- Product name
Mouse IL-6 protein
Amino acid sequence derived from mouse IL6 (P08505) (Phe25-Thr211) was expressed and purified.
1. Measured by its ability to bind biotinylated rat IL6ST-mFch (Cat:80030-R06H) in a functional ELISA. 2. Measured by its ability to bind biotinylated mouse IL6ST-Fc2h (Cat:50135-M03C) in a functional ELISA. 3. Measured by its ability to bind biotinylated mouse IL6ST-His (Cat:50135-M08H) in a functional ELISA. 4. Measured by its ability to bind biotinylated human IL6RB-Fch (Cat:10974-H03H) in a functional ELISA. 5. Measured in a cell proliferation assay using T1165 mouse plasmacytoma cells. The ED50 for this effect is typically 0.4-2 ng/ml.
- Protein length
The recombinant mouse IL6 consists of 188 amino acids and predicts a molecular mass of 21.9 KDa. It migrates as an approximately 22 KDa band in SDS-PAGE under reducing conditions.
- Preparation method
> 95 % as determined by SDS-PAGE
Lyophilized from sterile PBS, pH 7.4
- Molecular weight
- Usage notes
Always centrifuge tubes before opening. It is recommended to reconstitute the lyophilized Mouse IL6 protein in sterile ddH2O not less than 100µg/ml, which can then be further diluted to other aqueous solutions.
- Storage instructions
Lyophilized Mouse IL6 protein product should be stored desiccated below -18°C. Upon reconstitution, the protein should be stored at 4°C between 2-7 days and for future use below -18°C. For long term storage it is recommended to add a carrier protein (0.1% HSA or BSA). Please prevent freeze-thaw cycles.
The product is shipped at ambient temperature.
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Interleukin-6 (IL-6) is a multifunctional α-helical cytokine that regulates cell growth and differentiation of various tissues, which is known particularly for its role in the immune response and acute phase reactions. IL-6 protein is secreted by a variety of cell types including T cells and macrophages as phosphorylated and variably glycosylated molecule. It exerts actions through the its heterodimeric receptor composed of IL-6R that lacks the tyrosine/kinase domain and binds IL-6 with low affinity, and ubiquitously expressed glycoprotein 130 (gp130) that binds the IL-6. IL-6R complex with high affinity and thus transduces signals. IL-6 is also involved in hematopoiesis, bone metabolism, and cancer progression, and has been defined an essential role in directing transition from innate to acquired immunity.
- Gene ID
- Alternative names
Il-6; Interleukin-6; IL6
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