This product is an active protein and may elicit a biological response in vivo, handle with caution.
ReconstitutionReconstitute in sterile 18MOhm-cm H2O not less than 100µg/ml, which can then be further diluted to other aqueous solutions.
Cytotoxic T lymphocyte associated antigen 8
Cytotoxic T lymphocyte associated protein 8
Cytotoxic T lymphocyte associated serine esterase 8
Cytotoxic T-lymphocyte-associated antigen 8
Interleukin 17 (cytotoxic T lymphocyte associated serine esterase 8)
FunctionLigand for IL17RA and IL17RC (PubMed:17911633). The heterodimer formed by IL17A and IL17F is a ligand for the heterodimeric complex formed by IL17RA and IL17RC (PubMed:18684971). Involved in inducing stromal cells to produce proinflammatory and hematopoietic cytokines (PubMed:8676080).
Tissue specificityRestricted to activated memory T-cells.
Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the IL-17 family.
Post-translational modificationsFound both in glycosylated and nonglycosylated forms.