• Product nameAnti-IL1 beta antibody
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  • Description
    Rabbit polyclonal to IL1 beta
  • Tested applicationsSuitable for: ICC/IF, WBmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Human
    Predicted to work with: Rabbit, Horse, Dog, Pig, African Green Monkey
  • Immunogen

    Synthetic peptide corresponding to a region within N terminal amino acids 1-50 (MAEVPELASE MMAYYSGNED DLFFEADGPK QMKCSFQDLD LCPLDGGIQL) of Human IL1 beta (NP_000567).

  • Positive control
    • Hela cell lysate


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The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.

Application Abreviews Notes
ICC/IF 1/200.
WB Use a concentration of 1 µg/ml. Predicted molecular weight: 31 kDa. Good results were obtained when blocked with 5% non-fat dry milk in 0.05% PBS-T.


  • FunctionPotent proinflammatory cytokine. Initially discovered as the major endogenous pyrogen, induces prostaglandin synthesis, neutrophil influx and activation, T-cell activation and cytokine production, B-cell activation and antibody production, and fibroblast proliferation and collagen production. Promotes Th17 differentiation of T-cells.
  • Tissue specificityExpressed in activated monocytes/macrophages (at protein level).
  • Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the IL-1 family.
  • Post-translational
    Activation of the IL1B precursor involves a CASP1-catalyzed proteolytic cleavage. Processing and secretion are temporarily associated.
  • Cellular localizationCytoplasm, cytosol. Lysosome. Secreted, exosome. Cytoplasmic vesicle, autophagosome. Secreted. The precursor is cytosolic. In response to inflammasome-activating signals, such as ATP for NLRP3 inflammasome or bacterial flagellin for NLRC4 inflammasome, cleaved and secreted. IL1B lacks any known signal sequence and the pathway(s) of its secretion is(are) not yet fully understood (PubMed:24201029). On the basis of experimental results, several unconventional secretion mechanisms have been proposed. 1. Secretion via secretory lysosomes: a fraction of CASP1 and IL1B precursor may be incorporated, by a yet undefined mechanism, into secretory lysosomes that undergo Ca(2+)-dependent exocytosis with release of mature IL1B (PubMed:15192144). 2. Secretory autophagy: IL1B-containing autophagosomes may fuse with endosomes or multivesicular bodies (MVBs) and then merge with the plasma membrane releasing soluble IL1B or IL1B-containing exosomes (PubMed:24201029). However, autophagy impacts IL1B production at several levels and its role in secretion is still controversial. 3. Secretion via exosomes: ATP-activation of P2RX7 leads to the formation of MVBs containing exosomes with entrapped IL1B, CASP1 and other inflammasome components. These MVBs undergo exocytosis with the release of exosomes. The release of soluble IL1B occurs after the lysis of exosome membranes (By similarity). 4. Secretion by microvesicle shedding: activation of the ATP receptor P2RX7 may induce an immediate shedding of membrane-derived microvesicles containing IL1B and possibly inflammasome components. The cytokine is then released in the extracellular compartment after microvesicle lysis (PubMed:11728343). 5. Release by translocation through permeabilized plasma membrane. This may occur in cells undergoing pyroptosis due to sustained activation of the inflammasome (By similarity). These mechanisms may not be not mutually exclusive.
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  • Alternative names
    • Catabolin antibody
    • H1 antibody
    • IL 1 antibody
    • IL 1 beta antibody
    • IL-1 beta antibody
    • IL1 BETA antibody
    • IL1B antibody
    • IL1B_HUMAN antibody
    • IL1F2 antibody
    • Interleukin 1 beta antibody
    • Interleukin-1 beta antibody
    • OAF antibody
    • OTTHUMP00000162031 antibody
    • Preinterleukin 1 beta antibody
    • Pro interleukin 1 beta antibody
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Anti-IL1 beta antibody images

  • Anti-IL1 beta antibody (ab104279) at 1 µg/ml + HeLa cell line lysate at 10 µg

    Predicted band size : 31 kDa
    Gel concentration: 10-20%
  • Immunocytochemistry/Immunofluorescence analysis of human macrophage cells labelling IL1 beta with ab104279 at 1/200.

References for Anti-IL1 beta antibody (ab104279)

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