- DTA-1 (See other available formats)
- Regulatory Status
- Other Names
- Glucocorticoid-induced TNFR -related gene, TNFRSF18
- Rat IgG2b, κ
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GITR (glucocorticoid-induced TNFR-related gene) is a member of the TNF receptor superfamily, also known as TNFRSF18 and AITR (in humans). It is expressed at low levels on resting T lymphocytes and at high levels on CD25+ CD4+ Tregs. The expression of GITR on T cells can be upregulated upon activation. Interaction of GITR with its ligand (GITRL) has been demonstrated to augment T cell activation, proliferation, cytokine production as well as MAPKs and NF-κB activation, and abrogate the inhibitory function of CD25+ CD4+ Tregs. In vivo activation of GITR causes development of autoimmune diseases and restores the suppressed immune response.Product Details
- Antibody Type
- Host Species
- Mouse CD25+ CD4+ T cells
- Phosphate-buffered solution, pH 7.2, containing 0.09% sodium azide.
- The antibody was purified by affinity chromatography, and conjugated with FITC under optimal conditions.
- 0.5 mg/mL
- Storage & Handling
- The antibody solution should be stored undiluted between 2°C and 8°C, and protected from prolonged exposure to light. Do not freeze.
FC - Quality tested
- Recommended Usage
Each lot of this antibody is quality control tested by immunofluorescent staining with flow cytometric analysis. For flow cytometric staining, the suggested use of this reagent is ≤1.0 µg per million cells in 100 µl volume. It is recommended that the reagent be titrated for optimal performance for each application.
- Excitation Laser
Blue Laser (488 nm)
(PubMed link indicates BioLegend citation)
- De Luca A, et al. 2007. J. Immunol. 179:5999. PubMed
- Product Citations
AB_1089125 (BioLegend Cat. No. 126308)
- 66-70 kD homodimer of TNFR superfamily member.
Low levels on resting T cells, B cells, and macrophages; high levels on CD25+ CD4+ Tregs and CD25+ CD4+ CD8- thymocytes.
- Stimulation of GITR can abrogate or reduce the inhibitory function of CD25+ CD4+ Treg cells. In vivo activation of GITR may lead to the development of autoimmune diseases.
- GITR ligand (GITRL).
- Cell Type
- B cells, Macrophages, T cells, Thymocytes, Tregs
- Biology Area
- Costimulatory Molecules, Immunology
- Molecular Family
- Adhesion Molecules, CD Molecules
- Antigen References
1. Tone M, et al. 2003. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 100:15059.
2. Shimizu J, et al. 2002 Nat. Immunol. 3:135.
3. Stephens GL, et al. 2004. J. Immunol. 173:5008.
4. McHugh RS, et al. 2002. Immunity 16:311.
- Activation of T and B cells can upregulate GITR expression.
- Gene ID
- 21936 View all products for this Gene ID
- View information about CD357 on UniProt.org
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