Pacific Blue™ anti-human IL-6 Antibody

Pricing & Availability
Clone
MQ2-13A5 (See other available formats)
Regulatory Status
RUO
Other Names
Interleukin-6, B cell stimulating factor-2 (BSF-2), Cytotoxic T cell differentiation factor (CDF), Hepatocyte stimulating factor (HSF), Hybridoma/plasmacytoma growth factor (HPGF)
Isotype
Rat IgG1, κ
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MQ2-13A5_PB_1_070212
LPS-stimulated human peripheral blood monocytes (for 6 hours in the presence of monensin) were stained with CD14 APC, fixed, permeabilized, and then stained with IL-6 (clone MQ2-13A5) Pacific Blue™ (top) or rat IgG1, κ Pacific Blue™ isotype control (bottom).
  • MQ2-13A5_PB_1_070212
    LPS-stimulated human peripheral blood monocytes (for 6 hours in the presence of monensin) were stained with CD14 APC, fixed, permeabilized, and then stained with IL-6 (clone MQ2-13A5) Pacific Blue™ (top) or rat IgG1, κ Pacific Blue™ isotype control (bottom).
  • MQ2-13A5_PB_2_070212
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Description

IL-6 is a potent lymphoid cell growth factor that stimulates the growth and survival of certain B cells and T cells. IL-6 plays a role in host defense, acute phase reactions, immune response, and hematopoiesis. IL-6 is expressed by T cells, B cells, monocytes, fibroblasts, hepatocytes, endothelial cells, and keratinocytes.

Product Details
Technical Data Sheet (pdf)

Product Details

Reactivity
Human
Antibody Type
Monoclonal
Host Species
Rat
Immunogen
COS-7- expressed, recombinant human IL-6
Formulation
Phosphate-buffered solution, pH 7.2, containing 0.09% sodium azide and 0.2% (w/v) BSA (origin USA).
Preparation
The antibody was purified by affinity chromatography, and conjugated with Pacific Blue™ under optimal conditions.
Concentration
Lot-specific (please contact technical support for concentration and total µg amount, or use our Lookup tool if you have a lot number.)
Storage & Handling
The antibody solution should be stored undiluted between 2°C and 8°C, and protected from prolonged exposure to light. Do not freeze.
Application

ICFC - Quality tested

Recommended Usage

Each lot of this antibody is quality control tested by intracellular immunofluorescent staining with flow cytometric analysis. For flow cytometric staining, the suggested use of this reagent is 5 µl per million cells in 100 µl staining volume or 5 µl per 100 µl of whole blood.

* Pacific Blue™ has a maximum emission of 455 nm when it is excited at 405 nm. Prior to using Pacific Blue™ conjugate for flow cytometric analysis, please verify your flow cytometer's capability of exciting and detecting the fluorochrome.


Alexa Fluor® and Pacific Blue™ are trademarks of Life Technologies Corporation.

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Excitation Laser
Violet Laser (405 nm)
Application Notes

ELISA or ELISPOT Capture1-3,7: The purified MQ2-13A5 antibody is useful as the capture antibody in a sandwich ELISA or ELISPOT assay, when used in conjunction with the biotinylated MQ2-39C3 antibody (Cat. No. 501202) as the detecting antibody.

Neutralization1-3,5,6: The Ultra-LEAF™ purified antibody (Endotoxin <0.1 EU/µg, Azide-Free, 0.2 µm filtered) is recommended for neutralization of human IL-6 bioactivity (Cat. No. 501110). The MQ2-13A5 antibody can neutralize the bioactivity of natural or recombinant IL-6.

Additional applications (for the relevant formats) include: intracellular flow cytometry10.

Application References

(PubMed link indicates BioLegend citation)
  1. Abrams J, et al. 1992. Immunol. Rev. 127:5.
  2. Abrams JS. 2001. Curr. Protoc. Immunol. Unit 6.20.
  3. Gaines Das R, et al. 1993. J. Immunol. Methods 160:147.
  4. Enriquez J, et al. 2002. Adv. Perit Dial. 18:177.
  5. Zou JP, et al. 1999. J. Immunol. 162:4882.
  6. Wyant TL, et al. 1999. Infect. Immun. 67:1338.
  7. Lesmeister MJ, et al. 2005. Reprod. Biol. Endocrinol. 3:74.
  8. Terasaka Y, et al. 2010. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 51:2441 PubMed
  9. Girndt M, et al. 1998. J. Am. Soc. Nephrol. 9:1689.
Product Citations
  1. Wolf D, et al. 2018. Nat Commun. 9:525. PubMed
RRID
AB_2561425 (BioLegend Cat. No. 501113)
AB_2561426 (BioLegend Cat. No. 501114)

Antigen Details

Structure
Neuropoietic cytokine family; 26 kD (Mammalian)
Bioactivity
Hematopoiesis; antigen-specific immune responses, inflammatory reactions; acute phase reaction
Cell Sources
T cells, B cells, macrophages, bone marrow stromal cells, fibroblasts, keratinocytes, mesangium, astrocytes, endothelial cells
Cell Targets
T cells, B cells, hepatocytes, cholinergic neurons
Receptors
Heterodimer IL-6Rα (CD126)/IL-6Rβ (CD130; gp130)
Biology Area
Cell Biology, Immunology, Innate Immunity, Neuroinflammation, Neuroscience
Molecular Family
Cytokines/Chemokines
Antigen References

1. Fitzgerald, K., et al. Eds. 2001. The Cytokine FactsBook. Academic Press, San Diego.
2. Hirano T. 1998. Int. Rev. Immunol. 16:249.
3. Patterson P. 1992. Curr. Opin. Neurobiol. 2:94.
4. van Oers M, et al. 1993. Ann. Hematol. 66:219.

Regulation
Upregulated by IL-1, TNF, PDGF, IFN-β, TNF-α, NGF, and IL-17; downregulated by glucocorticoids IL-4 and TGF-β
Gene ID
3569 View all products for this Gene ID
UniProt
View information about IL-6 on UniProt.org

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