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14948
Phospho-CD79A (Tyr182) (D1B9) Rabbit mAb (PE Conjugate)
Antibody Conjugates

Phospho-CD79A (Tyr182) (D1B9) Rabbit mAb (PE Conjugate) #14948

APPLICATIONS

REACTIVITY SENSITIVITY MW (kDa) Isotype
H Endogenous Rabbit IgG
Flow Cytometry

Flow cytometric analysis of Ramos cells, untreated (blue) or IgM-treated (green), using Phospho-CD79A (Tyr182) (D1B9) Rabbit mAb (PE Conjugate).

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Flow Cytometry, Methanol Permeabilization Protocol for Direct Conjugates

A. Solutions and Reagents

NOTE: Prepare solutions with reverse osmosis deionized (RODI) or equivalent grade water.

  1. 20X Phosphate Buffered Saline (PBS): (#9808) To prepare 1 L 1X PBS: add 50 ml 20X PBS to 950 ml dH2O, mix.
  2. 16% Formaldehyde (methanol free).
  3. 100% methanol.
  4. Incubation Buffer: Dissolve 0.5 g Bovine Serum Albumin (BSA) (#9998) in 100 ml 1X PBS. Store at 4°C.

B. Fixation

NOTE: If using whole blood, lyse red blood cells and wash by centrifugation prior to fixation.

  1. Collect cells by centrifugation and aspirate supernatant.
  2. Resuspend cells in 0.5-1 ml 1X PBS. Add formaldehyde to obtain a final concentration of 4%.
  3. Fix for 15 min at room temperature.
  4. Wash by centrifugation with excess 1X PBS. Discard supernatant in appropriate waste container. Resuspend cells in 0.5-1 ml 1X PBS.

C. Permeabilization

  1. Permeabilize cells by adding ice-cold 100% methanol slowly to pre-chilled cells, while gently vortexing, to a final concentration of 90% methanol.
  2. Incubate 30 min on ice.
  3. Proceed with immunostaining (Section D) or store cells at -20°C in 90% methanol.

D. Immunostaining

  1. Aliquot desired number of cells into tubes or wells.
  2. Wash cells by centrifugation in excess 1X PBS to remove methanol. Discard supernatant in appropriate waste container. Repeat if necessary.
  3. Resuspend cells in 100 µl of diluted antibody conjugate (prepared in incubation buffer at the recommended dilution).
  4. Incubate for 1 hr at room temperature. Protect from light.
  5. Wash by centrifugation in incubation buffer. Discard supernatant. Repeat.
  6. Resuspend cells in 1X PBS and analyze on flow cytometer; alternatively, for DNA staining, proceed to optional DNA stain (Section E).

E. Optional DNA Dye

  1. Resuspend cells in 0.5 ml of DNA dye (e.g. Propidium Iodide (PI)/RNase Staining Solution #4087).
  2. Incubate for at least 5 min at room temperature.
  3. Analyze cells in DNA staining solution on flow cytometer.

posted July 2009

revised June 2017

Protocol Id: 407

Application Dilutions
Flow Cytometry 1:50
Storage:

Supplied in PBS (pH 7.2), less than 0.1% sodium azide and 2 mg/ml BSA. Store at 4°C. Do not aliquot the antibodies. Protect from light. Do not freeze.

Phospho-CD79A (Tyr182) (D1B9) Rabbit mAb (PE Conjugate) recognizes endogenous levels of CD79A protein only when phosphorylated on Tyr188, which corresponds to Tyr182 of mouse CD79A protein.

Species Reactivity:

Human

Species predicted to react based on 100% sequence homology:

Mouse

Monoclonal antibody is produced by immunizing animals with a synthetic phosphopeptide corresponding to residues surrounding Tyr188 of human CD79A protein. This sequence corresponds to Tyr182 of mouse CD79A protein.

This Cell Signaling Technology antibody is conjugated to phycoerythrin (PE) and tested in-house for direct flow cytometry analysis in human cells. The antibody is expected to exhibit the same species cross-reactivity as the unconjugated Phospho-CD79A (Tyr182) (D1B9) Rabbit mAb #14732.

Antigen receptors found on the surface of B cells contain a heterodimeric signaling component composed of CD79A and CD79B, also known as Ig α and Ig β, respectively (1,2). Presence of this receptor complex is essential for B-cell development and function (3). Together these two proteins and the associated B cell receptor initiate intracellular signaling following antigen binding (4,5). An immunoreceptor tyrosine-based activation motif (ITAM) found in the CD79A intracellular region appears to be important for its function (6). Antigen binding precedes formation of the CD79A and CD79B heterodimer and subsequent activation of receptor associated kinases (7). Research has shown that CD79A is a marker for B-lineage lymphoblastic leukemia (8). Additionally, investigators have found that mutations in the CD79A (MB1) gene are associated with abnormally low levels of functional B cell receptors in some cases of chronic B cell lymphocytic leukemia (9).

  1. van Noesel, C.J. et al. (1991) J Immunol 146, 3881-8.
  2. Minegishi, Y. et al. (1999) J Clin Invest 104, 1115-21.
  3. Yu, L.M. and Chang, T.W. (1992) J Immunol 148, 633-7.
  4. Storch, B. et al. (2007) Eur J Immunol 37, 252-60.
  5. Mason, D.Y. et al. (1995) Blood 86, 1453-9.
  6. Luisiri, P. et al. (1996) J Biol Chem 271, 5158-63.
  7. Pike, K.A. et al. (2004) J Immunol 172, 2210-8.
  8. Astsaturov, I.A. et al. (1996) Leukemia 10, 769-73.
  9. Vuillier, F. et al. (2005) Blood 105, 2933-40.
Entrez-Gene Id
973
Swiss-Prot Acc.
P11912
For Research Use Only. Not For Use In Diagnostic Procedures.

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