Anti-CD8 Cd8A Antibody (Monoclonal, CA-8)

CD8 antibody

Boster Bio Anti-CD8 Cd8A Antibody (Monoclonal, CA-8) catalog # MA1017. Tested in Flow Cytometry, IHC, ICC applications. This antibody reacts with Human. Cited in 5 publication(s).

Product Info Summary

SKU: MA1017
Size: 100 μg/vial
Reactive Species: Human
Host: Mouse
Application: Flow Cytometry, IHC, ICC

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100 μg/vial




Boster Bio Anti-CD8 Cd8A Antibody (Monoclonal, CA-8) catalog # MA1017. Tested in Flow Cytometry, IHC, ICC applications. This antibody reacts with Human.

Storage & Handling

Store at -20˚C for one year from date of receipt. After reconstitution, at 4˚C for one month. It can also be aliquotted and stored frozen at -20˚C for six months. Avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.

Cite This Product

Anti-CD8 Cd8A Antibody (Monoclonal, CA-8) (Boster Biological Technology, Pleasanton CA, USA, Catalog # MA1017)




Mouse ascites fluid, 1.2% sodium acetate, 2mg BSA, with 0.01mg NaN3 as preservative.



Clone Number



Mouse IgG2a


Human thymocytes followed by peripheral blood T cells.

*Blocking peptide can be purchased. Costs vary based on immunogen length. Contact us for pricing.

Cross Reactivity

No cross reactivity with other proteins

Reactive Species

MA1017 is reactive to CD8A in Human


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Background of CD8

The human lymphocyte differentiation antigen CD8 is encoded by a single gene that gives rise to a 33- to 34-kDa glycoprotein expressed on the cell surface as a dimer and in higher molecular mass forms.

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Add 1ml of PBS buffer will yield a concentration of 100ug/ml.

Assay Dilutions Recommendation

The recommendations below provide a starting point for assay optimization. Actual working concentration varies and should be decided by the user.

Immunohistochemistry (Frozen Section), 1μg/ml, Human
Immunocytochemistry, 0.5-1μg/ml, Human
Flow Cytometry, 1-3μg/1x106 cells, Human

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Gene/Protein Information For CD8A (Source:, NCBI)

Uniprot ID


Gene ID


Gene Name


Full Name

T-cell surface glycoprotein CD8 alpha chain



Alternative Names

53-6.7 CD8 Alpha; 53-6.7 CD8 Aplha; 53-6.7 CD8; 53-6.7 Clone; 53-6.7; CD8; CD8; CD8a molecule; CD8A; Cytotoxic T cell marker; Cytotoxic T lymphocyte marker; LEU2; p32; T cell marker CD8A CD8, Leu2, p32 CD8a molecule T-cell surface glycoprotein CD8 alpha chain|CD8 antigen, alpha polypeptide (p32)|Leu2 T-lymphocyte antigen|OKT8 T-cell antigen|T cell co-receptor|T-cell antigen Leu2|T-lymphocyte differentiation antigen T8/Leu-2|T8 T-cell antigen

*If product is indicated to react with multiple species, protein info is based on the gene entry specified above in "Species".

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MA1017 has been cited in 5 publications:

*The publications in this section are manually curated by our staff scientists. They may differ from Bioz's machine gathered results. Both are accurate. If you find a publication citing this product but is missing from this list, please let us know we will issue you a thank-you coupon.

Xu Q, Chen Y, Zhao Wm, Huang Zy, Duan Xj, Tong Yy, Zhang Y, Li X, Chang Gb, Chen Gh. Mol Biol Rep. 2015 Feb;42(2):431-9. Doi: 10.1007/S11033-014-3784-3. Epub 2014 Oct 21. The Cd8?? Gene In Duck (Anatidae): Cloning, Characterization, And Expression...

Zhao N, Li X, He X, Qiu Y, Zhu L, Qi F. J Gene Med. 2013 Oct;15(10):366-74. Doi: 10.1002/Jgm.2739. Interleukin-15 Gene Therapy And The Mammalian Target Of Rapamycin Inhibitor Everolimus Inhibit The Growth Of Metastatic Breast Cancer.

Wang X, Shi L, Tu Q, Wang H, Zhang H, Wang P, Zhang L, Huang Z, Zhao F, Luan H, Wang X. Int J Nanomedicine. 2015 Jan 6;10:347-55. Doi: 10.2147/Ijn.S71245. Ecollection 2015. Treating Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma Using 5-Aminolevulinic Acid Pol...

Xu Y, Tan X, Wang D, Wang W, Li Y, Wu M, Chen S, Wu Y, Tan C. Int J Mol Med. 2015 Jun;35(6):1501-10. Doi: 10.3892/Ijmm.2015.2154. Epub 2015 Mar 24. Elevated Survivin Expression In Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells Is Central To Collateral Formati...

Wu Y, Wang Y, Qi X, Zhang P, Zhang C, Zhang W. Nephron Exp Nephrol. 2014;128(1-2):46-56. Doi: 10.1159/000366446. Epub 2014 Nov 5. Increased Macrophage Activation Inhibited By Tacrolimus In The Kidney Of Diabetic Rats.

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2 Customer Q&As for Anti-CD8 Cd8A Antibody (Monoclonal, CA-8)


Has MA1017 been tested with IHC-P? What is the immunogen information?

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Asked: 2019-07-09


The Anti-CD8 Cd8b Antibody (Monoclonal, CA-8) (MA1017) has been tested with IHC-P on human samples. It hasn't been validated with monkey samples. Please run pilot tests with monkey samples. Immunogen information: Human thymocytes followed by peripheral blood T cells.

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Answered: 2019-07-10


I would like using your anti-CD8 antibody (Monoclonal, CA-8) for adaptive immune response studies. Has this antibody been tested with western blotting on human pbmc cells? We would like to see some validation images before ordering.

T. Carter

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Asked: 2013-10-17


I appreciate your inquiry. This MA1017 anti-CD8 antibody (Monoclonal, CA-8) is validated on human pbmc cells. It is guaranteed to work for Flow Cytometry, IHC, ICC in human. Our Boster guarantee will cover your intended experiment even if the sample type has not been be directly tested.

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