Description: The 2H5 monoclonal antibody reacts with mouse, rat, and human monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 (MCP-1), also known as CCL2 and MCAF. Applications Reported: The 2H5 antibody has been reported for use in ELISA, intracellular staining for flow cytometric analysis, and cytokine neutralization. . Applications Tested: The Functional Grade purified 2H5 antibody has been tested by ELISA for verification of reactivity and by LAL assay for verification of low endotoxin. The 2H5 antibody has been published for use in vitro and in vivo for neutralization of MCP-1 activity. Mouse MCP-1 ELISA: The biotinylated 2H5 antibody has been tested as the detection antibody in a sandwich ELISA for analysis of mouse MCP-1 in combination with the affinity purified 4E2/MCP (14-7091) antibody for capture and recombit mouse MCP-1 as the standard. A suitable range of concentrations of this antibody for ELISA detection is 0.5-2.0 µg/mL. A standard curve consisting of doubling dilutions of the recombit standard over the range of 2000 pg/mL - 15 pg/mL should be included in each ELISA plate. Human MCP-1 ELISA: The biotinylated 2H5 antibody has been tested as the detection antibody in a sandwich ELISA for analysis of human MCP-1 in combination with the affinity purified 5D3-F7 (14-7099) antibody for capture and recombit human MCP-1 as the standard. A suitable range of concentrations of this antibody for ELISA detection is 0.5-2.0 µg/mL.A standard curve consisting of doubling dilutions of the recombit standard over the range of 2000 pg/mL - 15 pg/mL should be included in each ELISA plate. Endotoxin: Less than 0.001 ng/ug antibody as determined by the LAL assay. Storage and handling: Use in a sterile environment. Filtration: 0.2 µm post-manufacturing filtered. Purity: Greater than 90%, as determined by SDS-PAGE. Endotoxin Level: Less than 0.001 ng/µg antibody, as determined by LAL assay. Aggregation: Less than 10%, as determined by HPLC. This gene is one of several cytokine genes clustered on the q-arm of chromosome 17. Cytokines are a family of secreted proteins involved in immunoregulatory and inflammatory processes. The protein encoded by this gene is structurally related to the CXC subfamily of cytokines. Members of this subfamily are characterized by two cysteines separated by a single amino acid. This cytokine displays chemotactic activity for monocytes and basophils but not for neutrophils or eosinophils. It has been implicated in the pathogenesis of diseases characterized by monocytic infiltrates, like psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis and atherosclerosis. It binds to chemokine receptors CCR2 and CCR4.
|Human, Mouse, Rat|
|Functional Assay, Neutralization|
|PBS with no preservative; pH 7.2|
For Research Use Only.
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