|Application ||WB, E|
|Calculated MW||19810 Da|
|Antigen Region||56-82 aa|
|Other Names||CD160 antigen, Natural killer cell receptor BY55, CD160, CD160, BY55|
|Target/Specificity||This CD160 antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 56-82 amino acids from the Central region of human CD160.|
|Format||Purified polyclonal antibody supplied in PBS with 0.09% (W/V) sodium azide. This antibody is purified through a protein A column, followed by peptide affinity purification.|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 2 weeks. For long term storage store at -20°C in small aliquots to prevent freeze-thaw cycles.|
|Precautions||CD160 Antibody (Center) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Receptor showing broad specificity for both classical and non-classical MHC class I molecules.|
|Cellular Location||Cell membrane; Lipid-anchor, GPI-anchor.|
|Tissue Location||Expressed in spleen, peripheral blood, and small intestine. Expression is restricted to functional NK and T cytotoxic lymphocytes|
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CD160 is an 27 kDa glycoprotein which was initially identified with the monoclonal antibody BY55. Its expression is tightly associated with peripheral blood NK cells and CD8 T lymphocytes with cytolytic effector activity. The cDNA sequence of CD160 predicts a cysteine-rich, glycosylphosphatidylinositol-anchored protein of 181 amino acids with a single Ig-like domain weakly homologous to KIR2DL4 molecule. CD160 is expressed at the cell surface as a tightly disulfide-linked multimer. RNA blot analysis revealed CD160 mRNAs of 1.5 and 1.6 kb whose expression was highly restricted to circulating NK and T cells, spleen and small intestine. Within NK cells CD160 is expressed by CD56dimCD16+ cells whereas among circulating T cells its expression is mainly restricted to TCRgd bearing cells and to TCRab+CD8brightCD95+CD56+CD28-CD27-cells. In tissues, CD160 is expressed on all intestinal intraepithelial lymphocytes. CD160 shows a broad specificity for binding to both classical and nonclassical MHC class I molecules.
Schmitt, C., et al. Genes Immun. 10(7):616-623(2009)
Kolz, M., et al. PLoS Genet. 5 (6), E1000504 (2009)
Giustiniani, J., et al. J. Immunol. 182(1):63-71(2009)
Cai, G., et al. Nat. Immunol. 9(2):176-185(2008)
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