Purified anti-mouse IL-6 Antibody

Pricing & Availability
Clone
MP5-32C11 (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 IgG2a, κ
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Description

IL-6 is a potent lymphoid cell growth factor that stimulates the growth and survivability of certain B cells and T cells. IL-6 plays a role in host defense, acute phase reactions, immune responses, and hematopoiesis. IL-6 is expressed by T cells, B cells, monocytes, fibroblasts, hepatocytes, endothelial cells and keratinocytes. The MP5-32C11 antibody reacts with mouse interleukin-6 (IL-6). The MP5-32c11 antibody can not neutralize the bioactivity of natural or recombinant IL-6.

Product Details
Technical Data Sheet (pdf)

Product Details

Reactivity
Mouse
Antibody Type
Monoclonal
Host Species
Rat
Immunogen
COS-7-expressed, recombinant mouse IL-6
Formulation
Phosphate-buffered solution, pH 7.2, containing 0.09% sodium azide.
Preparation
The antibody was purified by affinity chromatography.
Concentration
0.5 mg/ml
Storage & Handling
The antibody solution should be stored undiluted between 2°C and 8°C.
Application

ELISA Detection, ELISPOT Detection

Recommended Usage

Each lot of this antibody is quality control tested by ELISA assay. For use as an ELISA detection antibody, a concentration range of 0.5 - 2 µg/mL is recommended. To obtain a linear standard curve, serial dilutions of mouse IL-6 recombinant protein ranging from 500 to 8 pg/mL are recommended for each ELISA plate. For use as an ELISPOT detection antibody, a concentration range of 1 - 4 µg/mL is recommended. It is recommended that the reagent be titrated for optimal performance for each application.

Application Notes

ELISA Detection1-4,8 or ELISPOT Detection5,6: The biotinylated MP5-32C11 antibody is useful as a detection antibody for a sandwich ELISA or ELISPOT assay, when used in conjunction with the purified MP5-20F3 antibody (Cat. No. 504502/504506) as capture antibody and recombinant mouse IL-6 (Cat. No. 575709) as the standard.

Additional reported applications (for the relevant formats) include: Western blotting, In Vivo Capture7.

Note: For testing mouse IL-6 in serum, plasma or supernatant, BioLegend's ELISA Max™ Sets (Cat. No. 431301 to 431306) are specially developed and recommended.

Application References

(PubMed link indicates BioLegend citation)
  1. Abrams J, et al. 1992. Immunol. Rev. 127:5.
  2. Sander B, et al. 1993. J. Immunol. Meth. 166:201.
  3. Starnes H, et al. 1990. J. Immunol. 145:4185.
  4. Abrams J. 1995. Curr. Prot. Immunol. John Wiley and Sons, New York. Unit 6.20.
  5. Fujihashi K, et al. 1991. J. Immunol. Meth. 160:181.
  6. Mo X, et al. 1995. J. Virol. 69:1288.
  7. Finkelman F, et al. 2003. Curr. Prot. Immunol. John Wiley & Sons, New York. Unit 6.28.
  8. O'Connell PJ, et al. 2006. Blood 107:1010.
RRID
AB_2249215 (BioLegend Cat. No. 504604)

Antigen Details

Structure
Neuropoietic cytokine family; 22-29 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
Immunology, Innate Immunity
Molecular Family
Cytokines/Chemokines
Antigen References

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

Regulation
Upregulated by IL-1, TNF, PDGF, IFN-β, TNF-α, NGF, IL-17; downregulated by glucocorticoids IL-4, TGF-β
Gene ID
16193 View all products for this Gene ID
UniProt
View information about IL-6 on UniProt.org

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