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Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab54699 in the following tested applications.

The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.

  • Applications

    Blocking - Blocking peptide for Anti-CD4 antibody [mAbcam67480] (ab67480)

  • Purity70 - 90% by HPLC.

  • FormLiquid
  • Additional notes

    - First try to dissolve a small amount of peptide in either water or buffer. The more charged residues on a peptide, the more soluble it is in aqueous solutions.
    - If the peptide doesn’t dissolve try an organic solvent e.g. DMSO, then dilute using water or buffer.
    - Consider that any solvent used must be compatible with your assay. If a peptide does not dissolve and you need to recover it, lyophilise to remove the solvent.
    - Gentle warming and sonication can effectively aid peptide solubilisation. If the solution is cloudy or has gelled the peptide may be in suspension rather than solubilised.
    - Peptides containing cysteine are easily oxidised, so should be prepared in solution just prior to use.

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Preparation and Storage

  • Stability and Storage

    Shipped at 4°C. Upon delivery aliquot and store at -20°C or -80°C. Avoid repeated freeze / thaw cycles.

    Information available upon request.

General Info

  • Alternative names
    • CD 4
    • CD4
    • CD4 (L3T4)
    • CD4 antigen
    • CD4 antigen (p55)
    • CD4 molecule
    • CD4 receptor
    • CD4+ Lymphocyte deficiency, included
    • CD4_HUMAN
    • CD4mut
    • L3T4
    • Leu3
    • Ly-4
    • Lymphocyte antigen CD4
    • MGC165891
    • OTTHUMP00000238897
    • p55
    • T cell antigen T4
    • T cell antigen T4/LEU3
    • T cell differentiation antigen L3T4
    • T cell OKT4 deficiency, included
    • T cell surface antigen T4/Leu 3
    • T cell surface antigen T4/Leu3
    • T cell surface glycoprotein CD4
    • T-cell surface antigen T4/Leu-3
    • T-cell surface glycoprotein CD4
    • W3/25
    • W3/25 antigen
    see all
  • FunctionAccessory protein for MHC class-II antigen/T-cell receptor interaction. May regulate T-cell activation. Induces the aggregation of lipid rafts.
  • Sequence similaritiesContains 3 Ig-like C2-type (immunoglobulin-like) domains.
    Contains 1 Ig-like V-type (immunoglobulin-like) domain.
  • Post-translational
    Palmitoylation and association with LCK contribute to the enrichment of CD4 in lipid rafts.
  • Cellular localizationCell membrane. Localizes to lipid rafts. Removed from plasma membrane by HIV-1 Nef protein that increases clathrin-dependent endocytosis of this antigen to target it to lysosomal degradation. Cell surface expression is also down-modulated by HIV-1 Envelope polyprotein gp160 that interacts with, and sequesters CD4 in the endoplasmic reticulum.
  • Information by UniProt

References for Human CD4 peptide (ab54699)

ab54699 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.

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