|Application ||FC, E|
|Calculated MW||25729 Da|
|Description||CD8 T cell surface antigen is heterodimer of an alpha and a beta chain linked by two disulfide bonds .It belongs type I membrane protein. Selectively expressing of CD8 on a subset of T cells leads to CD8 T cell development. Through identifying cytotoxic/suppressor T-cells that interact with MHC class I bearing targets, CD8 is thought to play a role in the process of T-cell mediated killing. Veillette et al (1988) found the CD8 is associated with the internal membrane tyrosine-protein kinase p56lck.|
|Immunogen||Purified recombinant fragment of human CD8 expressed in E. Coli.|
|Formulation||Purified antibody in PBS containing 0.03% sodium azide.|
|Other Names||T-cell surface glycoprotein CD8 alpha chain, T-lymphocyte differentiation antigen T8/Leu-2, CD8a, CD8A, MAL|
|Dilution||FC~~1/200 - 1/400|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C in small aliquots to prevent freeze-thaw cycles.|
|Precautions||CD8 Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Identifies cytotoxic/suppressor T-cells that interact with MHC class I bearing targets. CD8 is thought to play a role in the process of T-cell mediated killing. CD8 alpha chains binds to class I MHC molecules alpha-3 domains.|
|Cellular Location||Isoform 1: Cell membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein|
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