|Specificity:||The MEM-186 antibody reacts with CD7, a 40 kD type I transmembrane glycoprotein expressed on peripheral blood T lymphocytes, NK-cells, hematopoietic progenitors, monocytes (weakly) and also on acute lymphocytic leukemia.
HLDA VI; WS Code T 6T-015
|Immunogen:||Human acute myelogenous leukaemia cell line KG-1.|
Recommended dilution: 2 μg/ml
Application note: Non-reducing conditions.
Immunohistochemistry (paraffin sections)
Recommended dilution: 5 μg/ml
Positive tissue: spleen
|Purity:||> 95% (by SDS-PAGE)|
|Purification:||Purified by protein-A affinity chromatography|
|Storage Buffer:||Phosphate buffered saline (PBS) with 15 mM sodium azide, approx. pH 7.4|
|Storage / Stability:||Store at 2-8°C. Do not freeze. Do not use after expiration date stamped on vial label.|
|Expiration:||See vial label|
|Lot Number:||See vial label|
|Background:||CD7, also known as gp40, is a member of the immunoglobulin superfamily found on T cells, NK cells, thymocytes, hematopoietic progenitors, and monocytes (weakly). CD7 is also expressed on acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL). CD7 crosslinking induces a calcium flux in T lymphocytes, presumably as a result of cytoplasmic domain association with PI3-kinase. CD7 co-stimulation can induce cytokine secretion and modulate cellular adhesion. A ligand of CD7, epithelial cell secreted protein K12, is produced in thymus to regulate thymocyte signaling and cytokine release. In lung microvascular endothelial cells CD7 serves as an IgM Fc receptor. Expression of CD7 is an important marker used in leukemia diagnostics.|
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*Nishimura M, Takanashi M, Okazaki H, Satake M, Nakajima K: Role of CD7 expressed in lung microvascular endothelial cells as Fc receptor for immunoglobulin M. Endothelium. 2006 Jul-Aug;13(4):287-92.
*Chang H, Yeung J, Brandwein J, Yi QL: CD7 expression predicts poor disease free survival and post-remission survival in patients with acute myeloid leukemia and normal karyotype. Leuk Res. 2007 Feb;31(2):157-62. Epub 2006 Jul 11.
*Leukocyte Typing VI., Kishimoto T. et al. (Eds.), Garland Publishing Inc. (1997).
For laboratory research only, not for drug, diagnostic or other use.
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