Anti-MHC Class II antibody [M5/114.15.2] (Allophycocyanin) (ab93559)

Overview

  • Product nameAnti-MHC Class II antibody [M5/114.15.2] (Allophycocyanin)
    See all MHC Class II primary antibodies
  • Description
    Rat monoclonal [M5/114.15.2] to MHC Class II (Allophycocyanin)
  • ConjugationAllophycocyanin. Ex: 645nm, Em: 660nm
  • SpecificityReacts with the mouse MHC class II, both I-A and I-E subregion-encoded glycoproteins (I-Ab, I-Ad, I-Aq, I-Ed, I-Ek, not I-Af, I-Ak, or I-As). Detects a polymorphic determinant present on B cells, monocytes, macrophages, dendritic cells, and activated T lymphocytes from mice carrying the H-2b, H-2d, H-2q, H-2p, H-2r and H-2u but not from mice carrying the H-2s or H-2f haplotypes.
  • Tested applicationsSuitable for: Flow Cytmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Mouse
  • Immunogen

    Activated C57BL/6 mouse spleen cells.

  • Positive control
    • Splenocytes
  • General notes


    Clone M5/114 is reported to inhibit I-A-restricted T cell responses of the H-2b, H-2d, H-2q, H-2u but not H-2f, H-2k, or H-2s haplotypes.

Properties

  • FormLiquid
  • Storage instructionsShipped at 4°C. Store at +4°C.
  • Storage bufferPreservative: 0.09% Sodium Azide
    Constituents: PBS, 150mM Sodium chloride, pH 7.2
  • Concentration information loading...
  • PurityIgG fraction
  • Primary antibody notesClone M5/114 is reported to inhibit I-A-restricted T cell responses of the H-2b, H-2d, H-2q, H-2u but not H-2f, H-2k, or H-2s haplotypes.
  • ClonalityMonoclonal
  • Clone numberM5/114.15.2
  • IsotypeIgG2b
  • Light chain typekappa
  • Research areas

Applications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab93559 in the following tested applications.

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

Application Abreviews Notes
Flow Cyt Use 0.015-0.03µg for 105-8 cells.

Use 0.015 - 0.03µg for 105-8 cells in a final volume of 100 µL.





ab154434-Rat monoclonal IgG2b, is suitable for use as an isotype control with this antibody.

Target

  • FunctionBinds peptides derived from antigens that access the endocytic route of antigen presenting cells (APC) and presents them on the cell surface for recognition by the CD4 T-cells. The peptide binding cleft accomodates peptides of 10-30 residues. The peptides presented by MHC class II molecules are generated mostly by degradation of proteins that access the endocytic route, where they are processed by lysosomal proteases and other hydrolases. Exogenous antigens that have been endocytosed by the APC are thus readily available for presentation via MHC II molecules, and for this reason this antigen presentation pathway is usually referred to as exogenous. As membrane proteins on their way to degradation in lysosomes as part of their normal turn-over are also contained in the endosomal/lysosomal compartments, exogenous antigens must compete with those derived from endogenous components. Autophagy is also a source of endogenous peptides, autophagosomes constitutively fuse with MHC class II loading compartments. In addition to APCs, other cells of the gastrointestinal tract, such as epithelial cells, express MHC class II molecules and CD74 and act as APCs, which is an unusual trait of the GI tract. To produce a MHC class II molecule that presents an antigen, three MHC class II molecules (heterodimers of an alpha and a beta chain) associate with a CD74 trimer in the ER to form an heterononamer. Soon after the entry of this complex into the endosomal/lysosomal system where antigen processing occurs, CD74 undergoes a sequential degradation by various proteases, including CTSS and CTSL, leaving a small fragment termed CLIP (class-II-associated invariant chain peptide). The removal of CLIP is facilitated by HLA-DM via direct binding to the alpha-beta-CLIP complex so that CLIP is released. HLA-DM stabilizes MHC class II molecules until primary high affinity antigenic peptides are bound. The MHC II molecule bound to a peptide is then transported to the cell membrane surface. In B cells, the interaction between HLA-DM and MHC class II molecules is regulated by HLA-DO. Primary dendritic cells (DCs) also to express HLA-DO. Lysosomal miroenvironment has been implicated in the regulation of antigen loading into MHC II molecules, increased acidification produces increased proteolysis and efficient peptide loading.
  • Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the MHC class II family.
    Contains 1 Ig-like C1-type (immunoglobulin-like) domain.
  • Cellular localizationCell membrane. Endoplasmic reticulum membrane. Golgi apparatus > trans-Golgi network membrane. Endosome membrane. Lysosome membrane. The MHC class II complex transits through a number of intracellular compartments in the endocytic pathway until it reaches the cell membrane for antigen presentation.
  • Information by UniProt
  • Database links
  • Alternative names
    • D6S221E antibody
    • DMA antibody
    • DMB antibody
    • DP beta 1 antibody
    • DP beta 1 chain antibody
    • DP(W4) beta chain antibody
    • DPB 1 antibody
    • DPB1 antibody
    • DPB1_HUMAN antibody
    • DRB antibody
    • H2Ea antibody
    • HLA class II histocompatibility antigen antibody
    • HLA class II histocompatibility antigen DM beta chain antibody
    • HLA class II histocompatibility antigen, DP beta 1 chain antibody
    • HLA class II histocompatibility antigen, DP(W4) beta chain antibody
    • HLA DMB antibody
    • HLA DP1A antibody
    • HLA DPB1 antibody
    • HLA SB alpha chain antibody
    • HLA-A antibody
    • HLA-A histocompatibility type antibody
    • HLA-DP antibody
    • HLA-DP histocompatibility type, beta-1 subunit antibody
    • HLA-DP1B antibody
    • HLA-DPB antibody
    • HLA-DPB1 antibody
    • HLADM antibody
    • HLADP1B antibody
    • HLASB antibody
    • HLASB histocompatibility type antibody
    • Human MHC class II HLA SB alpha antibody
    • LA class II histocompatibility antigen DP alpha 1 chain antibody
    • Major histocompatibility complex class II antibody
    • Major histocompatibility complex class II DP alpha 1 antibody
    • Major histocompatibility complex class II DP beta 1 antibody
    • Major histocompatibility complex, class I, A antibody
    • MHC class II antigen DMB antibody
    • MHC class II antigen DPB1 antibody
    • MHC class II DP3 alpha antibody
    • MHC class II DPA1 antibody
    • MHC class II HLA-DP-beta-1 antibody
    • MHC DPB1 antibody
    • MHC HLA DPB1 antibody
    • PLT1 antibody
    • Primed lymphocyte test 1 antibody
    • RING6 antibody
    • RING7 antibody
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References for Anti-MHC Class II antibody [M5/114.15.2] (Allophycocyanin) (ab93559)

This product has been referenced in:
  • Gueirard P  et al. Bordetella bronchiseptica persists in the nasal cavities of mice and triggers early delivery of dendritic cells in the lymph nodes draining the lower and upper respiratory tract. Infect Immun 71:4137-43 (2003). Read more (PubMed: 12819105) »
  • Li C  et al. Cooperative interaction of Ig(alpha) and Ig(beta) of the BCR regulates the kinetics and specificity of antigen targeting. Int Immunol 14:1179-91 (2002). Read more (PubMed: 12356683) »

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The lab does not fix or permeabilize cells prior to flow cytometry with ab93559. We perform surface staining on mouse splenocytes and gating on lymphocytes. If you'd like to fix the cells in your assay, I'd suggest optimizing the conditions within 0.01...

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