquid
Product Form
Purified IgG conjugated to Fluorescein Isothiocyanate Isomer 1 (FITC) - liquid
Product Form
Purified IgG - liquid
Product Form
Purified IgG conjugated to R. Phycoerythrin (RPE) - lyophilized
Reconstitution
Reconstitute with 1 ml distilled water
Preparation
Purified IgG prepared by affinity chromatography on Protein G from tissue culture supernatant
Preparation
Purified IgG prepared by affinity chromatography on Protein G from tissue culture supernatant
Preparation
Purified IgG prepared by affinity chromatography on Protein G from tissue culture supernatant
Preparation
Purified IgG prepared by affinity chromatography on Protein A from tissue culture supernatant
Preparation
Purified IgG prepared by affinity chromatography on Protein G
Buffer Solution
Phosphate buffered saline
Buffer Solution
Phosphate buffered saline
Buffer Solution
Phosphate buffered saline
Buffer Solution
Phosphate buffered saline
Buffer Solution
Phosphate buffered saline
Preservative Stabilisers
0.09%Sodium Azide
1%Bovine Serum Albumin
Preservative Stabilisers
0.09%Sodium Azide
1%Bovine Serum Albumin
Preservative Stabilisers
0.09%Sodium Azide
1%Bovine Serum Albumin
Preservative Stabilisers
0.09%Sodium Azide
Preservative Stabilisers
0.09%Sodium Azide
1%Bovine Serum Albumin
5%Sucrose
Carrier Free
Yes
Immunogen
Rat thymocyte membrane glycoproteins.
Approx. Protein Concentrations
IgG concentration 0.05 mg/ml
Approx. Protein Concentrations
IgG concentration 0.05 mg/ml
Approx. Protein Concentrations
IgG concentration 0.1 mg/ml
Approx. Protein Concentrations
IgG concentration 1.0 mg/ml
Fusion Partners
Spleen cells from immunised Balb/c mice were fused with cells from the NS1 mouse myeloma cell line.

Storage Information

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

This product should be stored undiluted.

Storage in frost free freezers is not recommended. This product is photosensitive and should be protected from light.

Avoid repeated freezing and thawing as this may denature the antibody. Should this product contain a precipitate we recommend microcentrifugation before use.
Storage
Store at +4oC or at -20oC if preferred.

This product should be stored undiluted.

Storage in frost free freezers is not recommended. This product is photosensitive and should be protected from light.

Avoid repeated freezing and thawing as this may denature the antibody. Should this product contain a precipitate we recommend microcentrifugation before use.
Storage
Store at +4oC or at -20oC if preferred.

This product should be stored undiluted.

Storage in frost free freezers is not recommended. This product is photosensitive and should be protected from light.

Avoid repeated freezing and thawing as this may denature the antibody. Should this product contain a precipitate we recommend microcentrifugation before use.
Storage
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.
Storage
Prior to reconstitution store at +4oC. Following reconstitution store at +4oC.

DO NOT FREEZE.

This product should be stored undiluted. This product is photosensitive and should be protected from light. Should this product contain a precipitate we recommend microcentrifugation before use.
Shelf Life
18 months from date of despatch.
Shelf Life
18 months from date of despatch.
Shelf Life
18 months from date of despatch.
Shelf Life
18 months from date of despatch.
Shelf Life
12 months from date of reconstitution.

More Information

Acknowledgements
This product is provided under an intellectual property licence from Life Technologies Corporation. The transfer of this product is contingent on the buyer using the purchase product solely in research, excluding contract research or any fee for service research, and the buyer must not sell or otherwise transfer this product or its components for (a) diagnostic, therapeutic or prophylactic purposes; (b) testing, analysis or screening services, or information in return for compensation on a per-test basis; (c) manufacturing or quality assurance or quality control, or (d) resale, whether or not resold for use in research. For information on purchasing a license to this product for purposes other than as described above, contact Life Technologies Corporation, 5791 Van Allen Way, Carlsbad CA 92008 USA or outlicensing@thermofisher.com
Acknowledgements
This product is provided under an intellectual property licence from Life Technologies Corporation. The transfer of this product is contingent on the buyer using the purchase product solely in research, excluding contract research or any fee for service research, and the buyer must not sell or otherwise transfer this product or its components for (a) diagnostic, therapeutic or prophylactic purposes; (b) testing, analysis or screening services, or information in return for compensation on a per-test basis; (c) manufacturing or quality assurance or quality control, or (d) resale, whether or not resold for use in research. For information on purchasing a license to this product for purposes other than as described above, contact Life Technologies Corporation, 5791 Van Allen Way, Carlsbad CA 92008 USA or outlicensing@thermofisher.com
Regulatory
For research purposes only

Applications of MHC Class II H-2I-Ak/s 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 Neat 1/10
Flow Cytometry Neat 1/10
Flow Cytometry Neat 1/10
Flow Cytometry 1/50 1/100
Immunohistology - Frozen
Immunohistology - Paraffin 1 1/50 1/100
Western Blotting
Flow Cytometry Neat 1/2
  1. 1This product requires antigen retrieval using heat treatment prior to staining of paraffin sections.Sodium citrate buffer pH 6.0 is recommended for this purpose. PLP fixation is recommended for optimal results
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Flow Cytometry
Use 10ul of the suggested working dilution to label 106 cells in 100ul.
Flow Cytometry
Use 10ul of the suggested working dilution to label 106 cells in 100ul.
Flow Cytometry
Use 10ul of the suggested working dilution to label 106 cells in 100ul.
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 IgG1:HRP HCA036P 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®549 (Multi Species Adsorbed) STAR117D549GA 0.1 mg F IF WB
Goat anti Mouse IgG (H/L):DyLight®649 (Multi Species Adsorbed) STAR117D649GA 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 IgG1 Negative Control:Alexa Fluor® 488 MCA1209A488 100 Tests/1ml F
Mouse IgG1 Negative Control:Alexa Fluor® 647 MCA1209A647 100 Tests/1ml F
Mouse IgG1 Negative Control:FITC MCA1209F 0.1 mg F
Mouse IgG1 Negative Control MCA1209 0.1 mg F
Mouse IgG1 Negative Control:RPE MCA1209PE 100 Tests F

Application Based External Images

Flow Cytometry

Product Specific References

References for MHC Class II H-2I-Ak/s antibody

  1. McMaster, W.R. & Williams, A.F. (1979) Identification of Ia glycoproteins in rat thymus and purification from rat spleen.
    Eur J Immunol. 9 (6): 426-33.
  2. Fernandez, J.L. & Weeks, M. (1986) Genetic monitoring of inbred strains of mice using monoclonal antibodies to major histocompatibility haplotypes and lymphocyte alloantigens.
    Lab Anim. 20 (4): 293-7.
  3. Charteris, D.G. & Lightman, S.L. (1993) In vivo lymphokine production in experimental autoimmune uveoretinitis.
    Immunology. 78 (3): 387-92.
  4. Whiteland, J.L. et al. (1995) Immunohistochemical detection of T-cell subsets and other leukocytes in paraffin-embedded rat and mouse tissues with monoclonal antibodies.
    J Histochem Cytochem. 43 (3): 313-20.
  5. McKechnie, N.M. et al. (1997) Immunization with the cross-reactive antigens Ov39 from Onchocerca volvulus and hr44 from human retinal tissue induces ocular pathology and activates retinal microglia.
    J Infect Dis. 176 (5): 1334-43.
  6. Male, D.K. et al. (1987) Serological evidence for a defect in RT1.B (I-A) expression by the BDIX rat strain.
    J Immunogenet. 14 (6): 301-12.
  7. Meyer zu Hörste, G. et al. (2011) Quinpramine ameliorates rat experimental autoimmune neuritis and redistributes MHC class II molecules.
    PLoS One. 6(6): e21223.
  8. Zhang, M. et al. (2015) The distinct distributions of immunocompetent cells in rat dentin pulp after pulpotomy.
    Anat Rec (Hoboken). 298 (4): 741-9.
  9. Ledreux, A. et al. (2016) Detrimental effects of a high fat/high cholesterol diet on memory and hippocampal markers in aged rats
    Behavioural Brain Research. Jun 22 [Epub ahead of print]