IL-6 Rat anti-Mouse, Clone: MP5-20F3, eBioscience
Rat Monoclonal Antibody
Manufacturer: Invitrogen 14706185
Description: The MP5-20F3 antibody reacts with mouse interleukin-6 (IL-6). The MP5-20F3 antibody is a neutralizing antibody. Mouse IL-6 (also known as B Cell Stimulating Factor, BCSF, and BSF-2) is a 21-28 kDa factor produced by a variety of cell types, including monocytes, fibroblasts and endothelial cells. Upon stimulation, macrophages, T, B, mast, and glial cells, eosinophils, keratinocytes and granulocytes also secrete IL-6. This pleiotrophic cytokine influences the antigen-specific immune response, inflammatory response, and the development of neurons, and is a major mediator of the acute phase reaction. Applications Reported: This MP5-20F3 antibody has been reported for use in ELISA capture antibody and ELISPOT capture antibody. Applications Tested: The MP5-20F3 antibody has been tested as the capture antibody in a sandwich ELISA for analysis of mouse Interleukin-6 (IL-6) in combination with the biotin MP5-32C11 (cat. 13-7062) antibody for detection and recombit mouse IL-6 (cat. 14-8061) as the standard. A suitable range of concentrations of this antibody for ELISA capture is 0.5-2 µg/mL. A standard curve consisting of doubling dilutions of the recombit standard over the range of 8-1000 pg/mL should be included in each ELISA plate. Purity: Greater than 90%, as determined by SDS-PAGE. Aggregation: Less than 10%, as determined by HPLC. Filtration: 0.2 µm post-manufacturing filtered.Interleukin 6 (IL-6) is a multifunctional 26 kD protein originally discovered in the medium of RNA-stimulated fibroblastoid cells. IL-6 appears to be directly involved in the responses that occur after infection and cellular injury, and it may prove to be important as IL-1 and TNF-a in regulating the acute phase response. IL-6 is reported to be produced by fibroblasts, activated T cells, activated monocytes or macrophages and endothelial cells. IL-6 acts upon a variety of cells including myeloid progenitor cells, T cells, B cells, and hepatocytes. In addition, IL-6 appears to interact with IL-2 in the proliferation of T lymphocytes. IL-6 potentiates the proliferative effect of IL-3 on multipotential hematopoietic progenitors. IL-6 plays a critical role in B-cell differentiation to plasma cells and is a potent growth factor for plasmacytoma and myeloma. IL-6 is a very useful culture supplement for the generation of a high number of antibody-producing hybridomas. Primarily produced at sites of acute and chronic inflammation, IL-6 is secreted into the serum and induces a transcriptional inflammatory response through interleukin 6 receptor, alpha. The functioning of IL-6 is implicated in a wide variety of inflammation-associated disease states including diabetes mellitus and systemic juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.
|PBS with 0.09% sodium azide; pH 7.2|
|Interleukin-6, BSF2, HGF, HSF, IFNB2, IL-6, B-cell stimulatory factor 2, BSF-2, Interferon beta-2, Hybridoma growth factor, CTL differentiation factor|
The Fisher Scientific Encompass Program offers items which are not part of our distribution portfolio. These products typically do not have pictures or detailed descriptions. However, we are committed to improving your shopping experience. Please use the form below to provide feedback related to the content on this product.
Your feedback has been submitted. Fisher Scientific is always working to improve our content for you. We appreciate your feedback.Ok
For Research Use Only.