Overview

  • Product name

  • Description

    Rabbit polyclonal to IL-6
  • Host species

    Rabbit
  • Tested applications

    Suitable for: WBmore details
  • Species reactivity

    Reacts with: Human
    Predicted to work with: Baboon, Macaque monkey
  • Immunogen

    Synthetic peptide corresponding to Human IL-6 aa 1-100 conjugated to keyhole limpet haemocyanin.
    (Peptide available as ab103272)

  • Positive control

    • This antibody gave a positive signal in the following human tissue lysates: Lung; Kidney; Plasma Total Protein.

Properties

Applications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab93356 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
WB Use a concentration of 1 µg/ml. Detects a band of approximately 25 kDa (predicted molecular weight: 24 kDa).

Target

  • Function

    Cytokine 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 disease

    Genetic 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 similarities

    Belongs to the IL-6 superfamily.
  • Post-translational
    modifications

    N- and O-glycosylated.
  • Cellular localization

    Secreted.
  • Information by UniProt
  • Database links

  • Alternative names

    • Interleukin BSF 2 antibody
    • B cell differentiation factor antibody
    • B cell stimulatory factor 2 antibody
    • B-cell stimulatory factor 2 antibody
    • BSF 2 antibody
    • BSF-2 antibody
    • BSF2 antibody
    • CDF antibody
    • CTL differentiation factor antibody
    • Cytotoxic T cell differentiation factor antibody
    • Hepatocyte stimulating factor antibody
    • Hepatocyte stimulatory factor antibody
    • HGF antibody
    • HSF antibody
    • Hybridoma growth factor antibody
    • Hybridoma growth factor Interferon beta-2 antibody
    • Hybridoma plasmacytoma growth factor antibody
    • IFN-beta-2 antibody
    • IFNB2 antibody
    • IL 6 antibody
    • IL-6 antibody
    • IL6 antibody
    • IL6_HUMAN antibody
    • Interferon beta 2 antibody
    • Interferon beta-2 antibody
    • Interleukin 6 antibody
    • Interleukin 6 (interferon beta 2) antibody
    • Interleukin BSF 2 antibody
    • Interleukin-6 antibody
    see all

Images

  • All lanes : Anti-IL-6 antibody (ab93356) at 1 µg/ml

    Lane 1 : Lung (Human) Tissue Lysate
    Lane 2 : Human kidney tissue lysate - total protein (ab30203)
    Lane 3 : Human Plasma Total Protein Lysate

    Lysates/proteins at 10 µg per lane.

    Secondary
    All lanes : Goat Anti-Rabbit IgG H&L (HRP) preadsorbed (ab97080) at 1/5000 dilution

    Developed using the ECL technique.

    Performed under reducing conditions.

    Predicted band size: 24 kDa
    Observed band size: 25 kDa
    why is the actual band size different from the predicted?
    Additional bands at: 37 kDa, 48 kDa. We are unsure as to the identity of these extra bands.


    Exposure time: 3 minutes

References

ab93356 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.

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