Alexa Fluor® 647 anti-mouse TCR γ/δ Antibody

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Clone
GL3 (See other available formats)
Other Names
T cell receptor γ/δ
Isotype
Armenian Hamster IgG
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GL3_AF647_TCRgd_Antibody_FC_1_092915
C57BL/6 mouse splenocytes were stained with CD3 FITC and TCR γ/δ (clone GL3) Alexa Fluor® 647 (top) or Armenian hamster IgG Alexa Fluor® 647 isotype control (bottom).
  • GL3_AF647_TCRgd_Antibody_FC_1_092915
    C57BL/6 mouse splenocytes were stained with CD3 FITC and TCR γ/δ (clone GL3) Alexa Fluor® 647 (top) or Armenian hamster IgG Alexa Fluor® 647 isotype control (bottom).
  • GL3_AF647_TCRgd_Antibody_FC_2_092915
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Description

T cell receptor (TCR) is a heterodimer consisting of an α and a β chain (TCR α/β) or a γ and a δ chain (TCR γ/δ). TCR γ/δ belongs to the immunoglobulin superfamily, which is involved in the recognition of certain bacterial and tumor antigens bound to MHC class I. γ/δ TCR associates with CD3 and is expressed on a T cell subset found in the thymus, the intestinal epithelium, and the peripheral lymphoid tissues and peritoneum. Most γ/δ T cells are CD4-/CD8- although some are CD8+. T cells expressing the γ/δ TCR have been shown to play a role in oral tolerance, tumor-associated tolerance, and autoimmune disease. It has been reported that γ/δ T cells also play a principal role in antigen presentation.

Product Details
Technical Data Sheet (pdf)

Product Details

Reactivity
Mouse
Antibody Type
Monoclonal
Host Species
Armenian Hamster
Immunogen
C57BL/6J intraepithelial lymphocytes
Formulation
Phosphate-buffered solution, pH 7.2, containing 0.09% sodium azide.
Preparation
The antibody was purified by affinity chromatography and conjugated with Alexa Fluor® 647 under optimal conditions.
Concentration
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.
Application

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 ≤0.5 µg per million cells in 100 µl volume. It is recommended that the reagent be titrated for optimal performance for each application.

* Alexa Fluor® 647 has a maximum emission of 668 nm when it is excited at 633 nm / 635 nm.


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Excitation Laser
Red Laser (633 nm)
Application Notes

The GL3 antibody has been shown to be useful in identifying γ/δ T cells by flow cytometry and immunohistochemistry and depleting γ/δ T cells in vivo. Additional reported applications (for the relevant formats) include: immunoprecipitation1, immunohistochemistry of acetone-fixed frozen sections2,6, and in vivo depletion of γ/δ T cells3-5.

Application References

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  1. Goodman T, et al. 1989. J. Exp. Med. 170:1569. (FC, IP)
  2. Cardona AE, et al. 2003. Infect. Immun. 71:2634. (IHC)
  3. Kapp JA, et al. 2004. Immunology 111:155. (Deplete)
  4. Skelsey ME, et al. 2001. J. Immunol. 166:4327. (Deplete)
  5. Ke Y, et al. 1997. J. Immunol. 158:3610. (Deplete)
  6. Podd BS, et al. 2006. J. Immunol. 176:6532. (IHC)
  7. Kasten KR, et al. 2010. Infect. Immun. 78:4714. (FC) PubMed
  8. Stadanlick JE, et al. 2011. J. Immunol. 187:664. PubMed
  9. Van Belle AB, et al. 2012. J. Immunol. 188:462. PubMed
Product Citations
  1. Walsh CM, et al. 2019. Elife. 8:e48448. PubMed
RRID
AB_2566406 (BioLegend Cat. No. 118133)
AB_2566407 (BioLegend Cat. No. 118134)

Antigen Details

Structure
Ig superfamily, associates with CD3 complex.
Distribution

T cell subset in thymus, intestinal epithelium, peripheral lymphoid tissues and peritoneum, most γ/δ T cells are CD4-/CD8-, some are CD8+.

Function
Antigen recognition; γ/δ T cells are thought to play a role in tolerance.
Ligand/Receptor
Some bacterial or tumor antigens bound to MHC class I.
Cell Type
Epithelial cells, T cells, Tregs
Biology Area
Adaptive Immunity, Immunology
Molecular Family
TCRs
Antigen References
  1. Skarstein K, et al. 1995. Immunology. 81:497.
  2. Harrison LC, et al. 1996. J Exp Med. 184:2167.
  3. Wildner G, et al. 1996. Eur J Immunol. 26:2140.
  4. Brandes M, et al. 2005. Science. 309:264.
Gene ID
110066 View all products for this Gene ID 110067 View all products for this Gene ID
UniProt
View information about TCR gamma/delta on UniProt.org

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