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|Recombinant Human ICOS Ligand / B7-H2 protein (Catalog#11559-H08H)|
|5 μl/Test, 0.1 mg/ml|
|Aqueous solution containing 0.5% BSA and 0.09% sodium azide|
|This antibody was produced from a hybridoma resulting from the fusion of a mouse myeloma with B cells obtained from a mouse immunized with purified, recombinant Human ICOS Ligand / B7-H2 (rh ICOS Ligand / B7-H2; Catalog#11559-H08H; NP_056074.1; Met1-Ser258) and conjugated with APC under optimum conditions, the unreacted APC was removed.|
|Human ICOS Ligand / B7-H2|
|This antibody is stable for 12 months from date of receipt when stored at 2℃-8℃. Protected from prolonged exposure to light. Do not freeze ! Sodium azide is toxic to cells and should be disposed of properly. Flush with large volumes of water during disposal.|
Inducible co-stimulator ligand (ICOSL), also known as B7-H2, is a member of the B7 family of co-stimulatory molecules related to B7-1 and B7-2. It is a transmembrane glycoprotein with extracellular IgV and IgC domains, and binds to ICOS on activated T cells, thus delivers a positive costimulatory signal for optimal T cell function. The structural features of ICOSL are crucial for its costimulatory function. Present study shows that ICOSL displays a marked oligomerization potential, resembling more like B7-1 than B7-2. B7-H2-dependent signaling may play an active role in a proliferative response rather than in cytokine and chemokine production. The CD28/B7 and ICOS/B7-H2 pathways are both critical for costimulating T cell immune responses. Deficiency in either pathway results in defective T cell activation, cytokine production and germinal center formation.