Anti-Human CD8 – Purified In vivo GOLD™ Functional Grade

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Monoclonal Antibody
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C366-1.0 mg
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50 mg
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100 mg
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Antibody Details

Reactivity Species
Host Species
Product Concentration
≥ 2.0 mg/ml
1.0 - 5.0 mg/ml
Endotoxin Level
<0.1 EU/µg as determined by the LAL method
>95% by SDS-PAGE and HPLC
This monoclonal antibody is aseptically packaged and formulated in 0.01 M phosphate buffered saline (PBS) pH 7.2 - 7.4, 150 mM NaCl with no carrier protein, potassium, calcium or preservatives added.
Product Preparation
Functional grade preclinical antibodies are manufactured in an animal free facility using only In vitro cell culture techniques and are purified by a multi-step process including the use of protein A or G to assure extremely low levels of endotoxins, leachable protein A or aggregates.
Storage and Handling
Functional grade preclinical antibodies may be stored sterile as received at 2-8°C for up to one month. For longer term storage, aseptically aliquot in working volumes without diluting and store at -80°C. Avoid Repeated Freeze Thaw Cycles.
Applications and Recommended Usage ?
(Quality Tested by Leinco)
FC The suggested concentration for this UCHT-4 antibody for staining cells in flow cytometry is ≤ 1.0 μg per 106 cells in a volume of 100 μl or 100μl of whole blood. Titration of the reagent is recommended for optimal performance for each application.
WB The suggested concentration for this UCHT-4 antibody for use in western blotting is 1-10 μg/ml.


Clone UCHT-4 recognizes human CD8.
Antigen Distribution
CD8 is expressed on blood lymphocytes, a subset of NK cells, and thymocytes. Persons with HIV exhibit increased levels of CD8+ lymphocytes.
CD8 is made up of disulfide-linked α and β chains that form the α(CD8a)/β(CD8b) heterodimer and α/α homodimer. CD8 is part of the Ig superfamily that expresses primarily as CD8a homodimers. CD8a is a 32-34 kD type I glycoprotein that can also form heterodimers with CD8b. CD8 is an antigen co-receptor on T cells that mediates efficient cell to cell interactions within the immune system. CD8 coupled with the T cell receptor on the T lymphocyte recognizes an antigen displayed by an antigen presenting cell (APC) in the context of class I MHC molecules. The CD8 co-receptor also plays a role in T cell signaling by interacting with Lck (lymphocyte-specific protein tyrosine kinase) which leads to the activation of transcription factors that affect the expression of certain genes.

Antigen Details

MHC Class I molecules
NCBI Gene Bank ID

References & Citations

1. Parnes, J. R. et al. (1989) Adv. Immunol. 44:265 2. Reinherz, E. L. et al. (1980) J. Immunol. 124:1301 3. Fischer, A. et al. (1983) Immunology 48:177 4. Merkenschlanger, M. et al. (1988) Eur. J. Immunol. 18:1653 5. Leukocyte Typing: 3rd Workshop: Code No. 567; 4th Workshop: Code No. N31
Flow Cytometry
General Western Blot Protocol

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Products are for research use only. Not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.