Gibco™ Human IL-1 alpha Recombinant Protein, PeproTech®
E. coli Recombinant Protein
Supplier: Gibco™ 20001A100UG
DescriptionIL-1 alpha (Interleukin-1 alpha) is a proinflammatory cytokine expressed by monocytes, macrophages, and dendritic cells. IL-1 alpha is coded by the IL1A gene and signals through two receptors, IL-1RI and IL-1RII, both of which are shared with IL-1 beta. IL1A is located on the q arm on chromosome 2 at position 13. IL-1 alpha plays an important role in innate host defense by triggering the production of other proinflammatory cytokines in target cells and initiating acute-phase responses. IL-1 alpha activity can be moderated by IL-1 Receptor Antagonist (IL-1RA), a protein produced by many cell types that blocks receptor binding through competitive inhibition. IL-1 alpha is a pleiotropic cytokine involved in various immune responses, inflammatory processes, and hematopoiesis. Further, IL-1 alpha is produced by monocytes and macrophages as a proprotein, which is proteolytically processed and released in response to cell injury and induces apoptosis. The IL1A gene and eight other interleukin 1 family genes form a cytokine gene cluster on chromosome 2. IL1 alpha regulates the activities of NF-kappaB and mitogen-activated protein kinases. IL-1 alpha can stimulate the expression of IL6 and cyclooxygenase-2 (PTGS2/COX-2), as well as enhance the production of nitric oxide (NO). High levels of IL-1 alpha are associated with several chronic inflammatory diseases including rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis and multiple sclerosis.
|protein with no preservative
|SAPFSFLSNV KYNFMRIIKY EFILNDALNQ SIIRANDQYL TAAALHNLDE AVKFDMGAYK SSKDDAKITV ILRISKTQLY VTAQDEDQPV LLKEMPEIPK TITGSETNLL FFWETHGTKN YFTSVAHPNL FIATKQDYWV CLAGGPPSIT DFQILENQA
|≥ 98% by SDS-PAGE gel and HPLC analyses.
|ELISA, Functional Assay, Western Blot
|Human IL-1 alpha
|CTLA8; hematopoietin-1; IL 1 A; IL 1 A; IL1; IL-1 alpha; IL17; IL1A; Il-1 A; IL-1 alpha; IL1-ALPHA; IL1F1; IL1a; ILN; Interleukin; interleukin 1 alpha; interleukin 1, alpha; interleukin 17; interleukin 1 A; interleukin 1-alpha; interleukin 1-alpha (AA 1 - 152); Interleukin1 alpha; interleukin-1 alpha; interleukin-1 alpha precursor; Interleukin-17 A; preinterleukin 1 alpha; pre-interleukin-1 alpha; pro-interleukin-1-alpha; RP23-160G19.8
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