Rabbit IgG polyclonal antibody for Interleukin-6(IL6) detection. Tested with WB in Human.
|Product Name||Anti-IL6 Antibody
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|Storage & Handling||At -20°C for one year. After reconstitution, at 4°C for one month. It can also be aliquotted and stored frozen at -20°C for a longer time.Avoid repeated freezing and thawing.|
|Description||Polyclonal antibody for IL 6/IL6 detection. Host: Rabbit.Size: 100μg/vial. Tested applications: WB. Reactive species: Human. IL 6/IL6 information: Molecular Weight: 23718 MW; Subcellular Localization: Secreted.|
|Cite This Product||Anti-IL6 Antibody (Boster Biological Technology, Pleasanton CA, USA, Catalog # PA1700)|
|Specificity||Anti-IL6 Antibody (PA1700) reacts with Human IL6, in native form and recombinant. Superfamily members of IL6 are not reactive to PA1700.|
|Contents/Buffer||Each vial contains 5mg BSA, 0.9mg NaCl, 0.2mg Na2HPO4, 0.05mg Thimerosal, 0.05mg NaN3.|
|Reconstitution||Add 0.2ml of distilled water will yield a concentration of 500ug/ml.|
|Immunogen||A synthetic peptide corresponding to a sequence at the C-terminus of human IL-6(195-212aa LRSFKEFLQSSLRALRQM).|
Our Boster Quality Guarantee for Anti-IL6 Antibody covers its use in the following applications.
*The recommended dilution ratios/concentrations are for reference only and optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
Assay Dilutions Overview
Western blot, 0.1-0.5μg/ml, Human
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The following reagents are used to generate the images below for Anti-IL6 Antibody (PA1700).Boster recommends Enhanced Chemiluminescent Kit with anti-Rabbit IgG (EK1002) for Western blot.
Images And Assay Conditions
Anti-IL-6 antibody, PA1700, Western blotting
Lane 1: Recombinant Human IL-6 Protein 10ng
Lane 2: Recombinant Human IL-6 Protein 5ng
Lane 3: Recombinant Human IL-6 Protein 2.5ng
Protein Target Info (Source: Uniprot.org)
|Alternative Names||Interleukin-6;IL-6;B-cell stimulatory factor 2;BSF-2;CTL differentiation factor;CDF;Hybridoma growth factor;Interferon beta-2;IFN-beta-2;IL6;IFNB2;|
|Molecular Weight||23718 MW|
*if product is indicated to react with multiple species, protein info is based on the human gene.
|Protein Function||Cytokine with a wide variety of biological functions. It is a potent inducer of the acute phase response. Plays an essential role in the final differentiation of B-cells into Ig- secreting cells Involved in lymphocyte and monocyte differentiation. Acts on B-cells, T-cells, hepatocytes, hematopoietic progenitor cells and cells of the CNS. Required for the generation of T(H)17 cells. Also acts as a myokine. It is discharged into the bloodstream after muscle contraction and acts to increase the breakdown of fats and to improve insulin resistance. It induces myeloma and plasmacytoma growth and induces nerve cells differentiation.|
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|Background||Interleukin-6(IL-6) is a protein that in humans is encoded by the IL6 gene. IL-6 is an interleukin that acts as both a pro-inflammatory and anti-inflammatory cytokine. It is secreted by T cells and macrophages to stimulate immune response to trauma, especially burns or other tissue damage leading to inflammation. IL-6 is one of the most important mediators of fever and of the acute phase response. IL-6 is also essential for hybridoma growth and is found in many supplemental cloning media such as briclone. Bowcock et al.(1988) assigned the IL6 gene to chromosome 7p21. By in situ hybridization and Southern blot analysis of mouse-human hybrid cell lines, Sutherland et al.(1988) mapped the IL6 gene to chromosome 7p15.|
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Q: Do you offer BSA-free antibodies? Keyword: Bovine serum albumin, carrier protein, conjugationA: Yes, please contact us at [email protected] for more information about BSA-free antibodies and availability. The new BSA-free formula uses trehalose as a replacement to BSA. We have tested many alternative chemicals and found that trehalose protects the antibodies the best.
Q: Is your western blot protocol provided from the website applicable for all your antibodies? Keyword: applications, WBA: The protocol is applicable for all our antibodies in WB, the NC Membrane(0.45μm or 0.22μm) and transfer time(70 mins or 50 mins) depends on the protein molecular weight, details can be found in included protocol.
Q: Can I conjugate markers to this antibody? Can I link custom conjugates to this antibody? Keyword: conjugationA: The antibody is stored with BSA and cannot be conjugated with markers. Carrier free antibodies are available upon request. Please contact [email protected]
Q: What should I use for negative control?A: Please contact us for negative control suggestions. You can also check expression databases such as genecards, uniprot etc. Due to logistic reasons, we do not sell serum or lysates that we use internally for positive or negative control.
Q: Where can I find troubleshooting information? What should I do if I have unexpected bands, high background, no signal, weak signalA: You can find Boster's troubleshoot guides under tech support tab. Please contact us for further assistance on troubleshooting your experiment.
Q: What is the immunogen sequence of this antibody? Is this antibody polyclonal or monoclonal?A: You can find the immunogen sequence under "
Q: What is the expected band size? Why is it different than the observed band size?A: The expected band size is predicted on the size of the protein. The actual band size may be affected by a few other factors including but not limited to:<br>1. Post-translational modification:phosphorylation, methylation, glycosylation etc. These modifications prevent SDS molecules from binding to the target protein and thus make the band size appear larger than expected<br>2. Post-translational cleavage: this can cause smaller bands and or multiple bands <br><br>3. Alternative splicing: the same gene can have alternative splicing patterns generating different size proteins, all with reactivities to the antibody. <br><br>4. Amino Acid R chain charge: SDS binds to positive charges. The different size and charge of the Amino Acid side chains can affect the amount of SDS binding and thus affect the observed band size.<br>5. Multimers: Multimers are usually broken up in reducing conditions. However if the interactions between the multimers are strong, the band may appear higher., <br>
Q: What is the suggested dilution ratio for Western Blot (WB), Immunohistochemistry (IHC) and or ELISA standards? What is the optimal pH for the sample?A: Check the datasheet for the product for details on dilution ratios for different experiments. You can find the datasheet button on the right side of the product page.
Q: What is the protocol you used for your Western blotting (WB) and Immunohistochemistry (IHC)?A: Check our protocols under the tech support tab.
Q: What are some alternative names that could be used to describe this product?A: Some common names include but are not limited to il 6 antibody, il-6 antibody, il6 antibody, interleukin 6 antibody, interleukin-6 antibody