Overview

Description

  • Nature

    Recombinant
  • Source

    Escherichia coli
  • Amino Acid Sequence
    • Accession
    • Species

      Mouse
    • Sequence

      MFPTSQVRRG DFTEDTTPNR PVYTTSQVGG LITHVLWEIV EMRKELCNGN SDCMNNDDAL AENNLKLPEI QRNDGCYQTG YNQEICLLKI SSGLLEYHSY LEYMKNNLKD NKKDKARVLQ RDTETLIHIF NQEVKDLHKI VLPTPISNAL LTDKLESQKE WLRTKTIQFI LKSLEEFLKV TLRSTRQT
    • Molecular weight

      22 kDa
    • Amino acids

      25 to 211
    • Additional sequence information

      This product is for the mature full length protein. The signal peptide is not included.

Specifications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab198572 in the following tested applications.

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

  • Biological activity

    The activity is determined by dose-dependent induction of 7TD1 cell proliferation and is typically less than 0.02 ng/mL.

  • Applications

    HPLC

    SDS-PAGE

    Functional Studies

  • Endotoxin level

    <=1.000 Eu/µg
  • Purity

    > 95 % SDS-PAGE.
    Protein Content and Purity (typically = 95%) determined by: HPLC, Reducing and Non-reducing SDS-PAGE, UV spectroscopy at 280 nm.
  • Form

    Lyophilised
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Preparation and Storage

  • Stability and Storage

    Shipped at 4°C. Upon delivery aliquot. Store at -20°C long term. Avoid freeze / thaw cycle. For long term storage it is recommended to add a carrier protein on reconstitution (0.1% HSA or BSA).

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

  • Reconstitution
    Centrifuge vial before opening. When reconstituting the product, gently pipet and wash down the sides of the vial to ensure full recovery of the protein into solution. It is recommended to reconstitute the lyophilized mouse IL-6 in 10 mM HCl to 0.1-1.0 mg/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
    • 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
  • 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

References

ab198572 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.

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