OMIP-079: Cell cycle of CD4+ and CD8+ naïve/memory T cell subsets, and of Treg cells from mouse spleen

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A multicolor flow cytometry panel was designed and optimized to define the following nine mouse T cell subsets: Treg (CD3+ CD4+ CD8- FoxP3+ ), CD4+ T naïve (CD3+ CD4+ CD8- FoxP3- CD44int/low CD62L+ ), CD4+ T central memory (CD3+ CD4+ CD8- FoxP3- CD44high CD62L+ ), CD4+ T effector memory (CD3+ CD4+ CD8- FoxP3- CD44high CD62L- ), CD4+ T EMRA (CD3+ CD4+ CD8- FoxP3- CD44int/low CD62L- ), CD8+ T naïve (CD3+ CD8+ CD4- CD44int/low CD62L+ ), CD8+ T central memory (CD3+ CD8+ CD4- CD44high CD62L+ ), CD8+ T effector memory (CD3+ CD8+ CD4- CD44high CD62L- ), and CD8+ T EMRA (CD3+ CD8+ CD4- CD44int/low CD62L- ). In each T cell subset, a dual staining for Ki-67 expression and DNA content was employed to distinguish the following cell cycle phases: G0 (Ki67- , with 2n DNA), G1 (Ki67+ , with 2n DNA), and S-G2 /M (Ki67+ , with 2n < DNA ≤ 4n). This panel was established for the analysis of mouse (C57BL/6J) spleen.

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Journal Cytometry A
Volume 99
Issue number 12
Pages 1171-1175
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