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Interleukin 6, Recombinant, Chicken (IL-6, CHIL-6, Interferon beta 2, IFNB2)


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Interleukin-6 (IL-6) is a multifunctional pro-inflammatory cytokine, produced by a wide variety of cells including B lymphocytes, T lymphocytes, monocytes/macrophages, fibroblasts and endothelial cells and plays a major role in the regulation of immune responses, haematopoiesis and the induction of acute phase responses.
Catalog #I8428-03N
Recombinant protein corresponding to chicken IL-6, his-tagged, expressed in E. coli.
ApplicationsSuitable for use in ELISA, Functional Assays and In vitro Assays. Other applications not tested.
Recommended DilutionFunctional Assays: Induces corticosterone secretion in vivo.
In vitro Assays: Induces proliferation of the IL-6 dependant murine hybridoma cell line 7TD1
Optimal dilutions to be determined by the researcher.
Storage and StabilityMay be stored at 4°C for short-term only. Aliquot to avoid repeated freezing and thawing. Store at -20°C. Aliquots are 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 Weight23.2kD
SourceE. coli.
Purity~85% by Ni Chelate chromatography
FormSupplied as a liquid in PBS. Preservative free.
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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