Technical Data
B0003-65E
BLYS (Tumor Necrosis Factor Ligand Superfamily Member 13B, B Lymphocyte Stimulator, BLyS, B Cell-activating Factor, BAFF, Dendritic Cell-derived TNF-like Molecule, TNF- and APOL-related Leukocyte Expressed Ligand 1, TALL-1, CD257, BAFF, TNFSF13B, TALL1, T
Description:
Members in the TNF superfamily regulate immune responses and induce apoptosis. A novel member in the TNF family was recently identified by several groups and designated BAFF (for B cell Activating Factor belonging to the TNF Family), BLyS (for B Lymphocyte Stimulator), TALL-1 (for TNF- and ApoL-related Leukocyte-expressed Ligand), and THANK (for TNF Homologue that Activate Apoptosis, NF-kB and c-jun N-terminal Kinase). BAFF/BLyS was characterized as a B cell activator since it induced B cell proliferation and immunoglobulin secretion. Three receptors for BAFF were recently identified and designated TACI, BCMA and BAFF-R. BAFF and its receptors are essential for B cell development, survival, and humoral immune responses. BAFF is involved in the development of autoimmune diseases including systemic lupus erythaematosus and rheumatoid arthritis.

Applications:
Suitable for use in Western Blot and Immunohistochemistry. Other applications not tested.

Recommended Dilution:
Western Blot: 5ug/ml
Immunohistochemistry (Formalin fixed paraffin embedded): 10ug/ml
Optimal dilutions to be determined by the researcher.

Storage and Stability:
May be stored at 4C for short-term only. Aliquot to avoid repeated freezing and thawing. Store at -20C. Aliquots are stable for at least 12 months. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap.
TypeIsotypeCloneGrade
PabIgGAffinity Purified
SizeStorageShippingSourceHost
50ug-20CBlue IceHumanRabbit
Concentration:
~0.5mg/ml
Immunogen:
Synthetic peptide corresponding to aa254-269 of human BLyS (KLH).
Purity:
Purified by Protein G affinity chromatography.
Form
Supplied as a liquid in PBS, 0.2% gelatin, 0.05% sodium azide.
Specificity:
Recognizes human BAFF. Species sequence homology: Mouse.
Intended for research use only. Not for use in human, therapeutic, or diagnostic applications.