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CD8A Antibody (C-term) Blocking Peptide

Synthetic peptide

Product Information
Primary Accession P01732
Clone Names 70730008
Peptide ID 70730008
Additional Information
Gene ID 925
Other Names T-cell surface glycoprotein CD8 alpha chain, T-lymphocyte differentiation antigen T8/Leu-2, CD8a, CD8A, MAL
Target/Specificity The synthetic peptide sequence used to generate the antibody AP1414b was selected from the C-term region of human CD8A. A 10 to 100 fold molar excess to antibody is recommended. Precise conditions should be optimized for a particular assay.
Format Synthetic peptide was lyophilized with 100% acetonitrile and is supplied as a powder. Reconstitute with 0.1 ml DI water for a final concentration of 1 mg/ml.
StorageMaintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C.
PrecautionsThis product is for research use only. Not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
Protein Information
Name CD8A
Synonyms MAL
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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The CD8 antigen is a cell surface glycoprotein found on most cytotoxic T lymphocytes that mediates efficient cell-cell interactions within the immune system. The CD8 antigen, acting as a co-receptor, and the T-cell receptor on the T lymphocyte recognize antigen displayed by an antigen presenting cell (APC) in the context of class I MHC molecules. The functional co-receptor is either a homodimer composed of two alpha chains, or a heterodimer composed of one alpha and one beta chain. Both alpha and beta chains share significant homology to immunoglobulin variable light chains.


Mancebo,E., Mol. Immunol. 45 (2), 479-484 (2008)Zhou,H., Transplant. Proc. 39 (10), 3065-3067 (2007)Borchers,M.T., Exp. Mol. Pathol. 83 (3), 301-310 (2007)

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$ 80.00
Cat# BP1414b
(40 western blots)
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