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Description: The MQ1-17H12 antibody reacts with human interleukin-2 (IL-2), a 17 kDa T cell growth factor and a major immunoregulatory cytokine. The MQ1-17H12 antibody is a non-neutralizing antibody.
Applications Reported: The MQ1-17H12 antibody has been reported for use as capture antibody for ELISA and for intracellular staining for flow cytometric analysis. Fluorochrome conjugated MQ1-17H12 antibody is recommended for use in intracellular staining for flow cytometry.
Applications Tested: The MQ1-17H12 antibody has been tested as the capture antibody in a sandwich ELISA for analysis of human Interleukin-2 (IL-2) in combination with the biotin anti-human IL-2 poly (13-7028) antibody for detection and recombinant human IL-2 (14-8029) as the standard. A suitable range of concentrations of this antibody for ELISA capture is 1-4 µg/mL. A standard curve consisting of doubling dilutions of the recombinant standard over the range of 1000 pg/mL - 8 pg/mL should be included in each ELISA plate.
Purity: Greater than 90%, as determined by SDS-PAGE.
Aggregation: Less than 10%, as determined by HPLC.
Filtration: 0.2 µm post-manufacturing filtered.
Interleukin 2 (IL-2) is an immuno-modulatory cytokine that is important for the proliferation of activated T cells, differentiation of B cells, natural killer cells, monocytes and macrophages. IL-2 signals through the IL-2 receptor (IL-2R), a heterotrimeric protein complex whose gamma chain is also shared by interleukin 4 (IL-4) and interleukin 7 (IL-7). The expression of the IL-2 gene in mature thymocytes is monoallelic, which represents an unusual regulatory mode for controlling the precise expression of a single gene. The targeted disruption of a gene similar to IL-2 in mice leads to an ulcerative colitis-like disease that suggests an essential role of this gene in the immune response to antigenic stimuli.
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Protein Aliases: Aldesleukin; IL-2; Interleukin-2; involved in regulation of T-cell clonal expansion; T cell growth factor; T-cell growth factor; TCGF
Gene Aliases: IL-2; IL2; lymphokine; TCGF
UniProt ID: (Human) P60568
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 3558