Overview

Description

  • NatureRecombinant
  • SourceEscherichia coli
  • Amino Acid Sequence
    • SpeciesRat
    • SequenceRecombinant Rat IL-6 is a 21.7 kDa protein containing 187 amino acid residues: MFPTSQVRRG DFTEDTTHNR PVYTTSQVGG LITY VLREIF EMRKELCNGN SDCMNSDDALSENNLKLPEI QRNDGCFQTG YNQEICLLKI CSGLLEFRFY LEFVKNNLQD NKKDKARVIQSNTETLV HIF KQEIKDSYKI VLPTPTSNAL LMEKLESQKE WLRTKTIQLI LK ALEEFLKVTMRSTRQT

Associated products

Specifications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab9771 in the following tested applications.

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

  • Applications

    Functional Studies

    SDS-PAGE

  • Endotoxin level< 0.100 Eu/µg
  • FormLyophilised
  • Additional notesThe ED50 as determined by the dose-dependent stimulation of the proliferation of IL-6-dependent murine 7TD1 cells is < 0.01 ng/ml, corresponding to a specific activity of > 1 x 108 units/mg.
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Preparation and Storage

  • Stability and Storage

    Shipped at 4°C. Upon delivery aliquot and store at -20°C or -80°C. Avoid repeated freeze / thaw cycles.

    This product is an active protein and may elicit a biological response in vivo, handle with caution.

  • ReconstitutionWe recommend a quick spin followed by reconstitution in 100ul water or buffer at pH 7.0 to a concentration of 0.1mg/ml.

General Info

  • Alternative names
    • Interleukin BSF 2
    • B cell differentiation factor
    • B cell stimulatory factor 2
    • B-cell stimulatory factor 2
    • BSF 2
    • BSF-2
    • BSF2
    • CDF
    • CTL differentiation factor
    • Hepatocyte stimulatory factor
    • HGF
    • HSF
    • Hybridoma growth factor
    • Hybridoma growth factor Interferon beta-2
    • IFN-beta-2
    • IFNB2
    • IL 6
    • IL-6
    • IL6
    • IL6_HUMAN
    • Interferon beta 2
    • Interferon beta-2
    • Interleukin 6
    • Interleukin 6 (interferon beta 2)
    • Interleukin BSF 2
    • Interleukin-6
    see all
  • FunctionCytokine with a wide variety of biological functions. It is a potent inducer of the acute phase response. Plays an essential role in the final differentiation of B-cells into Ig-secreting cells Involved in lymphocyte and monocyte differentiation. It induces myeloma and plasmacytoma growth and induces nerve cells differentiation Acts on B-cells, T-cells, hepatocytes, hematopoeitic progenitor cells and cells of the CNS. Also acts as a myokine. It is discharged into the bloodstream after muscle contraction and acts to increase the breakdown of fats and to improve insulin resistance.
  • Involvement in diseaseGenetic variations in IL6 are associated with susceptibility to rheumatoid arthritis systemic juvenile (RASJ) [MIM:604302]. An inflammatory articular disorder with systemic-onset beginning before the age of 16. It represents a subgroup of juvenile arthritis associated with severe extraarticular features and occasionally fatal complications. During active phases of the disorder, patients display a typical daily spiking fever, an evanescent macular rash, lymphadenopathy, hepatosplenomegaly, serositis, myalgia and arthritis.
    Note=A IL6 promoter polymorphism is associated with a lifetime risk of development of Kaposi sarcoma in HIV-infected men.
  • Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the IL-6 superfamily.
  • Post-translational
    modifications
    N- and O-glycosylated.
  • Cellular localizationSecreted.
  • Information by UniProt

References for Recombinant rat IL6 protein (ab9771)

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