BTNL8 Antibody (2187B) [Alexa Fluor® 594]

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Summary
Reactivity HuSpecies Glossary
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Clone
2187B
Clonality
Monoclonal
Host
Rabbit
Conjugate
Alexa Fluor 594

BTNL8 Antibody (2187B) [Alexa Fluor® 594] Summary

Additional Information
Recombinant Monoclonal Antibody
Immunogen
Human embryonic kidney cell line HEK-293-derived Human BTNL8
Gln18-Lys238
Accession # Q6UX41-1
Specificity
Detects human BTNL8 in direct ELISAs and Western blots.
Source
N/A
Isotype
IgG
Clonality
Monoclonal
Host
Rabbit
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Applications/Dilutions

Dilutions
  • Flow Cytometry 0.25-1 ug/10^6 cells

Packaging, Storage & Formulations

Storage
Protect from light. Do not freeze.
  • 12 months from date of receipt, 2 to 8 °C as supplied.
Buffer
Supplied 0.2 mg/mL in a saline solution containing BSA and Sodium Azide.

Notes

This product is produced by and ships from R&D Systems, Inc., a Bio-Techne brand.

Alternate Names for BTNL8 Antibody (2187B) [Alexa Fluor® 594]

  • BTN9.2
  • BTNL8
  • butyrophilin-like 8
  • butyrophilin-like protein 8
  • UNQ702/PRO1347

Background

Butyrophilin-like 8 (BTNL8) is a member of the BTN/MOG Ig-superfamily and functions as a negative regulator of immune cell activation (1). Human BTNL8 is a 500 amino acid (aa) type I transmembrane glycoprotein that contains a signal peptide followed by an extracellular domain (ECD), a transmembrane region and a short cytoplasmic domain (2). The ECD of human BTNL8 shares 88% sequence identity with the ECD of mouse BTNL8. BTNL8 has two alternatively spliced forms: B7-like and BTN-like. Both isoforms of BTNL8 are expressed in a range of human tissues (3). The complete immunological function of BTNL molecules is only beginning to emerge. BTNL8 has been shown to be important in initiation of primary immune responses, suggesting a role in priming of naïve T lymphocytes (3). Down-regulation of BNTL8 mRNA levels has been associated with ulcerative colitis and colon cancer (4). BTNL8 are expressed in colon, lung, testis and neutrophils, and its expression is significantly decreased in ulcerative colitis, colonic tumors as compared to unaffected tissue (4). Soluble BTNL8-Fc fusion protein binds to resting, but not activated T cells. In vitro, BTNL8 co-stimulates T cell proliferation and cytokine production. In vivo injections of BTNL8-Fc significantly increases production of
Ag-specific IgG during the primary but not the secondary immune response (3).
  1. Arnett, H.A. et al. (2007) J. Immunol. 178:1523.
  2. Arnett, H.A. et al. (2009) Cytokine 46:370.
  3. Chapoval, A.I. et al. (2013) Mol Immunol. 56:819.
  4. Lebrero-Fernández C. et al. (2016) Immun Inflamm Dis. 4:191.

Limitations

This product is for research use only and is not approved for use in humans or in clinical diagnosis. Primary Antibodies are guaranteed for 1 year from date of receipt.

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