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Interleukin 17A, Recombinant, Mouse (IL-17A, CTLA-8)

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Interleukin-17A (IL-17A), also known as CTLA-8, is a pro-inflammatory cytokine member of a six-species family of proteins (IL-17A-17F). IL-17A is secreted mainly by activated CD4+ and CD8+ T lymphocytes and acts through its receptor, IL-17R, to induce the expression of many mediators of inflammation, most importantly, those that are involved in the proliferation, maturation and chemotaxis of neutrophils. Elevated levels of IL-17A have been associated with several conditions, including rheumatoid arthritis, airway inflammation, allograft rejection, inflammatory bowel disease, psoriasis, cancer and multiple sclerosis. Human, mouse and rat IL-17A show activity on mouse cells
Catalog #142902
SourceRecombinant protein corresponding to two 134aa chains from mouse IL-17A expressed in E.coli.
Molecular Weight~30kD
Endotoxin 1EU/ug (LAL)
Biological ActivityThe activity is determined by the dose-dependent induction of IL-6 production in cultured mouse NIH 3T3 fibroblasts and is typically 0.25-1.25ng/ml
AA SequenceMAAIIPQSSA CPNTEAKDFL QNVKVNLKVF NSLGAKVSSR RPSDYLNRST SPWTLHRNED PDRYPSVIWE AQCRHQRCVN AEGKLDHHMN SVLIQQEILV LKREPESCPF TFRVEKMLVG VGCTCVASIV RQAA
Storage and StabilityLyophilized powder may be stored at -20°C. Stable for 12 months at -20°C. Reconstitute with sterile dH2O. Aliquot to avoid repeated freezing and thawing. Store at -20°C. Reconstituted product is stable for 6 months at -20°C. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap. Further dilutions can be made in assay buffer.
Molecular Weight~30kD
SourceE.coli
Purity~98% (Reducing and non-reducing SDS-PAGE)
FormSupplied as a lyophilized powder. No additives. Reconstitute with sterile dH2O.
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological.


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