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Anti -Interleukin 1 alpha (IL-1a)


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Clone Host Grade Applications
Monoclonal Mouse Affinity Purified E B
Rat IL-1 alpha is a 17.7kD cytokine which is produced by macrophages .IL-1alpha is a non-secreted proinflammatory cytokine produced in a variety of cells including monocytes, tissue macrophages, keratinocytes and other epithelial cells. Both IL-1alpha and IL-1beta binds to the same receptor and has similar if not identical biological properties. These cytokines have a broad range of activities including, stimulation of thymocyte proliferation, by inducing IL-2 release, B-cell maturation and proliferation, mitogenic FGF-like activity and the ability to stimulate the release of prostaglandin and collagenase from synovial cells. However, whereas IL-1beta is a secreted cytokine, IL-1alpha is predominantly a cell-associated cytokine.
Catalog #I7663-01M
ApplicationsSuitable for use in ELISA, Western Blot. Other applications not tested.
Recommended DilutionsELISA: 4ug/ml using 100ul/well to detect a range of 4-250pg/ml of recombinant rat IL1 alpha.
Western Blot: 1-2ug/ml using rat IL1 alpha at 100ng/lane under non-reducing and reducing conditions. Predicted molecular weight: 31kD.
Optimal working dilutions to be determined by researcher.
Recommended Secondary ReagentsDonkey Anti Sheep/Goat IgG: HRP conjugate
Storage and StabilityLyophilized powder may be stored at 4°C for short-term only. Reconstitute to nominal volume by adding sterile 40-50% glycerol and store at -20°C. Reconstituted product is stable for 12 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.
Clone TypeMonoclonal
Clone No4F4
FormSupplied as a liquid in PBS, pH 7.2.
PurityPurified from tissue culture supernatant using Protein G. Endotoxin level is < 10ng per mg antibody as determined by the LAL method.
ImmunogenPurified recombinant rat IL1 alpha, expressed in E. coli.
SpecificityRecognizes rat interleukin-1 alpha (IL-1 alpha).
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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