CyFlow™ CD15 FITC

CyFlow™ CD15 FITC
Laser: Blue
Target Species: Human
Antigen: CD15
Field of Interest: Blood group antigens, Immunophenotyping
Clone: MEM-158
Regulatory Status: RUO
Alternative Name: Lewis X
Application: Flow cytometry
Format/Fluorochrome: FITC
Species of Origin: Mouse
Clonality: monoclonal
Emission Maximum: 518 nm
Excitation Maximum: 490 to 495 nm
Isotype: IgM
Product number: CM349973

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Quantity 100 tests Immunogen Human granulocytes Specifity The antibody MEM-158... more
CyFlow™ CD15 FITC
Quantity100 tests
ImmunogenHuman granulocytes
SpecifityThe antibody MEM-158 recognizes CD15 antigen, a cell membrane molecule 3-fucosyl-N-acetyllactosamine (3-FAL) strongly expressed on granulocytes, monocytes, macrophages, mast cells; it is also present on Langerhans cells and some myeloid precursors cells.
Background InformationCD15 (Le(x); Lewis x or SSEA-1; stage specific embryonic antigen-1) is a trisacharide determinant (3-fucosyl-N-acetyllactosamine) expressed on several glycolipids, glycoproteins and proteoglycans of various cell types, e.g. granulocytes, mast cells, monocytes, macrophages, cells of gastric mucosa, nervous system or various tumor cells. There are several variants of Lewis x, such as sialyl-Lewis x or sulphated Lewis x. Cells with high surface expression of Le(x) antigen exhibit strong self-aggregation, based on calcium-dependent Le(x)-Le(x) interaction. This process is involved for example in embryo compaction or in autoaggregation of teratocarcinoma cells. Sialyl-Le(x) and its isomer sialyl-Le(a) are ligands of selectins. CD15 expression has been extensively used to confirm diagnosis of Hodgkin´s disease.
UsageThe reagent is designed for Flow Cytometry analysis of human blood cells. Recommended usage is 20·µl reagent·/ 100·µl of whole blood or 10^6 cells in a suspension. The content of a vial (2 ml) is sufficient for 100 tests.
Storage BufferThe reagent is provided in stabilizing Tris buffered saline (TBS) solution, pH ≈8.0, containing 0.1% (w/v) sodium azide.
StorageAvoid prolonged exposure to light. Store in the dark at 2-8°C. Do not freeze.
StabilityDo not use after expiration date stamped on vial label.

Specific References

| Hakomori S: Le(X) and related structures as adhesion molecules. Histochem·J. 1992·Nov; 24(11):771‑6. <·PMID:·1362193·> | Kishimoto T, Goyert S, Kikutani H, Mason D, Miyasaka M, Moretta L, Ohno T, Okumura K, Shaw S, Springer TA, Sugamura K, Sugawara H, von dem Borne AEGK, Zola H (Eds): Leucocyte Typing VI. Garland·Publishing·Inc,·New·York. 1997; 1‑1342. <·NLM·ID:·9712219·> | Benharroch D, Dima E, Levy A, Ohana-Malka O, Ariad S, Prinsloo I, Mejirovsky E, Sacks M, Gopas J: Differential expression of sialyl and non‑sialyl‑CD15 antigens on Hodgkin‑Reed‑Sternberg cells: significance in Hodgkin's disease. Leuk·Lymphoma. 2000·Sep; 39(1‑2):185‑94. <·PMID:·10975398·> | Li C, Wong P, Pan T, Xiao F, Yin S, Chang B, Kang SC, Ironside J, Sy MS: Normal cellular prion protein is a ligand of selectins: binding requires Le(X) but is inhibited by sLe(X). Biochem·J. 2007·Sep·1; 406(2):333‑41. <·PMID:·17497959·>

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