Table 1

 Antibodies used in this study

AntibodyCD groupMajor specificity in normal lymphoid tissuesSource
TÜK4 (IgG2a)CD14MonocytesDAKO
EBM11 (IgG1)CD68Monocytes and macrophagesDAKO
N-20 (polyclonal IgG)CD80B7-1 (antigen presenting cells)Santa Cruz Biotechnology
HB15A (IgG2b)CD83Dendritic cellsImmunotech
BU63 (IgG1)CD86B7-2 (resting monocytes and dendritic cells)DAKO
Ber-MAC3(IgG1)CD163Activated monocytes, macrophagesDAKO
TAL.1B5 (IgG1)_HLA-DR, α chain (monocytes, macrophages, dendritic cells, B cells)DAKO