• Product nameAnti-IL6R antibody [AP-MAB0848]
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  • Description
    Rat monoclonal [AP-MAB0848] to IL6R
  • Tested applicationsSuitable for: IP, Flow Cyt, Inhibition Assay, ICC/IF, WBmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Mouse
  • Immunogen

    Mouse recombinant IL-6R alpha chain

  • General notes

    This monoclonal can be used to block IL-6/IL-6R interactions.



Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab83053 in the following tested applications.

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

Application Abreviews Notes
IP Use at an assay dependent concentration.
Flow Cyt Use at an assay dependent concentration.

ab18536 - Rat monoclonal IgG2b, is suitable for use as an isotype control with this antibody.

Inhibition Assay Use at an assay dependent concentration.
ICC/IF Use at an assay dependent concentration.
WB Use at an assay dependent concentration. Detects a band of approximately 55 kDa (predicted molecular weight: 52 kDa).


  • FunctionPart of the receptor for interleukin 6. Binds to IL6 with low affinity, but does not transduce a signal. Signal activation necessitate an association with IL6ST. Activation may lead to the regulation of the immune response, acute-phase reactions and hematopoiesis.
    Low concentration of a soluble form of IL6 receptor acts as an agonist of IL6 activity.
  • Tissue specificityIsoform 2 is expressed in peripheral blood mononuclear cells and weakly found in urine and serum.
  • Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the type I cytokine receptor family. Type 3 subfamily.
    Contains 1 fibronectin type-III domain.
    Contains 1 Ig-like C2-type (immunoglobulin-like) domain.
  • DomainThe two fibronectin type-III-like domains, contained in the N-terminal part, form together a cytokine-binding domain.
    The WSXWS motif appears to be necessary for proper protein folding and thereby efficient intracellular transport and cell-surface receptor binding.
  • Post-translational
    A short soluble form may also be released from the membrane by proteolysis.
  • Cellular localizationSecreted and Basolateral cell membrane.
  • Information by UniProt
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  • Alternative names
    • CD 126 antibody
    • CD126 antibody
    • CD126 antigen antibody
    • gp80 antibody
    • IL 6R 1 antibody
    • IL 6R alpha antibody
    • IL 6R antibody
    • IL-6 receptor alpha chain antibody
    • IL-6 receptor subunit alpha antibody
    • IL-6R 1 antibody
    • IL-6R subunit alpha antibody
    • IL-6R-alpha antibody
    • IL-6RA antibody
    • IL6Q antibody
    • Il6r antibody
    • IL6RA antibody
    • IL6RA_HUMAN antibody
    • IL6RQ antibody
    • Interleukin 6 receptor antibody
    • interleukin 6 receptor, alpha antibody
    • Interleukin-6 receptor subunit alpha antibody
    • Membrane glycoprotein 80 antibody
    • MGC30256 antibody
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Anti-IL6R antibody [AP-MAB0848] images

  • ab83053 staining IL6R in Mouse stem cells by ICC/IF (Immunocytochemistry/immunofluorescence). Cells were fixed with methanol and blocked with 10% Milk for 150 minutes at 22°C. Samples were incubated with primary antibody (1/100 in 10% Milk) for 2.5 hours at 22°C. A Cy5®-conjugated Goat anti-rat IgG polyclonal (1/100) was used as the secondary antibody.

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References for Anti-IL6R antibody [AP-MAB0848] (ab83053)

This product has been referenced in:
  • Mishra V  et al. Sex-specific IL-6-associated signaling activation in ozone-induced lung inflammation. Biol Sex Differ 7:16 (2016). Mouse . Read more (PubMed: 26949510) »

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The antibody ab83053 can be used to prevent IL6 binding to its receptor and therefore could be used in a neutralizing type assay.

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Application Western blot
Loading amount 25 µg
Gel Running Conditions Reduced Denaturing (4–15%)
Sample Mouse Tissue lysate - whole (Lung)
Specification Lung
Blocking step BSA as blocking agent for 15 hour(s) and 0 minute(s) · Concentration: 5% · Temperature: 4°C

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Submitted Jul 07 2014

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Application Immunocytochemistry/ Immunofluorescence
Sample Mouse Cell (stem cells)
Specification stem cells
Fixative Methanol
Permeabilization No
Blocking step Milk as blocking agent for 2 hour(s) and 30 minute(s) · Concentration: 10% · Temperature: 22°C

Prof. U.R. Markert

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Submitted Feb 08 2013


Es freut mich zu hören, dass Sie unser Angebot unseren Antikörper ab83053 in ICC/IF zu testen, annehmen möchten. Wie besprochen, können Sie den Gutscheincode zum Kauf ei...

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Ich möchte mich noch einmal absichern, dass ich Sie richtig verstanden habe. Ist es richtig, dass Sie nach der Stimulation der Zellen eine ICC mit dem IL6R Antikörper durchführen wollen.

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