IL-23 p19 Rat anti-Mouse, Clone: G23-8, eBioscience
Rat Monoclonal Antibody
Manufacturer: Invitrogen 14723285
Description: The G23-8 antibody reacts with the p19 subunit of mouse IL-23. The G23-8 antibody was generated from immunization with authentic, insect cell-expressed, recombit mouse IL-23 heterodimer. The G23-8 antibody can specifically neutralize IL-23 bioactivity with no effect on IL-12 p70 bioactivity. The use of a p19-specific capture antibody and a p40-specific detection antibody yields an IL-23 ELISA which is exquisitely specific for mouse IL-23. IL-12 p40 homodimer and IL-12 p70 were each run in the assay at 500 ng/mL with no interference or cross-reactivity observed. A panel of 20 unrelated cytokines was run in the IL-23 ELISA at 100 ng/mL with no cross reactivity observed; all values were at the limit of detection of the assay. For measurement of total p40 protein levels, the Mouse IL-12/23 Total p40 ELISA Ready-SET-Go! Is available (88-7120). IL-23 is a heterodimeric cytokine composed of the p40 subunit of IL-12 disulfide-linked with a protein p19. p19, like p35 of IL-12, is biologically inactive by itself. IL-23 interacts with IL-12Rbeta1 and an additional, novel beta2-like receptor subunit with STAT4 binding domain, termed IL-23R. IL-23 is secreted by activated mouse and human dendritic cells. Biological activities of mouse IL-23 are distinct from those of mouse IL-12. Mouse IL-23 was found not to induce significant amounts of IFN-g.Mouse IL-23 does induce strong proliferation of memory T cells (but not naive T cells), whereas IL-12 has no effect on memory cells. Additionally, mouse IL-23 (but not IL-12) can activate mouse memory T cells to produce the proinflammatory cytokine IL-17. Human IL-23 has biological properties which are less distinct from human IL-12; human IL-23 induces proliferation of memory T cells and induces moderate levels of IFN-g production by naive and memory T cells, as compared to IL-12. Applications Reported: The G23-8 antibody has been reported for use as the capture antibody in mouse IL-23 ELISA, for Western blotting, and for neutralization of mouse IL-23 bioactivity. Applications Tested: The G23-8 antibody has been tested as the capture antibody in a sandwich ELISA for analysis of mouse IL-23 (p19p40) protein levels in combination with the biotinylated (p40-specific) C17.8 antibody (13-7123) for detection and recombit mouse IL-23 (14-8231) as the standard. A suitable range of concentrations of this antibody for ELISA capture is 1-4 µg/mL. A standard curve consisting of doubling dilutions of the recombit standard over the range of 4000 pg/mL - 30 pg/mL should be included in each ELISA plate. Important Note: TMB, rather than ABTS, should be used as a substrate to achieve this sensitivity level. For specific neutralization of mouse IL-23 protein activity (with no effect on IL-12 p70), the functional grade purified G23-8 antibody is recommended (cat No.16-7232). Purity: Greater than 90%, as determined by SDS-PAGE. Aggregation: Less than 10%, as determined by HPLC.Filtration: 0.2 µm post-manufacturing filtered. The p19 shares sequence similarity with IL-6 subfamily members and is distantly related to the p35 subunit of IL-12. It shows no biological activity by itself; instead, it combines with the p40 subunit of IL-12 to form a biologically active, composite cytokine, IL-23. IL-23 shares some in vivo functions with IL-12, including the activation of the transcription factor Stat4. Similar to IL-12, human IL-23 stimulates IFN-g production and proliferation of PHA blast T cells, as well as in CD45 RO (memory) T cells. Ubiquitous transgenic expression of the IL-23 subunit p19 induces multiorgan inflammation, runting, infertility and premature death.
|PBS with 0.09% sodium azide; pH 7.2|
|IL-23, IL-23A, IL23P19, MGC79388, P19, SGRF|
|ELISA, Western Blot|
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