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IL 4 Human, CHO

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  • IL 4 Human, CHO
  • Interleukin-4 Human Recombinant, CHO
  • Shipped at Room temp.

Catalogue number

CYT-271

Synonyms

BCGF, BCDF, B cell stimulating factor, BSF-1, Lymphocyte stimulatory factor 1, IL-4, MGC79402, Binetrakin, Pitrakinra.

Introduction

IL4 is a pleiotropic cytokine produced by activated T cells. IL4 is a ligand for interleukin 4 receptor. The interleukin 4 receptor also binds to IL13, which may contribute to many overlapping functions of this cytokine and IL13. STAT6, a signal transducer and activator of transcription, has been shown to play a central role in mediating the immune regulatory signal of this cytokine. This gene, IL3, IL5, IL13, and CSF2 form a cytokine gene cluster on chromosome 5q, with this gene particularly close to IL13. IL4, IL13 and IL5 are found to be regulated coordinately by several long-range regulatory elements in an over 120 kilobase range on the chromosome. Two alternatively spliced transcript variants of this gene encoding distinct isoforms have been reported.

Description

Interleukin-4 Human Recombinant produced in CHO is a single, non-glycosylated polypeptide chain containing 129 amino acids and having a molecular mass of 14 kDa, the glycosilation of IL-4 migrates as 18 kDa on SDS-PAGE.
The IL-4 is purified by proprietary chromatographic techniques.

Source

Chinese Hamster Ovarian Cells.

Physical Appearance

Sterile Filtered White lyophilized (freeze-dried) powder.

Formulation

Lyophilized from a Phosphate- Buffered Saline (pH 7.4).

Solubility

It is recommended to reconstitute the lyophilized Interleukin-4 in sterile 18MΩ-cm H2O not less than 100µg/ml, which can then be further diluted to other aqueous solutions.

Stability

Lyophilized Interleukin-4 although stable at room temperature for 3 weeks, should be stored desiccated below -18°C. Upon reconstitution IL4 should be stored at 4°C between 2-7 days and for future use below -18°C.
For long term storage it is recommended to add a carrier protein (0.1% HSA or BSA).
Please prevent freeze-thaw cycles.

Purity

Greater than 97.0% as determined by(a) Analysis by RP-HPLC.
(b) Analysis by SDS-PAGE.

Biological Activity

Measured in a cell proliferation assay using TF-1 cells. The ED50 for this effect is 0.05-0.2ng/ml corresponding to a Specific Activity of 5,000,000-20,000,000IU/mg.

References

Title:A Network Modeling Approach to Analysis of the Th2 Memory Responses Underlying Human Atopic Disease
Publication:doi: 10.4049/​jimmunol.0804125 The Journal of Immunology May 15, 2009 vol. 182 no. 10 6011-6021
Link:http://www.jimmunol.org/content/182/10/6011.full

Safety Data Sheet

Usage

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