Overview

  • Product name

    Mouse IL-6 ELISA kit
    See all IL-6 kits
  • Detection method

    Colorimetric
  • Precision

    Intra-assay
    Sample n Mean SD CV%
    Overall 4.6%
    Inter-assay
    Sample n Mean SD CV%
    Overall 10%
  • Sample type

    Cell culture supernatant, Serum, Plasma
  • Assay type

    Sandwich (quantitative)
  • Sensitivity

    < 0.012 ng/ml
  • Range

    0.01 ng/ml - 0.2 ng/ml
  • Recovery

    99 %

  • Assay time

    5h 00m
  • Assay duration

    Multiple steps standard assay
  • Species reactivity

    Reacts with: Mouse
  • Product overview

    Abcam’s IL-6 mouse in vitro ELISA (Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay) kit is designed for the quantitative measurement of IL-6 levels in mouse plasma, serum and cell culture supernatants.


    An IL-6 specific antibody has been precoated onto 96-well plates and blocked. Standards or test samples are added to the wells and subsequently an IL-6 specific biotinylated detection antibody is added and then followed by washing with wash buffer. Streptavidin-Peroxidase Conjugate is added and unbound conjugates are washed away with wash buffer. TMB is then used to visualize Streptavidin-Peroxidase enzymatic reaction. TMB is catalyzed by Streptavidin-Peroxidase to produce a blue color product that changes into yellow after adding acidic stop solution. The density of yellow coloration is directly proportional to the amount of IL-6 captured in plate.


    The entire kit may be stored at -20°C for long term storage before reconstitution - Avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.

  • Tested applications

    Suitable for: Sandwich ELISAmore details
  • Platform

    Microplate

Properties

  • Storage instructions

    Please refer to protocols.
  • Components 1 x 96 tests
    100X Biotinylated Mouse IL-6 Antibody 1 x 60µl
    100X Streptavidin-Peroxidase Conjugate 1 x 80µl
    10X Diluent N Concentrate 1 x 30ml
    1X Standard Diluent 1 x 2ml
    20X Wash Buffer Concentrate 2 x 30ml
    Chromogen Substrate 1 x 8ml
    IL-6 Microplate (12 x 8 well strips) 1 unit
    IL-6 Standard 2 vials
    Sealing Tapes 3 units
    Stop Solution 1 x 12ml
  • Research areas

  • 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
  • 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
    • Cytotoxic T cell differentiation factor
    • Hepatocyte stimulating factor
    • Hepatocyte stimulatory factor
    • HGF
    • HSF
    • Hybridoma growth factor
    • Hybridoma growth factor Interferon beta-2
    • Hybridoma plasmacytoma growth factor
    • 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
  • Database links

Applications

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

Application Abreviews Notes
Sandwich ELISA Use at an assay dependent dilution.

Images

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Protocols

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